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Focus on 4 'I's, maintaining the quality of forest, says Javadekar  Sep 2, 7:07 pm
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): The Minister of State of environment, forest and climate change, Prakash Javadekar, on Wednesday emphasised that forest and wildlife officers must focus on the 4 'I's - Image, Innovation, Initiative and Interaction.
Lebanese police eject 'You Stink' protestors from Beirut office  Sep 2, 11:38 am
New York, Sep. 2 (ANI): Police in Lebanon have ejected demonstrators from the "You Stink" movement, who were protesting against a garbage pileup and political dysfunction, at the environment minister's office in downtown Beirut.
Steelbird Entertainment releases bhajan album 'Krishnapriya'  Aug 31, 2:05 pm
New Delhi, Aug.31 (ANI-NewsVoir): Krishna, Kanhaiya, Govind, Gopal, Nandlal, Brijesh, Kanhaa. As the name suggests, Krishna is an endeavor to create harmony and a blissful environment of peace amidst this present-day scenario of unrest, turmoil and stress.
Smart cities will give quality, decent life to citizens: Venkaiah Naidu  Aug 27, 1:14 pm
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that smart cities will enable a clean environment and provide smart solutions to problems.
'Smart City' initiative should not create disintegrated, non-inclusive cities, says Bhattacharya  Aug 25, 6:51 pm
New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, P Bhattacharya, has emphasised the need for caution in the development of 'Smart Cities' lest the provision of a safe city environment leads to creation of class divisions between perceived smart citizens and other citizens debarred from availing of the facilities and opportunities of a 'Smart City'.
Bangladesh Bank Governor urges SAARC nations to develop environment friendly trade practices  Aug 25, 5:28 pm
Mumbai, Aug. 25 (ANI): Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor of Bangladesh Bank, today said the need of the hour is to develop socially inclusive, sustainable and environmental-friendly trade practices even as SAARC countries aim for financial integration in the region.
Pak looking for ways to wriggle out of NSA talks: Sushma  Aug 22, 4:49 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 22 (ANI): Asserting that an effective dialogue between India and Pakistan is possible only in a terror free environment, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday gave a response to Pakistan's take on the joint statement issued last month in Ufa, Russia.
Manipur entrepreneur Ranjit Meitei generating jobs for others  Aug 22, 12:18 pm
Imphal, Aug.22 (ANI): Youth in Manipur are driven by a burning desire to become financially independent and make it big in life.
Japanese companies take initiatives to protect environment  Aug 20, 6:47 pm
Hanoi/ Tokyo, Aug. 20 (ANI): As part of corporate social responsibility, Japan's Aeon company has taken the initiative to plant trees and protect the environment.
FICCI says IIP data for June suggests visible growth of economy  Aug 12, 7:43 pm
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI):"There are some visible signs of growth in manufacturing and we hope that this momentum could be sustained. However, the turnaround in investments will take some more time and efforts should be to expedite infrastructure and other projects and provide a more simplified business environment for starting and operating business," said Dr.Jyotsna Suri, President, FICCI, on Wednesday.
'Target date for introduction of GST is April 1, 2016': Jaitley  Aug 11, 4:18 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that the target date for introduction of the Goods and Services Tax, that would create an enabling environment in terms of the legal regime required for introduction of the GST in this country, is April 1, 2016.
Congress is still in 'emergency' mindset, says Javadekar  Aug 10, 6:05 pm
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Monday lashed out at the Congress for obstructing the passage of GST Bill in the Parliament, saying the grand old party is still in the 'emergency' mindset.
Javadekar attacks Congress, says 'don't hinder India's progress, come for discussion'  Aug 8, 11:00 pm
Mumbai, Aug 8 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Saturday asked the Congress Party not to hinder India's progress and challenged the party to come for a discussion instead of frequently disrupting Parliamentary proceedings.
Delhi Govt. to implement NGT's order regarding environmental compensation  Aug 8, 9:38 am
New Delhi, Aug. 8 (ANI): The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Government is going to implement the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order asking every household to pay a minimum environment compensation of Rs 100 for generating sewage.
Javadekar: Congress is holding the democracy to ransom for their ego  Aug 7, 5:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday slammed Congress for carrying their Parliamentary logjam into the third week saying the opposition was holding the nation to ransom just for their ego.
Govt. has undertaken number of steps to improve ease of doing business: Sitharaman  Aug 5, 8:41 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 5 (ANI): Asserting that the Centre has undertaken a number of steps to improve ease of doing business in India, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the ministries and state governments have been advised to simplify and rationalize the regulatory environment through business process reengineering and use of information technology amongst the other important steps.
Centre is continous dialogue with states to boost exports, says Sitharaman  Aug 5, 5:49 pm
New Delhi, Aug.5 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the government has created a Council for Trade Development and Promotion on July 3 this year with the objective of ensuring a continuous dialogue with state governments and union territories on measures for providing an international trade enabling environment in the states and to create a framework for making states active partners in boosting India's exports.
Sonia, Rahul responsible for Parliament logjam: Javadekar  Aug 4, 6:07 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi are responsible for the logjam in the Parliament.
Obama takes 'historic step', unveils revised Clean Power Plan  Aug 4, 1:45 pm
London, Aug. 4 (ANI): President Barack Obama along with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy unveiled the revised Clean Power Plan at the White House today.
Somnath Bharti justifies 'safer Delhi for beautiful women' remark  Aug 4, 11:35 am
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti on Tuesday defended his 'safer Delhi for beautiful women' remark by saying that he had just used a proverb to set a benchmark for ensuring a secure environment for girls and women.
Parliament logjam: Govt. strikes reconciliatory note, says 'ready for discussion'  Aug 2, 1:50 pm
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Asserting that the government is always open for discussion, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday expressed hope that wisdom will prevail and the Congress will stop creating hindrances in the Parliament.
Obama to unveil fresh environmental rules to cut down carbon emissions  Aug 2, 12:19 pm
London, August 2 (ANI): President Barrack Obama will on Monday unveil a set of environmental regulations devised to sharply cut down greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's power plants.
Congress blames BJP, PM Modi for logjam in Parliament   Aug 2, 11:59 am
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday hit back at Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar for blaming the opposition for the ongoing logjam in the Parliament, saying the BJP did not allow the House to function for three successive sessions of the Lok Sabha during the UPA regime.
Environment Secretary to address FICCI-ICRIER sustainable development event  Aug 1, 4:49 pm
New Delhi, Aug.1 (ANI): Environment Secretary Ashok Lavasa will address a conference on "Strategies for Sustainable Development: Climate Action, Financial Reform" here on Monday.
Zimbabwe calls for lion Cecil's poacher to face trial  Jul 31, 4:56 pm
London, July 31 (ANI): Zimbabwe's Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri has called for the United States dentist who killed Cecil the lion to face trial for financing an illegal hunt.