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Trainee Assistant Executive Engineers and Deputy Architects from CPWD Call on The President 15.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Separate groups of trainees Assistant Executive Engineers and Deputy Architects of the CPWD called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, today (October 15, 2018) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the issue of sustainability and energy efficiency is critical in view of climate change and related environmental concerns.
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Impact Investors Council hosted second edition of Prabhav 12.10.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Oct 12 (Newsvoir): India's only impact investing industry body Impact Investors Council (IIC) kicked off its second edition of impact investing conference Prabhav 2018 (7th - 10th October)
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Shri Hardeep Puri calls for putting ‘systems in place’ to enhance our emergency response infrastructure 11.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Hardeep Singh Puri has called for putting ‘systems in place’ to enhance our emergency response infrastructure to meet large number of ‘inter-related challenges’ stemming from ‘urban flooding’.
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AAU-Norwegian govt to collaborate on climate project 11.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
AAU-Norwegian govt to collaborate on climate project
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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas approved Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation. The Memorandum of Cooperation will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.
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Seminar on “Environmental issues in Water Resources Projects” organized by CWC 9.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Central Water Commission (CWC), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation today organized a day-long seminar on “Environment Issues in Water Resources Projects” at New Delhi.
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India and ADB Sign $240 Million Loan to Provide Safe Drinking Water Service in 3 West Bengal Districts 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed $240 million loan for providing safe and sustainable drinking water to about 1.65 million people in three districts of the state of West Bengal affected by arsenic, fluoride, and salinity.
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Focus should be on providing assured power, not just free power: Vice President 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has cautioned against the clamour to provide free power saying that people want assured, uninterrupted and quality power. Inaugurating a three-day International Conference on ‘Recent Developments in Clean and Safe Nuclear Power Generation,’ organised by the Institution of Engineers (India), in Hyderabad today, he said free power meant low power and finally no power.
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PM inaugurates first assembly of the International Solar Alliance 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the first Assembly of the International Solar Alliance at Vigyan Bhawan. The same event also marked the inauguration of the second IORA Renewable Energy Ministerial Meeting, and the 2nd Global RE-Invest (Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet and Expo).
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Environment Ministry Sanctions River Pollution Abatement Project in Udhampur in Jammu & Kashmir 1.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In an effort to supplement the efforts of State Governments in pollution abatement in identified stretches of various rivers through National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) for implementation of projects on cost-sharing basis between the Centre and State Governments, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has sanctioned a project for ‘Pollution abatement of rivers Devika and Tawi in Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir.
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan Addresses Environment Ministers of NCR States to Ensure Better Preparedness Towards Improving air Quality 27.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Strongly emphasising collective action by all the municipal and other agencies to work together to ensure cleaner air in the coming months, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the Centre has provided all possible assistance such as grant of Rs. 1150 crore from Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) to tackle stubble burning to the States of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and also provided financial assistance under Urban Development Fund (UDF) to Delhi for procurement of mechanical road sweeping machines, water sprinklers and greening.
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Science and Research should be useful to the betterment of mankind: Vice President 24.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Scientists play a key role in providing data and should focus on the requirements of the common man, more importantly of the farmer, and help in formulating strategies for better Governance.
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Finance Commission of India holds third consultation with economists in Chennai, challenges in making projections for the award period discussed 5.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Ahead of its meeting with the Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Finance Commission held its third consultation with the leading economists of the region in Chennai today which was attended by 11 eminent economists and domain experts.
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Microsoft 'AI for Earth' programme selects 7 grantees from India 4.9.2018 Sify Finance
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Careful planning needed to factor in climate changes, feel researchers 1.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Careful planning needed to factor in climate changes, feel researchers
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DLF Foundation embarks on 'Save the Himalayas' initiative 28.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 28 (NewsVoir): DLF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of DLF Ltd., recently supported the 'Save the Himalayas Foundation' to organize its first international conference titled 'Saving
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Gender Equity & Water Management program for govt. officials of Telangana inaugurated by Chief Secretary 20.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 20 (NewsVoir): A two-day Management Development Programme on Gender, Equity and Water Management aimed at building the capacity of Engineers in the Department of Irrigation and CAD to
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World's largest 3D-printed reef installed in Maldives to help save corals 20.8.2018 DNA: India
Could 3D printing save the planet's coral reefs? That's the theory behind an experimental project in the Maldives which aims to help coral reefs survive the ravages of climate change and warming waters.  Developed using computer modeling and a 3D printer at a lab in Melbourne, Australia, the artificial reef was designed to resemble reef structures typically found in the Maldives.  Printing the 3D molds took 24 hours. They were then cast in ceramic, an inert material similar to the calcium carbonate found in coral reefs, explains industrial designer Alex Goad of Reef Design Lab.  The molds were shipped to the Maldives, filled with concrete, assembled on-site at Summer Island and then submerged seven meters below the surface.  Live coral was then transplanted within the artificial reef, where it's hoped that within two to three years, it will grow and colonize the structure. With global warming, bleaching and environmental pollution, it's hoped that 3D printing technology can offer a new way of saving the ...
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International team of scientists including 18 Indian scientists decode complex wheat genome 18.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In a major scientific breakthrough, a team of international researchers, including 18 from India decoded the wheat genome, considered insurmountable so far. The information generated will help to identify genes controlling complex agronomic traits such as yield, grain quality, resistance to diseases and pests, as well as tolerance to drought, heat, water logging and salinity.
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What caused the rain havoc in Kerala 15.8.2018 Rediff: News
'A lot of unauthorised encroachments have taken place in our forest area.'
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