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Experts at UN conference call for action New York, Aug 28 (IBNS) Experts are urging the international community to act fast to reduce climate change and its health consequences at the first-ever global conference on health and climate, which opened on Wednesday at the Geneva headquarters of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO). 28-Aug-2014
Assam flood situation worsens Guwahati, Aug 27 (IBNS): The overall flood situation in Assam could worsen with heavy rainfall expected in the next 48 hours. 27-Aug-2014
"Renewable energy a win-win solution for New Delhi,Aug 25 (IBNS): Former Union Minister Suresh P Prabhu on Monday released a series of reports on 'Renewable Energy Jobs and Finance' published by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). 26-Aug-2014
Briefing Security Council, senior offici New York, Aug 22 (IBNS) The Security Council on Thursday expressed its commitment to consider and use the tools of the United Nations system to ensure that warning signals about potential conflicts trigger "early, concrete preventive action," as senior UN officials urged the body to take up the challenge of helping move the Organization from a culture of reaction towards one of prevention. 22-Aug-2014
Union Minister echoes Greenpeace's conce New Delhi, Aug 21 (IBNS): Expressing serious concern on the issue of pesticides residue in tea, Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in a recent media interview, raised questions on the safety of consumers. 21-Aug-2014
Mild earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh New Delhi, Aug 21 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit the northern state of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. 21-Aug-2014
BSF men set Limca Book of Records in tre New Delhi, Aug 19 (IBNS) In a special tree planting drive on Tuesday, Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, in a concerted team effort, set a LIMCA Book of Record by planting saplings at all BSF locations. 20-Aug-2014
Strong earthquake hits Iran, 50 injured Tehran, Aug 18 (IBNS): At least 50 people injured as an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit western Iran, close to the border with Iraq, on Monday, media reports said. 18-Aug-2014
Climate change adaptation can help promo New York, Aug 14 (IBNS) Investing in ways to adapt to climate change will promote the livelihood of 65 per cent of Africans, the United Nations environmental agency reported, warning also that failing to address the phenomenon could reverse decades of development progress on the continent. 14-Aug-2014
SC raps govt on Ganga clean up, seeks ex New Delhi, Aug 13 (IBNS) The Supreme Court has rapped the BJP government at the centre on the pace of cleaning up the Ganga, saying it has no urgency to save the river while having time for lesser issues. 13-Aug-2014
"SW monsoon rainfall over the country li New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, MoS in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Space & Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the latest estimate suggested that the 2014 southwest monsoon season rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be 87 percent of the LPA with a model error of 4 percent. 12-Aug-2014
All efforts will be made for revival of New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Tuesday said that the Centre is committed to the revival of the ancient Saraswati river. 12-Aug-2014
All efforts will be made for revival of New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Tuesday said that the Centre is committed to the revival of the ancient Saraswati river. 12-Aug-2014
New Delhi to BASIC Ministerial Meeting f New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS) The 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting will be held in New Delhi from Thursday. 06-Aug-2014
Global warming is man-made phenomenon: S New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, MoS in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Space & Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said that global warming and climate change are man-made phenomena and therefore the remedy also lies to a large extent on greater public awareness. 06-Aug-2014
Siddha Group plants trees at Kolkata Mai Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): Siddha Group in association with Indian Army, Eastern Region, Kolkata Municipal Corporation and Centre for Contemporary Communication celebrated Forest Week recently in Kolkata by organizing a mass tree plantation at Maidan. 03-Aug-2014
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