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Ken-Betwa Rivers Linking Project: A great dream with some deceit

In deep forests of Panna Tiger Reserve, a new Doudhan dam will be constructed over Ken river at the upstream of the existing 99-year-old Gangau dam. Just 20 km from the world famous Khajuraho temples in Madhya Pradesh, another monument is taking ... India Today, 2 hours ago

The price of indifference

A Kashmiri shopkeeper waits for customers as he sit inside a flood water logged area in Srinagar on Tuesday. Photo: AFP The massive devastation, in terms of human lives and property, caused by unusually heavy early September downpours in India's ...
 Global Times2 days ago

New NBWL is just as toothless: Activists

As experts raise concerns, lawyer of city-based petitioner who challenged MoEF's faulty wildlife board to file rejoinder on formation of new NBWL While a brand new National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) was reconstituted by the Ministry of Environment ...
 Pune Mirror5 days ago Activists berate expertless NBWL  Pune Mirror1 month ago

Jammu & Kashmir missing in CWC flood forecast list

The Central Water Commission (CWC), responsible for forecasting floods and issuing advisory to States, has no flood forecasts for Jammu and Kashmir, according to Himanshu Thakkar of the South Asia Network on Dams Rivers and People (SANDRP). The ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Frequent warnings about dangers of construction

More than five years ago, the J&K chapter of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) had predicted widespread devastation due to natural disasters in the Valley. INTACH officials said the Omar Abdullah government had ...
 Indian Express1 week 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 Week1 month 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 ...
 DNA1 month ago Maharashtra, Karnataka govts accept violating green act  The Statesman1 month 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 Post1 month 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 Hindu1 month ago Ministry of environment and forests notification cuts down on independent members in wildlife board  Times of India1 month 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
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