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EAC set up to consider defence projects: Javadekar

Jul 16, 2014

EAC set up to consider defence projects: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha that all defence sector proposals are kept in Category "A" in the Environmental Impact Assessment Notification 2006 and considered at the Central government level. #Lok Sabha #Environment Ministry #TheySaidIt #Prakash Javadekar #Environmental Impact Assessment Notification 2006
MoEF may take up Hindalco's coal proj for clearance next week

Apr 25, 2014

MoEF may take up Hindalco's coal proj for clearance next week

The Environment Ministry may meet next week to take up the issue of granting clearance for diversion of forest land pertaining to Hindalco's coal mining project in Odisha. #Hindalco #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #MoEF #Odisha
Kerala: Political storm over Kasturirangan report on W-Ghats

Mar 05, 2014

Kerala: Political storm over Kasturirangan report on W-Ghats

Chandy said no one could make any political mileage out of the issue. "Persons who dream that UDF could be politically weakened on the issue will not succeed," he said. #India #NewsTracker #UDF #LDF #Environment Ministry #Oommen Chandy
With Jayanthi shunted, Veerappa Moily clears GM crop trials

Feb 27, 2014

With Jayanthi shunted, Veerappa Moily clears GM crop trials

Moily has now called for a meeting of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), almost a year since it last met. #India #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Environment Ministry #PMO #Jayanthi Natarajan #Veerappa Moily #MoEF #GM food #ARuna Rodrigues
'70 clearances in 20 days: Moily should quit as environment minister'

Jan 14, 2014

'70 clearances in 20 days: Moily should quit as environment minister'

Greenpeace India on Tuesday demanded Environment Minister Veerappa Moily's resignation for giving speedy clearances to 70 projects in 20 days which, it said, is against the interest of the environment. #Politics #Economy #India #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Veerappa Moily #Greenpeace

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Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

Jan 12, 2014

Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

The rabid greens want to save everything. And nothing is enough for the growth hawk. They can curse or cheer the project clearance spree but neither benefits from their all-or-nothing battle. #ToTheContrary #Environment #Environment Ministry #Veerappa Moily #India Inc #Indian Inc #Green Activists

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Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

Aug 14, 2014

Candidate's sudden death transforms Brazil race

(AP) -- Brazil's political landscape was being redrawn Thursday, a day after a small plane crash killed a top presidential candidate less than two months before the election. The death of politician Eduardo Campos in a plane that smashed into a white... #Dilma Rousseff #Aecio Neves #Latin America #Socialist Party #Marina Silva
Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

Jul 27, 2014

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

(AP) -- Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. The U.S. State Department, meanwhile, r... #John Kerry #US State Department #Sergei Lavrov #Malaysia Airlines #Mark Rutte
Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

Aug 20, 2014

Liberia to enforce Ebola curfew

Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people as the country fought to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital. The measures came as authorities said three health workers in the ... #Liberia #Sierra Leone #World Health Organisation #Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf #Republic of Guinea