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Scientific Study on Sea Erosion in Kozhikode

The International Blue Flag tag is awarded to the beaches that are cleanest and eco-friendly. Kappad beach in Kerala is the only beach to receive the tag. Kappad is in the Kozhikode district of Kerala. A group of scientists will study the sea erosion at Kappad beach. The study is to be conducted across 3.5 ..

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Two Indian beaches receive Blue Flag tag

Two beaches in Lakshadweep received international eco-label “Blue Flag”. Key facts Minicoy Thundi Beach and Kadmat Beach in Lakshadweep recently entered into the coveted list of Blue Beaches. These two beaches have a dedicated staff to maintain cleanliness and provide safety and security for swimmers. With these new entrants, India currently has 12 beaches with ..

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Two more Indian beaches gets International Blue Flag certification

Two more beaches in India have received the ‘Blue Flag’ certification on September 21, 2021. Key Points Blue flag certification is an international eco-level tag. With the addition of two beaches, the total number of such beaches in India have reached to 10. Two beaches that received the certification in 2021 are Kovalam in Tamil ..

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Eight Indian Beaches get Blue Flag International Eco-Label

On September 19, 2020, the Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that 8 Indian beaches have been recommended for the Blue Flag International Eco label. The announcement was made on the eve of International coastal clean-up day. All the eight beaches have now been provided with the Blue Flag label. Highlights The eight beaches that ..

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Konark Festival and International Sand Art Festival begins in Odisha

Governor of Odisha, Professor Ganeshi Lal, inaugurated the 30th edition of the Konark festival of classical dance. The annual 5-day dance festival started on 1st December is being organized in the backdrop of the Sun Temple in Konark, Puri district of Odisha. Konark dance festival showcases the best of India’s classical and traditional dance forms. ..

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12 Indian beaches in race to top Blue Flag Challenge

Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has selected 12 beaches across the country to compete for Blue Flag Certification. Environment Ministry embarked on Blue Flag project in December 2017. Key Highlights 12 Beaches Selected are: Bhogave (Maharashtra), Shivrajpur (Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), Kasarkod and Padubidri (Karnataka), Miramar (Goa), Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu), Rushikonda (Andhra ..

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