User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: India Specific
Last updated: Jul 15 2019 20:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR, light showers likely to continue till Thursday 15.7.2019 Scroll.in
Private weather forecasting agency Skymet said Palam received 26 mm of rainfall and Safdarjung recorded 29 mm of rainfall on Monday.
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Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy 14.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy
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Tea-growing regions of NE experiencing decline in annual rainfall 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tea-growing regions of NE experiencing decline in annual rainfall
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935 ha of KNP land under encroachment 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
935 ha of KNP land under encroachment
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Centre undertakes project worth Rs 33 crore to save the Great Indian Bustard 12.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
However, the government does not recognise noise pollution as a cause of danger to the bird.
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Another monsoon, another deluge: Why Mumbai gets inundated nearly every year 10.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.
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In a Telangana reserve, India’s national animal is being sacrificed for the sake of nuclear energy 9.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 80 sq km of Telangana’s Amrabad Tiger Reserve is being claimed in a search for uranium.
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‘Communitree’ project launched at Balipara to increase green cover 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Communitree’ project launched at Balipara to increase green cover
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In pictures: Chennai’s daily struggle to quench its thirst 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tankers tirelessly ferrying water are the city’s last hope.
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After the hottest June on record, Europe will have to change its behaviour to cope with heatwaves 6.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Europeans will have to change how they build their homes, schools and hospitals to protect the people who are most vulnerable.
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Vice President calls for National Innovation Movement; 6.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for creating a National Innovation Movement to promote path-breaking ideas and innovations that improve the living conditions of the people and generate wealth.
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How WhatsApp messages from Bhutan are saving lives in Assam 6.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Flash-flood warnings routed through NGOs are giving border villages precious lead-time to escape the wrath of suddenly rising rivers.
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Capacity building workshop on waste management rules to start today 5.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Capacity building workshop on waste management rules to start today
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Provisions against corruption in All India Services Rules 4.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Disciplinary proceedings can be initiated against the All India Services Officers [i.e. Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS)] for misconduct including corruption charges, under the All India Services (Discipline and Appeal) Rules, 1969; apart from liability for prosecution under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 in cases of corruption.
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Eco Survey 2019 : Largest renewable energy expansion prog underway 4.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi The Economic Survey tabled here in Parliament stated that renewable energy sources were a strategic national resource and also laid stress on access to energy which should come at much lower costs to the environment. The survey, presented by Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, adds, “Harnessing these resources is […]
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Deficient rains in Chennai are linked to climate change: MSSRF scientist 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
If the inordinately long dry spells in the city are indeed an effect of climate change, what are the larger implications for the coastal areas in the city? Dr V Selvam, former Executive Director of M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, shares his insights.
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The Daily Fix: Intense rain in short bursts is the new normal – Mumbai’s rulers must deal with it 3.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
City authorities must build infrastructure that is appropriate for the new realities of climate change.
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Resilience, diversity in focus as Bhubaneswar tries to restore trees lost to Fani 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Government, civil society and corporate bodies have joined hands to regreen cyclone-ravaged Bhubaneswar, but what is needed is not just replantation but also proper urban forest planning.
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BAN on GM CROPS 2.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Bt. cotton is the only Genetically Modified (GM) crop approved in 2002 by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for commercial cultivation in the Country and, therefore, cultivation of other unapproved GM crops are banned in India.
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With climate change, invasive ‘Congress grass’ could spread through 65% of India 29.6.2019 Scroll.in
Contact with parthenium can cause skin problems and allergies in people, while it is plant is toxic to livestock.
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