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Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities 23.3.2017 TOI: Intl Business
PERU-FLOODS/WEATHER-CLIMATECHANGE (ANALYSIS):ANALYSIS-Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities
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Prepare Sunderbans CRZ map in three mnths: NGT 23.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
While the Sunderbans came under the CRZ in 1999, no map has been prepared for its management as yet.For years now, the state government and Centre have been blaming each other for the delay.
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Operation on to rescue elephant calf from 70-ft-deep well 23.3.2017 TOI: Cities
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Bird sanctuary in Badopal village yet to take wings 23.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Leopard triggers panic in Gurugram village 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
Feline sighting in Mandawar again; Forest Department officials sensitise villagers on how to deal with the situation
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Nature lovers quench the thirst of wild animals 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
A group of retired and serving lecturers and nature lovers at Malur in Kolar district have come forward to quench the thirst of wild animals. Led by M.V. Nagarajaiah, a retired Biology lecturer, the e...
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Vertical gardens on piers of Electronics City flyover 22.3.2017
After getting positive response to its vertical garden on a pier of the Electronics City flyover, Bengaluru-based nonprofit SayTrees now plans to replicate the same on more than 250 piers of the elevated tollway. "The Electronics City flyover plan is in the final stages. We are waiting for sponsors. Our big dream is to cover the piers of all the flyovers in the city. If Metro (BMRCL) authorities agree, we will work with them, too," said Durgesh Agrahari, head of partnerships and projects, Say Trees. He said the vertical garden might look simple but involved many technical details like the safety of piers, pots and saplings. "The vertical garden on one pier has more than 3,500 saplings of 10 varieties. We have carefully chosen these plants to ensure they thrive in organic farming," he said. On the vertical garden on a Metro pier, Agrahari said they did not use Hydroponics but opted for organic method following advice by Vani Murthy, who is known for spreading awareness on turning garbage into compost. "We ...
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Adityanath allocate portfolios; retains home, revenue 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday allotted portfolios to his ministers, rettaining over three dozen departments, including home and revenue.
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Adiyanath bans pan, gutka in UP offices, allocates portfolios (Roundup) 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday banned chewing of 'paan' (beetal leaves), and consumption of tobacco and its products in all state government offices, hospitals and educational institutions and directed for ban on use of polythene.
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Adityanath allocates portfolios, keeps Home ministry 22.3.2017
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today allocated portfolios to his cabinet colleagues keeping over three dozen departments including the Home ministry with himself. The chief minister also kept the Information, Housing and Urban planning, Food and Civil Supplies, Mining, Personnel, Institutional Finance, Estate and several other departments according to the the list released by Governor Ram Naik today. Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya has been given the Public Works Department (PWD), Food Processing, Entertainment Tax and Public Enterprises Department. The other Deputy CM, Dinesh Sharma was given Higher and Secondary Education, Science and Technology, Electronics and IT departments. The key Finance portfolio went to Rajesh Agarwal, while Sidhharth Nath Singh has got Medical and Health department. Among the 22 cabinet ministers, Surya Pratap Shahi got Agriculture and agriculture research, Suresh Kumar Khanna - Urban Development, Parliamentary Affairs, Swami Prasad Maurya - Labour, Urban ...
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Monkey menace haunts residents in Padmanabhapuram 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
296 monkeys have been trapped at various places so far in this financial year
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Environment Ministry celebrates World Water Day 2017 22.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) celebrated the World Water Day 2017 here today. Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. The theme of World Water Day 2017 is "Wastewater”.
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Greener energy for a third of the world bodes well for all, says UN on International Forest Day 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Greener energy for a third of the world bodes well for all, says UN on International Forest Day
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NGT panel to study construction work impact in Kasauli 22.3.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Banning construction activity in Kasauli till further orders, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a special expert committee to study the impact of construction activity on the environment and ecology of the hill town.
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Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Paola Totaro WASHINGTON, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Granting formal land rights to indigenous people living in the world's tropical forests is among the most effective, but underused, ways to stop illegal deforestation that fuels violence, poverty and global warming, according to new research.
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Mahadayi case hearing resumes 21.3.2017
Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal, headed by Justice J M Panchal, on Tuesday resumed its hearing.

Karnataka cross examined the Goa government officials on availability of water in Mahadayi river.

Mohan Katarki, advocate representing Karnataka, questioned the Goa government water resources officials whether they have studied the detailed project report prepared by Karnataka government about Mahadayi project.

The cross examination would continue on Wednesday. Karnataka would pose questions to the Goa government about its affidavit before the tribunal where it said the water availability is less than what Karnataka has projected.
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Malaria elimination panel gets addl powers 21.3.2017
The state-level Executive Committee for Malaria Elimination has been vested with additional powers to take decisions related to administrative, human resource, technical, strategic, logistic issues in the interest of malaria elimination.

The committee met on Tuesday in this regard. The health department has directed it to fill the posts of junior health assistant (male) and lab technologists on priority basis.

Also, no objection certificate (NOC) by the department of health is mandatory for registration and renewal of mining, project, road construction and building construction activities or any projects which attract labour and create mosquitogenic condition.
DH News Service
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Woman succumbs to burns 21.3.2017
A 24-year-old woman succumbed to burn injuries at Victoria Hospital on Monday. Sarala was the wife of Venkatesh, a cobbler and a resident of Nayandahalli quarters in Byatrayanapura.

The police said the incident occurred on March 12 when Sarala was cooking at her house and the pump stove suddenly exploded. She sustained 30% burns on her chest and neck. Sarala was since then being treated at Victoria Hospital. On Monday night, she succumbed to her injuries, police said. Sarala's body was shifted to the mortuary for postmortem. Byatrayanapura police have registered a case of unnatural death.
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Private firm employee killed after falling off bike 21.3.2017
A 28-year-old private company employee was killed in a road accident near ITI Colony in KR Puram on Monday night.

The deceased is Prem Dutt, a resident of Murgeshpalya. Around 11.30 pm, Dutt, was riding his two-wheeler when he lost balance and hit the pavement.

He sustained serious head injuries and passersby shifted him to a private hospital where he was declared brought dead. Police are investigating if he was riding under the influence of alcohol.

It is not known if Dutt was returning home after work or was going to his friend's house, said the police.

A case has been registered at the KR Puram traffic police station.
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New JD(S) office to be named after JP 21.3.2017
The JD(S)will hold a convention of its workers at Palace Grounds in Bengaluru on March 23 to mark the inauguration of its new office at Okalipuram.

JD(S)national president HDDeve Gowda said the new office will be named after social reformer and political leader Jayaprakash Narayan.

Gowda said he wanted to invite senior BJPleader LKAdvani to inaugurate the office. "But now, Advani's name is being considered for the post of President. I did not want to embarrass him by inviting him to a political event ahead of the presidential elections," he said.

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