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Dr Harsh Vardhan Releases Report on Strengthening Forest Fire Management in the Country

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Newdelhi:9/10/18:Strongly emphasizing that more and more people will have to be involved to make managing of forest fires into a mass movement, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that forest fire management is part of our long-term vision for Sustainable Forest Management. Speaking at the release of a report titled “Strengthening Forest Fire ...

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ICG to embark on voluntary discarding of Plastic Campaign

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Newdelhi:1/10/18:Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is launching a campaign for voluntary discarding of the use of plastic in Coast Guard premises from tomorrow. In order to lead by example and in support of the government policy ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’, Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi has issued direction to all Coast Guard units in the country for encouraging ICG personnel for ...

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Petroleum Minister to launch SATAT initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas as an alternative, green transport fuel

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newdelhi:28/9/18:Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will kick off an innovative initiative in New Delhi on 1st October, 2018, with PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs ,i.e. IOC, BPCL and HPCL) inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) from potential entrepreneurs to set up Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG) production plants and make available CBG in the ...

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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the country goes up by Two Percent

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Newdelhi:27/9/18:The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on September 27, 2018 was 122.514 BCM which is 76% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 74% for the week ending on September 20, 2018. The level of water storage in the week ending on September 27, 2018 was 117% of the ...

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Ambassador of the European Union to India, Tomasz Kozlowski attended Clean E-Bhubaneswar Project’s achievements

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Bhubaneswar:25/9/18: As part of his first visit to Odisha, the Ambassador of the European Union to India, Tomasz Kozlowski attended an event showcasing the Clean E-Bhubaneswar Project’s achievements here on Tuesday. The event marks the completion of the electronic waste management activity under the EU-funded Eco-Cities project and a formal handover to the local authorities. While participating in the “EU Day” ...

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Cyclonic storm “DAYE” over northwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestward with a speed of about 23 kmph and crossed south Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:21/9/18:Cyclonic storm ‘DAYE’ crossed the coast near Gopalpur in Odisha early Friday, triggering heavy downpour accompanied by high velocity wind in several parts of the state.The cyclonic storm “DAYE” over northwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestward with a speed of about 23 kmph and crossed south Odisha and adjoining Andhra Pradesh coast close to Gopalpur in the early hours of ...

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Naveen Patnaik calls forth to keep the surrounding clean and healthy

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Bhubaneswr:27/8/18:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik calls forth to keep the surrounding clean and healthy During the discussion of Ama Mukhyamantri Ama Katha programme, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik stressed on keeping a clean surrounding and maintaining personal hygiene. Underling the importance of healthy way of living, he emphasised on its positive impact towards economic growth and over all development of the country. ...

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Railway Protection Forceseized 91 turtles of four species from Rajghat railway station in Balasore

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Balasore:23/8/18: Busting a major turtle smuggling racket, a team of Railway Protection Force (RPF) today seized 91 turtles of four species from Rajghat railway station in Balasore district and arrested two persons in this connection. The two accused have been identified as Rabindra Pradhan of Bhogarai area in the district and Kartik Patra, a resident of West Bengal.Acting on a ...

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Biswajit Mohanty appointed as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Greenpeace India

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Bhubaneswar:20/8/18: Noted environment and wildlife activist Biswajit Mohanty has been appointed as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Greenpeace India whose headquarters are at Bengaluru. Greenpeace operates on common global environment issues like climate change, oceans and air pollution control. In India promotion of renewable energy, control of air pollution and sustainable agriculture are its key campaigns. Mohanty has been ...

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Tigress ‘Sundari’ was on Friday released into Satkosia Tiger Reserve

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Bhubaneswar:17/8/18: Bandhavgarh Tigress ‘Sundari’ was on Friday released into Satkosia Tiger Reserve from a special enclosure in Odisha. The 27-month-old tigress was translocated from the Bandhavgarh tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh’s Umaria district on June 28. Earlier, a three-year-old Bengal tiger called MB-2 was relocated from Madhya Pradesh’s Kanha National Park to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve. The Odisha government has planned ...

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