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    Miss Japan Plans to Foster Eco-Elephant Tourism Between India and Japan

Miss Japan Plans to Foster Eco-Elephant Tourism Between India and Japan

In order to make society aware about community conservation, Miss World Japan-2016, Priyanka Yoshikawa will visit Assam on November 2 and 3 for participating in the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum-2017.

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    ‘Consuming Pre-Used Products Curbs Millions Tonne of CO2 Emission in a Year’

‘Consuming Pre-Used Products Curbs Millions Tonne of CO2 Emission in a Year’

The report by the Centre for Environment Education (CEE), released on Sunday ahead of the World Environment Day (June 5), says OLX India directly curbed this volume of emissions through

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    Flood, Landslides Hit Assam; 13,000 Affected

Flood, Landslides Hit Assam; 13,000 Affected

At least 13,000 people in Assam have been affected by flood, officials said on Sunday. Also, landslides triggered by incessant rain disrupted rail connectivity to the state’s Barak Valley region.

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    India, France Pledge to Take Paris Accord Forward

India, France Pledge to Take Paris Accord Forward

A day after the much-attacked withdrawal by the US, India and France on Saturday pledged themselves to take the Paris accord on climate change forward with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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    Rs 400-Cr Mission to Give More Precise Weather Information: Harsh Vardhan

Rs 400-Cr Mission to Give More Precise Weather Information: Harsh Vardhan

Weather forecast systems under the National Monsoon Mission (NMM) will be extended up to the block level across the country by 2019, Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister

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    Belgium Malinois Canines Tracking Poachers in Assam

Belgium Malinois Canines Tracking Poachers in Assam

Zorba and Bubbly are no ordinary canines as they are helping the security personnel in tracking poachers in three National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries of Assam. Aaranyak’s dog squad, termed

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Trump Withdraws US from Paris Climate Deal; Targets India, China

  Trump Withdraws US from Paris Climate Deal; Targets India, China

President Donald Trump on Thursday withdrew the US from the landmark Paris climate accord which he said was not tough

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Southwest Monsoon Arrives in Kerala, Northeast

  Southwest Monsoon Arrives in Kerala, Northeast

The southwest monsoon has arrived over Kerala and parts of northeastern states, the IMD announced on Tuesday, as the southern

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Endangered Red Panda Rescued Along Tezpur-Tawang Highway

  Endangered Red Panda Rescued Along Tezpur-Tawang Highway

A Red Panda, which comes under the category of endangered animals, accidentally found itself in the inhabited area on the

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India will Lose 2,305 sq km Forest Cover by 2025: Study

  India will Lose 2,305 sq km Forest Cover by 2025: Study

A staggering 2,305 sq km of forest cover in northeast India and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands — slightly more

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Coping with Climate Change

  Coping with Climate Change

April Edition, Statewide Meghalaya, NET Bureau, Saidul Khan People in remote hilly regions of Meghalaya’s Garo Hills largely depend on

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Environmentalist Purnima Barman Receives Green Oscar

  Environmentalist Purnima Barman Receives Green Oscar

Bringing laurels to the state, Purnima Devi Barman, a noted environmentalist of Assam has been conferred with the Whitley Awards,

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Young Scientist Discovers New Species of Crabs in Meghalaya

  Young Scientist Discovers New Species of Crabs in Meghalaya

A young scientist has just discovered a new species of cave-dwelling crabs in the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya. It

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Over-Speeding Vehicles in Kaziranga to be Fined Rs 5,000

  Over-Speeding Vehicles in Kaziranga to be Fined Rs 5,000

Any vehicle found over-speeding inside the Kaziranga National Park in Assam will have to pay an environmental compensation of Rs

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Arunachal to Set up Special Tiger Protection Force

  Arunachal to Set up Special Tiger Protection Force

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu in a review meeting of Environment and Forest Department on Monday has issued specific

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Biologist Purnima Devi Barman Nominated for Green Oscars

  Biologist Purnima Devi Barman Nominated for Green Oscars

Making Assam proud yet again, noted wildlife biologist and conservationist Purnima Devi Barman has been nominated for the prestigious Whitley

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Scientists Identify 50-Foot Creature That Washed up on an Indonesian Beach

  Scientists Identify 50-Foot Creature That Washed up on an Indonesian Beach

A giant sea creature, possibly with tusks, washed up on a beach in Indonesia last week, freaking out people on

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