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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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India must act to cope up with urbanisation: UN expert


September 27th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India has good policies but needs to implement them effectively to cope with the growing challenge of urbanisation, UN Under-Secretary-General Joan Clos said Monday."The pace ... Read more...

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India to reduce GDP emission intensity by 20 percent by 2020: Manmohan Singh


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that India is set to reduce the emissions intensity of GDP by 20 per cent between 2005 ... Read more...

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‘ICT can reduce 10 percent of greenhouse gas emissions’


December 14th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) solutions have the potential to reduce 10 percent of the country's total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 -- thereby leading ... Read more...

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Gardens, Halwa and Business - Prince Charles’ first day in India (Second Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A long walk across the manicured lawns of Rashtrapati Bhawan's Mughal Gardens, a taste of President Pratibha Patil's favourite recipe, as well as a chat with ... Read more...

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Soon, a Hawaii-sized eco island made entirely from plastic bottles


June 30th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): A team of Dutch scientists are planning to make an island the size of Hawaii entirely from 44million kg of plastic waste.Recycled island, which is part of an ... 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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All new government buildings to be eco-friendly: Farooq Abdullah


January 4th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) All new central government buildings would have to be eco-friendly, Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said Monday. In a meeting held last week, ... Read more...

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Sops for green power in Delhi climate plan


November 5th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Encouraging use of solar power, increase in use of energy-saving lighting, setting up of an electronic waste facility, more CNG buses, promoting use of bio-fuel and shutting ... Read more...

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India- China sign agreement to address climate change


October 21st, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): India and China signed a major agreement on cooperation in addressing climate change issues here on Wednesday.The five-year agreement was signed by Environment and Forest Minister Jairam ... Read more...

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Indo-China joint workshop on NAPCC to begin today


October 21st, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): The Indo-China joint workshop on National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) will begin here today.The joint workshop is being held after considering the similarities of the ... Read more...

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Indo-China joint workshop on NAPCC to begin on Wednesday


October 19th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19(ANI): The Indo-China joint workshop on National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) will begin here on Wednesday.The joint workshop is being held after considering the similarities of the ... Read more...

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India hoping for a fair agreement at Copenhagen summit: Ramesh


September 2nd, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 2 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh, said on Wednesday that India is looking forward to a fair and equitable agreement at Copenhagen meet on ... Read more...

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National action plan on climate change is in place: President Patil


June 5th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Friday said that India is committed to contributing to the global endeavour to deal with climate change.Speaking at a function to ... Read more...

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PM releases National Action Plan on Climate Change


June 30th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today released India's National Action Plan on Climate Change, at a ceremony in New Delhi.Singh said that the release of ... Read more...

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Solar energy to be chief weapon against climate change: PM


June 30th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India will put solar energy generation at the forefront of its battle against climate change, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced here Monday while releasing the national action ... Read more...

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Migrant birds make a beeline for Ranthambore


January 29th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
Ranthambore, Jan.29 (ANI): Popularly known as a tiger reserve, the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan is also a sustainable habitat for migratory birds that arrive here even during the winters in large ... Read more...

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