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Manipur CM assures preparedness against floods 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday said that the government machinery is fully prepared to deal with any eventuality arising from the torrential rains.
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SCARY! 59,000 farmer suicides linked to climate change 18.9.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The number of deaths attributable to warming is likely to rise in the future.'
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Global warming a message from God for course correction: Min 16.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Lessons taught by ancestors on conserving the environment have been forgotten and global warming "is a message from God" for course correction, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said today. Vardhan said various international agreements on environment and climate change will not show results unless work in carried out at the ground level. He, however, lauded the international community for coming together to address the problem of global warming that threatens the world. "Our ancestors handed over to us clean rivers, rich fertile land, pure air, forest. But in the process of improving our lives, we did things that led to degradation of environment. This is why God has sent us a message under the name of global warming and climate change," he said. Vardhan was speaking at an event organised on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol. The Montreal Protocol is an international treaty designed to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the production of numerous substances that are ...
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Don’t link up rivers, instead revive them: Rajendra Singh 15.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
‘Sand mining and over exploitation of waters are killing the rivers’
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We need to talk about rural distress 14.9.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Farmers are under siege — a policy upgrade is essential
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Irma: A meditation on hurricanes and the Bahamas 13.9.2017 Latest News
'Nothing yet has impacted the capital the way the hurricanes of the 1920s and the 1800s did'
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Solar grid keeps harvests high, hospitals lit in parched rural Zimbabwe 11.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
ZIMBABWE-SOLAR/RURAL (FEATURE):FEATURE-Solar grid keeps harvests high, hospitals lit in parched rural Zimbabwe
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A forest policy on today’s terms 11.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The National Forest Policy must be refreshed as it contains concepts that have been long discarded
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Process sewage or face action, hotels told 9.9.2017 Hindu: News
Local bodies for strict measures including suspension of licences of institutions that fail to properly dispose of waste
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Clear and present danger: What’s the future of Bengaluru’s rejuvenated lakes 8.9.2017 Citizen Matters
Rejuvenating a lake is a tough task. But the real work lies after the revival. Maintaining that the lake stays clean and clear of sewage and encroachment is a continuous task that requires funds and people. What would be the future of these lakes? ...
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AAP for protecting farmers 5.9.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Says delta region must be declared as agricultural zone
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Tank’s storage comfortable, owing to hard work of farmers 4.9.2017 Hindu: Home
A single spell of rain changes the face of Erumanaickanpatti
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BRICS Leaders Xiamen Declaration: Full text 4.9.2017 TOI: India
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Onam special: The unexplored Kerala 4.9.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Not many have seen the Kerala in which coconut trees are sparse but waterfalls, lush valleys, and deep forests are abundant.
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Cabinet reshuffle done with eye to 2019 Lok Sabha polls (News Analysis) 3.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Union Cabinet's reshuffle and expansion on Sunday saw elevation of those seen as performing while sending out a political message on BJP's intention to expand its footprint in south and eastern India with an eye to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
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More 'socially relevant films' to create public awareness 31.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Filmmakers are increasingly taking up sensitive issues like rape, molestation and other crimes against women as a backdrop for their stories and say it's an effort to create awareness. The year 2017 has witnessed this in a big way with "Kaabil", "Maatr", "Mom" and "Lipstick Under My Burkha" to the soon-to-release "Bhoomi".
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Managing embankments 31.8.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Involving the communities would help minimise the misery in flood-prone areas
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An ongoing battle 30.8.2017 FrontLine: Social Issues
The way in which coal blocks are allotted and land is acquired in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh shows that the fight to save natural resources and the environment and to protect the rights of forest-dwelling communities will continue for a long time to come. By PRIYA PILLAI
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An ongoing battle 30.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
The way in which coal blocks are allotted and land is acquired in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh shows that the fight to save natural resources and the environment and to protect the rights of forest-dwelling communities will continue for a long time to come. By PRIYA PILLAI
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KVK Chandel, organised the 'Sankalp Se Siddhi' 30.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
KVK Chandel, organised the 'Sankalp Se Siddhi'
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