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Oct 07, 2019
Prakash Javadekar refuses to comment on Aarey Colony protests, but says India's green cover up by 15,000 square kilometresIndia's green cover has increased by 15,000 square kilometres, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.
Jul 04, 2019
SC directs Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 cr with CPCB for causing environmental degradation by 'illegal, unregulated' coal miningEnvironmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court held Wednesday and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board for restoration work. It said however that Meghalaya has very limited sources of revenue and allowed it to transfer Rs 100 crore from the Environment Protection and Restoration Fund. A total of 15 miners were trapped on 13 December last year in an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, about 3.7 kilometres deep inside a forest, when water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into it.
May 30, 2019
Ganga water in UP-WB stretch unfit for direct drinking and bathing, contains high level of coliform: Pollution control boardThe Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said
Apr 24, 2019
Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposesThe state government ordered closure of Sterlite's copper unit in the backdrop of protests by the locals against it turning violent and resulting in the death of 13 people in police firing on 22 May, 2018.
Mar 12, 2019
National Ganga Council chaired by PM Modi hasn't met once since its start in 2016The NGC is arguably the single largest committee overseeing the cleanup of river Ganga today.
Mar 08, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Narmada on the cusp of extinction with six big dams, sand-mining, pollution threatening its survivalWith six big dams and power projects on it, the river has been facing environmental threats from illegal mining, deforestation, and now the river linking project.
Mar 07, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Rampant sand-mining, unabated deforestation sound death knell for Ken, Betwa riversBetwa river enters Uttar Pradesh through Jhansi where the pollution level goes even more up due to other problems.
Mar 07, 2019
Volkswagen slammed with a Rs 500 crore penalty for cheating on emission testsNGT has directed Volkswagen to pay the penalty in a matter of two months time.
Mar 06, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Awash in trash, Shipra may cease to exist when Ujjain holds Kumbh Mela in 2028Shipra, also known as Kshipra, is now dry in long stretches and wherever one finds water it’s all mixed with solid waste, sewage and silt.
Jan 23, 2019
Delhi air quality reaches 'satisfactory' levels for first time in 2019, but foggy weather in Delhi delays 21 trainsThe overall AQI in Delhi was docking at 85 on Wednesday morning, falling in the 'satisfactory' category for the first time in a span of four months, after a long period of oscillation between 'poor' and 'hazardous' categories.