User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
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Last updated: Mar 20 2019 20:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fifteenth Finance Commission holds meeting on issues of Environment, Forest and Climate change 20.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the terms of reference of the Fifteenth Finance Commission – · “The Commission may consider proposing measurable performance-based incentives for States, at the appropriate level of government, in following areas (i) Achievements in implementation of flagship schemes of Government of India, disaster resilient infrastructure, sustainable development goals, and quality of expenditure; (ii) Progress made in sanitation, solid waste managementand bringing in behavioural change to end open defecation.
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Make LS polls eco-friendly: ECI 19.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Make LS polls eco-friendly: ECI
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Call for plantation drives from April 22 18.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call for plantation drives from April 22
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India is respected and regarded world over for its age-old values of peace and harmony embedded in its philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Vice President 17.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India is respected and regarded world over for its age-old values of peace and harmony embedded in its philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.
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Watch: School students across the world march to push for action on climate change 16.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In India, students in cities like Delhi, Bengaluru and Udaipur skipped class to take to the streets, holding placards and shouting slogans.
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City Buzz: Cities gear up for elections | Mumbai foot over bridge collapse | PUBG ban in several cities…and more 16.3.2019 Citizen Matters
From Ahmedabad to Kolkata, and from Mumbai to Hyderabad, get a quick recap of the latest news and developments in our cities this week.
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Cow dung stick should be used for Holika dahan 16.3.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal: Scientist and Indian government analyst of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Pollution Control Board scientist Dr. Yogendra Kumar said that in old days holika dahan was celebrated from the sabini gillori. So, in this year holika dahan should be celebrated with the cow dung stick. Because it will spread less pollution […]
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Watch: 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg’s journey to Nobel Peace Prize nomination 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Greta Thunberg, who in August 2018 started skipping school to protest against climate change in front of the Swedish Parliament, is now seen as a global icon.
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India pilots resolutions on Single-use Plastics and Sustainable Nitrogen management at Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly 16.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In a significant first, India piloted resolutions on two important global environment issues relating to Single-use Plastics and Sustainable Nitrogen management at the fourth session of United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) which was held in Nairobi from 11th to 15th March 2019.
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Climate Strike: Students around the world march for action 15.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Climate change is real, and we need, need, need to do something about it.That's why, on March 15, tens of thousands of students worldwide have decide to skip class to demand that elected officials act on this awful crisis.The move is inspired by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg from Sweden, who since last August has been striking outside the Swedish parliament building. She has been boycotting classes every Friday, demanding that her government step up the fight against climate change. Her message is simple: "Strike for climate". Take a look at the marches across the world.
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Students in 100 countries to walk out of classrooms to protest against climate inaction 15.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In India, student groups in Bengaluru, Mumbai Hyderabad and Gurugram are expected to participate in the strike.
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Centre and State Governments must accord highest priority for development of villages and rural areas: Vice President 14.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for bridging the urban-rural divide and said that Centre and State Governments must accord highest priority for the development of villages and rural areas by creating all the basic amenities.
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Tiger population in Bangladesh’s Sudarbans may be wiped out by 2070, finds study 13.3.2019 Scroll.in
Rising sea levels combined with climate change threaten the Bengal tiger in its last stronghold.
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Nagaland foresters undergo two-day training programme 13.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland foresters undergo two-day training programme
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Conference on climate change 12.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Conference on climate change
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Vice President concludes his visit to Paraguay and Costa Rica (March 05-09, 2019) 11.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu visited the Republic of Paraguay from 5-7 March 2019 and the Republic of Costa Rica from 7-9 March 2019. This was the first high-level visit from India to both these countries.
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India has been a votary of peace and non-violence from time immemorial: Vice President 10.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today met the President of the Congress of the Republic of Costa Rica, Ms. Carolina Hidalgo Herrera at San Jose. Emphasizing that Costa Rica is an important partner of India in Central America, the Vice President said that India and Costa Rica have close and cordial ties, based on our shared commitment to the pursuit of democracy, pluralism, multiculturalism, freedom of Press and equitable human rights.
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‘Multi-stakeholder involvement needed to tackle climate change’ 10.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Multi-stakeholder involvement needed to tackle climate change’
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Lightning kills more people in India than other extreme weather events, finds study 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
Hailstorms, lightning and dust storms proved more fatal than heat waves, cold waves and extreme precipitation between 2001 and 2014.
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Reporting on climate change Scribes named for media fellowship 8.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Reporting on climate change Scribes named for media fellowship
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