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Jun 02, 2016
Art of Living will pay Rs 5-cr fine, but will fight to get it back: Sri Sri RavishankarIn a peculiar turn of events, Sri Sri Ravishankar's Art of Living Foudnation has agreed to pay the Rs five-crore fine imposed by a top environment court but decided to contest the decision to seek the return of the cash
May 03, 2016
Forest fires: NGT issues show cause notices to Uttarakhand, Himachal PradeshVoicing concern over the forest fires raging in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday said it was shocked that everybody was taking the issue "so casually" and issued show cause notices to both the states.
Apr 26, 2016
Natural History museum fire: Javadekar's ministry yet to assess loss, orders safety audit of all museumsA massive fire broke out at the National Museum of Natural History in FICCI building in central Delhi in the wee hours of Tuesday.
Dec 22, 2014
Govt may adopt satellite imaging for transmission projectsThe government, which has set a target of building 1,07,440 circuit kilometres of transmission lines by 2016-17, said that right of way and forest clearances are two major factors which hinder the execution of transmission projects.
Dec 19, 2014
Pollution on tracks: Green panel asks railways to penalise violatorsThe Railway Board Rules 2012 prohibit throwing or depositing litter on occupied and unoccupied railway premises, cooking, bathing, spitting, urinating, defecating, feeding animal or birds, repairing or washing of vehicles, washing utensils or clothes or any other objects or keeping any type of storage in any railway premises.
Dec 18, 2014
Forest diversion proposals for Tipaimukh project in Mizoram, Manipur denied: UmaUnion Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati said that Mawphu HEP Stage-II in East Khasi Hills and Myntdu HEP Stage-II in West Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya "have been investigated for a planned installed capacity of 75 MW and 280 MW, respectively".
Sep 12, 2014
Land Acquisition Act amendments to be discussed before Winter Session: GadkariThe minister added that the cost of construction of houses should come down so that more people can buy houses.
Jun 16, 2014
NTPC moves SC for its approval on power project in UttarakhandThe company also said that apex court’s order passed in 13 August last year has created financial strains as the cost of the project is escalating with passage of time.
Jun 06, 2014
Investments to get push as Modi govt takes green clearances onlineWith the government taking environment clearances online, pending projects worth lakhs of crores could get the go-ahead soon.
May 21, 2014
Illegal sand mining: NGT appoints officer to survey Air Force land"Let a senior officer of Mining Department of Haryana conduct a survey within thirty days and the applicant be informed of the dates on which the survey would be conducted," a bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar said.