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Uttarakhand doesn’t want living person status for Ganga, Yamuna 27.6.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Telangana handloom ecosystem to be digitised 27.6.2017 thehansindia3922
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Research project stresses on need to declare Amboli as ‘protected area’ 27.6.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Tragopan breeding centre gets support from a conservationist 27.6.2017 rssa.at
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Chawla for facilities in primary schools 27.6.2017 The Tribune
Amritsar: Former BJP minister Laxmi Kanta Chawla has expresses her dismay at pathetic state of infrastructure at primary schools in the state. She requested the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, to make it a condition to provide toilets and furniture in classrooms of primary schools by December 2017. She said last year these schools did not get proper funds to foot their electricity bills, adding that it should be made mandatory to provide ceiling fans in all classrooms. TNS Play laced with humour staged Bhavan's Kala Kendra presented a play full of comedy and emotions, titled “Chandan De Ohle” by Young Malang Theatre Group. The play is written by Pali Bhupinder and directed by Sajan Kapoor. Dr Ashok Uppal, a renowned neurologist, graced the occasion as the chief guest. The play focused on the challenges youngsters have to face while struggling to achieve their dreams. Some face exploitation and others are oppressed, but the satire depicted this grim situation in a light manner, laced with humour for ...
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Motorcycle rally flagged off 27.6.2017 The Tribune

Amritsar, June 26

The diocese of Amritsar today flagged off a motorcycle rally, in which a team of 45 riders are on a trip to Leh.

Amritsar MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla and Diocese Bishop Pradeep Kumar Samantaroy flagged off the rally, which arrived in the city from Chhattisgarh.

The rally will pass from Palampur, Manali, Keilong and Sarchu. — TNS

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Heritage experts want Bhai Veer Singh’s well to be preserved 27.6.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Amritsar, June 26 Though the state government has spent crores of rupees to beautify the surrounding areas of the Golden Temple and renovate heritage sites, a large number of heritage monuments have been crying for attention. A historical well belongs to Padma Vibhushan awardee and eminent poet Bhai Veer Singh near his ancestral home has been crying for attention. Bhai Veer Singh, who is known as father of modern Punjabi poetry, was born on December 5, 1872, at Devi Wali Gali in the walled city. The family and neighbours of Bhai Ver Singh used to get water from the well, which is in a pathetic condition. Residents and heritage experts in the city want that the well to be preserved. As per information, Bhai Veer Singh also mentioned about the well in some of his writings. Dr Balwinder Singh, former head of the Guru Ramdas Planning Department, Guru Nanak Dev University, demanded that the well of Bhai Veer Singh should be preserved. “There are several buildings and monuments which need ...
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Oxford honour for Buddhist leader 27.6.2017 dailypioneer3973
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Muziris Heritage Project in limbo 27.6.2017 Hindu: News
Govt took eight months to reconstitute board, several pending works remain unattended: MLA
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Words worth: Poets dwell on water conservation through, well, poems 27.6.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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One for the Himalayas 27.6.2017 The Tribune
His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, humanitarian, environmentalist, women’s rights advocate, and spiritual head of the Drukpa order of Buddhism, accepts the Honorary Fellowship from Wolfson College of Oxford, in recognition of his tireless commitment to cultural preservation in the Himalayas. His Holiness first visited the Tibetan and Himalayan Studies Centre at Wolfson in 2012. The centre offers unique Himalayan studies environment, creating opportunities for interdisciplinary research and a new platform for presenting Himalayan culture to a wider audience. It is dedicated to preserving and promoting  Himalayan cultural heritage, to maintaining links between Oxford and Tibetan and Himalayan Buddhist communities in Asia.  “I am honoured to join the impressive list of Wolfson Honorary Fellows,” said His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa. “It has been a privilege to work with the college as it has led the way in promoting all the diverse cultures of the Himalayas and its history.” ...
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An ode to celluloid 27.6.2017 Mumbai Age
Film preservationist Shivendra Singh talks about the importance of archiving movies in their original format — and having Kamal Haasan come on board!
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Board gears up to save medicinal plants in Lahaul 27.6.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Mandi, June 26 The Himachal Pradesh State Biodiversity Board (HPSBB) has geared up to conserve medicinal plants in the tribal district of Lahaul-Spiti, which were on the verge of extinction because of extrication by local residents for commercial use. The HPSBB in coordination with the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), Chennai, is implementing a project, sponsored by UNEP/GEF MoEFCC on strengthening the implementation of Biological Diversity Act, 2002, with focus on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) provisions under the Act. Talking to The Tribune, Kunal Satyarthi, Joint Member Secretary, State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, said regarding activities of the HP State Biodiversity Board and UNEP/GEF MoEFCC ABS project, documentation of traditional knowledge (TK) associated with the biological resources was one of the main targets under component-2 of the project. He said considering all the unique features of the state biodiversity its conservation needed utmost ...
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State set to raise the bar on energy efficiency 27.6.2017 Hindu: National
To make star-rated appliances mandatory in government departments
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Where will the birds go? How two Bengaluru kids saved an old tree from felling 27.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
Brothers Parth (9) and Arjun (7) saved an old fig from being felled in their society, which was damaging the sewage line, by roping an urban conservationist.
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Talk Anchor: How Green is My Balcony 27.6.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Grant reasonable chance to parties: HC to lower courts 27.6.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 26 The Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear to lower courts that an endeavour must be made to grant a reasonable opportunity to litigating parties to put up their best case before them. “Nobody should be forced to go home with a grievance that a sufficient opportunity was not granted by the court,” Justice Rameshwar Singh Malik ruled while allowing an application for the restoration of a suit on a civil issue. “By following the principle of law, the court will achieve twin objects; it will avoid multiplicity of litigation between parties, and the court will be in a better position to do complete and substantial justice between them,” Justice Malik added. The ruling came on a revision petition by Krishan against Chattar Singh and other respondents against an order passed in December, 2011, whereby the plaintiff’s suit was dismissed as withdrawn on a statement by a counsel “without permission or instructions”. Also challenged was another order of October 29, ...
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Asian Athletics Championships: Over 500 artists to perform for opening ceremony 26.6.2017 TOI: Cities
Opening ceremony of 22nd Asian Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium on July 5 will be performed by over 500 artists and showcase Odisha’s glorious past, heritage, culture, Buddhist connection with other countries and modern time.
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Mamata Banerjee should apologise to Darjeeling people: Kailash Vijayvargiya 26.6.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Vadodara: MS University to host three-day national youth conference 26.6.2017 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
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