Category: Environment & Ecology
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International-day-disaster-reduction

In news International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is observed annually on 13th of October with a view to spread awareness about natural disaster and various ways to manage ...

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India Supreme Court bans fireworks in Delhi

India Supreme Court bans fireworks in Delhi

In news India’s supreme court has banned the sale of fireworks in Delhi during the upcoming Diwali festival, hoping to prevent the usual spike in toxic air pollution levels that ...

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India to host the first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise

India to host the first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise

In news The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the four-day First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017)  on 1oth october , 2017 ...

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2017 Monsoon distribution in India

2017 Monsoon distribution in India

In news India has received a total 841.3 millimetres (mm) of rain in the south-west monsoon season from June 1 to September 30 this year.IMD deems the season ‘normal’ if the ...

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World conference on environment to be held  in November

World conference on environment to be held in November

In news The National Green Tribunal will hold a two-day world conference on environment in the national capital from November 3.The conference will be held in association ...

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India saw largest rise in GHG emissions

India saw largest rise in GHG emissions

In news India registered one of the largest increases in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2016, in contrast to the other major emitters, which either saw decreases or stable ...

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A normal but good-in-parts monsoon

A normal but good-in-parts monsoon

In news Both west and east MP had received good first-half monsoon rainfall, this was second consecutive year of receiving  normal rainfall.Cumulative rainfall for the season ...

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Turtle Sanctuary to be set up in Allahabad

Turtle Sanctuary to be set up in Allahabad

In news:In order to protect the rich aquatic biodiversity of river Ganga from escalating anthropogenic pressures, development of a Turtle sanctuary in Allahabad along with a ...

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IMD: Northeast monsoon ‘most likely to be normal’

IMD: Northeast monsoon ‘most likely to be normal’

In newsThe forecast comes as a breather to the people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala as several parts of the two states have been facing drought-like conditions after they received ...

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A frog found with the face of a pig

A frog found with the face of a pig

In news A New Species of the GenusNasikabatrachus (Anura, Nasikabatrachidae)from the eastern Slopes of the Western Ghats, India Indian scientists have discovered a new species ...

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Drones on a mission to restore Mangrove-planting in Myanmar delta

Drones on a mission to restore Mangrove-planting in Myanmar delta

In news Now drones can be used in Myanmar for planting mangroves in Myanmar at much more speed compared to human beings. What is need of such mission? There is an "urgent need" ...

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3rd National Biodiversity Congress 2017 held in Kerala

3rd National Biodiversity Congress 2017 held in Kerala

The National Biodiversity Congress (NBC) 2017 was held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The event is hosted by the Kerala State Biodiversity Board. NBC is one of the significant ...

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New Continent ‘Zealandia’ Discovered Underwater

New Continent ‘Zealandia’ Discovered Underwater

Zealandia has recently been given the status of a continent by several geologists who say that the long lost continent is submerged under water. While there is no formal ...

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‘Bombogenesis’, biggest storm in years hits California

‘Bombogenesis’, biggest storm in years hits California

California gets hit by strongest storms in years dubbed "weather bomb"; kills at least four people and bringing torrential rain and floods; Power cuts hit 150,000 households; ...

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