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  • Progress Urged As Bangkok Climate Talks Open To Prepare Paris Agreement Implementation

    Bangkok :  Against the backdrop of severe and record heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and floods across the world, governments are convening a supplementary meeting in Bangkok to prepare the implementation guidelines of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The guidelines are needed to make the Paris Agreement work fairly and transparently for all.   Following a two-year […]

    Monsoon likely to become more active across country this week, says MeT department

    Monsoon is expected to become more active across the country this week. Additional Director General, MeT Department Mritunjay Mohapatra said in New Delhi that there is a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal which will make the Monsoon more active and is likely to bring good showers over central India, reducing overall rain deficiency. […]

    Centre unlocks over 66 thousand crore green fund to increase country’s forest cover

    The Centre has unlocked more than 66,000 crore rupees to increase the country’s forest cover. The fund is an accumulated amount of money which user agencies have been depositing as compensation for diverting forest land for non-forest purposes, including industries and infrastructure, over the last 10 years. The Centre has finally notified the rules for […]

    Forests key to achieving climate goals: Study

    Trying to tackle climate change by replacing forests with crops for bio-energy power stations that capture carbon dioxide could instead increase the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere, scientists said. Biomass Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) power stations are designed to produce energy and store the resulting carbon dioxide (CO2) in bedrock deep […]

    WWF release 6 bison into North Caucasus wilderness to preserve wildlife

    The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) released six young bison into the wilds of the North Caucasus on Thursday as part of a program to restore wild populations in the region. The bison, all between two and three years of age, come from diverse backgrounds so as to increase the diversity of the gene […]

    RWA, NBCC to jointly start a Monsoon Tree Plantation drive in Delhi’s New Moti Bagh

    New Delhi: Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Office Dr. P. K. Mishra and a host of other senior Government functionaries today came together for a plantation drive for enhancing green cover at New Moti Bagh (NMB) residential colony developed by NBCC (India) Ltd. The plantation drive was a joint initiative between the Resident Welfare Association […]

    India-Israel collaborate to strengthen sectors of agriculture, healthcare and environment

    New Delhi, : The growing India-Israel relationship took a step further as six Israeli startups with innovative technologies in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and water management interacted with various Indian businesses. The innovation week 23-27 July was jointly started over a year ago by Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Mr. […]

    International Tiger Day being celebrated today

    International Tiger Day is being celebrated today. Global Tiger Day is celebrated every year on 29 July to raise awareness about tiger conservation. In Madhya Pradesh, State Tiger Foundation Society of Forest Department is organizing wall painting competition in 6 cities to raise awareness and support for tiger conservation. Our correspondent reports that students and […]

    Govt allows sugar mills to manufacture ethanol directly from sugarcane juice

    The government has decided to allow sugar mills to manufacture ethanol directly from sugarcane juice or intermediate product called B-molasses. The sugarcane control order of 1966 has been amended in this regard as notified by the Union Food Ministry. The move would help mills divert cane juice for ethanol manufacturing during surplus years. So far, […]

    Government raises Fair & Remunerative price of Sugarcane

    In a major effort to boost the income of farmers Government decides to raise the fair and remunerative price of sugarcane, cabinet raises  FRP to rupees 275 per quintal. The government has increased the fair and remunerative price (FRP) of sugarcane by Rs 20 per quintal to Rs 275 for the forthcoming 2018-19 sugar season, […]