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Jul 19, 2017
Environment ministry approves climate change projects in Rajasthan, Gujarat and SikkimThe environment ministry on Wednesday approved projects aimed at addressing the vulnerabilities arising out of climate change in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim.
Jun 15, 2017
Environment minister Harsh Vardhan to address the issue on cattle sale restrictionsAll issues related to the Centre's recent notification banning sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter will be addressed 'seriously and honestly'
Jun 12, 2017
NGT seeks response from Delhi, Haryana govt on 'illegal' apartments in sensitive Aravalli mountainsA plea seeking the demolition of apartments located in the eco-sensitive Aravalli area has prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek a response from the Centre and the Haryana government.
Jun 04, 2017
Centre welcomes suggestions on notification restricting sale of cattle for slaughter, says it's not prestige issueThe Centre on Sunday said it is open to the suggestions made by various groups on the cattle slaughter notification and was not viewing it as a prestige issue, amid a raging row over the order.
Jun 01, 2017
New cattle trade rule not related to states' cow slaughter laws: Arun JaitleyUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday rejected criticism that the Centre was infringing upon states' rights on the cattle issue, saying the order has nothing do with slaughter of cattle which is governed by respective state laws.
May 31, 2017
Centre's cattle slaughter ban: IIT-Madras student beaten up by right-wing group over beef festOne of the students who led the beef protest at IIT Madras in Chennai has been assaulted, allegedly by students from a right-wing group, according to a report in<em> Times Now</em>.
May 29, 2017
Cattle slaughter ban: Buffaloes likely to be removed from list after stiff opposition from statesThe list of animals that cannot be bought or sold for slaughter through cattle markets includes cows, bulls, buffaloes, heifers, calves and camels
May 29, 2017
Cattle slaughter ban: Police detain 10 as ABVP and Left students clash in Bengaluru's TownhallAs nationwide protests against Centre's new cattle slaughter ban spread, ABVP members and Left students broke into a clash near Bengaluru's Townhall on Monday, media reports said.
May 28, 2017
Govt classifies microbeads as "unsafe" for cosmetics, mulls banning products using 'major water pollutant'Microbeads escape the filtration and treatment processes for waste water and end up in rivers, which ultimately lead to ocean where they contribute to the huge chunk of "plastic soup" in the environment
May 27, 2017
Ban on cattle trade: Govt clarifies that rules modified to end animal crueltyIn wake of the outcry over amended rules on cattle sale, the government on Saturday clarified that the modifications were done to prevent cruelty to animals in cattle markets and not to regulate cattle traded for slaughterhouses.