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Outcome of 24th Session of Conference of Parties (COP) positive : India 16.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The 24th Session of the of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24) was held in Katowice, Poland on 02nd– 15th December 2018. The conference was a significant one which focused on three key issues including finalization of guidelines/ modalities/ rules for the implementation of Paris Agreement, the conclusion of 2018 Facilitative Talanoa Dialogue and the stocktake of Pre-2020 actions implementation and ambition.
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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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Winning ideas to revive Buckingham Canal and make Chennai climate-proof 10.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Eyes on the Canal, an initiative that aims to revive the Buckingham canal, had launched an open ideas competition to transform the neglected waterway. The winning entries propose various innovative approaches that focus not only on the canal but also on overall climate resilience.
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Efforts under way to save elephants from electrocution 10.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Efforts under way to save elephants from electrocution
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India ‘very well placed’ to ramp up climate change efforts, says TERI’s Leena Srivastava 4.12.2018 Scroll.in
The environment expert says the country is set to reach its Paris Agreement goals a decade ahead of time.
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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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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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The big news: French NGO alleges irregularities in Rafale deal, and nine other top stories 24.11.2018 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Congress accused K Chandrasekhar Rao of neglecting development in Telangana, and Met department chief said climate change caused Kerala floods.
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Vulnerable nations plead to raise ambition of climate targets by 2020 23.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Vulnerable nations plead to raise ambition of climate targets by 2020
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Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN 23.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN
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Experts welcome health assessment mandate for thermal power plant clearance 23.11.2018 Citizen Matters
The environment ministry has made it mandatory for all new coal-based power plants in the country to comply with criteria on human health as part of environmental clearance procedures. Welcome as a first step, it may still need more for a full blown health impact assessment.
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Proposal to change name of Indian Forest Service may escalate a simmering inter-ministerial turf war 16.11.2018 Scroll.in
The debate over rights for forest communities has for long divided the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Ministry of Forests.
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Want to save water? Give it a price 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
'In India, we are paying a price for not managing water as we are not willing to pay the cost for it.'
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Here's why the eyes of the world will be on Tokyo... 9.11.2018 Rediff: Sports
Gates said he was linking up with an Olympic Games for the first time to use it as a way to increase awareness of the SDGs and also urged Japan to become a world leader in aid and development.
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Fake drugs can make you ill or kill you even if you don’t take them. And they’re everywhere 4.11.2018 Scroll.in
The manufacture and distribution of medicines is a global industry, tainted by fake and substandard products.
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India-Japan Vision Statement 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister of India H.E. Shri Narendra Modi visited Japan on October 28-29, 2018 for the India-Japan Annual Summit with Prime Minister of Japan H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe. During the visit, recognizing the unparalleled potential for development of relations between the two countries, Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abe reviewed the significant milestones achieved over the last four years and outlined the following shared vision for the future of India-Japan relations:   The India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership, firmly rooted in history and based on common values is the mainspring for advancing the two countries’ shared strategic objectives and achieving peace, prosperity and progress to realize a better future for the people of the two countries.
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Leaders of different faiths meet to help tackle climate change 26.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Leaders of different faiths meet to help tackle climate change
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Workshop on Faith based leaders meet on climate policy begins 26.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Workshop on Faith based leaders meet on climate policy begins
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Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates 10th Nuclear Energy Conclave on the theme: ‘Nuclear Power- Towards a Clean & Base Load Energy’ 25.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that India has vindicated the vision of the founding father of country’s Nuclear Energy Programme, Dr Homi J. Bhabha, when he had said that India’s nuclear programme will be used for peaceful purposes.
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