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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged the Centre to take immediate steps to fix the water-logging problem at Sun Temple in Konark

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Bhubaneswar:16/7/18; Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Centre to take immediate steps to fix the water-logging problem at Sun Temple in Konark of Odisha’s Puri district. The Chief Minister sought the personal intervention of Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma to address the issue citing it causes much inconvenience to tourists. “The Sun Temple is an ...

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Naveen Patnaik announced a ban on the use of plastic and polythene in the state from October 2

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Bhubaneswar:10/7/18: While addressing “Ama Mukhyamantri Ama Katha” programme at the State Secretariat here, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a ban on the use of plastic and polythene in the state from October 2. “Plastic is a threat to the environment, civilization and future of our children, following which I have taken the decision for an absolute ban on use ...

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Winged species have begun thronging Bhitarkanika National Park

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  Kendrapada:5/7/18:With the onset of the monsoon season, residential water birds have begun thronging Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha’s Kendrapara district, a forest official said. The winged species visit the park in thousands during this time of the year for nesting and breeding. “The water birds have started arriving at the wetland in small groups. The arrival of local migrant ...

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To mark the Tree Plantation Day 40 lakh saplings will be planted in various parts of Odisha on July 7:Naveen Patnaik

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Bhubaneswar:2/7/18; To mark the Tree Plantation Day, as many as 40 lakh saplings will be planted in various parts of Odisha on July 7. Announcing this on Monday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said people from all walks of life will participate in the plantation drive. “Trees are the soul of the nature. By cutting trees, we destroy the nature. It is our responsibility to protect trees,” he said ...

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Residential water birds have made Bhitarkanika their temporary home

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Kendrapada:2/7/18; Residential water birds have made Bhitarkanika their temporary home even as the onset of monsoon has triggered chirpy cacophony along the marshy wetland spots here. The winged species have thronged the heronry here in thousands for their annual nesting and breeding. “The arrival of local migrant birds has reestablished Bhitarkanika as one of the prominent heronries of the state”, said ...

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In a Remarkable Achievement, India gets its 37th WORLD UNESCO World HERITAGE SITE.

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Newdelhi:30/6/18;In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the “Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai ” has been inscribed on  UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The decision was taken at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Manama in Bahrain today. As recommended by the World Heritage Committee, India accepted the renaming of the ensemble as “Victorian Gothic and ...

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Bhitarkanika re-established itself as the largest habitat of nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles

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Kendrapada:29/6/18: With record number of nesting sites of endangered estuarine crocodiles sighted in Bhitarkanika, the national park has re-established itself as the largest habitat of these animals. A record number of 101 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles were spotted this time enumerators. Last year 80 sites had been spotted. The nesting spots have registered 25% rise this year, which is exceedingly ...

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Tata Steel celebrated World Environment Day across various locations,

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Mumbai:6/6/18; The Tata Steel, in its continuous endeavour towards shaping a sustainable future, celebrated World Environment Day across various locations, plants and division on Wednesday. With the year’s theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’, the Tata Steel observed the  day by undertaking several activities including plantation of saplings, generating awareness on environmental sustainability through programmes like posters and drawing competitions among school children ...

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World Environment Day 2018

The Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan releasing the State of Environment Report, at the State Environment Ministers’ Conference, as the part of the World Environment Day celebrations, in New Delhi on June 04, 2018.
	The Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Sushil Kumar Modi, the Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri C.K. Mishra and other dignitaries are also seen.

Newdelhi:4/06/18; Indian Navy has completed four years of its Green Initiatives Program on World Environment Day. The adoption of a comprehensive ‘Indian Navy Environment Conservation Roadmap’ has put Indian Navy on an ambitious path of synergising ‘Blue Water capability with a Green footprint’. The Navy’s concerted efforts of formulation and implementation of numerous policies aimed towards energy efficiency and environmental ...

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World Environment Day 2018 Celebrations Kick Off

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Newdelhi:1/06/18;The global celebrations of World Environment Day 2018, being hosted by India, kicked off with a total of three thematic sessions being held at Vigyan Bhawan here today.  Reflecting the “Beat Plastic Pollution” theme of this year’s World Environment Day, the inaugural session focussed on the management of plastic pollution.  In his special address on the occasion, Minister of State ...

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