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Last updated: Oct 20 2017 14:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bad air, water kills: At 2.5 mn, India tops list for pollution-linked deaths 20.10.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
India recorded the most number of premature deaths because of pollution in 2015 at 2.51 million lives lost, followed by China at 1.8 million deaths, a recent study has revealed
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'Future smart foods can promote nutrition security in the Himalayas' 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With climate change a reality and the latest Global Hunger Index revealing a horrific scenario for the world's mountain people in developing countries in South Asia, including India, promoting genetic plant diversity in the mountains can be one important step to battle food insecurity.
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Kaspersky Lab names Bhayani new General Manager for South Asia 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab on Wednesday announced the appointment of Shrenik Bhayani as its new General Manager for the South Asia region, covering India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives.
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In Pics: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau celebrates Diwali in Indian attire 17.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
India's High Commissioner Vikas Swarup was also present at the celebration
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IISF ends, VP stresses on science to develop society 17.10.2017 Kangla Online
IISF ends, VP stresses on science to develop society
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IISF ends, VP stresses on science to develop society 17.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
IISF ends, VP stresses on science to develop society
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Union Home Minister chairs the review meeting on observance of ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ on 31st October, 2017 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting to review the preparations for observance of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (31st October, 2017), here today. The Minister of External Affairs, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani,
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Time has come to recapture past glory by achieving scientific and technological advancements -Vice President 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Time has come to recapture past glory of India by achieving new advancements in science and technology, said the Vice President of India, Shri M.Venkaiah Nadu, while delivering his valedictory address in the concluding ceremony of India International Science Festival (IISF), 2017 in Chennai today.
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Science is the cornerstone for progress of mankind: Vice President 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that science is the cornerstone for the progress of mankind. He was addressing the valedictory session of the 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017, jointly organised by the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, in Chennai today.
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Run for Clean air Campaign Harbinger of Positive Energy: Union Environment minister 16.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : Exhorting the children to spread the message of 'Clean Air' throughout the nation, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, said that the "Run for Clean Air" campaign is the harbinger of positive energy for Clean Air.
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CMFRI to focus on satellite data 16.10.2017 Hindu: News
Mapping areas of fish abundance
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Swiss cooperation assures technical support in revising Manipur action plan on climate change 16.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Swiss cooperation assures technical support in revising Manipur action plan on climate change
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With CRZ nod pending, Shipping Min flags award of work for Haldia terminal by IWAI 16.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has flagged concerns regarding the award for work for Haldia multi-modal terminal even as a final order on Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance is pending. In an advisory sent in August, the MoS told the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), that it should have waited for a formal orders on CRZ clearance from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) before it awarded work for the Rs.516 crore Haldia multi-modal terminal. MoEF&CC's expert panel on infrastructure and CRZ recommended for the project clearance on May 11. As per procedure, the recommendations of the expert panel are processed by the minister for approval or rejection. The IWAI had to seek CRZ clearance as the Haldia terminal site falls within the CRZ area. The West Bengal State Coastal Management Authority appraised the project on January 10 and recommended it to Centre for clearance on January 24. According to the MoS, in December 2016, Mumbai-based ITD Cementation India Limited won ...
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Retaining farmers on the farm 15.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Opinion
World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated to commemorate the founding of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in 1945. The objective is to create awareness leading to food security and to achieve 'Zero Hunger by 2030. This year, the theme is, 'change the future of migration, invest in food security and rural development'. The FAO estimates that about 763 million people move within their own countries due to hunger, poverty and the increase in extreme weather-related events linked to climate change. Almost a third of India's population, over 300 million people, migrate within the country. The FAO calls for creating conditions that allow rural youth to stay on the farm by providing resilient livelihoods to tackle the migration challenge. Creating business opportunities that are non-crop based, in food processing and horticultural enterprises, leading to increased food security. There is an urgent need to build sustainable growth based on long-term recovery of the rural community. This call is totally at ...
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South story: plantation crops get the shivers 15.10.2017 Hindu: Business
Climate change, low yields, imports are affecting tea, coffee, rubber and spice growers. Value addition is now key, they say
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“Run for Clean air Campaign Harbinger of Positive Energy”: Union Environment minister 15.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Exhorting the children to spread the message of ‘Clean Air’ throughout the nation, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, said that the “Run for Clean Air” campaign is the harbinger of positive energy
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Orientation prog on climate change adaptation 15.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Orientation prog on climate change adaptation
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Not just the wettest, but also one of the deadliest monsoons in Bengaluru 14.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
High-intensity rain coupled with crumbling infrastructure have resulted in the death of at least 15 people in Bengaluru since May
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Dr. Mahesh Sharma to flag-off Mini-Marathon 14.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr Mahesh Sharma, will flag-off a Mini Marathon, as part of the Clean Air campaign, from India Gate on October 15, the birth anniversary of former President, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
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World's largest combustion research centre at IIT Madras 13.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The worlds largest combustion research centre which will impart a major boost to the Indian scientific community was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras today. The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) was inaugurated by NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat in the presence of Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, a release by the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) said. This is the worlds largest combustion research centre, it said. "With over 30 faculty members from six departments of IIT-M working on the project, this is the largest grouping of academic combustion researchers globally. In addition, the infrastructure facilities are also the largest for any combustion research centre in an academic setting globally," it said. NCCRDs research interests will cover automotive, thermal power and aerospace propulsion, besides fire research and microgravity combustion to minor extent, the release said. "The NCCRD has been ...
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