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Forest tales: Missing tigers and low tech support hamper conservation (March Week #4 (2017))
Forest tales: Missing tigers and low tech support hamper conservation [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89794]The Royal Bengal is the most protected animal in India and its population is booming, but missing tigers are the weakest link in the conservation success story.There’s hardly any mechanism to monitor tigers that have strayed out of their designated habitat. The flaw keeps drifters out of the loop and the forest officials have no clue about them.

Delhi pollution control body to give licence for e-waste handling factories (March Week #4 (2017))
Delhi pollution control body to give licence for e-waste handling factories [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89795]Authorised e-waste dismantling units could soon be coming up in Delhi with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee planning to issue licence to proper handling units.Units, in which electronic waste such as televisions, mobiles, computers and laptop are disassembled before they go to recycling factories, form an important link in the chain in which such waste could be disposed off in an eco-friendly manner.

Naga observes World Water Day (March Week #4 (2017))
Naga observes World Water Day [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89791]Amid acute shortage of water in various parts of the state, various programmes creating awareness on water conservation and wastewater was conducted across Nagaland to mark "World Water Day"

World Water Day: PM Modi urges people to save every drop of water (March Week #4 (2017))
World Water Day: PM Modi urges people to save every drop of water [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89785]New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the fellow countrymen to save every drop of water, the crucial resource and one of the most essential needs of all living things, on the occasion of World Water Day, which is held on 22 March every year.

To curb poaching, Kaziranga staff can use firearms sans (March Week #4 (2017))
To curb poaching, Kaziranga staff can use firearms sans [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89679]New Delhi, Mar 21 (PTI) The Assam government has taken a series of steps to curb poaching at the Kaziranga National Park, including empowering the forest staff to use firearms without prior sanction while providing them immunity from prosecution, the Centre today said.

IIT Roorkee has a new mission: Save Ganga (March Week #4 (2017))
IIT Roorkee has a new mission: Save Ganga [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89669]IITRoorkee (IITR)’s annual fest Cognizance 2017 this year features a social campaign - Saving the Ganges. Indiscriminate use of the river is definitely bound to lead to disaster and this will be highlighted at the fest to be held on campus from March 24 to 26. The students are also getting innovative, exploring crowdfunding options to make bio-toilets on busy ‘ghats’ (points) of the river and designing drones to monitor water pollution

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