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France ready to recognise Syrian opposition as government


August 28th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Francois Hollande has called on the Syrian opposition to establish a provisional government and says that France is ready to recognise it."France calls ... Read more...

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Don’t blame environment ministry for coal shortage: Natarajan


April 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The shortage of coal should not be blamed on green clearances as the environment ministry has given licences for coal mining and power projects way ... Read more...

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Conservationists against tourism ban in tiger reserves


November 7th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Ahead of the hearing on the public interest litigation (PIL) seeking banning of tourism in Madhya Pradesh's tiger habitats by the apex court, wildlife experts ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mining eating into Goa forests: Church


June 5th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Excessive mining in Goa is proving to be a grave threat to the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats, the church warned in its World Environment Day message ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Women guides on jungle trails in Madhya Pradesh


May 31st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 31 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Madhya Pradesh plans to train and employ rural women as guides for tourists in the Kanha National Park in the state.Thanks to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India seeks UN-led anti-piracy force


May 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) India has expressed the need for a UN-led anti-piracy force off the coast of Somalia and other piracy-affected regions to reinforce the efforts of the littoral ... Read more...

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Ramesh announces Rs. 200 crore for tiger relocation programmes in MP


April 17th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Panna (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has announced Rs. 200 crore for village relocation programmes in Madhya Pradesh for establishing buffer zones ... Read more...

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India proposes five point plan to tackle piracy off Somalia


January 27th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) India has proposed a five point plan to strengthen international cooperation, including tracking the trail of ransom money, to tackle the problem of piracy ... Read more...

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Controlling urban growth, increasing forested land may prevent floods


August 20th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a check on urban growth and increasing forested land are the most effective ways to decrease future water runoff and flooding.Bryan Pijanowski ... Read more...

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Tigers get more space in Maharashtra’s forest reserves


May 7th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), May 7 (ANI): Wildlife experts at Tadoba-Andheri Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Maharashtra have welcomed a state government decision to issue notice for a buffer zone around its currently existing area. ... Read more...

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PM concerned over unnatural deaths of tigers (Lead)


March 20th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Concerned over increasing incidents of unnatural deaths of tigers in various reserves in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has decided to personally take up the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UNESCO team to evaluate Matheran railway


October 22nd, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A team from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will visit India this month to evaluate the Matheran Light Railway for its possible inclusion ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh against reducing buffer zones around Goa sanctuaries


August 31st, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The central government is not in favour of Goa's recommendation to reduce the buffer zones around the sanctuaries in the state, Minister of State for Environment and ... Read more...

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Goa government for slashing buffer zones around sanctuaries


August 30th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) Contrary to assurances given by the Goa government to crack down on rampant mining in forest areas, its report submitted to the union Ministry of Environment and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Like poultry, swine flu buffer zone for human soon


July 24th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With the number of confirmed swine flu cases on the rise, India plans to soon stop mass testing and create buffer zones for human ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tigers fall victim as poachers slip through cracks


February 18th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) In India, the core areas of tiger reserves are often well protected but the surrounding forests are not, says a senior official of the Wildlife Crime Control ... Read more...

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Tiger monitoring committee discusses village relocation process


February 6th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A monitoring committee set up by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) Friday emphasised the need of meticulous planning for relocation of villages from core critical areas ... Read more...

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Russia completes pull-out from Georgian buffer zone


October 8th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Tbilisi, Oct 8 (DPA) Russian forces quit posts in buffer zones around rebel regions of Georgia Wednesday in their final withdrawal from positions held since Russia's war with Tbilisi two months ago.The ... Read more...

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Russian peacekeepers prepare for pullout from Georgia


October 3rd, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 3 (RIA Novosti) Russian peacekeepers are preparing to withdraw from Georgian buffer zones bordering the breakaway province of South Ossetia in line with international agreements, a senior military official said ... Read more...

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EU observers start Georgia mission


October 1st, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Oct 1 (DPA) European Union (EU) observers started their mission Wednesday to monitor the Russo-Georgian ceasefire agreement one and half months after conflict flared between the two countries over Georgia's breakaway ... Read more...

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Rising demand for palm oil could decimate biodiversity


July 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Based on a new study, ecologists have warned that the rising demand for palm oil will decimate biodiversity unless producers and politicians can work together to preserve ... Read more...

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Destruction of Mangrove forests increased devastating impact of Cyclone Nagris


May 12th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new report has established that the devastating impact of Cyclone Nargis, which hit Burma on May 2, could have been lessened if mangrove forests had been ... Read more...

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As form emerges, new US embassy in Berlin triggers debate


May 10th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
By Ulrike von Leszczynski Berlin, May 10 (DPA) The removal of the scaffolding from the US embassy construction site in Berlin has triggered fresh debate about this symbol of Washington's power on the ... Read more...

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