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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.
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet announces secretary-level appointments  Apr 26, 10:41 pm
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.
Hope National Museum inferno acts as wake-up call for all buildings: Jairam Ramesh  Apr 26, 11:36 am
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.
FICCI, NACE together celebrate 'International Corrosion Awareness Day'  Apr 26, 11:23 am
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.
Govt. firm in providing 'permanent' remedy for drought: Javadekar  Apr 20, 1:02 pm
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".
Maharashtra Govt. providing all assistance in drought-hit regions, says Javadekar  Apr 11, 1:11 pm
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.
RBI taking steps to improve credit to MSMEs: Dy Governor Mundra  Apr 6, 4:01 pm
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.
'New rules to ensure disposal of hazardous waste in environmentally sound manner: Javadekar  Apr 3, 11:26 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Sunday released the Hazardous Waste Rules 2016 to distinguish hazardous waste from other wastes.
Casio to launch 'G-Shock Mudmaster' with twin sensors  Mar 29, 3:02 pm
Tokyo, Mar 29 (ANI): Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced launch of GG-1000, the latest addition to its line of G-Shock Mudmaster watches with a dust and mud-resistant structure that will withstand the harshest land environments.
Media should ask tougher questions to presidential candidates: Obama  Mar 29, 2:55 pm
Washington, Mar. 29(ANI): United States President Barack Obama laid a forceful critique of politicians and political journalists who cover Presidential elections for a circuslike environment and urged the journalists to ask tougher questions to the candidates vying to be the president.
This cheap eco-friendly battery can combat problems of lithium ion batteries  Mar 26, 2:30 pm
Washington, D.C., Mar. 26 (ANI): Chinese researchers from the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a novel, environmentally friendly low-cost battery that overcomes many of the problems of lithium ion batteries (LIB).
Common plastics chemical BPA can contribute in preterm births: Study   Mar 25, 3:05 pm
Washington, D.C., Mar. 25 (ANI): A new study has found higher concentrations of the common plastics chemical and environmental pollutant Bisphenol A or BPA in a pregnant mother's blood may be a contributing factor in preterm births.
Javedekar to represent Indian Govt. at Pakistan Day celebration  Mar 23, 6:13 pm
New Delhi, Mar.23 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar will represent the Indian Government at the Pakistan Day function at the Pakistan High Commission here this evening.
Will contest BJP plus in TN polls: Javadekar  Mar 23, 2:57 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the BJP was ready to forge an alliance with those who wish to join the party fold, adding that the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections will be fought under the guidance of central leadership.