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NGT Chairperson to preside over regional conference on environment in Chandigarh on Dec 14

Chandigarh, Dec 9 (UNI) National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice Adarsh K Goyal will preside over the regional conference, being organized by Punjab Science, Technology and Environment department, here on December 14.
Stating this here on Monday, Principal Secretary Science, Technology and Environment Rakesh Verma said that this regional conference under the theme “No Time Left, Act Now” shall mainly cover various issues like healthy environment for healthy people, state action plans, the journey so far, best practices for environmental protection and management and role of research, innovation and technologies in facing environmental challenges to come out with a concrete but realistic way forward in consultation with various state holders.
Mr Verma also said that this conference is being organized towards generating awareness among the various stake holders and departments to apprise them of their responsibilities to protect the environment. Various departments, stake holders, leading experts in the field of environment pollution and its control, strategists, national level research institutes, universities and research scholars shall be deliberating together to come out with a blue point for future course of actions. This conference would be an important occasion towards control of environmental pollution in Punjab, he added.
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Three dead, two injured in truck-car collision in Nagaur

Three dead, two injured in truck-car collision in Nagaur

21 Jan 2020 | 11:48 AM

Nagaur, Jan 21 (UNI) Three people died and two others injured in a head-on collision between a car and a truck on National Highway 89 in Rajasthan's Nagaur district under Mundwa police station, police sources said on Tuesday.

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10 killed in 2 road mishaps due to fog in UP

10 killed in 2 road mishaps due to fog in UP

21 Jan 2020 | 11:23 AM

Lucknow, Jan 21(UN) At least 10 people were killed in two separate road accidents in Amethi and Shahjahanpur district due to dense fog late Monday night.

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Mishap hurts 3

21 Jan 2020 | 3:42 AM

Satna, MP, Jan 20 (UNI) Three women have sustained injuries when a wall of a makeshift dwelling collapsed in Sakriya village.
Law-enforcement authorities said on Monday that Sunday evening’s incident hurt Jyoti (15), Panchwati (40) and Keshsarif (60) who have been admitted at the District infirmary.

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MP team’s battleplan for WEF event

21 Jan 2020 | 3:23 AM

Bhopal, Jan 20 (UNI) Countries and foreign industrialists participating at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters will be briefed regarding reforms in policies and positive decisions taken by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s dispensation – during its maiden year in office – with the goal of creating an investment-friendly environment in the state.
Over 3,000 business and political leaders are expected at the four-day gathering commencing on Tuesday. A high-level delegation accompanying the Chief Minister shall meet officials of more than 30 companies.

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MP CM to have direct dialogue with magnates

21 Jan 2020 | 12:37 AM

Bhopal, Jan 20 (UNI) With the objective of attracting investment, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath will have one-to-one interactions – with more than 15 industrialists of national and international repute – on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting scheduled in Davos-Klosters from Tuesday to Friday, official sources said.
The Chief Minister is heading a high-level delegation from the state.

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