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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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‘Repentance’: Read this short story by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay on his 125th birth anniversary 12.9.2019 Scroll.in
Unusually for the acclaimed Bengali writer (born on September 12, 1894) the story is set not in rural Bengal but in Goa.
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Barren to Fertile 11.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi told the United Nations Body to combat at desertification session that in the coming 11 years till 2030 India would convert the 2.6 crores hectares of barren land into fertile land. Besides deforestation the plastic is another cause of damaging the fertility of land and making it barren. The UN Body’s […]
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India isn’t getting more rainfall, but it is experiencing more floods 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Factors such as greenhouse gases, aerosol emissions and extensive changes in land-use have led to extreme weather events, affecting lives and livelihoods.
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From farming to fishing: Occupational change hasn’t helped the people affected by dams on Narmada 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Stagnation of the free-flowing river and rampant sand mining have deteriorated the riverine ecology.
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Eco India: The women farmers in Maharashtra who are fighting for their right to own land 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
They are preserving seeds and learning grow nutrient-rich crops using organic farming techniques, under a programme known as the ‘one-acre model’.
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MCAER PG 2019-20 Counselling: First allotment result to be declared today 5.9.2019 Scroll.in
The admission based on the first allotment needs to be completed on or before September 9th, 2019.
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As India hosts a global desertification convention, a third of its land is facing severe degradation 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Caused by salinity, extreme weather events and human activities, the damage has cost India Rs 72,000 crore – 24% more than last year’s agricultural budget.
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Gujarat: Farmers with 4-acre land can avail 2nd power line 2.9.2019 DNA
The state in a release says that the decision was taken to benefit small farmers, particularly in tribal areas of the state where landholdings are not big enough to get a second power connection for agriculture
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Cows produce more milk when they listen to flute tunes played in ‘Lord Krishna style’, says BJP MLA 27.8.2019 Scroll.in
Silchar legislator Dilip Kumar Paul claimed that a Gujarat-based NGO had established the connection a few years ago.
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MCAER 2019-20 UG Admission 4th allotment result declared; check at maha-agriadmission.in 25.8.2019 Scroll.in
The admission process based on the fourth allotment should be processed on or before August 28th, 2019 after which spot admission process will be initiated.
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MCAER 2019 Counselling: PG provisional allotment released; UG 4th allotment expected today 24.8.2019 Scroll.in
The PG and UG counselling schedules have been revised and according to the new schedule the UG 4th allotment result is expected today,
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Reduce,Rebate and Reuse Milk Pouches to save Environment 21.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A high level meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying to review the milk situation in the country today. The meeting was attended by senior officers of State Cooperative Dairy Federations/, CEOs/Managing Directors of Private Dairies, Representatives from Ministry of Women & Child Development, School Education and Literacy, Commerce & Industries, National Dairy Development Board & APEDA.
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Shah, Nadda hold parleys for poll preparedness in Delhi, Haryana and Mah 20.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  BJP president Amit Shah and working president J P Nadda on Tuesday held a meeting of the party’s poll incharges from Delhi, Maharashtra and Haryana here.  The meeting assumes significance as these three states and Jharkhand will be going for Assembly polls shortly, sources said. On August 9, putting the party’s poll preparedness […]
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MHA grants central assistance of Rs 4432.10 cr for Odisha, Karnataka, HP from NDRF 20.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  The High Level Committee (HLC) of the Union Home Ministry has approved Rs 4432.10 crore of additional ‘Central Assistance’ to Odisha, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF). The assistance was sought in the wake of drought (Rabi) of 2018-19, avalanches, hailstorms, landslides and cyclone ‘Fani’ (2019) affecting the states.  […]
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High Level Committee chaired by Union Home Minister approves Rs 4432.10 crore of additional Central assistance to Odisha, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh 20.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The High Level Committee (HLC), chaired by the Union Minister for Home Affairs Shri Amit Shah, met in New Delhi on 19th August 2019 to consider additional central assistance to three states, which were affected by drought (rabi) of 2018-19, avalanches, hailstorms, landslides and cyclone ‘Fani’ during 2019.
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Krishna Janmashtami 2019: Why we celebrate the festival, date and significance 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
Janmashtami is the largest celebration in the regions of Mathura and Vrindavan where Krishna is believed to have been born.
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Tata Trust, BPCL to distribute fortified rice in Gadchiroli 15.8.2019 DNA
Tata Trust, which had entered into MoU with the Gadchiroli district collector in June last year, had already launched distribution of fortified rice in Kurkheda and Bhamragad talukas.
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MCAER 2019 ABM Counselling first allotment result to be issued today at maha-agriadmission.in 14.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The final merit and rejection list was issued on August 12th and now the first allotment result will be released today.
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Commerce and Industry Minister leads a high-power delegation to Vladivostok 13.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Commerce and Industry Minister, Piyush Goyal led a high-power delegation of Chief Ministers of Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Goa and about 140 Indian companies toVladivostok, Russia from August 11-13, 2019.
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