User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Sep 18 2017 01:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Selfie mania a cause for worry in Bandipur 18.9.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
‘People ignore signages warning against stopping even in core tiger area and elephant-crossing zones’
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NTEU Campaign Celebrates Daily Contributions of Federal Workers 14.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2017 : The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) has launched a public service campaign to showcase the daily work done by federal employees and how it is interwoven into the fabric of our country.
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Is your chocolate bar fuelling deforestation in West Africa? 14.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
WESTAFRICA-CHOCOLATE/DEFORESTATION:Is your chocolate bar fuelling deforestation in West Africa?
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Creating the right environment 11.9.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
After terming it a 'roadblock ministry' under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance government has set about changing the face of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to one that enables 'ease of business' while attempting to maintain sustainable development. While the jury is out on the 'sustainable development' aspect, over the last three years, the ministry has certainly gone about revising and overhauling the regulatory regime of environmental governance. This trend has continued as the ministry is in the process of ushering in more crucial changes to central environmental legislations such as Environment Protection Act, Coastal Regulation Zone notification, 2011, and is also on the cusp of approving commercial cultivation of a genetically modified crop for the first time. Ease of business At the heart of wholesale changes made in environmental regulations during the last three years has been the ...
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Quebec National Parks Day - Free admission for one and all 9.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 9, 2017 : Sepaq is proud to announce that all 24 of its national parks will be offering free admission on Saturday, September 9, in honour of Quebec National Parks Day.
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Over 2,350 ha forest land cleared in 1 year 8.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Over 2,350 ha forest land cleared in 1 year
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Activists decry proposed private conservancy policy 2.9.2017 Hindu: Home
They call it an attempt to bypass Eco-Sensitive Zone regulations
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When the deputy has more powers than chief 2.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Government appoints Additional PCCF as Chief Wildlife Warden
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Inoculations provide rare frog a shot at life 31.8.2017 Hindu: International
Returned to the wild after zoo stint
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South India’s common monkey may soon become endangered, finds study 27.8.2017 Hindu: National
Researchers, including a scientist from Mysuru, have found that the common bonnet monkey of South India may soon become an endangered species.They say the distributional range of this monkey, endemic ...
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‘Tiger State’ beckons the discerning traveller 24.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Madhya Pradesh offers a variety of choices for holidaying
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Move to allow plastic bottles in US parks slammed 21.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The US administration's decision to reverse a ban on the sale of plastic water bottles in some of Americas national parks shows "the corporate agenda is king and people and the environment are left behind", campaigners have said.
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Indian origin activist places inflatable 'Trump chicken' near White House 10.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An Indian origin activist placed a giant inflatable rooster bearing a striking resemblance to President Donald Trump near the White House to protest his "weak" and "ineffective" leadership.
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Tasa urges raised platforms as immediate measure 10.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Tasa urges raised platforms as immediate measure
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Singapore, six ways 4.8.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
Forays beyond the obvious tourist circuit
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Supreme Court gives nod to new outdoor advertisement policy in Delhi 3.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
Under the 2017 policy, advertisements will not be allowed in the national parks, historical monuments, world heritage areas and religious places.
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Must visit international destinations for those who love the rains 2.8.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Pack your bags. Umbrellas and raincoats optional.
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Protests erupt in Gilgit-Baltistan against China, CPEC 31.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Gilgit-Baltistan, July 31 : People in Gilgit-Baltistan on Sunday came out onto the streets protesting against China and the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which passes through the region.
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Protests erupt in Gilgit-Baltistan against China, CPEC 31.7.2017 Zee News : World
They were protesting against the project as they fear it would create a huge ecological imbalance.
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International Tiger Day 2017: Most enthralling tiger destinations around the world 29.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , July 29 : From attractive packages to beautiful experiential stays, we bring you the most attractive of them all, so now Grooowwllll!
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