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We never claimed ‘zero loss’ in coal block allocation: Chidambaram


August 27th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Three days after claiming that there was no question of gain or loss in coal block allocation as the coal has not been mined, ... Read more...

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No loss in coal block allocations: Government (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday rejected its auditor's report on allocation of coal blocks in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) loss ... Read more...

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CAG report on coal block allocation flawed: Government


August 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday said its official auditor's report on the allocation of coal blocks in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) ... Read more...

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki bomb victims remembered


August 6th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 3,500 college students from all over Mumbai took a pledge here Monday to work for peace and a nuclear-free world to commemorate the 67th anniversary ... Read more...

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Prasoon Joshi pins hope on kids for better environment


June 6th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi feels that children can make a huge difference when it comes to saving the environment."The grown-ups are not going to listen, they don't ... Read more...

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Sikhs urged to celebrate March 14 as Environment Day


January 29th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Washington-based Sikh organization EcoSikh is appealing to Sikhs around the world to celebrate Mar 14 as a Sikh Environment Day for the second year. Guru Har ... Read more...

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Gul Panag to launch 12-city marathon


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Actress and social activist Gul Panag is set to launch a 12-city marathon, A Joy Run, organised by her NGO Social Outreach Accreditation Program (SOAP), ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh doctor spreads smiles, and greenery


August 4th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Aug 4 (IANS) Having successfully treated thousands of cleft-lip patients, including the little waif Pinki Sonkar -- the lead character of Oscar-winning documentary "Smile Pinki" -- a doctor here ... Read more...

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Youth walk for environment in Green Walkathon


June 5th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Hundreds of schoolchildren gathered early Sunday in the heart of the national capital for a Green Walkathon walk to mark the World Environment Day."The youth ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Priyanka Chopra Vs Rahul Bose on World Environment Day


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Rahul Bose are to compete on the World Environment Day June 5 to motivate people to do their bit ... Read more...

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Gujarat villagers vow to oppose Bhavnagar nuclear plant


May 28th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Jaspara (Gujarat), May 27 (IANS) Village council members of over 50 coastal villages in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district Friday took a pledge to oppose the proposed 6,000 MW nuclear power ... Read more...

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Victory of people, new freedom for Bengal: Mamata (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Calling it a victory of the people and appealing for calm, a joyous Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Friday said here that the assembly elections ... Read more...

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Designer Shaahid Amir to showcase at Cannes (With Image)


May 11th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Mumbai-based designer Shaahid Amir will join the impressive list of Bollywood celebrities at the Cannes film festival. He will showcase his collection at the ... Read more...

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Dikshit issues protect nature message on ‘World Earth Day’


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has urged the school students and teachers to protect nature on the occasion of 'World Earth Day'.Dikshit, who celebrated the occasion with ... Read more...

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Say no to plastic and grow more trees: Dikshit (April 22 is Earth Day)


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday exhorted school children and city residents to abandon the use of plastic and asked them to plant more trees.Addressing ... Read more...

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President calls for social movement for gender equality


April 9th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for a new social movement for gender equality and protecting the girl child.Speaking here at the national launch of ... Read more...

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Sikhs urged to celebrate March 14 as Environment Day


January 30th, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) An international Sikh group has appealed to all Sikh gurdwaras and institutions to celebrate March 14, the day Guru Har Rai became the 7th Sikh Guru in 1644 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Street plays to increase awareness on climate change


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) With climate change talks on at Cancun in Mexico, several voluntary groups are organising street plays, photo exhibitions, signature campaigns and talks in the capital to make ... Read more...

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This uninvited wedding guest has a green cause


November 30th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) You could say he barges into weddings, but it's all for a good cause. Santosh Bajpai turns up uninvited at Uttar Pradesh wedding ceremoies to make ... Read more...

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Hare Krishna sect cows’ ‘ahimsa’ milk amidst mantras is UK’s costliest!


November 6th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): Britain's pampered cattle, which wear garlands and are milked by hands to the sound of sacred mantras, are said to produce the most expensive milk in the land ... Read more...

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Need for collective scientific efforts to combat climate change: Manmohan Singh


October 19th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday, called for collective scientific efforts to combat global challenges, including climate change.Addressing a conclave of scientists here, Dr. ... Read more...

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Quicken developing scientific knowledge, says PM


October 19th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged the developing world to make a renewed and determined effort to quicken the pace of developing scientific knowledge and application relevant ... Read more...

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At 85, he spearheads a green campaign


October 10th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) He is a freedom fighter who continues to fight passionately for a cause. Meet Raghuvansh Dubey, 85, a native of Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district who has ... Read more...

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In Bihar, the woes are not of farmers alone


September 21st, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Kunal KumarPatna, Sep.21 (ANI): The Kharif acreage across the country is likely to exceed last year's level by 78.93 lakh hectares.The Crop and Weather Watch Group in the Union Agriculture ... Read more...

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Dikshit urges people to shun polybags


September 18th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday urged people to use cloth and jute bags as she launched the "Sheel Shera" project aimed at discouraging the use of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Say no to plastic, says Dikshit while launching ‘Sheel Shera’ intiative


September 18th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajesh GaurNew Delhi, Sept.18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today exhorted the city's residents to abandon the use of plastic and use bags made of cloth or jute.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Indian duo on round the world bicycle trip to raise global warming awareness


September 6th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 6 (ANI): Indian environmentalists T. Srinivasa Rao and R. Gnanasekaran from, who are on their seventh globe-trotting expedition to raise awareness on global warming, have said that they believe ... Read more...

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Designer jewellery lures enthusiasts at an exhibition in Ludhiana


September 4th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Sep 4 (ANI): Attractive designer jewellery pieces lured lifestyle enthusiasts at a jewellery exhibition here which concluded yesterday.Jewellery designer Bina Goenka showcased an elegant line of jewellery blended intricately ... Read more...

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Giant rakhi to be tied to tree for environment protection


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) A special 8 feet high rakhi, made of various discarded household materials, will be tied to an old tree in the Uttar Pradesh capital on Raksha Bandhan Tuesday ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif Wants To Go Green On Her Future Wedding Day


August 16th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Everyone from politician to social activist to film star is jumping on to the bandwagon of green revolution. The luscious Bollywood belle Katrina Kaif has decided ... Read more...

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Build on the bounty of Bastar


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Asha ShuklaChhattisgarh (Kanker), July 23 (ANI): The story of Bastar has unfortunately shrunk to that of a battle ground; a battle of wits and a show of strength between State ... Read more...

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Lucknow kids fund green mission with pocket money


June 26th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) Children of their age usually prefer spending pocket money on junk food, enjoying a joyride in an amusement park, or buying a DVD of their favourite ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mamata as chief minister? Jury still out (Comment)


June 12th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Mamata Banerjee's ascent is based on an unrehearsed, inchoate, impulsive political movement, which has surged ahead of other parties in recent years in acquiring close grassroots links. As the ... Read more...

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200,000 bronze keys for tallest statue in Argentina


May 16th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentinean artists are collecting over 200,000 bronze keys to cast the tallest statue in the country in honour of indigenous people. Bronze items including over 200,000 keys are ... Read more...

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‘Shop for Change’ brings hope to farmers


April 11th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sakshi Gulati New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Despite government initiatives like debt waiver and higher minimum support prices for their produce, farmers in India struggle to earn a decent living. They ... Read more...

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