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Mumbai NGO picked for Fulbright alumni programme (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A project by a top environmental NGO is among the two from India selected by the US-based Fulbright Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (FAEIF) through a global ... Read more...

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Mumbai NGO to train other NGOs under Fulbright alumni programme


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A project by a top environmental NGO is among the two from India selected by the US-based Fulbright Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (FAEIF) through a global ... Read more...

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Mandatory carbon disclosure for telecom sector welcomed


January 14th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Saturday welcomed the Indian government's order making it mandatory for telecom companies in the country to disclose carbon emissions and usage of ... Read more...

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Come clean on energy, people tell Airtel chief


June 20th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Disappointed over the breakdown of talks between telecom giant Bharti Airtel and Greenpeace over a timeline for disclosing its carbon emission, thousands of people sent ... Read more...

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Greenpeace hails China’s move on nuclear plants


March 18th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Friday welcomed the Chinese state council's decision to suspend the approval process of its upcoming nuclear plants until their safety standards are ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh, activists differ over India’s Cancun gains


December 12th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Even as Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh feels that "India's interests had been fully protected" at the just-concluded climate summit in Cancun, environmentalists were left unimpressed.The UN climate ... Read more...

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No commitments in Cancun Agreement, India’s interests ‘protected’ (Second Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate summit reached the Cancun Agreement here early Saturday - but there was no mention of the extent to which industrialised countries would ... Read more...

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Climate summit reaches agreement - without commitments


December 11th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate summit reached the Cancun Agreement in the early hours of Saturday at the end of fortnight-long tortuous negotiations at this Caribbean beach ... Read more...

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Nehru, Indira’s birth anniversaries marked in Stockholm


November 20th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Nov 20 (IANS) Rendition of songs in Bengali and Hindi and Tillana and Kathak dances marked the observation here of the birth anniversaries of former Indian prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and ... Read more...

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‘Need rating systems for water efficient fixtures in buildings’


September 28th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With clean water becoming increasingly deficient, an environmental NGO Tuesday called for stringent rating systems for efficient fixtures to reduce water consumption and improve water efficiency. "The Indian ... Read more...

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Greenpeace seeks Sonia’s intervention for redrafting bill


August 21st, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Saturday sought National Advisory Council (NAC) chairperson Sonia Gandhi's intervention for redrafting a proposed legislation that will act as a single window clearance ... Read more...

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Radiation levels down but not normal, says Greenpeace (Lead)


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have come down in the six hotspots of west Delhi's Mayapuri area but were still not normal, environmental NGO Greenpeace said Wednesday. It warned that ... Read more...

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Radiation levels down in Mayapuri, says Greenpeace


May 19th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have come down in the six hotspots of west Delhi's Mayapuri area but were still not normal, environmental NGO Greenpeace said Wednesday. A team of ... Read more...

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Greenpeace again to survey Mayapuri scrap market


May 18th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace said it will once again conduct a survey in Delhi's Mayapuri scrap yard Wednesday after its team found radiation levels in the area very ... Read more...

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Unilever cuts ties with key palm oil supplier to India


December 11th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods multinational, Friday announced it was cutting ties with a major Indonesian supplier of palm oil after a campaigning environmental NGO accused the company ... Read more...

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Green activists held before staging rally on food crisis


July 27th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Activists of Greenpeace India, the environmental NGO, were all geared up to stage a rally in front of parliament Monday morning and demand an alternative subsidy system ... Read more...

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Operation raincoat: a humble effort to stop Yamuna pollution


July 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A group of youngsters from an NGO are renting out raincoats to tourists and devotees trekking up to Yamunotri in the Himalayas in an effort to stop ... Read more...

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Meghe quits Nationalist Congress Party


April 20th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by admin
Nagpur, April 20 (IANS) The Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Sunday received another set-back with senior leader Datta Meghe resigning from its primary membership five days after city unit president Girish ... Read more...

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Sand sculptures depict dangers of global warming


March 26th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, March 26 (IANS) Artist Sudarshan Patnaik Wednesday showcased miniatures of Indian heritages along the country's coastline to highlight the dangers of global warming. The sculptures were showcased in the beach town ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to launch anti-climate change campaign in India


March 25th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Global environmental NGO Greenpeace will launch 'Blue Alert', a campaign in the coastal belts of India to make people aware of the impending dangers of global warming. The ... Read more...

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