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India inks pact with US on wildlife conservation (Issue of the week, June Week #1 (2016))
India inks pact with US on wildlife conservation [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81925]

WASHINGTON: India and the United States have signed an MoU to enhance mutual cooperation on conserving wildlife and combating its trafficking.


The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Indian Ambassador to the US, Arun K Singh, and Catherine Novelli, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department yesterday. 





The Hindu-IOCL environment day celebrations (June Week #1 (2016))
The Hindu-IOCL environment day celebrations [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81932] 

The Hindu in association with Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) Limited, Vijayawada Divisional Office, will organise the World Environment Day celebrations at 20 IOCL retail outlets in the city on June 5. The programme is being organised to bring awareness
on environment protection.




Bengaluru to get mega waste recycling park (June Week #1 (2016))
Bengaluru to get mega waste recycling park [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81880]

Bengaluru is soon going to get a state-of-the-art mega waste recycling park in Madhugiri on the lines of Seoul in South Korea.




According to a report in The Hindu, the waste recycling park will be set up in 2000 acres of land in Madhugiri in Tumakuru district, located 120 kilometers from the city. It is expected to take at least six to eight months for completion.




Rainwater harvesting gains ground in Gurgaon as residents fight water crisis (June Week #1 (2016))
Rainwater harvesting gains ground in Gurgaon as residents fight water crisis [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81914]

Gurgaon: Midway through yet another excruciating summer, residents of Gurgaon's have come together to install a variety of rainwater harvesting systems in their respective standalone homes and private townships. In this arid region, depleting groundwater
and lack of government effort towards harnessing monsoon rainwater has convinced many residents, their efforts alone can stave off a looming crisis.




Environment ministry lifts embargo on 43 CEPI areas (June Week #1 (2016))
Environment ministry lifts embargo on 43 CEPI areas [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81887]

As the ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC), lifts the six-year-old moratorium imposed under the Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI), Maharashtra Pollution Board Control (MPCB) officials confirmed it’s the result
of their four year long action plan, put in place with the help of IIT Bombay and National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).




Bhilwaradargah's bid to save water (June Week #1 (2016))
Bhilwaradargah's bid to save water [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81910]

At a time when parts of Rajasthan are grappling with drought, a prominent dargah in Bhilwara district has pitched in to save the precious resource, asking devouts to perform ablution through a small pot instead of running tap water.




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