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In one of India’s eight biodiversity hotspots, unchecked development has reduced forest cover by 26% 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
Uttara Kannada is home to more than 4,600 flowering plants, 508 birds and 120 mammals.
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IOC beats lockdown blues, resumes works on projects 9.7.2020 Rediff: Business
These mega projects, worth about Rs 1 trillion, would boost the economy, ensure smooth supply of petroleum products across the nation and also provide the much-needed relief to people looking to get back to work after the lockdown.
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Sikkim Observed ‘A Day For Mother Earth’ 7.7.2020 Voice of Sikkim

Gangtok, July 7 (IPR): The Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) attended “A Day For Mother Earth” programme organised by Forest and Environment Department, Government of Sikkim at Fambonglho Wildlife Sanctuary in East Sikkim today. It may be mentioned here that the State Government’s ambitious project ‘A Day for Mother Earth’ was launched by […]

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In Central and Western India, rails, roads and power lines are cutting through forest tracts 7.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A recent study highlights how linear infrastructure is causing forest fragmentation.
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Infy charters a flight to bring back staff stuck in US 7.7.2020 Rediff: Business
76 families took a Qatar Airways flight from San Francisco on Sunday evening and reached Bangalore International Airport after a 20-hour flight. These employees were stuck in the US due to various reasons.
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Coal India carried out illegal mining in 3 more forests 7.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Coal India carried out illegal mining in 3 more forests
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Call for concerted effort to protect elephant corridors 5.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Call for concerted effort to protect elephant corridors
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Why tree-plantation drives to fight climate risk may be counterproductive 3.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
According to a new study, single-tree plantations end up releasing more carbon than natural forests.
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Minister Awangbow Newmai Flags Off 'Save Nambul River' Media Campaign 3.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Minister Awangbow Newmai Flags Off 'Save Nambul River' Media Campaign
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Assam Science Society not happy with draft EIA notification 2.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Assam Science Society not happy with draft EIA notification
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‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’ 1.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’
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Centre, Tamil Nadu govt and World Bank enters pact for affordable housing 30.6.2020 Projects Monitor

The government of India, the state government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank have entered legal agreements to help low-income groups in the state to get access to affordable housing. The legal agreements were signed for two projects – USD 200 million First Tamil Nadu Housing Sector Strengthening Programme and USD 50 million Tamil […]

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Indian ministries want to limit public consultations that are necessary before approving projects 30.6.2020 Scroll.in
After the coal ministry, the Ministry of Mines wants exemptions.
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Angel platform Inflection Point Ventures invests in food startup Samosa Party 29.6.2020 Projects Monitor

  Samosa Party raises an undisclosed amount in Pre-Series A      round First round raised by the Company 8th investment by IPV in the last 90 days IPV emerges as one of the most active angel platforms in India continuing with deals even during the pandemic Funds raised to be used for scale up and setting […]

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Do India’s rivers have a Constitutional right to flow? 28.6.2020 Scroll.in
Several Indian courts have ruled that rivers have rights equivalent to that of a person.
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Blog: Battling Addiction In Coronavirus Lockdown 26.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Addiction is a disease of isolation. Social distancing, critical to avoid infection, pushes addicts over the edge and into relapse, say mental health experts. Though the lockdown is the best time for...
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Nagaland governor says law and order has deteriorated, ‘armed gangs’ questioning authorities 25.6.2020 Scroll.in
RN Ravi wrote a scathing four-page letter to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio about the situation in the state.
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‘No info with Centre on relevant research prior to notification’ 25.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
‘No info with Centre on relevant research prior to notification’
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Maharashtra Reserves Forest For Elephants Who Came From Karnataka 23.6.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday declared almost 3,000 hectares of Tillari forest land as a conservation reserve for elephants who had wandered into Sindhudurg district from neighbouring...
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India’s heatwaves will intensify four-fold by 2100, says its first climate assessment report 23.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The report also warns of increased stress on the country’s natural resources.
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