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Environment ministry claims higher transparency, but activists still worried

Environment ministry claims higher transparency, but activists...

Since the online process began in July 2014, more than 1,047 applications for terms of reference, 860 for environment clearances and 1,020 for forest clearances have been received and are being processed, said the ministry. Photo: AFP New Delhi: ..., 2 days ago

Dibang hydel project in Arunachal Pradesh cleared, despite huge ecological impact

Clearance for the country's largest capacity hydropower project comes in the backdrop of stiff local opposition and multiple rejections by the environment ministry's own expert committees A year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then ...
 DNA India4 days ago

India's misunderstood rivers

It's the time of the year when everyone starts talking about the heat—how hot it was today and what it's going to be like in the coming days. The forecast by the India Meteorological Department does not bring any comfort. Scientists are predicting ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago

Rescuing the Ganga and the country

If the Ganga manages a rebirth, so will the country, observes Subir Roy The strategy to clean up the Ganga is disarmingly simple and can be expressed in two sentences. One: don’t kill the river. Two: don’t dump waste (solid and liquid) in it. This needs keeping in mind to ensure success for Namami Gange, the official plan to clean up the sacred river, which has just been sanctioned Rs 20,000 crore of central funds to be spent over five years. Its one big plus is that official ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Subir Roy: Rescuing the Ganga and the country  Business Standard India1 week ago Rejuvenating the Ganga is much more than cleaning it  Economic Times1 month ago

Mann steals the show

With a clinical display, Mann Shah stole the thunder on the second day of Asian under-14 tournament even as the seeds continued with their march in the ATF Junior Series event on Tuesday. In the boys' singles second round match Gujarat's Mann was at ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com1 week ago

Free water? This Shalimar Bagh woman charged Rs 37,000 by Delhi Jal Board

Six months after a historic mandate on corruption-free regime and the promise of subsidised water for Delhi residents, one woman has recieved a shocker from Delhi Jal Board (DJB). Vandana Bhalla, a resident of Shalimar Bagh colony was shocked to see a water ...
 DNA2 weeks ago

MoEF prepares draft guidelines to amend wetland rules

The Wetland Rules, 2010, were notified under the United Progressive Alliance to identify and conserve wetlands and ensure that they are not degraded. Bogged down by poor conservation of wetlands across states, the ministry of environment, ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago

Growth vs Ecology: Fading Green

In the ecology versus growth debate, the Modi regime has put its weight behind the latter. Deepa Philip on what this means for India's environment Ministry of growth In the Modi regime, the environment ministry under Prakash Javadekar has a ...
 Tehelka3 weeks ago

Sahil Gaware, Aryan in main draw

12:12 am Mumbai: Sahil Gaware of Pune and Aryan Goveas of Mumbai were among the eight qualifiers who advanced to the main draw, in the Khar Gymkhana All India Men's Open Tennis Tournament on Monday. Deccan lad Gaware overcame Vatsin Thakkar 6-1, ...
 The Freepress Journal4 weeks ago

India getting ex-army officials for river cleanup

The Indian government is working to launch an "army" of retired army personnel and other volunteers to help clean the river Ganga, a pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has vowed to clean India's holiest but badly polluted river within ...
 Asiaone4 weeks ago
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