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Government Audit Finds Hydropower Aid Doesn't Benefit the Poor

Protest against Allain Duhangan, a dam funded with Norwegian aid SANDRP No other industrialized country relies on hydropower for its own power generation as much as Norway. Norwegian companies build hydropower dams around the world, including ... International Rivers Network, 2 months ago

Activists berate expertless NBWL

Subsequent to the Central government reconstituting the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) on July 22, concerns are being voiced over the lack of experts on the board as specified under the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002. Activists say ...
 Pune Mirror3 weeks ago
The Week

Missed signals

In five minutes, Shantabai Zanjare, 64, lost all she had—home, family, friends and relatives. She was on her way to her farm on the outskirts of the village when she heard a loud sound. I couldn't run back to the village. Within five minutes, ...
 The Week3 weeks ago

We've violated green laws, confess Maharashtra, Karnataka

Maharashtra and Karnataka have admitted that they have violated the Environment Protection Act (EPA), 1986, on more than one occasion. In their affidavit to the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC), they confessed they have gone ahead with many projects even ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Maharashtra, Karnataka govts accept violating green act  The Statesman3 weeks ago
Millennium Post

Putting a high price on water

A nondescript colony in northwest Delhi is quietly experimenting with privatised water supply while the jury is still out on privatisation of essential services. Savda Ghevra, which started off as a resettlement colony to take the ugliness of ...
 Millennium Post3 weeks ago

NGOs protest dilution of National Board for Wildlife

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS In a letter to the Prime Minister, the Environment Minister and other officials, several NGOs and individuals have protested the reconstitution of the National Board of Wildlife (NBWL) which has only ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago Ministry of environment and forests notification cuts down on independent members in wildlife board  Times of India4 weeks ago
International Business Times India

Pune Landslide: Meteorological Department Ignored NASA Alert

Reuters Lives of the 86 buried beneath the debris after the Pune landslide on 30 July could have been saved, if the Indian Meteorological Department had monitored a landslide alert declared on the NASA website a day before the disaster occured. ...
 International Business Times India1 month ago Loss of lives in Pune landslide could have been prevented: Authorities ignored NASA landslide alert  DNA India1 month ago Pune landslide man-made?  The Statesman1 month ago

3 Arunachal hydel projects get green light

An environment ministry committee has approved three adjacent hydel projects on a small river in Arunachal Pradesh even as cumulative impact assessment of these projects on the state's river management system is yet to be finalised. The expert ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

118 signatories endorse statement on SLAPP cases against authors, journalists and publishers

About 118 prominent citizens, activists, and journalists have signed a statement of concern about what they call Strategic Litigation Against Public Persons- SLAPP, to silence authors, journalists and publishers for good. This follows notices served ...
 Money Life1 month ago

Truth vs Hype: Did Poll Power Sops Drain Narmada Dams?

New Delhi : In Madhya Pradesh and in Gujarat farmers confront a looming crisis of water scarcity. According to the meteorological department, Western Madhya Pradesh has a shortfall of 60% while in parts of Central Gujarat, it is even worse, at 90%.
 NDTV1 month ago Truth vs Hype Special Report: Did Poll Power Sops Drain Narmada Dams?  NDTV1 month ago TVH: Did Poll Power Sops Drain Narmada Dams?  NDTV1 month ago
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