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‘Urban forest’ set up at CAG’s office in Delhi

‘Urban forest’ set up at CAG’s office in Delhi

🕔18:30, 2.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 2  In a bid to control air pollution in the national capital, an urban forest has been set up in the park of the Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) office. On World Environment Day on June 5,

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Pollution needs systematic, scientific solution: Javadekar

Pollution needs systematic, scientific solution: Javadekar

🕔11:35, 22.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 22  The debate on pollution, particularly in the Delhi-NCR area, in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed heated and emotional appeals with members demanding either to declare an environmental emergency or take the issue up as a

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Environment Min nod to Indian Oil’s Panipat ethanol plant

Environment Min nod to Indian Oil’s Panipat ethanol plant

🕔13:04, 11.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 11  The Union Environment Ministry has given its clearance to Indian Oil Corporation for setting up a 2G ethanol plant in Panipat, it was announced on Sunday. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted: “Happy to inform that Environment

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Javadekar signs historic agreement pledging India to fight climate change

Javadekar signs historic agreement pledging India to fight climate change

🕔10:30, 23.Apr 2016

United Nations, April 23  Pledging the India’s commitment to fight global warming, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar signed the historic Paris climate change agreement Friday calling it “the triumph of collective wisdom” in the global race to save the planet.The key

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Javadekar hopeful of ‘good climate agreement’ in Paris

Javadekar hopeful of ‘good climate agreement’ in Paris

🕔11:26, 28.Nov 2015

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Nov 28  Ahead of global climate summit in Paris starting next week, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed hope that the world would be able to come out with a “good climate agreement” to

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Performance-based ratings for environment NGOs: Javadekar

Performance-based ratings for environment NGOs: Javadekar

🕔10:08, 7.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 7  Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that the government would come out with a new ranking system based on the performance of NGOs working in the field of environment, an official statement said. “The government

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Environment ministry to colour code industries

Environment ministry to colour code industries

🕔10:07, 8.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 8  India’s environment ministry has sought to classify industrial units in a category of colours based on their pollution potential, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said. Guided by the need for stringent action against more polluting industries, the

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Growth, environment can co-exist; India must lead fight on climate: PM

Growth, environment can co-exist; India must lead fight on climate: PM

🕔11:24, 7.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 7  Seeking to scotch “lies” being floated about the land acquisition bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted that it synergized India’s growth imperative with the need for environment protection, while calling for the country to

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India a leader in climate change efforts: Javadekar

India a leader in climate change efforts: Javadekar

🕔12:36, 4.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 4  Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said India’s commitment and the corresponding efforts in pursuing clean and renewable energy path demonstrated the country’s leadership in combating climate change. Speaking at the conference “Negotiating the Climate Cliff: India’s Climate

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India remained positive, proactive in Lima: Javadekar

India remained positive, proactive in Lima: Javadekar

🕔09:06, 20.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 20  India was “positive” and “proactive” in its approach to climate change negotiations that were concluded in Lima last week, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said. Unveiling a publication on climate change adaptation, he said in view of

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India committed to global fight on climate change: Javadekar

India committed to global fight on climate change: Javadekar

🕔11:29, 11.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 11  India is on the front lines of climate change but has the vision and political will to act despite serious resource constraints, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Lima. In view of the government’s focus on

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India must make alternative proposal on INDCs: Environmentalists

India must make alternative proposal on INDCs: Environmentalists

🕔11:23, 11.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 11  Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s statement at Lima that India will not support review of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) was termed “regressive” by environmental activists, who sought the country offer an alternative proposal. “Instead of

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India to take on twin challenges of fighting poverty, climate change : Javadekar

India to take on twin challenges of fighting poverty, climate change : Javadekar

🕔20:01, 24.Sep 2014

United Nations, Sep 24 With a slogan of “Development without destruction”, India’s message to the UN Climate Change Summit is that it will take on the twin challenges of fighting poverty and climate change. India will have to increase its

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17 infrastructure projects cleared by environment ministry : Javadekar

17 infrastructure projects cleared by environment ministry : Javadekar

🕔20:00, 11.Sep 2014

Hyderabad, Sep 11  Thursday said the perception of the ministry has changed in three months with clearance of 17 infrastructure projects which were pending under the previous government, transparency in procedures, simplification of rules and swift decision-making. He told reporters

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