Though, pineapple has been recently targeted to be promoted nationwide as a cash-crop under the aegis of horticultural department, the commercial cultivation of fruits is very much standing in the verge of being impeded in Tripura.
Secured corridors are Thirunelli-Kudrakote in Kerala, Edayarhalli-Doddasampige and Kaniyanpura-Moyar in Karnataka, Siju-Rewak and Rewak-Emangre in Meghalaya and Chilla-Motichur in Uttarakhand.
Development Initiative for Sustainable Advancement (DISA) in collaboration with FRC-LE Agartala and Agartala Responsible Citizens (ARC) organized a plant distribution program at Office Lane.
At least 82 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok, officials said. Also, hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday's quake, disaster management officials said, BBC reported.
The long term objective of the two organizations for this program was to bring back the greenery in the town and to create awareness among the citizens of Agartala. This initiative will help in controlling natural disasters like flood etc in future.
Food and Civil Supplied minister Manoj Kanti Deb said, the state government is willing to purchase rice from farmers for public distribution system as FCI buys rice of Rs. 600 crore from out of the state.
The death toll from the torrential rains that have battered Japan reached 200, authorities said on Thursday, as search and rescue missions continue to find dozens still missing in the wake of flooding and landslides.
The FRC-LE planned to introduce the concept of ‘Plantation Festival Initiative’ for Barkathal Village Cluster. The local community has also welcomed the idea and gave it a local name in Kokboroak language as 'Bufang Kaimani Ter'.
During the journey, through tie-ups with NGOs and schools in the five countries, he has planned beach and city clean-up initiatives and will conduct short sessions/presentations with them on the global scenario in plastic pollution and what India is doing to fight it.
She has worked with numerous international organisations including IUCN, UNDP, UNFPA and ICIMOD on many species including the Asian Elephant, the Gangetic Dolphin, the Arna or Wild buffaloes, and high-altitude mammals in the Kanchenjunga area.
It took the team members almost 30 minutes to carry out the rescue operation as they had to be careful not to cause the scared animal any further stress. The animal is currently under veterinary observation to ensure that it is in good health.
At least 52 people were killed and 91 remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi struck Kerala's southern districts on November 30 last year, the state assembly was told on Monday.
According to the USGS, the tremor struck late Monday night at a depth of 35 km, with its centre about 90 km south of Porgera, in the province of Enga, reports Efe news.
"It is unclear, and possibility of a nexus of wildlife trade can not be ruled out. Poaching in such a manner raises doubts. We are investigating the matter," Bhargava said.
The mercury on Tuesday dropped to the season's lowest here at 6.3 degrees Celsius against the average temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, according to the Met Department.
On the agenda is a proposal to set up a biorefinery, in the lake landscape, that churns carbohydrate-rich feedstock -- derived from an invasive weed called paragrass -- into alcohol and other value-added chemical products.
Modi arrived at the Poonthura Community hall to interact directly with the families of the fisherfolk whose near and dear ones either died or continue to remain missing, giving them a patient hearing as Union Tourism and IT Minister K.J. Alphons translated what they were saying.
Modi is expected to spend half hour in Poonthura in Thiruvananthapuram meeting the families of the affected community. He would also interact with Vijayan before leaving for Delhi.
"Delhi's air quality is getting worse. In this situation, there can be no compromise on children's health," Sisodia, also the Education Minister, said in a tweet.
Although question raised by the local people how most of the brick kilns are getting certificate of TPCB by polluting the environment every day.
An official of the Tripura Disaster Control Centre said though the water level in most of rivers in Tripura is heavily increased, they are flowing below the danger level.
According to an IMD report, last year also seven northeastern states, except Sikkim, witnessed deficient rainfall during the four-month monsoon (June-September).
The tragedy came less than two weeks after a massive 8.1-magnitude quake hit Mexico on September 7 and killed nearly 100 people.
"We pull out debris and work in a line, and when they ask you to be quiet, you remain silent. If applause is heard, we start to get the person out", a young man explained.