ENVIRONMENT

FM Sitharaman, US Special Presidential Envoy discuss various climate change issues

WEB DESK Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry today met in New Delhi and discussed various issues related to climate change. Ms Sitharaman and Mr Kerry acknowledged the strong and shared interests between India and the US to combat climate change concerns. The need for enhanced climate … Continue reading FM Sitharaman, US Special Presidential Envoy discuss various climate change issues

Climate Change can be fought through policies, laws and behavioural change, says PM Modi

Receives CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, climate change can be fought through policies, laws, rules and orders as well as behavioural change. He stressed that behavioural change is the most powerful way to fight these challenges. He added that this spirit of behavioural … Continue reading Climate Change can be fought through policies, laws and behavioural change, says PM Modi

Govt to bring Cheetah back from extinction: Javadekar

AMN / WEB DESK The big cat will be a reality soon as the government will bring Cheetah back from extinction. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the government is working on reintroduction of Cheetah, which went extinct in 1952. He said, India has thriving wildlife and biodiversity with 70 per cent of global tiger population … Continue reading Govt to bring Cheetah back from extinction: Javadekar

Javadekar reviews performance of Marine wildlife protection Anti-Poaching Camps

AMN Union Minister for Environment, Forests, Climate Change and Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar is presently on a visit to Lakshadweep. The Minister visited Suhali, Bangaram and Thinnakara islands. He reviewed the performance of Marine wildlife protection Anti-Poaching Camps. He will leave for Kochi tomorrow morning via Agatti Airport.

Clean Air Programme to be implemented in 122 cities across India

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has informed that the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) will be implemented in 122 cities across the country. Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha today, Mr. Javadekar said that city specific polluting factors will be determined before the programme is rolled out.

Haryana has reduced instances of stubble burning by 25 %: Javadekar

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has informed that Haryana has reduced instances of stubble burning this year by 25 per cent. Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Mr. Javadekar said that stubble burning in the month of October and November especially in the states of Punjab and Haryana causes serious … Continue reading Haryana has reduced instances of stubble burning by 25 %: Javadekar

West Bengal: Forest Department conducts water birds census for first time

AMN The Forest Department has conducted water birds census for the first time in West Bengal. The study was conducted from 12th of January to 2nd of February in 54 different locations across the state. More than 800 persons including Forest staff, NGOs and Bird lovers were involved in this exercise. The rich biodiversity of … Continue reading West Bengal: Forest Department conducts water birds census for first time

India and International Energy Agency members sign framework for Strategic Partnership

WEB DESK India and International Energy Agency members have signed the framework for Strategic Partnership today to strengthen mutual trust and cooperation and enhance global energy security, stability and sustainability. This partnership will lead to an extensive exchange of knowledge and would be a stepping stone towards India becoming a full member of the International … Continue reading India and International Energy Agency members sign framework for Strategic Partnership

Pollution: SC asks Centre to come out with concrete steps to deal with stubble burning

AGENCIES / New Delhi The Supreme Court Monday asked the Centre to file an affidavit detailing “concrete steps” to deal in future with the situation of stubble burning, which is a major cause of air pollution in the Delhi-national capital region (NCR) during the winters. The order by a bench comprising Chief Justice S A … Continue reading Pollution: SC asks Centre to come out with concrete steps to deal with stubble burning

India has one of the lowest per capita emission: Power Minister

Staff Reporter Minister of Power R. K. Singh has said that India has one of the lowest per capita emissions and per capita energy consumption. Despite this, the country has made ambitious commitments to meet the global challenge posed by climate change. Mr Singh said this while presenting the 30th National Energy Conservation Awards. This … Continue reading India has one of the lowest per capita emission: Power Minister

SPORTS

Dutee Chand to receive Chhattisgarh Veerni Award

AMN Dutee Chand, the Jakarta Asian Games silver-medalist in 100 and 200 metres, will receive Chhattisgarh V ...

Odisha CM felicitates star cyclist Swasti Singh

WEB DESK Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated star cyclist Swasti Singh. Praising her eff ...

خبرنامہ

قرآن کریم اور اس کی 26 آیتیں: صرف ترجمہ نہیں ،تفسیر بھی پڑھیں

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TECH AWAAZ

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

It is time to relish ‘Sadabahar’ mango

By Andalib Akhter A farmer from Kota, Rajasthan has developed an innovative mango variety called ‘Sadabah ...

Indian Army Closes Down Military Farms

WEB DESK After 132 years of glorious service to the nation, curtains were drawn on Military Farms. These Fa ...

MEDIA

There is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media: Govt

AMN / WEB DESK The government has said that there is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media. I ...

Centre approves financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh in death cases of journalists

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The Government today said that it has approved financial assistance of 5 lakh ru ...