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Assam governor launches green project


June 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 5 (IANS) Assam Governor J.B. Patnaik Tuesday lunched an environment project to make the Raj Bhavan here "a green castle" and to create awareness among people, particularly ... Read more...

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25 young Indians to take part in G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit


May 29th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) A 25-member youth delegation from India would take part in the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit scheduled to be held in Mexico between June 2-5.The delegates will go ... Read more...

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Short film contest winners to be honoured in Singapore


May 4th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 4 (IANS) The five winners of a short film contest that saw participation of over 100 young filmmakers from about 30 countries will be honoured here May ... Read more...

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Milind Soman sets off on 1,500-km Greenathon


April 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Model-actor Milind Soman, who left for a 1,500 km long marathon from here to Mumbai Friday, in support of a clean and green environment, says ... Read more...

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‘Good for you’, ‘Good for the earth’ initiative to protect environment (With image)


April 5th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) If it's "Good for you", it's "Good for the earth". That's the new initiative launched by a leading beverage packager to increase awareness about environment ... Read more...

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Dhaka third least liveable city: Survey


August 31st, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Dhaka has been rated third least liveable city in the world in a survey of 140 cities worldwide by a UK-based market research company.In 2009, Dhaka ... Read more...

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Melbourne world’s most liveable city; Mumbai fares poorly


August 30th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 30 (IANS) Melbourne has pipped 139 other cities to be judged the best city in the world to live in, while India's commercial hub Mumbai was way below ... Read more...

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US, India bond over children in a summer camp (With Images)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The cooperation between India and the US in education, environment and space programmes spilled over to touch the lives of children in the capital at ... Read more...

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Milind Soman to run 550 km for a cause


May 20th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Model-actor Milind Soman will do a green run across two states and cover 550 km in 15 days. He is running to raise awareness about ... Read more...

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UAE anti-plastic bags campaign a hit with private sector


May 6th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' move to keep the country free from plastic bags has won tremendous appreciation and support from the private sector.The drive - ... Read more...

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UAE to enrol one million volunteers for social work


April 16th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a campaign to enlist one million volunteers to work in community programmes related to health, environment, education and ... Read more...

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Vancouver rated ‘most liveable city’ in the world


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Based on stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure, Vancouver has been named the best city in the world to live in.According to the latest annual ... Read more...

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German students pick-up Hindi in Ahmedabad to understand Indian culture


October 28th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuAhmedabad, Oct.28 (ANI): Five German students are here learning Hindi at the Bhasha Bhavan Vidyapeeth Institute. They are on a year-long study tour of India."I see more foreign students coming ... Read more...

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UN announces environment education programme for students


June 24th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In order to spread awareness about the environment and develop young leaders in the field, the United Nations Thursday announced a global environment educational programme for students. The ... Read more...

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Blueprint for implementing Green India Mission by August


April 13th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A blueprint for the implementation of the Green India Mission, which seeks to enhance the forest cover of the country, will be available by August-end, Environment ... Read more...

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Baba Sewa Singh, a modest man working for the betterment of mankind


February 15th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Feb 15(ANI): Baba Sewa Singh, the recipient of the Padma Shri for 2010, the fourth highest civilian award, has not only played a pivotal role in the upkeep and maintenance of ... Read more...

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Environment education to be compulsory in Uttar Pradesh


January 28th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Environment education will be a part of the school curriculum in Uttar Pradesh from the next academic session. State environment principal secretary Alok Ranjan told IANS here Thursday: "The ... Read more...

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India-US relationship to focus on five Es


November 26th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Economy, energy, environment, education and empowerment -- the India-US relationship will accord new emphasis to these areas, says Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, adding that ties ... Read more...

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Azad urges southern States to set up Public Health Cadre


November 12th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 12(ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday urged Health Ministers of southern States to set up a Public Health Cadre (PHC) having necessary capacity to ... Read more...

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IL&FS investment banking arm launches UK operations


November 4th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) The investment banking arm of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), one of India's leading infrastructure development and finance companies, has launched its British operations to tap ... Read more...

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Australia-India Institute launched


September 1st, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Australian Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday announced funding of $8.1 million for setting up the Australia-India Institute at the University of Melbourne. Gillard, who began her five-day ... Read more...

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Indian infrastructure firm opens London office to tap European finance


January 26th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS), one of India's leading infrastructure development and finance companies, Monday opened a London office to tap European channels of financing.IL&FS stakeholders ... Read more...

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TERI organises 1st Educators” Conference to enhance environment education


November 15th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Nov 15 (ANI/Business Wire India): The global environmental concern requires urgent attention, and education plays a vital role in sensitising the future by providing proper information to involve them in ... Read more...

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Orkut bans Indian Mujahideen community


September 25th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 25 (ANI): Following the serial blasts in the national capital on September 13, Google''s social networking site Orkut on Thursday banned a community named as ''Indian Mujahideen''. A Google ... Read more...

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‘Catch them Young’ and promote environment education in the school network


July 4th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 4 (ANI/Business Wire India ): GREEN Olympiad is an annual international environmental examination conducted for middle and senior school students by TERI (the Energy and Resources Institute). ... Read more...

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Using the internet as a knowledge tool


March 30th, 2008 - 9:33 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India's National Knowledge Commission is laying special emphasis on the internet to act as a "powerful and democratic source of information and knowledge" and is planning to ... Read more...

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