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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......

'Mine-owners paid bribes before Ramesh's tenure'

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday alleged that officials of Union Ministry of Environment and Forests took bribes from the state's mine-owners before Jairam Ramesh took over 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"......

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......

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......

  People speak for union environment and forests ministry

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Q. Is there any Notification or law or resolution by the Ministry of Environment and Forest to stop mining in 5 Km radius of any Ecosensitive Zone?
:  A. Its currently 15 km as per the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has written to the Assam State Government that no quarrying...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-there-any-notification-or-law-or-resolution-by-the-minist//answers/10410872

  Web results for Union Environment And Forests Ministry
We stand by Principal - Fr Frazer Mascarenhas and St Xavier's College

"The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crisis maintain their neutrality". John F Kennedy Mumbai: Yes ,We... ...

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Slovenia to form a new forest management company

Ice storms have caused massive damages to Slovenian forests recently. Slovenia's Ministry for Agriculture and Environment has reacted to this with... ...

http://www.pulpandpaper-technology.com/news/id/1142
BJP moves EC after St. Xavier's principal's anti-BJP letter

A Speaking to CNN-IBN, Dr Frazer Mascarenhas said that the Gujarat model had been a dominant theme of discussion this election and that it was... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/politics/bjp-moves-ec-after-st-xaviers-principals-anti-bjp-letter_1073627.html
In Spiti, hydro power projects seen as threat to fragile ecology

TABO (LAHAUL-SPITI): "At last they entered a world - a valley of leagues where the high hills were fashioned of the mere rubble and refuse from off... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/environment/developmental-issues/in-spiti-hydro-power-projects-seen-as-threat-to-fragile-ecology/articleshow/34110926.cms
More time to check ESA maps

The government has given time till April 30 to panchayats to examine the revised Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA) maps that have excluded 2,500 sq... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/more-time-to-check-esa-maps/article5940174.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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