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SC kept in dark about threat from 6 Uttarakhand dams

The Supreme Court asked the Union environment ministry to review six specific hydroelectric projects on the upper Ganga basin in Uttarakhand. On Wednesday, the ministry informed the apex court that......

Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

Environment minister Natarajan quits to work for Cong; more in line

In a shake up ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigned on Saturday from the Union Council of Ministers and more may be in line for being drafted into party......

It was a disaster waiting to happen, and it DID!

The Ministry of Environment and Forests has decided to step in, though late in the day, asking the Uttarakhand government to stop any construction along the river bank. Even as the jury is still......

Union environment ministry is in disarray: Goa CM Parrikar

A day after the Union ministry of environment and forest suspended the environmental clearances for all the 93 mining leases in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that he will appeal to......

Govt eases environment rules to push investments

Through a quick series of notifications, the Union environment ministry has eased rules for mining, roads, power and irrigation projects and other industrial sectors. It has diluted a host of......

Environment min gives conditional nod to modify food crop

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has approved field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops on a conditional basis. Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday said......

Fifth airport in Kerala gets MEF nod, greens resent

Ignoring protests by green campaigners, Union Ministry of Environment and Forest has given clearance to the private airport project at Aranmula in Kerala, promoted by KGS Group. Disclosing......

'India: Success abroad, domestic challenges manifold'

Reticence can be a double-edged sword.For Jayanthi Natarajan, minister for environment and forests, her reserve has attracted much criticism from domestic detractors.Yet, on the high table of......

Posco's mega project remains stuck

Last January, the Union environment ministry's approval for the Rs 52,000-crore (Rs 520 billion) mega steel project by Korean giant Posco at Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district made headlines.A year......
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Javadekar lifts moratorium from CEPI area of Chandrapur

New Delhi, May 29 (UNI) In a major boost to potential Rs 40,000 crore worth of investments in Chandrapur in Maharashtra, the Union Ministry of... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/javadekar-lifts-moratorium-from-cepi-area-of-chandrapur/india/news/500189.html
Lone ranger wins tribal turf war

NEW DELHI: It seems a tug of war has been going on for nearly a year within the government. On one side of the tug are Minister for Road Transport... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/Lone-ranger-wins-tribal-turf-war/2016/05/29/article3455570.ece
Centre okay's Rs190 cr for new housing units

inisterial Central Sanctioning & Monitoring Committee (CSMC) of the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has sanctioned Rs190... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/raipur/centre-okays-rs190-cr-for-new-housing-units.html
Kavitha Kuruganti

Are genetically modified (GM) crops safe? This question is at the core of the global GM controversy. In India, where only GM cotton is permitted,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/govt-hiding-gm-crops-data-because-it-knows-it-s-rigged-kavitha-kuruganti-1464445020.html
The Struggle Of The Tribes Of Niyamgiri Hills Against Vedanta Is Both Inspiring And Shameful For Us

For people residing in cities, forests are sources of fresh air and weekend getaways. For government and companies, forests are gold mines of raw... ...

http://thelogicalindian.com/environment/the-struggle-of-the-tribes-of-niyamgiri-hills-in-odisha-against-vedanta-corporation-is-both-inspiring-and-shameful/

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