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Himachal should promote use of biomass fuel: Gadkari

May 9th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday advised his party's government in Himachal Pradesh to take green initiatives such as promoting use of ... Read more...

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How to trek to Amarnath cave? Shrine board tells you how

July 7th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) No cigarettes, no plastic, no slippers and no saris either please... as the number of devotees who performed the Amarnath pilgrimage reached 150,000 Thursday, the ... Read more...

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Himalayan rally of another kind

April 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Dinesh PantPithoragarh (Uttarakhand), Apr 6 (ANI): The entire Himalayan region is in the throes of a transformation, ostensibly towards 'development'. "Development towards what and for whom?" is the moot question, in ... Read more...

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Human activities putting Antarctica’s marine ecosystems under threat

April 1st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): The native fauna and unique ecology of the Southern Ocean, the vast body of water around the Antarctic continent, is under threat from human activity, according to a ... Read more...

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Interpol to combat environmental crime

November 11th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) International police network Interpol has passed a resolution pledging its support to combating environmental crime, officials said here Thursday."Wildlife crime will now become a priority area for ... Read more...

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Can the Green Army prevail over the Red Army?

September 14th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Nandini ManikpuriKanker (Chhattisgarh), Sep.14 (ANI): Bastar has been in the eye of the storm due to the conflagration between the security forces and Naxals.Yet hidden from this gory picture ... Read more...

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Climate change may lead to decline in bee pollination

September 6th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 06 (ANI): A new study has indicated that decline in the population of bees and other flower-visiting animals may also lead to decline in pollination.A recent University of Toronto study ... Read more...

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In Bhutan, development is in pursuit of happiness (Letter from Thimphu)

May 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu, May 2 (IANS) Where on the earth would you find farmers who willingly vacate their homes and hearths to let rare birds have a shot at life? In environment-conscious ... Read more...

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South Pole is becoming a tourist hotspot

November 11th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 11 (ANI): New figures have shown that the South Pole is gradually becoming a tourist hotspot, with increasing numbers of tourists heading there for vacation, despite the fact that ... Read more...

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Nepal keen to build partnership with international community, says Prachanda

September 27th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 27 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda stated at the UN General Assembly that Nepal government would build partnership with the international community to create an atmosphere for a ... Read more...

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Nation’’s first community reserve biosphere comes up in Arunachal Pradesh

September 7th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Kaikho Paphro Simong Village, Upper Siang District, (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep.7 (ANI): Called the ''Land of the Rising Sun'' Arunachal Pradesh is known for its rich bio-diversity and natural beauty. And, to ... Read more...

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