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Airlines go green as concern for environment takes off 18.7.2018 Rediff: Business
From using bio-fuels to revamping in-flight food and drinks services, eschewing mass-produced chicken/eggs in favour of local, farm-raised options to offering eco-friendly toys for children, airlines try out inventive measures to encourage carbon-neutral practices.
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High level Inter ministerial meeting held to deliberate on issues of pollution affecting Taj Mahal, in New Delhi today 16.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A High level Inter ministerial meeting was today held in New Delhi today to deliberate on various issues and actions to be taken on war footing to conserve The Taj Mahal. The meeting mainly focussed on action points needed to overcome Air and Water pollution in and around Taj Mahal.
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China, EU reaffirm Paris climate commitment, vow more cooperation 16.7.2018 DNA: Money
China and the European Union on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate change pact and called other signatories to do the same, saying action against rising global temperatures had become more important than ever. Following President Donald Trump's decision last year to withdraw the United States from the agreement, China and the European Union have emerged as the biggest champions of the 2015 accord, which aims to keep global temperature increases to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius. In a joint communique on Monday, the two sides stopped short of criticising the United States, but said the deal proved that "multilateralism can succeed in building fair and effective solutions to the most critical global problems of our time." The two sides said they remained committed to creating a mechanism to transfer $100 billion a year from richer to poorer nations to help them adapt to climate change. The fund has been a major bone of contention for the United States. They also promised to work ...
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'We are more interested in the monsoon than anyone else in the world' 16.7.2018 Rediff: News
'It affects our economy, it is very important in many ways.'
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Why blame Trump alone? 14.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
How much are others responsible for the Trump presidency moving in the directions it has, asks T N Ninan.
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Ministry of Mines Organizes 4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals In Indore, Madhya Pradesh 13.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Mines organized the 4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals on 13th July 2018 at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. State Mining ministers, officials of central ministries including Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), officials of the state government, CEOs of mining industries, industry associations, academic institutions and others participated in the conclave.
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Problems mounting for tea producers 13.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Problems mounting for tea producers
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African woman tells UN that climate change is security risk 12.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
African woman tells UN that climate change is security risk
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates 16th Workshop On Greenhouse Gas Inventories in Asia 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Applauding the long-standing effort in creating a network of Asian countries on GHG inventory by Government of Japan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that for India, action on climate change is a moral and ethical responsibility and India is working under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, to achieve its obligations as per Common but Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR) principles.
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'Rainfall is one of the hardest things to predict' 11.7.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Temperature and wind can be predicted more easily than rainfall.'
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India & Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) reaffirm their commitment to further advance ties in areas such as blue economy, climate change, disaster preparedness, health, education & renewable energy 10.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resource Development Shri Upendra Kushwaha is on an Official Visit to the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) from 10-11 July 2018. This is the first ever Ministerial visit from India to Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI).
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Does Petroleum Ministry consider itself 'God', asks SC 10.7.2018 Sify Finance
The Supreme Court on Monday slammed the Petroleum Ministry for not complying with its order, asking whether it considers itself to be "God" or a "super government", and also imposing a fine of Rs 25,000 for "laxity".
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Does Petroleum Ministry consider itself `God`, asks Supreme Court 9.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on the Petroleum Ministry for not complying with the court's order about releasing information on the import of pet coke. 
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Whose cities are these and how smart will they be? 4.7.2018 Citizen Matters
A new report from policy think tank, Housing and Land Rights Network, has strongly criticised the Smart Cities Mission for neglecting the rights and concerns of the poor and marginalised. A look at what the report recommends for truly inclusive cities. »
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Agatha resigns to make way for Conrad to contest bypoll 3.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Agatha resigns to make way for Conrad to contest bypoll
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Malaysia expands Cabinet, appoints youngest-ever minister 2.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Malaysia expands Cabinet, appoints youngest-ever minister
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Impact of climate change? Black Scorpion sighted at Ukhrul 2.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Impact of climate change? Black Scorpion sighted at Ukhrul
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Climate change could shave off 2.8% of India's GDP in 30 years: World... 29.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Climate change could shave off 2.8% of India's GDP in 30 years: World...
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Can waterways provide the key to developing Kochi? 29.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Upgrading the port city's western waterways and canals can have a positive impact on not just transportation, but also the city's economics and culture, finds new research at ICRIER. But what are the challenges to look out for? »
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Create women’s body to protect trees: Dr Heptulla 29.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Create women’s body to protect trees: Dr Heptulla
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