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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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Notices to projects on MoEF rules

The Delhi government on Saturday said it has served notice to 172 ongoing construction projects in the city. The crackdown on construction projects... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/472515/notices-projects-moef-rules.html
Forest areas in Aravalli Hills to be identified soon

a Forests and Environment Minister Capt Abhimanyu, on Saturday said that potential forest areas in the Aravalli Hills outside the recorded forests... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/forest-areas-in-aravalli-hills-to-be-identified-soon.html
Activists to NGT

The construction for the 180-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on an island in the middle of Narmada river started November last year. The... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/halt-illegal-statue-of-unity-activists-to-ngt/
3 leopards shifted from Kodanad in one month, activists cry foul

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu forest officials have trapped and translocated three leopards from Kodanad area in the Nilgiris district in the last one month,... ...

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NTPC will Become a 1,28,000-MW Corporation by 2032

It may have taken the country's largest power producer, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), nearly 30 years to reach its present... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/NTPC-will-Become-a-128000-MW-Corporation-by-2032/2015/04/19/article2771027.ece

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