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Govt to bring 12 lakh ha land under micro-irrigation 14.10.2017 ET: Agriculture
Addressing the valedictory session of the fifth five-day India Water Week here, he said it was something which hadn't been achieved in the post-Independence era.
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Panel for NE water management 5.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Panel for NE water management
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Travel, for a purpose 28.9.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
"I have nothing to give you, but I can offer you my services." Crystal Collins, an international volunteer tourist in India. Over the last few decades, the concept of travel and leisure has found itself a new component- to give back to a community and use one's time and effort to make a difference. Travel volunteering, also known as voluntourism, has gained rapid momentum, and travelling only for the scenic beauty or to tick boxes in a checklist of places visited has been left behind for a deeper and more meaningful engagement with one's ecosystem. This can also be called experiential travelling, where one experiences living with a community and working with them or for them. In the book, the Power of Meaning, author Emily Smith says there is evidence suggesting that individuals rate their lives with high satisfaction when there is belonging and purpose, something that is missing in most travel trips. This is exactly travel volunteering fulfills. It brings both belonging and purpose, giving an individual ...
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Freshwater fishes in North East facing threats 28.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Freshwater fishes in North East facing threats
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`Saksham Pedal Delhi` to be held on Nov. 5 24.9.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Sept. 24 (ANI): Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) will organise 'Saksham Pedal Delhi', a premier mass-cycling event on
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Natgas pipeline builders hail U.S. okay of blocked New York project 16.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
NATGAS-MILLENNIUM/FERC:Natgas pipeline builders hail U.S. okay of blocked New York project
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BRICS Leaders Xiamen Declaration: Full text 4.9.2017 TOI: India
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Modi's $87 billion river-linking scheme set to take off as floods hit India 1.9.2017 TOI: India
The mammoth plan entails linking nearly 60 rivers, including the mighty Ganges, which the government hopes will cut farmers’ dependence on fickle monsoon rains by bringing millions of hectares of cultivatable land under irrigation.
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Modi's $87 billion river-linking gamble set to take off as floods hit India 1.9.2017 Sify Finance
* First-phase construction likely in a month - sources
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Brazil opens vast national reserve to mining 24.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BRAZIL-MINING/:Brazil opens vast national reserve to mining
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U.S. to relax rules protecting sage grouse, in win for oil drillers 8.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-INTERIOR/SAGEGROUSE (PIX):U.S. to relax rules protecting sage grouse, in win for oil drillers
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IIE takes up afforestation project at Jonai 28.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
IIE takes up afforestation project at Jonai
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Israel to help UP in water utility reform 23.7.2017 TOI: India
Uttar Pradesh will be Israel’s first major partner among Indian states to jointly work on water utility reforms, covering all aspects, including drinking water supply, in both rural and urban areas, efficiency and conservation.
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Russia's oil refinery maintenance 20.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
RUSSIA-REFINING/OIL (TABLE):TABLE-Russia's oil refinery maintenance
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New ministerial panel mulls multiple ways to cut oil imports 20.7.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in March 2015 set a target to cut India's reliance on imports for meeting its oil needs by 10 per cent to 67 per cent by 2022.
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Refinery extends financial aid for Jorpukhuri turtle conservation 4.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Refinery extends financial aid for Jorpukhuri turtle conservation
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Two-month health campaign for drivers to be launched soon 27.6.2017 DNA: Top News
A two-month health camp, titled 'Swasth Saarthi Abhiyan', will soon be launched to help taxi, auto, and bus drivers in and around Delhi and the National Capital region (NCR). The Abhiyan will be launched on June 28, 2017, and will focus on major issues related to drivers, such as sleep apnea, addiction, and vision defects. The campaign has been jointly launched by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), a national government agency engaged in promoting energy efficiency in various sectors, and the Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL). The Delhi Police will support the campaign through its Road Safety Cell and Women Safety Cell, while all medical assistance will be provided by St Stephen's Hospital. IGL's Vice-President (Marketing) PK Pandey and Chief General Manager (Corporate Communications) announced the launch of the Abhiyan on Monday. The campaign aims at providing basic preventive healthcare needs, vision and eye checkup, blood group testing, counselling, health education, first-aid tips, ...
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Govt eyes Rs 35k cr savings with green buildings 22.6.2017 TOI: Home
The power ministry has set its sights on achieving an estimated Rs 35,000 crore annual savings by making all existing and future government as well as commercial buildings in the country energy efficient in the next few years and use the saved electricity to light up poor homes and energise irrigation pumps.
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Government to issue energy conservation norms for homes in a year 20.6.2017 ET: Power
ECBC 2017 sets parameters for builders, designers and architects to integrate renewable energy sources and energy efficient appliances in building design.
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Cheaper loans, lower registration fee for green homes soon 19.6.2017 ET: Power
Minister for power, coal and renewable energy, Piyush Goyal, is scheduled to release the refreshed version of the code, ECBC-2017, on Monday.
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