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Rajasthan forms new forest reserve


February 8th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 8 (IANS) With an aim to promote eco-tourism and protect wild life, the Rajasthan government Wednesday cleared a proposal to declare 13,100 hectares of reserved forest land in ... Read more...

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100,000 community foresters to help green India


October 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 18 (IANS) India will engage 100,000 educated youths to execute an ambitious Green India Mission (GIM) which seeks to increase the country's forest cover to 33 percent from ... Read more...

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Russia reports 180 wildfires in a day


June 13th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 180 wildfires were burning in forests across Russia Sunday, the emergencies ministry said.In the past one day, 186 new forest fires have emerged on ... Read more...

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Brazilian Amazon activists shot dead as new Forest Code bill advances


May 25th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BRASILIA, BRAZIL (BNO NEWS) -- A Brazilian Amazon activist and his wife were killed in the northern region of the country, as Brazil's House of Deputies approved a new Forest Code, local ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh launches village-level Green India Mission


March 26th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh, on Saturday launched the Green India Mission, which targets five million hectares of new forest cover and ... Read more...

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B.K.Patnaik is Orissa’s new chief secretary


August 30th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) Bijay Kumar Patnaik, the principal secretary to Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, was Monday appointed the state's new chief secretary, an official said. The 1976-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) ... Read more...

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87-year-old pensioner is UK’s oldest stunt pilot


June 1st, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Eighty-seven-year-old Doug Gregory has achieved a unique record of becoming Britain's oldest stunt pilot.Gregory, who first took to the skies over 60 years ago as a Royal Air ... Read more...

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Delhi gets another green lung


March 6th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The capital is all set to get another forest at Pandwala Khurd in southwest Delhi with the state government planning to plant 10,000 saplings in the coming ... Read more...

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Goa to announce draft forest policy soon


January 12th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) Facing accusations of tacitly supporting illegal and unchecked mining near forests, the Goa government is set to unveil a draft forest policy this month. State Forest Secretary Rajiv ... Read more...

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Glacier retreat in Antarctic opens up new carbon sink


November 10th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Large blooms of tiny marine plants called phytoplankton are flourishing in areas exposed by the recent and rapid melting of ice shelves and glaciers around the Antarctic Peninsula. ... Read more...

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Six more killed in Nepal forest fires


April 25th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) Six people died in new forest fires in Nepal Saturday, just 48 hours after a blaze had killed 13 soldiers. Five villagers, including three women, of Hastichaur village in ... Read more...

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Scientists use Google Earth to discover new forest with undiscovered species


December 22nd, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Using Google Earth, a team of scientists has discovered a new forest in Mozambique in Africa, which has a host of undiscovered species.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Twin brothers break European record with largest ever pumpkin


October 13th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 13 (ANI): Two British farmers have set a new European record by growing a largest ever pumpkin, weighing more than 104 stone.It took 129 days for the twin ... Read more...

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Brit woman visits exhibition displaying her own heart


September 22nd, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 22 (ANI): Visiting an exhibition in London, called The Heart today, was certainly a heartfelt experience for Briton Jennifer Sutton, for one of the items on display was her ... Read more...

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Meet the pooches who are chauffeur driven on motorbikes!


July 3rd, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Having covered over 27,000 miles in her lifetime, hound Terrier Minnie is chauffeur driven all over the place on motorbikes.The owners of Hells Angel hounds love ... Read more...

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The Queen enjoys an incognito ride on miniature steam railway


May 5th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): The Queen kept her official commitments aside for a day and enjoyed a secret trip on a miniature steam railway.The British monarch wore a raincoat, headscarf and ... Read more...

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British court convicts terror trainer ‘Osama Bin London’


February 26th, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)London, Feb 26 (IANS) An ethnic Indian extremist who called himself "Osama Bin London" was Tuesday found guilty of training men in secret camps held in secluded forested areas of Britain to ... Read more...

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‘Osama Bin London’ convicted by British court


February 26th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 26 (IANS) An extremist who called himself "Osama Bin London" was Tuesday found guilty of training men in secret camps held in secluded forested areas of Britain to fight abroad. ... Read more...

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