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PM remembers 'dedication, determination New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday remembered the dedication, determination and untiring efforts of the Indian scientists on the occasion of National Science Day. 28-Feb-2015
New tool launched for effective water ma New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): The Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) Water India 2015 event on Friday launched the new version of the India Water Tool (IWT 2.0), which helps users understand water risks and prioritise actions for sustainable water management. 27-Feb-2015
7.0 earthquake hits Indonesia Jakarta, Feb 27 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia on Friday, officials said. 27-Feb-2015
Bhopal gas victims ask Javadekar to take Bhopal, Feb 24 (IBNS): Five organisations working for the welfare of the survivors of the December '84 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal on Tuesday announced the possibility of a comprehensive scientific assessment of the contamination around the Union Carbide factory by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 24-Feb-2015
NCMC reviews situation of blockage on Ph New Delhi, Feb 20 (IBNS) The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) met hereon Friday, under the Chairmanship of the Cabinet Secretary, Ajit Seth to discuss the situation arising out of blockage of Phuktal River due to a massive landslide in Kargil District of Jammu & Kashmir. 20-Feb-2015
Tapan Misra takes over as Director of S Bangalore, Feb 20 (IBNS) Tapan Misra, an outstanding scientist and Deputy Director, Microwave Remote Sensing Area of ISRO’s Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad, has assumed the office of the Director, SAC. 20-Feb-2015
Drought stricken Cape Verde to receive r New York, Feb 19 (IBNS) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday announced that it will provide urgently needed food crop seeds, animal feed and drip irrigation equipment to help thousands of people in drought-stricken Cape Verde, while also helping to build resilience and make agriculture less dependent on unpredictable rains. 19-Feb-2015
Aditya Birla Group to host Solar Impulse New Delhi, Feb 18 (IBNS): This March, Solar Impulse begins an attempt to be the first solar-powered airplane to fly around the world, powered only by the sun's rays. 18-Feb-2015
Invest in cities and renewable energy: M New Delhi, Feb 18 (IBNS): Welcoming India's efforts to confront climate change, the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Michael Bloomberg, said on Tuesday that the country was incredibly well placed to capitalise on the benefits of renewable energy. 18-Feb-2015
As Kyoto Protocol turns 10, UN says 'fir New York, Feb 17 (IBNS) As momentum builds towards negotiations in Paris next year on a universal climate agreement, the United Nations announced today that early analysis shows that countries with targets under the landmark Kyoto Protocol – the world's first emission reduction treaty – have collectively exceeded their original ambition. 17-Feb-2015
Air Quality inside Delhi schools very un New Delhi, Feb 16 (IBNS): The air-quality monitoring survey carried out by Greenpeace inside five prominent schools across Delhi found the PM2.5 levels to be 4 times the Indian safety limits and 10 times that of the World Health Organisation’s. 16-Feb-2015
States agree key document on route to cl New York, Feb 14 (IBNS) A key milestone on the route to a new, universal agreement on climate change was reached on Fridayin Geneva, with a week of United Nations-facilitated discussions among over 190 States ending with successful conclusion of the negotiating text for a binding treaty expected to be adopted in Paris at the end of this year. 14-Feb-2015
UN agency, Swiss scientists team up to c New York, Feb 11 (IBNS) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced on Tuesdaythat it is teaming up with a Swiss institute using computer technology to study biological data in combatting dangerous viral infections such as bird flu that strike animals but can also be transmitted to humans. 11-Feb-2015
Assam forest minister instructs official Guwahati, Feb 7 (IBNS) : Assam forest minister Atuwa Munda on Saturday instructed top officials of the department to take all actions to protect wild life including poaching incidents in the state. 07-Feb-2015
Dawn gets closer views of Ceres Washington, Feb 6 (IBNS) NASA on Friday said its Dawn spacecraft, on approach to dwarf planet Ceres, has acquired its latest and closest-yet snapshot of this mysterious world. 06-Feb-2015
UN agency boosts aid for Malawi's flood New York, Feb 5 (IBNS) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced on Wednesday that it is scaling-up its efforts in Malawi, following weeks of devastating floods that have displaced large numbers of people and presented complex challenges for that country’s Government. 05-Feb-2015
Low intensity quake felt in Kashmir regi Srinagar, Feb 5 (IBNS) A low intense earthquake hit Kashmir region early on Wednesday morning. 05-Feb-2015
India committed to issues on climate cha New Delhi, Feb 3 (IBNS) Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar has said that government's initiatives, efforts, and action plans to pursue the clean and renewable energy path had put India in a leadership position in dealing with climate change issues. 03-Feb-2015
India playing a leadership role in fight New Delhi, Feb 3 (IBNS): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that India was already demonstrating leadership in the fight against climate change. 03-Feb-2015
21st century 'hottest' on record as glob New York,Feb 3 (IBNS) Devastating weather patterns and increasing temperatures will last into the foreseeable future as global warming is expected to continue, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed on Monday as it explained that 2014’s ranking as the “hottest year on record” is part of a larger climate trend. 03-Feb-2015
Kolkata hosts International Workshop on Kolkata, Feb 2 (IBNS): International and national experts, who attended an international meeting on climate change held in Kolkata recently, agreed that the climate vulnerability of Sunderbans should become a global agenda after taking a day long visit to the climate change impacted areas of the pristine ecosystem. 03-Feb-2015
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