SC on draft EIA: Consider amending law to translate notifications in all official languages, CJI tells Centre
The Supreme Court, however, stayed a contempt petition related to the case and asked the Centre to file a review petition in the Delhi High Court.
Rahul Gandhi terms draft EIA notification 'dangerous' and 'disgraceful', urges people to protest against it
The EIA draft is a 'disaster' and it seeks to silence the voice of communities who will be directly impacted by the environmental degradation it unleashes, Gandhi said.
World stocks rise as China trade data better than expected; some countries try to restart economy on easing pandemic fears
Market sentiment was boosted by data showing China’s exports fell only 6.6 percent in March from a year ago, less than the expected 14 percent plunge.
Oil jumps as slowdown in new China coronavirus cases eases fuel demand concerns; OPEC, allies recommend to increase output cuts
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Tuesday cut its global oil demand growth forecast for this year by 310,000 bpd as the virus outbreak crimps oil consumption in China.
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, CBI, five states on petition seeking investigation into illegal sand mining
SC issued notice to Centre, CBI, five states on a petition seeking investigation into alleged illegal sand mining.The five states are Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Earlier a petition submitted that the court should direct Centre, states to cease all river, beach sand mining activities owing to non-implementation of Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines.
Fuel prices rise after a gap of nearly three weeks as crude rates up on hopes of positive outcome in Sino-US trade talks
Crude oil prices jumped on Monday, pushed up by optimism that talks in Beijing can resolve a trade war between the United States and China, while supply cuts by major producers also supported crude.
Oil prices rise on Asian stock rally, OPEC-led cuts; crude output reduction to stabilise market
International Brent crude oil futures were at $60.86 per barrel at 0543 GMT, up 66 cents, or 1.1 percent, from their last close.
Oil price firms as OPEC, Russia likely to agree on output cuts next week; rising US supply stems gains
Despite the firmer prices, crude oil has lost almost a third in value since early October because of an emerging supply glut following a global surge in production.
Oil prices slip reversing strong gains as economic growth slowdown concerns counter tighter supplies
Oil prices fell on the back of a potential slowdown in fuel demand growth because of trade disputes between the United States and China as well as emerging market turmoil.
Madhav Gadgil, who predicted Kerala floods in 2011, says Goa is next if precautions aren't taken
Noted ecologist Madhav Gadgil has warned Goa may face the same fate as the flood-battered Kerala if it does not take precautions on the environmental front.
Centre stops Kerala dam across Siruvani river, claims TN govt
The central government has stopped Kerala from carrying on activities to build a dam across Siruvani river, the Tamil Nadu government said on Wednesday.
India's petro consumption to grow 6% next fiscal, says Moody's
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects total liquid fuels consumption in the Asia Pacific to rise by 0.9 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2017 to 33.3 million bpd
Crude oil at 8-month highs above $51/bbl on lower US inventory, rising Chinese demand
Besides falling US crude inventories, the market inched higher after Chinese trade data showed that its exports fell more than expected in May, but imports beat forecasts, adding to hopes that its economy may be stabilising
Govt transfers environment clearances of 19 coal blocks so far
The Centre has so far transferred the environment clearance (EC) of 19 coal blocks out of approved 29 mines from the earlier allottees to the new successful bidders including JSW Steel, GMR Chhattisgarh Energy, Jaypee Cement and Ambuja Cements among others.
Polavaram project likely to submerge 276 villages in Andhra Pradesh
Government on Wednesday said that 276 villages in Andhra Pradesh, four villages in Chhattisagarh and eight villages in Odisha are likely to be submerged due to Polavaram Dam project.
In Kerala, LDF MLAs continue protest against Western Ghats report
Thirteen MLAs belonging to CPI-M led LDF Opposition in Kerala on Tuesday staged a sit-in in front of the Assembly complex demanding rejection of the "anti-farmer" recommendations of the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghat conservation.
Goa: Process for granting clearances to mines flawed, says study
A study conducted by the Goa government to assess the various environmental nods required for mining in the state has found serious flaws with the entire process and recommended remedial measures.