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'Uttarakhand forest fires to be doused in 2 days'

Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar, on Monday, said the fire which destroyed around 2,000 hectares of forest land in Uttarakhand would be put out in......

Dismantling environmental laws, endangering India

India loses 333 acres of prime forest every day. Instead of working to conserve India's forests and water resources, the environment minister has set up a committee to 'dismantle' the five key laws......

Red tape blocks Army, Air Force projects on China border

Clearance for many strategic roads have been delayed because the ministry of environment and forests as well as respective state forest and public works departments have been sitting on the......

What Jairam did and didn't do as green minister

Jairam Ramesh's tenure as MinisterĀ of Environment and Forests cannot be assessed in a hurry; there are lots of positives there, but also many question marks, says Himanshu Thakkar"Kicked upstairs"......

'India can emerge as supplier of green technology'

Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has predicted that the issue of climate change is likely to figure on the agenda when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits Washington, DC on......

Railways, Delhi Metro don't need green nod for projects, rules SC

SC agreed that if they were forced to seek clearances from the ministry of environment and forest, their projects will get delayed The Supreme Court, on Friday, stayed the operation of a National......

Now, govt to use MNREGA for rescue of cows

Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the Centre was mulling a scheme to provide farmers free fodder to dissuade them from selling cows that have stopped producing......

Centre approves IOC's LNG project

The expert appraisal committee of the ministry of environment and forests has given its nod to Indian Oil Corporation's Rs 4,320-crore (Rs 43.2-billion) liquefied natural gas terminal project at......

Two laws, two ministries, one continuing confusion

Trouble is again being caused by the inherent contradictions between the two laws - the Indian Forest Act and the Forest Rights Act - that govern India's forests, their produce and the people......

Ministry moots corporate funding for zoos

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has mooted corporate funding of zoos and recruitment of volunteers to give a fillip to Indian zoos, on the lines of the foreign zoos, to make them a......
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Uncleared Indian Safari, reservoir to be reviewed today

Nagpur: A high-powered committee headed by state chief secretary will review the Gorewada zoo project on Monday in Mumbai. Sources said (FDCM),... ...
Rs 6-lk-cr investment promised to state

FM Arun Jaitley, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at Madhya Pradesh Global Investors Summit in Indore (Pic: ANI... ...
MP to kill 'threatened species' at Gwalior zoo

BHOPAL: A day after High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL) at Bhopal detected the virus strain in the two samples - of infected painted... ...
Despite playing host to migratory birds, India turns a blind eye to WHO's epidemic warning

Though beautiful creatures, birds harbour many diseases. And according to the World Health Organisation, the Central government has not undertaken... ...
Rules for Rs. 40,000 cr. forest fund to be ready in a month

Most of the money will be used by States to restock and improve degraded forests The Environment Ministry will frame rules, within a month, to... ...

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