User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Dec 15 2018 11:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Global meet on climate change under way at AAU, Jorhat 15.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Global meet on climate change under way at AAU, Jorhat
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Foreign experts to take part in AAU’s conference 13.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Foreign experts to take part in AAU’s conference
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Impact of changing weather patterns on agriculture 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per the Ministry of Earth Science, there is no evidence of change in weather pattern over the country. However, there have been extreme weather events in the recent past including extended dry periods, floods, hailstorms, cyclonic rains and winds etc., which caused damage to standing crops and ultimately poor yield of crops.
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Lateral Recruitment to Senior Positions in Government of India 11.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT) had invited applications from talented and motivated Indian nationals willing to contribute towards nation building to join the Government at the level of Joint Secretary on contract basis on 10th June 2018.
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Proposal to involve private sector in increasing India’s green cover has environmentalists worried 10.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Leasing of wasteland to the corporate sector for re-greening is among the major recommendations of an expert committee formed by the environment ministry.
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Climate change is making soil saltier, forcing farmers worldwide to find new livelihoods 8.12.2018 Scroll.in
India’s rice farmers can expect to lose anywhere between 7% and 89% of their crop to rising soil salinity.
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Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO) Council approves India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023 7.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that the 160th session of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Council, currently underway in Rome, approved India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023.
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RFRI conducts training programme 7.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
RFRI conducts training programme
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UN climate change summit: India says it is on course to achieving its targets ahead of deadline 4.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said the country is monitoring the progress on its targets at the highest level.
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Concern over decline in reproductive capacity of muga silk worms 4.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Concern over decline in reproductive capacity of muga silk worms
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World Bank doubles funding for Climate Action 3.12.2018 Sify Finance
The World Bank Group on Monday announced that it will be doubling its current 5-year investments to around USD 200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate
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LIVE! Delhi govt fined Rs 25 crore for pollution; to be deducted from officials' pay 3.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to Lead The Indian Delegation At COP-24 1.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held at Katowice, Poland from 2nd December 2018 to 14th December 2018. COP-24 is very significant as it is expected to finalise guidelines for implementation of the Paris Agreement adopted in 2016.
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President of India Inaugurates 13th Edition Of CII Agro Tech India - 2018 1.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 13th edition of CII Agro Tech India-2018 today (December 1, 2018) in Chandigarh.   Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Indian agriculture needs a renewal of its marriage with contemporary technology; protection against climate change, price fluctuations and demand shocks; and sustained investment by and partnership with business.
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Villagers` survival at stake in India`s disappearing island 30.11.2018 Zee News : India National
The tiny island in Sundarbans delta, home to 4,800 people, is endangered due to climate change.
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G20 summit: Narendra Modi meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, UN chief Antonio Guterres 30.11.2018 Scroll.in
The prime minister discussed energy and economic ties with Salman. Modi and Guterres discussed the upcoming climate change conference in Poland.
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Climate change challenge 28.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Kuala Lumpur Next time you wash your hair with shampoo or dip a biscuit in the tea, you might be contributing to another Kerala floods like disaster. Chances are that your shampoo or biscuit may be containing palm oil which is used extensively in almost all the household products from cooking oils to cosmetics but comes at a great environment cost. Realising the dangers it poses to global climate change, the European and American shops sell only those products that use palm oil produced by using green practices. But India, the largest consumer of palm oil in the world, largely remains oblivious to the climate change impact. It is only now, the Indian companies are now coming under intense pressure to switch to green palm oil to reduce environment impact of palm crop cultivation which is eating up rainforests  causing widespread global climate change concerns. Despite consuming the most, the awareness about palm oil's detrimental effect on environment is missing completely in India. Palm oil has ...
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El Niño condition that affects weather patterns could form within three months, says UN agency 27.11.2018 Scroll.in
The World Meteorological Organization said there is 75%-80% chance that the phenomenon, which has led to droughts and floods in the past, may form by February.
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Cyclone Gaja: Absence of local body officials has crippled relief, rebuilding process in Tamil Nadu 27.11.2018 Scroll.in
Ten days after disaster struck, the majority of those affected are still in camps and the government is struggling to bring things back to normal.
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The big news: Narendra Modi criticises Congress for mocking his mother, and nine other top stories 24.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: Prohibitory orders were imposed in Ayodhya ahead of Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s rally, and J&K Bank was made a public sector unit.
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