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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......

Govt moves to clean Ganges; no remains to be immersed in holy river

With the Government actively looking for ways to check pollution in river Ganga, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said immersion of mortal remains would not be allowed on the......

All smiles for Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat

Union Minister Harish Rawat, who was sulking after having been denied chief ministership of Uttarakhand, on Sunday had all smiles as celebrations broke out at his residence in New Delhi over his......

Minister says Bhakra dam level is fine, activists say no

Union Minister for Water Resources Pawan Kumar Bansal claimed on Thursday that the Bhakra dam's water level is safe and there is nothing to worry. The minister was reacting to the allegations of......

'Country's rainwater situation not that alarming'

Union minister for parliamentary affairs and water resources Pawan Kumar Bansal, on Thursday claimed that the situation on the ground water was not as grave as is made out to be by certain sections......

States should generate their own resources: Jaitley

Ahead of next Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hinted at a cut in grants from the Centre to states, saying the states will have to stand on their own by generating resources......

Will Cairn be asked to reapply for govt nod?

Mining group Vedanta Resources' $9.6 billion acquisition of Cairn India is not listed for consideration by the Union Cabinet this week amid talk that Cairn may be asked resubmit applications......

Minister in favour of 'pricing' water

Observing that India was the 'biggest waster' of water, Union water resources minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday batted for pricing of the scarce resource. Terming the issue of pricing water......

IITs too may hike fees, fears Joshi

Former Union human resource development minister Murli Manohar Joshi has said the 12 per cent fee hike by the Indian Institutes of Management will prompt the Indian Institutes of Technology to......

Stop MNCs from exploiting water, India urged

Leading global environmental activists say the biggest problem India faces in protecting its water resources is that it does not have effective laws to curb water exploitation by multinational......

Review: Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain is a haunting film

The images of those who suffered in the industrial disaster will stay with you for quite some time, says Prasanna D Zore. Director Ravi Kumar’s Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain was in......

'They said we didn't deserve to be here. We have answered them now'

When minnows Jammu and Kashmir defeated 40-times Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai on Wednesday, it was perhaps the biggest-ever shock victory in domestic Indian cricket. Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande......
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16 secretaries named to key ministries

This is the third such reshuffle in the bureaucracy after the Narendra Modi-led government came to power in May last year. Photo: Bloomberg New... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/PeaN4ABu58REGKgY2MJXTI/16-secretaries-named-to-key-ministries.html
MP raises irrigation target after Jaitley's praise

BHOPAL: After Union finance minister Arun Jaitley lauded the state government's work in the irrigation and water resources segments, chief minister... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/MP-raises-irrigation-target-after-Jaitleys-praise/articleshow/47518727.cms
Gujarat cadre officers appointed as Union Commerce, Power Secretaries

New Delhi Gujarat-cadre senior IAS officer Rita A Teaotia was today appointed as new Commerce Secretary and Rajeev Nayan Choubey was made Civil... ...

http://DeshGujarat.Com/2015/06/02/gujarat-cadre-woman-ias-officer-appointed-union-commerce-secretary/
Infuse Ventures invests $550K in clean-tech startup Proklean

Infuse Ventures, an early-stage investment firm associated with IIM Ahmedabad's tech incubator CIIE (Centre for Innovation Incubation and... ...

http://techcircle.vccircle.com/2015/06/02/infuse-ventures-invests-550k-in-clean-tech-startup-proklean/
Special prayers for rain

Comment · print · T T T+· T- SEEKING BLESSINGS: Officials of the Public Works Department conducting a puja at Big Temple in Thanjavur... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/special-prayers-for-rain/article7272859.ece

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