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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Environment ministry

Nov 20, 2019 00:01
Sambhar lake is among the eight worst-rated wetlands in the country when it comes to ecosystem management , according to a draft report prepared by the environment ministry in consultation with several independent experts. read more
Nov 19, 2019 22:38
The Finance Commission was likely to reject the power ministry’s spending proposal, according to the ministry official, who is not authorised to speak to media and so did not wish to be identified. read more
Nov 11, 2019 17:14
The beaches identified for the campaign are in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha. The beaches have been identified after consultation with the state governments according to... read more
Oct 08, 2019 23:43
The official who sent the note to the forest department and other officials of the environment ministry were not immediately available for comment on Tuesday, a national holiday. read more
Oct 02, 2019 14:44
This move will affect the livelihood of Goan villagers who depend on these khazans. The state government seeing the plight of the farmers have asked the environment ministry to implement their plan carefully. read more
Sep 28, 2019 23:33
It has also exempted projects with a proposed capacity expansion up to 40% from the requirement of public consultations, with certain riders. read more
Sep 28, 2019 18:47
All projects concerning national defence and security or involving “other strategic considerations” as determined by the Centre will be assessed. read more
Sep 27, 2019 23:58
The largest area encroached on is in Madhya Pradesh with about 5347.17 sq km, or nearly 7%, of 7,7414 sq km of forests being occupied by squatters; followed by Assam (11.28%) and Odisha (1.5%), according to the ministry. read more
Sep 24, 2019 12:30
China will mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic on Oct. 1, with Beijing and the surrounding province of Hebei already implementing special measures to tighten security, curb firework sales and suspend mining activities in... read more
Sep 07, 2019 07:31
The scheme will involve contracting state environmental police on their days off to assist federal government enforcement efforts, Salles said in an interview. He said the ministry aims to have a deal in place with states to allow for such a scheme to... read more
Aug 16, 2019 00:08
The environment ministry wants a monitoring panel to replace the Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Authority ; activists say action over DTEPA’S refusal to port at Vadhavan. read more
Aug 12, 2019 00:33
The Supreme Court had issued a directive to the Union environment ministry to declare ESZs around 21 national park and wildlife sanctuaries read more
Aug 05, 2019 13:58
Prakash Javadekar said he expects 102 cities to deliver on the target of reducing particulate matter (PM) emissions by 20 to 30% without any legally binding clauses. read more
Jul 16, 2019 04:36
With this notification, which was issued on behalf of Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal, Kailash Gahlot will now hold as many as six cabinet portfolios including revenue, administrative reforms and information technology. read more
Jul 04, 2019 23:32
A joint team of the Rajasthan forest department and the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) carried out the hatching as part of the environment ministry’s species recovery programme. read more