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COVID-19: Zoos put on high alert 7.4.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
COVID-19: Zoos put on high alert
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After disqualification of Th Shyamkumar, portfolios hold by him allocated to CM and Dy CM 5.4.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
After disqualification of Th Shyamkumar, portfolios hold by him allocated to CM and Dy CM
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Joykumar takes over Forest, MAHUD 5.4.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Joykumar takes over Forest, MAHUD
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Cabinet nod to allow NRIs to own 100 pc stake in Air India 1.4.2020 Central Chronicle

New Delhi, To allow foreign investment up to 100 per cent in Air India by NRIs, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amending the extant FDI policy to permit foreign investment in the disinvestment-bound national carrier through automatic route.Briefing reporters here, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said the Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cleared the proposal to raise the limit for NRIs to own stakes in the public carrier from the current 49 per cent."Regarding the strategic sale of Air India, Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can now acquire 100 per cent stake in the airlines. Earlier it was 49 per cent," he said. The Government has already announced its decision to sell 100 per cent stake in the carrier and set March 17 deadline for submitting bids.

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16 lakh people screened at open borders and airports, screening on at 21 airports : Javadekar 1.4.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi , Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the government is pro-actively engaged to deal with coronavirus with every step underway to deal with the situation which has struck the world. Briefing mediapersons about the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet, the minister said that video conferences on a daily basis are being held with all state governments in view of the COVID-19 and measures with realtime data being shared regarinf the situation. He said that screening of passengers has staretd at 21 important airports on the country and six lakh passengers have been screened so far.Javadekar said that the screening of people is also taking place at the open borders where around 10 lakh people have been screened.In view of the tests and other aspects related to the new virus around 19 new virology labs are also being setup in the coming two days Mr Javadekar said.This situation arising out of the corona virus problem has been taken up as a ...
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India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
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A 2018 health programme could be India’s answer to tackling animal-to-human diseases 29.3.2020 Scroll.in
The WHO recommended the ‘One Health’ framework in 2008 and India implemented it in 2018.
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Wisdom of Niligiri’s traditional honey hunters hold lessons for bee conservation 27.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Grassroot organisations are working with locals to help preserve traditional practices.
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India’s push for ease of doing business will weaken environmental checks on development projects 21.3.2020 Scroll.in
A recent draft notification flouts National Green Tribunal norms and weakens public consultation.
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Coal India carrying out open cast mining illegally: Centre 19.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Coal India carrying out open cast mining illegally: Centre
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A forest on 20 cents for Asramam 18.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Area will be transformed into a thick Miyawaki forest with native trees in 3 years
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How rapid deforestation and urbanisation in Asia is aiding the spread of infectious diseases 17.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
About 60% of infectious diseases in humans come from animals.
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It’s official: BNP’s eco-sensitive zone reduced by 100 sq.km. 13.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Centre issues gazette notification; Environmentalists upset
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Gov. plans to auction red sanders 12.3.2020 Hindu: National
Process to be initiated soon after obtaining DGFT clearance
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Masula harbour expansion in limbo 11.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Absence of fishing activity has affected fisherfolk’s livelihood in the region
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Plan to make a mini-forest in Mavelikara block soon 10.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Local body joins hands with Folkland international centre
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Sanitary pad disposal bags mandatory from January 2021: Prakash Javadekar 8.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
The Centre would make it mandatory for sanitary pad manufacturers to provide bio-degradable bags for the disposal of each pad from January 2021, Union
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Mahadayi water project: Fund and approvals a matter of concern despite Budget bonanza 8.3.2020 Hindu: Home
The ₹500 crore allocation in the State Budget for the Kalasa–Banduri Nala under the Mahadayi project, on the heels of the Supreme Court verdict allowi
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‘Climate Change: The Facts’ review: Running out of time, but there is still hope 6.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
A ready reckoner on what ails the planet and what can be done, presented by David Attenborough, makes for compelling viewing
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Portal to study transit of forest produces launched 4.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Portal to study transit of forest produces launched
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