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Friday, Nov 15, 2019

Environment ministry

Mar 28, 2019 23:26
State chief electoral officer VL Kantharao on Thursday issued a notice directing all political parties to include the purchase as well as disposal of campaign materials in their poll expenses. read more
Mar 21, 2019 05:06
Hasdeo Arand is one of the largest contiguous stretches of very dense forest in central India, spanning about 170,000 hectares. read more
Mar 18, 2019 00:00
A CBI spokesperson said the two officers of the 2001 batch were arrested following a complaint by the ministry officer. The bureaucrat filed a complaint with the CBI alleging that he was offered a bribe of ?20,000 to help forge Gogoi’s service recor... read more
Mar 10, 2019 07:11
The report on developing a ‘strategy to create an additional carbon sink of 2.5 and 3 billion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from forest and tree cover’ was released by environment minister Harsh Vardhan. read more
Mar 09, 2019 23:44
The environment ministry’s regional office, which conducted an inquiry of the felling of trees in August 2017 following complaints by local environmental activists, had also concluded that the plot had dense vegetation (1,846 trees per hectare) and that... read more
Mar 04, 2019 23:46
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the ECI, the CPCB and the environment ministry to convene a meeting regarding the issue preferably within a week. read more
Feb 19, 2019 07:46
Aves Island project may also be recommended but they cannot build beyond 50 metres of HTL until the Island Protection Zone (IPZ) norms are relaxed. read more
Jan 18, 2019 07:09
Officials said the air is expected to remain in the “severe” category – a classification when AQI is above 400 – till Saturday. read more
Jan 06, 2019 22:53
If implemented, the proposed amendment will help conserve important marine species along the coast from severe marine pollution, the criteria guidelines will also have an impact on the health of coastal population who depend on seafood. read more
Jan 06, 2019 00:28
Activists say wetlands left out so they can be opened up for development; officials cite new CRZ rules in defence read more
Jan 02, 2019 07:50
The letter, signed by around 50 experts and activists comes after a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order dated November 1 directed the Union environment ministry to clarify whether environmental clearances are needed for inland waterway projects. read more
Dec 29, 2018 00:10
Fishermen’s unions have warned of a national level agitation if the notification comes into force because it doesn’t address their concerns and makes the coastline vulnerable to environmental disasters. read more
Dec 26, 2018 11:51
The ministry urged local environmental bureaus to help companies set pollution treatment solution plans and to pay attention to reasonable appeals of companies during environmental inspections. read more
Dec 16, 2018 22:52
As many as 195 countries evolved and adopted a set of guidelines — the Paris Rulebook — for implementing the 2015 Paris Agreement to strengthen the global response to climate change late on Saturday evening in Poland’s Katowice. read more
Dec 14, 2018 14:38
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s (MMRDA) planned to redraw boundaries of the Matheran Eco-sensitive Zone (ESZ) in its Regional Plan, which proposed to change the land use of some portions of the hill station and use it to develop... read more