User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Jun 24 2019 20:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Watch: This hungry polar bear is 1,500 km from its Arctic home, looking for food in city dustbins 24.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For four days the exhausted polar bear wandered through Norilsk crossing roads, sleeping on grassy patches, looking for food.
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Local paddy varieties pushed to brink of disappearance 24.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Local paddy varieties pushed to brink of disappearance
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Insurance Cover for Risk-Prone Crops 21.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Government has conducted several studies to measure and quantify the adverse effects of climate change on agriculture. Extensive field and simulation studies were carried out in agriculture and allied sectors by several network centers consisting of ICAR Institutes such as Indian Agricultural Research Institute at New Delhi, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture at Hyderabad, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore etc. and State Agricultural Universities, located in different parts of the country.
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Suresh Prabhu made India’s Sherpa for G20 21.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Former Commerce and Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, who missed ministerial berth during the swearing-in of the new government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been named as India’s Sherpa for the G20 summit at Osaka in Japan. According to official sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the summit to be […]
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Include Yoga in school curriculum to combat lifestyle diseases and ensure physical fitness and mental equilibrium: Vice President 21.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for popularizing Yoga and making it part of the school curriculum to promote healthy lifestyles and combat growing incidence of non-communicable diseases in the country.
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Entries invited for 2019 Global Youth Video Competition 21.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Entries invited for 2019 Global Youth Video Competition
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Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind To the Members of both the Houses of Parliament assembled together 20.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Honourable Members, 1.   I am pleased to address the first joint sitting of Parliament after the election of the 17th Lok Sabha, in the year commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
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In Marathwada, drought has gone on for so long that farmers have ‘stopped expecting a decent life’ 19.6.2019 Scroll.in
No one in the region remembers the last time they received good rains.
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Diversifying crops will mitigate climate impact in India: Study 18.6.2019 Sify Finance
Diversifying the crops in India can be an effective way to adapt its food-production systems to the growing influence of extreme climate change, said US researchers including Indian-origin.
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India will lead by example in combating desertification: Union Environment Minister 17.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Environment Minister today said that we as a country make targets not under any global pressure but for our own country’s real sustainable development, and as in the past India will play a leadership role and will lead by example in combating desertification.
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Could the plastic ban in Jammu and Kashmir revive its traditional wicker industry? 16.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The promotion of local products can help save the environment from plastic waste and revive a dying handicraft industry.
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Underwater forests in the Arctic are expanding with climate change 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
With global warming, underwater Arctic kelp forests are proliferating, and might be a potential resource.
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New mangrove study shows exactly how coastal forests protect economic activity during cyclones 9.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Satellite imagery data showed that communities with greater mangrove cover were more resilient.
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In Odisha, Cyclone Fani survivors struggle with stress disorders, depression 8.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state has started building teams to identify symptoms of mental trauma and to provide counselling.
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Meghalaya plants 1.5 million trees on World Environment Day 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya plants 1.5 million trees on World Environment Day
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Workshop on - 'Making Phayeng a model carbon positive eco- village' 5.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Workshop on - 'Making Phayeng a model carbon positive eco- village'
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Outreach workshop on climate change held 5.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Outreach workshop on climate change held
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Vice President calls upon scientists to address climate change & global warming to better tackle adverse situations; 3.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon scientists and researchers to address pressing issues such as climate change, global warming and extreme weather events so that the world was better prepared to tackle adverse situations.
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Modi Cabinet: Amit Shah appointed home minister, Rajnath Singh is in charge of defence 31.5.2019 Scroll.in
Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed the minister of finance and corporate affairs and S Jaishankar is the new minister of external affairs.
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PRESS COMMUNIQUE 31.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the following members of the Union Council of Ministers:-   Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister and also in-charge of: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; and All important policy issues; and All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.
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