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Bihar bans use of bottled water in govt offices to protect environment

In a first of its kind in the country, the Bihar government has directed its officials not to use bottled water in government offices and meetings, in a bid to protect the environment and to......

Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

South Korean missile defence: US, China on collision course

Deployment of THAAD in South Korea could unfold a new cataclysm in the Korean Peninsula with unwelcome prospects, notes Dr Rajaram Panda. In response to North Korea's nuclear and missile threat,......

Boris Johnson says he won't run for PM, Conservative leadership

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson has declared that he will not stand in the race to become the next British prime minister or Conservative Party leader. “Having consulted colleagues and in......

SC refuses to stay culling of nilgai, wild boar, monkeys

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to put a stay on the killing of Nilgai, wild boar and monkey in the states of Bihar, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh as of now. The Supreme Court asked the......

US award for ArcelorMittal

Recognising its contribution to environment protection through energy efficiency, the US government has selected Indian billionaire Lakshmi Mittal-led ArcelorMittal for its Energy Star Partner of......

Real estate could be exempted from central environmental rules

Urban ministry changes rule before public consultation by environment ministry. Following the NDA government’s “Ease of Business” mantra, the environment ministry has proposed......

Adani's Australia coal mine project faces another legal hurdle

Whitsunday Residents Against Dumping, claiming to save the Great Barrier Reef, brought an application to the Queensland Supreme Court that sought a hearing to determine whether the state's......

'You can't stand on a podium and preach to India'

'India is no longer the India of the '70s and the '80s.''It's a large country with the fastest growing economy.''In working with India, you just can't go and humiliate the nation publicly.' USIBC......

How dangerous is plastic packaging?

After recognising its adverse health effects, the govt has now dismissed its own lab reports to conclude that the evidence against plastic is insufficient, says Nitin Sethi. Image: FSSAI in its......

Zhangjiakou has training schools and overseas projects for winter sports, says mayor

A villager walks along billboards with the bidding logo of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics near Genting Ski Resort, which could host some Olympic skiing events, in Chongli county of Zhangjiakou.......
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US seeks extradition of Kickass Torrents boss

The United States confirmed on Thursday that it was seeking the extradition of the alleged boss of the world's biggest online piracy site, Kickass... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2016/jul/22/us-seeks-extradition-of-kickass-torrents-boss/c66dc5441c749c62c60ce98186e842a3
CM tells officials to expedite permission for M-sand units

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday directed officials to clear pending applications before the government seeking permission to establish... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/559438/cmamp8200tells-officials-expedite-permission-m.html
Three US states sue Volkswagen, say execs covered up diesel cheating

Senior executives at Volkswagen AG including its former chief executive covered up evidence that the German automaker had cheated on U.S. diesel... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/three-us-states-sue-volkswagen-say-execs-covered-up-diesel-cheating-news-crime-qhtuFGdgadfdg.html
Women facing sexual harassment to get 90-day paid leave

The Central government’s women employees who have filed complaints of sexual harassment can now get a paid leave of three months while the... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/women-facing-sexual-harassment-get-90-day-paid-leave-837
Citizens urged to plant saplings to protect environment

Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav today exhorted every citizen to strive for protection of the environment. Participating in... ...

http://www.siasat.com/news/citizens-urged-plant-saplings-protect-environment-986525/

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