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Kerala: Concern over CPM’s ‘communal shift’

The Times of India 05 Mar 2021
In the letter, they have pointed out that ‘CPM’s acting secretary and LDF convener A Vijayaraghavan was consistently engaged in Islamophobic statements, vitiating the social environment of Kerala’.

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The Hill 05 Mar 2021
http.// ... Read more ... GOOD TO KNOWThe Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Thursday it will form a task force to weed out misconduct involving environment, social and governance (ESG) regulations and investment products.White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiDocuments show strained capacity at US border facilities.

Government urged to apologise for pushing fishing firms to brink of ‘collapse’

Belfast Telegraph 04 Mar 2021
The Environment Secretary has faced demands from Labour to apologise for pushing many fishing businesses to the brink of “collapse” via the Government’s Brexit deal with the EU. Shadow environment secretary Luke Pollard added that the sector has “lost trust and confidence” in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Similipal Sanctuary fire: Odisha CM asks officials to take preventive measures

Hindustan Times 04 Mar 2021
Additional chief secretary, department of forests and environment, Dr Mona Sharma gave the CM a status report and said that the blaze has been brought under control and no casualties have been reported ... Additional chief secretary, department of forests and environment, Dr Mona ...

State starts environmental review of school site

Gloucester Times 04 Mar 2021
The purpose of the meeting was for Canaday to learn about the project’s potential impacts on the environment and hear from officials, administrators, and members of the public ... Mail correspondence should be directed to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 900, Boston, MA 02114, Attention.

Odisha claims no loss of life in Similipal forest fire, issues SOP to regulate blaze

Deccan Chronicle 04 Mar 2021
Reporters tried to contact Additional Chief Secretary of Forest and Environment Department, Mona Sharma, for a clarification on this, but calls to her remained unanswered and she did not reply to messages ... Sharma also informed the chief minister that the Forest and Environment ...

Northern Ireland Protocol checks ‘equate to 20% of total undertaken by EU’

Belfast Telegraph 04 Mar 2021
Denis McMahon, permanent secretary at the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Daera), said the Northern Ireland Protocol is requiring the region to carry out more documentary checks than any European member state ... DAERA permanent secretary Denis McMahon has warned. /. DAERA permanent secretary Denis McMahon has warned ... PA. / ... .

NI ‘faces same number of agri-food checks as entire EU when grace period ends’

Belfast Telegraph 04 Mar 2021
It had been due to expire at the end of the month ... Earlier, Denis McMahon, permanent secretary at the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Daera), told the committee the level of red tape even during the grace period was “huge”. DAERA permanent secretary Denis McMahon has warned ... DAERA permanent secretary Denis McMahon has warned.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during an event to honor some of those involved in China's fight against COVID-19 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020

US ‘biggest threat’ to China’s development, security: President Xi

Press TV 04 Mar 2021
The Chinese leader is scheduled this week to talk more about his country’s development strategy at the National People’s Congress — the main legislative body of the People's Republic of China — and to unveil a long-term blueprint for navigating in the new global environment.

State Capitol news in brief

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Mar 2021
Hutchinson to sign voter ID measure. Gov ... The bill, by Rep ...John Moritz ... [RELATED ... House Bill 1062, by Rep ... Sen ... The task force will consist of Secretary of Energy and the Environment Becky Keogh; Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission Director Lawrence Bengal; Arkansas Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board Director Kevin Pfalser; and Commerce Secretary Mike Preston.

Protect forests, support forest communities, Guterres urges, marking World Wildlife Day

United Nations 03 Mar 2021
Climate and Environment. The United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday called on people and governments everywhere to step up efforts to protect forests and support forest communities, under increasing threat from unsustainable use of forest resources and wildlife trafficking.

City to get 4 more air quality monitoring stns

The Times of India 03 Mar 2021
During the Town Hall discussion, Manisha Mhaiskar, principal secretary of state’s environment and climate change department, said, “This decade is possibly the last one for positive climate action, which can help slow down the impacts of climate change ... (World Environment Day).”.

SC panel inspects Metro Phase 4 sites to see if trees can be saved

Hindustan Times 03 Mar 2021
... department (PWD) engineer-in-chief, Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) member secretary, as well as representatives of the Union ministry of environment forests and climate change (MoEFCC) and ministry of housing and urban affairs, to hear the grievances of the petitioners.

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