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    Kohima BTCBC Receives Five Birds to Conserve

Kohima BTCBC Receives Five Birds to Conserve

With the ever growing consciousness on conservation of wildlife among the Nagas, the Blyths Tragopan Conservation and Breeding Centre (BTCBC) in Kohima, Nagaland has reported of receiving a male Khaleej,

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    EU, France Grant 3.5 Million Euros to Curb Emissions in India

EU, France Grant 3.5 Million Euros to Curb Emissions in India

Aiming to reduce emissions and promote sustainability to help India’s smart city programme, France and the European Union on Friday extended a grant of 3.5 million euros under the ‘Moblise

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    Plastic in Rivers Major Source of Ocean Pollution: Study

Plastic in Rivers Major Source of Ocean Pollution: Study

Plastic that is dumped in rivers and then ends up in the world’s oceans is one of the major sources of marine pollution, a new study said this week, with

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    India’s Rising Temperatures Are Already Deadly: Study

India’s Rising Temperatures Are Already Deadly: Study

India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the

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    Heat Wave Claims 10 Lives in Uttar Pradesh

Heat Wave Claims 10 Lives in Uttar Pradesh

At least ten persons have reportedly died due to the heat wave in various parts of Uttar Pradesh in the last 24-hours, an official said on Tuesday. The number of

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    Tura Takes Pledge for Nature

Tura Takes Pledge for Nature

By Saidul Khan The deputy commissioner of West Garo Hills Pravin Bakshi led the students of Tura to take the pledge for environment at an official programme to mark the

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India Rubbishes Trump’s Claim, Says Paris Accord Not for Money

  India Rubbishes Trump’s Claim, Says Paris Accord Not for Money

India on Monday rubbished US President Donald Trump’s charge that it signed the Paris climate accord to get “billions and

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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

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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),

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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