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Sachin named UNEP's Goodwill Ambassador

Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was Thursday named a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Environment Programme.Tendulkar will use his massive global popularity to raise awareness and harness......

Citizens swarm Chennai's beaches for Operation Cleanup

Over 5,000 volunteers from 120 corporates, NGOs, schools, colleges, running groups, social organisations and individuals participated in the massive Chennai Coastal Cleanup drive held on June 7......

IITs offer Modi lifeline to save Ganga

The IIT plan is at the heart of Narendra Modi's ambitious plan to restore the river's glory.Rashme Sehgal reports for Rediff.com In 2010, then environment minister Jairam Ramesh had assigned a......

China's mandarins get candid about problems ahead

Premier Li Keqiang highlighted his government’s performance in the last one year and the challenges ahead in various fields. Compared to other reports by his predecessors, Li spoke more......

Rahul follows a weird political calculus

Rahul Gandhi's decision to stay absent from the opening week of Parliament's Budget session has left Congress leaders dumbstruck. 'He is anything but astute or charismatic. He believes the Congress......

Amazing photos reveal the state of world environment

The United Nations Environment Programme established World Environment Day in 1972 and every year for the past 40 years, countries around the world have dedicated June 5 to environmental causes.......

UN's India solar programme wins award

A United Nations programme which has helped bring solar powered electricity to some 100,000 people across 18,000 rural Indian households has won the prestigious UN-21 award for efficiency and......

Indian is UNDP A-Pac bureau chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Ajay Chhibber of India as United Nations Development Programme's assistant secretary-general, assistant administrator and director of its Regional......

How 46 million Indians are being slowly poisoned

Water from as many as 78,508 rural habitations is contaminated by arsenic, fluoride, iron or nitrate, finds out Chaitanya Mallapur/IndiaSpend.com. Around 46 million people in India - or the size of......

How much is Mother Earth worth?

Pricing can help prioritise the best use of conservation efforts and funding Researchers have assigned financial values to some of Earth’s most important natural resources. In 2012,......
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Why Punjab is exporting wheat and importing flour

Punjab, the food bowl of the country, is a net importer of atta. With wheat procurement touching 100 lakh tonnes this year, and with wheat stocks... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/chandigarh/punjab-exporting-wheat-importing-flour/article1-1365735.aspx
Ecuador, first stop on Pope tour, highlights …

QUITO (Reuters) - It is one of the most biodiverse nations on earth, boasting Amazon rainforest, Andean mountains and the Galapagos Islands, where... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/ecuador-first-stop-pope-tour-highlights-environment-exhortation-183503121.html
Smart Cities and Urban Mirages

PRIME Minister Modi recently launched one of his pet programmes, namely setting up 100 smart cities, along with plans for upgrading 500 towns and... ...

http://peoplesdemocracy.in/2015/0705_pd/smart-cities-and-urban-mirages
3.5 cr Eco Stewards to Protect Nature

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Forests and Wildlife Department has launched a programme to steer 3.5 crore citizens in Kerala to become the stewards of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/3.5-cr-Eco-Stewards-to-Protect-Nature/2015/07/03/article2899481.ece
Non-Lethal Weapons Market Report 2015-2025 - Less-Lethal Anti-Personnel & Anti-Vehicle Systems for Law..

/PRNewswire/ -- The non-lethal weapons market is expected to record strong growth rates over the next decade. Non-lethal weapons are becoming a... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=67554080

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