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CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development & adoption of green technologies


Newdelhi:12/7/19: Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs, while recognizing the crucial role played by CPWD ever since its formation in July 1854 in constructing infrastructure essential to the growth of the country, stated that CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development and adoption of green technologies. The development of the ...

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One day National workshop on Loss and Damage in India

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Newdelhi:16/4/19:A one-day National Consultation on Loss and Damage, to deliberate and brainstorm on emerging perspectives on approaches to assess, minimise and address climate-related loss and damage, was hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in New Delhi today. The workshop was inaugurated by Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Dr. P. K. Mishra, who mentioned that ...

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Zarina Wahab And Barkha Bisht featuring In Modi Biopic


Mumbai:16/2/19:The makers of PM Narendra Modi biopic has roped in veteran actor Zarina Wahab and Barkha Bisht to play the role of Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi and wife Jashodaden in the film.Veteran actor Zarina will be seen playing the mothers role and television actor Barkha Bisht will be playing of Narendra Modi’s wife in the film.Producer Sandip Ssingh said, ...

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State Bank of India launched its second edition of annual flagship programme ‘SBI Green Marathon’


Bhubaneswar:3/2/19 :Country’s largest bank State Bank of India today launched its second edition of annual flagship programme ‘SBI Green Marathon’ to promote sustainability. Praveena Kala, CGM, Bhubaneswar Circle and Pushan Mahapatra, MD & CEO, SBI General Pvt Ltd. SBI flagged off the event that witnessed nearly 3000 enthusiastic runners in Bhubaneswar. Kalpana Dash— first Odia mountaineer to scale Mt. Everest, Anuradha ...

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Inaugural issue of Jal Charcha released


Newdelhi:9/1/19:Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari released the inaugural issue of the monthly magazine of the Ministry – Jal Charcha – in New Delhi on 8th of January,2019 Stressing on the need to implement successful practices in water conservation around the World, Shri Gadkari said that several steps in this direction have been taken in ...

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Konark Festival Audience were left spellbound by intense performances in the genre of dance-drama


Konark: 3/12/18;The audience present at Konark Festival were today left spellbound by intense performances in the genre of dance-drama. A presentation in Odissi dance was performed by a troupe from Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre, Bhubaneswar. The dance drama Leela Madhuri enacted by Odissi Research Centre depicted love and courtship between Radha and Krishna. The choreography was based on ...

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IIT Kanpur working on project for reconstructing the Ganga of the past using Corona Archival imagery


  Newdelhi:15/11/18:   National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organized a brainstorming session on World GIS Day 2018 in New Delhi yesterday, with the theme ‘G-Governance of Namami Gange programme through Geospatial Technology’. The objective of the session was to share the knowledge on use and application of geospatial technology for monitoring and management of various activities being undertaken under Namami Gange Programme, ...

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National Green Tribunal slapped a penalty of Rs 1 crore on CESU in the wake of the electrocution of seven elephants


New Delhi:30/10/18: In the wake of the electrocution of seven elephants inside the forest near Kamalanga village in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on October 26, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday slapped a penalty of Rs 1 crore on the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU). Notably, the green panel had filed a case suo motu against CESU over the incident ...

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Govt of Odisha had organised Ecotourism Workshop


Newdelhi:27/10/18:Forest & Environment Department, Govt. of Odisha since 2015 has started promotion of Ecotourism and set up Nature Camps with Night Accommodation facilities at various wildlife areas of state which has received appreciations from every corner of India as well as from outside India. At present facilities have been developed for Night Accommodation at 38 Locations in 23 wildlife/Nature destinations ...

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


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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