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'Pro-poor' PM Modi launches eco-friendly boats in Varanasi May 1, 7:54 pm
Varanasi (U.P.), May 1 (ANI): Asserting that a finally a pro-poor government is in power after several successive pro-rich governments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the launch of environment friendly E-boats would empower the economically weaker section of boat operators of Varanasi.
PM Modi rides in an 'e-boat' in Varanasi's Assi Ghat May 1, 6:42 pm
Varanasi, May.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a ride in an e-boat at a function in Varanasi's Assi Ghat, where he would later launch environment-friendly solar powered "E-Boats" in his Lok Sabha constituency.
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): The movement of boats between Shivala ghat to Assi ghat in Varanasi have been prohibited as part of the stringent security measures put in place ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the river bank, where he will launch environment-friendly "E-Boats" later this evening.
U'khand: Govt. assures commitment in dousing flames May 1, 12:37 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Asserting the government's priority at this point of time is to douse the fire which has blazed about thousands of hectares in Uttarakhand, Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that around 6,000 people have been deployed for fire fighting operations in the region.
One-third of autistic kids likelier to wander off May 1, 11:45 am
Washington D.C, May 1 (ANI): Kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a tendency to wander away from an adult or caregiver, according to a recent study.
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): The Braj Foundation, a Vrindavan-based NGO working for the conservation and restoration of environmental and cultural heritage of Braj- the land of Radha Krishna, has been undertaking a massive exercise to restore and revive ancient water bodies associated with legends of Lord Krishna.
Air pollutants put you at risk of numerous cancers Apr 30, 12:24 pm
Washington D.C, Apr 30 (ANI): A team of researchers has linked long-term exposure to environmental pollutants to an increased risk of mortality from many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population.
Dilip Parulekar hails MoEF amendment to 2011 CRZ notification Apr 28, 9:31 pm
Panjim, Apr. 28(ANI): Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar today hailed the Union Ministry for Environment and Forests for the draft amendment to the CRZ notification of 2011 giving respite to shack operators from dismantling their structures during the monsoons.
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): Ashok Lavasa, Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has been placed as Secretary, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
New Delhi, Apr.26 (ANI): Expressing his anguish over the massive fire at the FICCI building in the national capital which destroyed the Natural History Museum, former environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday hoped that this incident acts as a wake-up call for all buildings.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): NACE International Gateway India Section (NIGIS) of NACE International, a global leader in the corrosion engineering jointly with FICCI celebrated the objective of creating awareness about the menace of corrosion and to protect the people, environment and assets from corrosion through various activities.
Environment Ministry orders fire audit of all museums post Natural History Museum inferno Apr 26, 9:37 am
New Delhi, Apr.26 (ANI): In the wake of massive fire at the FICCI building in the national capital that destroyed Natural History Museum, Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday ordered energy and fire audit of all the 34 museums present across the country.
Foreign minister says Lanka to pass bills to create efficient environment for investors Apr 25, 7:00 pm
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Apr.25 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said Monday that the government plans to pass a series of bills that will create a more suitable investment environment in the country.
Javadekar hails 'historic' signing of Paris agreement by 171 nations Apr 23, 12:43 pm
Paris, Apr. 23 (ANI): Hailing the signing of the Paris agreement on climate change by 171 nations as "historic", Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said it is a triumph of collective wisdom, and reiterated that India will reduce emission intensity by 35 percent.
How certain genes can add years to your life Apr 23, 10:09 am
Washington D.C, Apr 23 (ANI): With our finite time in this world, we ought to make the most out of it. Now, a new research shows that certain genes, when coupled with a healthy environment that includes exercise, can lengthen lifespan.
Offer 'reverence and gratitude' to planet: PM Modi on Earth Day Apr 22, 9:30 am
New Delhi, Apr.22 (ANI): With India set to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change in New York today on the occasion of Earth Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the nation to offer 'reverence and gratitude' to mother earth, which has given mankind everything it needs for survival.
Paris Agreement on climate change to be signed today in New York Apr 22, 8:53 am
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): India will sign the Paris Agreement on climate change in New York today at a high-level ceremony convened by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar will sign the agreement.
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): Asserting that several parts of the nation was staggering under the adverse effects of drought, Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said the government is firm in providing a stable and permanent remedy to the crisis and prepare the resilience in the economy to face such situations.
Congress hatched conspiracy with 'political agenda': Javadekar on Ishrat Jahan case Apr 20, 12:06 pm
New Delhi, Apr.20 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday questioned the Congress Party's silence over reports claiming that former home minister P. Chidambaram had signed the first affidavit in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, and accused the grand old party of hatching a conspiracy against the people of India with a political agenda.
Two-day MindMine Summit to discuss India's future in evolving politico-economic environment Apr 19, 6:20 pm
New Delhi, Apr.19 (ANI-Businesswire India): MindMine Summit, one of India's most influential public discourse platforms,will hold its two-day 10th edition here from April 21.
'Unholy' alliances cannot defeat 'holy' BJP: Javadekar Apr 17, 4:15 pm
Chennai, Apr. 17 (ANI): Taking on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's call to all political parties to unite against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to defeat in upcoming elections, Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said it will remain a dream and people throw such alliances out even if they succeeded by chance in Bihar - "unholy alliances cannot defeat holy BJP".
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Monday said what is being witnessed in Maharashtra in terms of drought is a natural calamity and added that the state government is providing all assistance to those in distress.
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India is taking a number of steps to ensure timely credit availability as also improving cash flow to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which stand as the beacon of hope in an otherwise difficult economic environment.
Pak assures China of CPEC security Apr 6, 1:54 pm
Islamabad, Apr. 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has reassured China that its military will ensure a secure environment for the timely completion of the multi-billion-dollar network of roads and rails connecting the Gwadar deep seaport with Xinjiang.
Sustenance of mankind depends on environmentally sustainable mining practices: President Apr 5, 2:58 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that sustenance of mankind depends only on environmentally sustainable mining practices.
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