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Sessions at COP 22 Focus on Afforestation, Ecosystem and Climate Change 10.11.2016 Govt of india: PIB
On the third day of Conference of Parties (COP-22) on Wednesday, being held at Marrakech in Morocco, the India Pavilion witnessed three side-events that focused on the initiatives in afforestation and REDD+ in India, ecosystem and climate change and sustainable transportation.
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PM checks out blueprint for 10% cut in oil imports 2.11.2016 TOI: India
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PM Modi chairs high-level meet, discusses roadmap to reduce oil import 2.11.2016 DNA: Recent Columns
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, chaired a high-level meeting to discuss a roadmap to reduce dependency on import of oil and gas. During the meeting, the Petroleum Ministry presented strategies for achieving the objective by increasing production of crude oil and gas, promoting biofeuls and renewables, energy efficiency and conservation. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, Vice Chairman and CEO NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary, and senior officials from PMO, Petroleum Ministry, MEA, Home Ministry, Finance Ministry and Defence Ministry were present at the ...
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PM Narendra Modi discusses steps to reduce oil import 2.11.2016 ET: Policy
Cabinet Secretary, and senior officials from PMO, Petroleum Ministry, MEA, Home Ministry, Finance Ministry and Defence Ministry were present at the meeting.
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China to pass nuclear safety law 31.10.2016 DNA: Opinion
China is set to pass a nuclear safety law as it rapidly expanded its nuclear power programme to become the world's largest producer of atomic power. The draft law, which was introduced in the bimonthly session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, specified safety standards for nuclear facilities; emergency preparedness and response systems; and rules for information disclosure. China currently has 31 nuclear power units with a total installed capacity of 29.69 million kilowatts. Another 23 units with capacity of 26.09 million kw are under construction. By 2020, the number of China's nuclear power generating units is expected to be the second in the world, Zhang Yunchuan, vice chairman of the NPC's Environment Protection and Resources Conservation Committee, was quoted as saying by the state-run Xinhua news agency. The draft law also details the responsibilities of staff and supervisory bodies, and sanctions for those who fail in their duties. The legislation aims to enable China to ...
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AAU, PCRA ink MoU for awareness progs 30.10.2016 The Assam Tribune
AAU, PCRA ink MoU for awareness progs
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France lauds integration of climate concerns in India’s urban development initiatives 25.10.2016 Govt of india: PIB
France has appreciated the initiatives of Indian Government for addressing climate change concerns as an integral part of new urban sector missions.
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TERI exploring water conservation solution 25.10.2016 The Assam Tribune
TERI exploring water conservation solution
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Indo-Bangla power plant: UN raises red flag citing eco concerns in Sundarbans 20.10.2016 TOI: India
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UK infrastructure delegation to visit Chandigarh 20.10.2016 Sify Finance
[India], Oct.20 (ANI): A British infrastructure delegation will visit Chandigarh on 20-21 October. It comprises representatives of eleven UK companies along with officials from the UK Department
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Clean energy ministry to have zero-energy HQ 19.10.2016 TOI: India
The new and renewable energy ministry is poised to set a new energy standard for buildings in the country with a net zero-energy headquarters complex in the Capital.
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Shri Piyush Goyal Lays Foundation Stone for Atal Akshay Urja Bhawan 19.10.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, laid the foundation stone for Atal Akshay Urja Bhawan here today.
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India's great drying out 21.9.2016 ET: Policy
Water is a critical resource which will determine India's ability to achieve rapid economic growth, improve the quality of life of its people.
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Mukul reshuffles portfolios of Ministers 28.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
Mukul reshuffles portfolios of Ministers
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Woodpecker film fest to showcase 12 stories from NE 24.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
Woodpecker film fest to showcase 12 stories from NE
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Protest in Dhaka against Indo-Bangla power plant project near Sundarbans 20.8.2016 DNA: Mumbai
A citizens group in Bangladesh on Saturday held a day-long protest here demanding that the government cancel the proposed 1320 megawatt Indo-Bangla joint venture power plant near the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest. The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports asked the Bangladesh government to not proceed with the Rampal Power Plant Project as it will cause severe harm to the Sundarbans. It announced to hold several rallies in Dhaka and divisional and district headquarters throughout September, October and November in support of their demand. The protesters plan to submit an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after holding a protest march in front of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka, the Daily Star online reported. Its member Anu Muhammad announced to hold "Cholo, Cholo Dhaka Cholo" protest march soon, to press home their demand. It will hold a grand rally in Dhaka on November 26. Earlier in the day, the committee started the sit-in programme ...
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Goalpara civic board launches e-Toilet 20.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
Goalpara civic board launches e-Toilet
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Draft promises changes in forest and wildlife laws but nothing official about it, yet 19.8.2016 Rediff: Business
The proposed changes, as per the draft, could continue some of the existing conflict between wildlife protection regulations with the implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006, which gives rights to tribals in all kinds of traditional forest lands -- including the wildlife zones, such as national parks.
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OIL adopts 3 orphaned rhino calves 12.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
OIL adopts 3 orphaned rhino calves
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Conservation of Natural Resources Damaged by Mining 8.8.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) For Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines Shri Piyush Goyal said in the Rajya Sabha today that the National Mineral Policy (NMP)
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