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Adarsh building is not guilty: There's no point demolishing it, give it to war widows

Apr 30, 2016

Adarsh building is not guilty: There's no point demolishing it, give it to war widows

The military didn’t throw out the 411 Bofors 155 mm guns because of corruption, instead that won is the Kargil War. #HowThisWorks #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #Environment Ministry #Bombay High Court #IndianArmy #Adarsh building #war widows
Complainant cheers HC verdict in Adarsh case, but fears dilution of laws

Apr 29, 2016

Complainant cheers HC verdict in Adarsh case, but fears dilution of laws

"The Adarsh society has irregularities and illegalities on several fronts. The environmental issues involved are very important," said activist Simpreet Singh. #Adarsh Housing Society #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Bombay High Court #MoEF #Adarsh #Simpreet Singh #NAPM
Will follow scientific process to dispose of Deonar waste, says Mumbai civic body

Mar 31, 2016

Will follow scientific process to dispose of Deonar waste, says Mumbai civic body

A day after holding a meeting with Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in the light of the fire incidents at Deonar dumping yard, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday said it would follow a scientific process to dispose of waste. #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #BMC #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Prakash Javadekar #Deonar fire #Deonar
Two months on, environment ministry directs closure of Deonar dumping ground

Mar 31, 2016

Two months on, environment ministry directs closure of Deonar dumping ground

Over two months after a major fire at the Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai, the central government has directed the city's civic to close the dumping area #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Mumbai #BMC #Prakash Javadekar #Ajoy Mehta #Deonar fire #Deonar #Deonar dumping ground
To speed up urban construction projects, govt to come with notifications by November end

Oct 29, 2015

To speed up urban construction projects, govt to come with notifications by November end

Cabinet Secretary said that streamlining of approvals needs to be taken seriously to end cost and time over runs and harassment of project developers #Construction #ISRO #Environment Ministry #Cabinet Secretary #app #Notifications #urban areas #World Bank report #Housing for All #Urban Development and Housing #CCZMs
World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Aug 25, 2015

World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Areport, released by the Centre for Global Development, says that if steps are not taken to curb deforestation, an area of tropical forest similar to the size of India will be lost by 2050. #CAG #climate change #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Prakash Javadekar #deforestation #tropical forests #Centre for Global Development
Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Jul 17, 2015

Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Environment minister Prakash Javadekar released the biennial report “India State of Forest Report 2013” on 7 July stating that the forest cover continues to stand at 21 percent of the country’s geographical area #India #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #forest #Report #Green Cover #Forest cover #forestry
Mumbai: Environment Ministry clueless even as 10 dead dolphins wash ashore

May 29, 2015

Mumbai: Environment Ministry clueless even as 10 dead dolphins wash ashore

While marine biologists, environmental activists and researchers are baffled over the continued rise of dead dolphins washing ashore Mumbai''s coastline #Environment #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Mumbai #beaches #Shareworthy #dead dolphins #Pravin Pote-Patil #humpback dolphins
NHPC gets environmental clearance for Rs 25K cr Dibang project

May 20, 2015

NHPC gets environmental clearance for Rs 25K cr Dibang project

The dam site is located about 1.5 km upstream of the confluence of Ashu Pani and Dibang rivers and about 43 km from Roing, district headquarter. #Arunachal Pradesh #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #NHPC #Dibang hydeopower project
Govt makes green norms easier for new coal block allottees

Apr 02, 2015

Govt makes green norms easier for new coal block allottees

The Centre has recently auctioned 29 blocks in two phases to companies like Monnet, GMR Chhattisgarh, Hindalco, Reliance Cement among others, garnering about Rs 2 lakh crore. #Hindalco #Economy #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Environment Ministry #Coal block #Reliance Cement #Coal mines #Environment clearance #Monnet #GMR Chhattisgarh