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PM’s Independence Day Speech 2018- Highlights in English 15.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 72nd Independence Day. Following are the highlights from his speech: Today, the country is full of self-confidence.
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65-Year-Old Woman Trampled To Death By Elephant In Chattisgarh's Raigarh 28.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A 65-year-old woman was trampled to death by an elephant in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, an official said today.
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65-year-old woman trampled to death by an elephant in Chhattisgarh 28.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
65-year-old woman trampled to death by an elephant in Chhattisgarh
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Vanilla villainy eats away at Madagascar's sweet reputation 25.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Soaring global prices of vanilla should have been good news for Jao Nasaina, a 58-year-old farmer of the luxury spice on the northeast tip of Madagascar.
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Forests are our treasure, preserve and protect them: Vice President 24.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a mega Bio-Diverse Country like India should preserve and protect its forest cover and pass the treasure to next generation duly protecting and developing it. He was interacting with the Indian Forest Service (IFS) Probationers (2017-19), here today.
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Probationers of the Indian Forest Service Call on the President 23.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A group of probationers of the Indian Forest Service (2017 batch) called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, today (July 23, 2018) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Addressing the probationers, the President said that over the past few decades, the world has realised the existential threats posed by environmental degradation, depletion in forest cover, and above all global warming leading to climate change.
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Forest Minister says eviction drive is in the interest of the State 6.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister says eviction drive is in the interest of the State
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Eviction not against any community: Shyamkr 3.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Eviction not against any community: Shyamkr
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Awareness campaign on environment, health and sanitation held in Tml 29.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness campaign on environment, health and sanitation held in Tml
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Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan calls for institutionalizing combination of medical, scientific and technological community throughout the country 24.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister  for Science & Technology, Environment , Forests and Climate Change and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the combination of scientific, medical and technology community trio should be institutionalized all over the country for better results.
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Address by the President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind at the community reception 21.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
I am delighted to be in Suriname. I am honoured to be paying the first ever State Visit from India to your beautiful country. That my visit to South America happens to begin from Surinameis no coincidence.
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Quest for the unknown 19.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Having spent time with thresher sharks and a giant Philippine eagle, renowned television presenter Nigel Marven talks about life in the wild
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Vehicle emission testing, plantation drives organised 6.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
A mass sapling plantation drive and vehicle emission testing drive were held under the aegis of District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) and the zilla
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To be an environmental world power 4.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Cross-border environmentalism is crucial for South Asia, but India is not inclined to take the lead
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Why India has become deadliest country in the world for forest rangers 26.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Rangers work with outdated equipment, no emergency medical assistance and little recognition of the hazards they face daily
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National award to Pithourabad Bio Diversity Committee 25.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Committee conserves 125 varieties of indigenous paddy Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The Biodiversity Management Committee of Satna district has been awarded the National Biodiversity Award. Sri E. Narasimhaman, Governor of Telangana, gave the award on International Biodiversity Day at a ceremony organized at Professor Jaishankar Agricultural University of Hyderabad. The award was received by Committee chief […]
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In quest of rare birds 22.5.2018 FrontLine: Home
Elusive birds in the montane ecosystem and the rainforests of the Philippines, Indonesian islands, Sri Lanka and Ghana are a feast for the eyes. Text by G. Shaheed & Photographs by Sabu Kinattukara
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‘Tweak draft Forest Act to raise their productivity’ 18.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu seeks aid to improve basic civic services
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Eco-tourism as alternate source of livelihood mooted 15.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Eco-tourism as alternate source of livelihood mooted
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In Madagascar, fishermen plant mangroves for the future 13.5.2018 General News
Hunched over the soil, Malagasy villagers work feverishly -- deft fingers planting stalks of mangrove to replace the swathes destroyed for firewood and building material. In just two decades, Madagascar lost about a fifth of its mangrove forest area, exposing its coastline to the ocean's ravages and shrinking the nursery grounds of crabs and shrimp -- two key exports. With sea levels forecast to rise further due to global warming, coastal villagers are rushing to try and undo the damage, with the help of conservation group WWF. "The ocean keeps rising and rising, and it takes everything with it," lamented 36-year-old crab fisherman Clement Joseph Rabenandrasana, who travelled several kilometres from his home in Beanjavilo to Amboanio on the island's west coast to volunteer in a two-day reforestation drive. Amboanio is a hamlet of about 50 people in the Melaky region, heavily dependent on aquaculture. "The mangrove protects us," said Rabenandrasana, while conceding that: "I used to ...
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