Gandhi was the driving force behind environmental movement: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan

Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan pays floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s statue on the occasion of his 72nd death anniversary in Vijayawada on Thursday. (Photo | EPS) By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan has said Mahatma Gandhi was a great freedom fighter who taught the lesson of non-violence and worked on building the unity of… Continue reading Gandhi was the driving force behind environmental movement: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan

No road map for PFC-REC merger yet: Govt officials

AFPThe govt has also approved similar divestment programmes whereby state-run power generation major NTPC would acquire Neepco and THDC India.New Delhi: Even a year after Power Finance Corporation acquired REC for Rs 14,500 crore, the government has no road map on the merger of the two state-run firms that operate in the same space, top… Continue reading No road map for PFC-REC merger yet: Govt officials

UPDATE 1-Australia aims to boost east coast gas supply, clean energy in $1.4 bln deal

Australia’s government began a push to boost natural gas supply and renewable energy as part of a A$2 billion ($1.4 billion) deal with its most populous state, looking to cut carbon emissions in the wake of devastating bushfires. As part of a joint funding agreement with the state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia will… Continue reading UPDATE 1-Australia aims to boost east coast gas supply, clean energy in $1.4 bln deal

EXPERT VIEWS -Into the unknown: UK social entrepreneurs brace for Brexit

LONDON, Jan 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From employers who hire disadvantaged youths to cooperative renewable energy schemes, Britain’s businesses for good are bracing themselves for Friday’s exit from the European Union. After years of uncertainty, questions remain over funding cuts from Europe, skills shortages and trading across borders as the United Kingdom quits the… Continue reading EXPERT VIEWS -Into the unknown: UK social entrepreneurs brace for Brexit

Senegal turns to eco-farming to protect food supply as climate changes

DAKAR, Jan 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Senegal aims to transition toward eco-farming on a national scale to protect its food supply from the effects of climate change, the agriculture minister said on Thursday. Increasing droughts and rising temperatures have taken a toll on crop production across West Africa’s Sahel region, adding to the stresses… Continue reading Senegal turns to eco-farming to protect food supply as climate changes

“Farming crops plus pisciculture can ensure income and nutritional security”

Laishram ShamungouIMPHAL, Jan 30: Experts are claiming that in today’s rapidly changing climatic conditions, the practice of farming and rearing fishes at the same field is a great source for both income security and nutritional security.From the early days, many areas of Manipur, specially in regions like Senapati and Ukhrul, people have been practising terrace… Continue reading “Farming crops plus pisciculture can ensure income and nutritional security”

Randeep Hooda shares video of leopard hurt badly in accident, calls for action | Watch

Publish Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 12:23 AM IST New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Randeep Hooda, who often takes to social media to share thought on the climate change and preservation of the wildlife, has shared a gut-wrenching video of a leopard gravely injured in a road accident. In the video, an injured leopard… Continue reading Randeep Hooda shares video of leopard hurt badly in accident, calls for action | Watch

Recognise millets as foods of future: AIMS

Sangareddy: Stating that “Millet rights are womens’ rights,” the AIMS (All India Millet Sisters) opened a new chapter in the discourse on women’s rights in a Millet Charter-2020 released at the end of their three-day conference of the All India Millet Sisters (AIMS). The three-day AIMS meet was hosted by the Deccan Development Society’s premises at… Continue reading Recognise millets as foods of future: AIMS

System in place for industrial expansion in critically, severely polluted areas

NT NETWORK Panaji Following National Green Tribunal (NGT) direction, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has evolved a mechanism to ensure that industrial expansion can be allowed or new units under red and orange categories can be set up after due precautions in “critically polluted” and “severely polluted” industrial areas. The apex pollution control and… Continue reading System in place for industrial expansion in critically, severely polluted areas