User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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Last updated: Feb 24 2017 19:03 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India, ADB ink $375 million loan pact for industrial corridor 24.2.2017 ET: Infrastructure
ADB had last September approved USD 631 million in loans and grants for the industrial corridor.
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India's wind power tariffs hit new low in push for renewables 24.2.2017 ET: Power
India, the world's third-biggest greenhouse gas emitter, has set a target of raising its renewable energy generation to 175 gigawatt by 2022
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Tackling pollution, investing in renewables will help India's economy: UNEP chief Erik Solheim 23.2.2017 ET: Policy
UNEP Executive Director Erik Solheim said prices of solar and wind renewables have already plummeted in recent years, so the technology is now far more accessible than ever before.
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Imperatives that drive African-Indian engagement are based on our shared challenges, common interests, and perceptions of mutual benefit: Vice President 21.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that the imperatives of our shared history and cultural links; our complementary strengths and capacities that make us natural economic and commercial partners;
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Choked! 2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution 19.2.2017 Rediff: News
According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide.
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Zuckerberg invokes Modi's knack for social media in governance 17.2.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg today cited the example of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to showcase how the social network has helped establish a direct dialogue and accountability between people and elected leaders.
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‘Science Express Should Reach Out to more than Six Lakh Villages of The Country’: Anil Madhav Dave 17.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Three Ministers jointly flagged off the 9th phase of Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS) from Safderjung Railway Station here today. While Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Anil Madhav Dave and Union Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan were present at the railway station, Union Railway Minister, Shri Suresh Prabhu, joined the flagging off event through videoconferencing.
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Food security and climate change are the two most important problems we face: Dr MS Swaminathan 17.2.2017 DNA: Top News
“Food security and climate change are the two most important problems that our young people need to focus on in the next few years,” said the father of green revolution in the country Dr MS Swaminathan on Thursday through a video message that was played at the 8th Indian Youth Science Congress held by the MS Swaminathan Research foundation, Chennai in collaboration with the University of Mumbai.  The inaugural event of the congress took place at the Cowasjee Jehangir Hall in the University’s Fort campus which was attended by the Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University Dr Sanjay Deshmukh, Dr V Selvam, executive director of the Swaminathan foundation and Dr C Muthamizhchelvan, Director at the SRM university Chennai and Dr Arvind Untawale, retired scientist from the National Institute of Oceanography ,Goa amongst other dignitaries.  Under the title ‘ Food for all in the anthropocene era', the three-day long congress that concludes on Saturday, February 18, aims to address issues with respect to food security ...
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Climate change may hit milk products by 3 million tonnes per year by 2020 16.2.2017 ET: Food
The three-day conference will have 23 technical and commercial sessions wherein the scientists and industry experts will present their research and findings.
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Ninth Phase of Science Express to Criss-Cross India till September this Year 14.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS II) will be flagged off on February 17 at 11 a.m from Safdarjung Railway station
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Harnessing Solar Energy is crucial, says President 10.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first phase of a Solarization Project in the President’s Estate today
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Accelerate green energy use to boost growth: Purohit 10.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
Accelerate green energy use to boost growth: Purohit
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Church of South India to initiate 'Carbon fast’ 8.2.2017 TOI: Cities
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Union Textiles Minister to chair Stakeholders’ Meeting of Silk Industry 8.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Textiles is organizing a Silk Industry Stakeholders Meet on 10th February, 2017 in New Delhi, to discuss various issues
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EAC rejects GMR’s plan to convert aviation SEZ into multi-product SEZ 6.2.2017 ET: Transportation
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd cited poor response from the aviation companies for setting up shops in aviation SEZ as the reason to convert it into a multiproduct SEZ.
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Population, performance & pollution find mention in Economic Survey 1.2.2017 ET: Policy
India’s decision to sharply raise taxes on petrol and diesel when oil prices were tumbling has placed the country among the world’s top league in imposing a carbon tax.
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Doomsday is closer than you thought 27.1.2017 Rediff: News
... and ONE man could be the reason for that, say scientists.
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India, UAE to strengthen mechanisms for exchange of information in tax matters 26.1.2017 DNA: Mumbai
India and UAE have agreed to further strengthen their mechanisms for exchange of information in tax matters under the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, reviewed the progress in realizing the $75 billion target for UAE investments in India's plans for rapid expansion of next generation infrastructure development. "PM Modi invited UAE participation in India's National Infrastructure Investment Master Fund as an anchor investor," said a joint statement. "The two leaders agreed that the Joint Working Group formed under the MOU on the framework for facilitating the participation of UAE Institutional Investors in National Infrastructure Investment Fund should meet regularly to boost investment ties to realize the full potential," the statement added. Describing the existing Bilateral Investment Treaty of December 2013 a key framework for ...
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Kyoto Protocol: Govt gives nod to ratify 2nd commitment period 24.1.2017 ET: Policy
CDM projects under this commitment period in accordance with sustainable development priorities will attract some investments in India as well.
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Bridgestone's Ecopia EP150 tyres for Maruti Suzuki's latest model Ignis 24.1.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Jan.24 (ANI): Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. today officially announced its 1st original equipment(OE) fitment for Ecopia - its fuel efficient and eco-friendly tyre range, with EP150 to be
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