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Kolkata shivers at 11.6 degree celsius Kolkata, Dec 28 (IBNS) With the city gearing up for new year celebration this week, the mercury in Kolkata dipped to 11.6 degree celsius on Sunday, officials said. 28-Dec-2014
Kolkata continues to shiver Kolkata, Dec 27 (IBNS): Kolkata continued to feel the chill as the mercury dropped to 11.7 degree celsius on Saturday. 27-Dec-2014
Marking 10 years since Indian Ocean tsun New York, Dec 27 (IBNS): It has been ten years since a massive tsunami swept across the Indian Ocean killing more than 200,000 people and devastating coastline communities from Indonesia to Somalia. On Friday, the world is much better prepared to mitigate such disasters, senior United Nations officials have declared. 27-Dec-2014
Kolkata experiences coldest day of the s Kolkata, Dec 26 (IBNS) Kolkata experienced the coldest day of the season as the mercury dropped to 11.4 degrees Celsius on Friday, three notches below normal. 26-Dec-2014
10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, Asi New York, Dec 23 (IBNS) Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami hit South and Southeast Asia, countries in the region are better prepared to deal with tragedies, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday, while stressing that there is still room for improvement. 23-Dec-2014
Kolkata hosts youth seminar at Indian I Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS): Recognising the multi-dimensional potential of young minds in realising the sustainable development goals, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in collaboration with The Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports conducted an interactive youth seminar at the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management in Kolkata to sensitise young minds on issues pertaining to safe water access in the world, with a special focus on regional issues and finding sustainable solutions through innovation and collaboration with young minds. 20-Dec-2014
Germany commits additional Rs 3900 crore New Delhi, Dec 19 (IBNS) To support India in developing its Green Energy Corridors, Germany committed additional funding of Euros 500 million (INR 3900 Crore) under the Indo-German Bilateral Development Cooperation. 19-Dec-2014
Flights delayed due to thick fog in Delh New Delhi, Dec 19 (IBNS): As many as 40 flights were affected in Delhi for poor visibility owing to dense fog on Friday morning, media reports said. 19-Dec-2014
Schneider Electric India declares Bangal Bangalore, Dec 18 (IBNS): Schneider Electric India Foundation (SEIF), the social commitment of Schneider Electric India, on Thursday organised the grand finale of 'Green Championship 2014' under its 'Conserve My Planet' program at Gangothri International Public School. 18-Dec-2014
Allow States to make laws to curb enviro Mumbai, Dec 16 (IBNS) : Gujarat Pollution Control Board chairman KU Mistry said the state governments must be given the power to enact environmental laws and rules to strengthen them to control pollution and push for sustainable development. 17-Dec-2014
Govt is committed to clean up the Ganga Allahabad, Dec 15 (IBNS): Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said that the Centre was committed to cleaning up the Ganga within three years. 15-Dec-2014
'Only by acting together' will world tra New York, Dec 11 (IBNS) Only by acting together will world leaders transform the climate challenge into an opportunity to fundamentally rethink how we grow our economies and create a safer, healthier, more liveable world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. 13-Dec-2014
At Lima climate talks, UN launches new c New York, Dec 11 (IBNS) The launch of a new coalition spearheaded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and focused on boosting renewable energy usage around the world was announced on Wednesdayas Member States head into the final three-day stretch of a major UN climate conference in Lima, Peru aimed at tackling the imminent threat of climate change. 13-Dec-2014
Ban urges Lima conference to agree draft New York, Dec 10 (IBNS): Urging the 20th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to “act now,” UN officials in Lima, Peru stressed on Tuesday that fully tackling the impacts of man-made climate change requires a transformation – not mere "tinkering" with past agreements and pledges. 10-Dec-2014
Indian Ocean: UN warns of uptick in clan New York, Dec 6 (IBNS) More people are risking their lives to cross the Indian Ocean on smuggler's boats despite the great risks involved, including the prospect of "horrific violence," the United Nations refugee agency warned on Friday. 06-Dec-2014
UN report urges more funds for climate c New York, Dec 6 (IBNS) Despite public funding of climate change adaptation measures reaching as high as $26 billion in 2012-2013, a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report predicts a significant funding gap after 2020 unless new and additional finance for adaptation is made available. 06-Dec-2014
2014 set to be hottest year on record, w New York, Dec 4 (IBNS) The United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Wednesday announced that 2014 is on track to becoming the hottest year ever recorded due to a combination of record-breaking global sea temperatures and record-high greenhouse gas emissions, amid wider warnings that the ravaging effects of climate change continue to impact the planet unabated. 04-Dec-2014
Lima conference set to 'write history' a New York, Dec 2 (IBNS) The international community "must write history" on climate action and build momentum towards a new universal agreement to be adopted in 2015, a senior United Nations official declared on Monday as she opened a two-week UN climate conference held in Lima, Peru. 02-Dec-2014
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