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Aug 14, 2014
Goa to demarcate eco-sensitive areas near wildlife sanctuariesGoa government will demarcate the ecologically sensitive areas around its wildlife sanctuaries and submit a detailed report to Union Ministry of Environment and Forests by 31 January next year, State Environment Minister Alina Saldanha said on Thursday.
May 30, 2014
Goa CM Parrikar to ask Modi govt for more IAS officersGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be in the national capital on 3 June with several demands including sanctioning of more Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers for the state.
May 08, 2014
Scientists find 14 new species of 'dancing frogs' in Western GhatsThere are other dancing frogs in Central America and Southeast Asia, but the Indian family, known by the scientific name Micrixalidae, evolved separately about 85 million years ago.
Apr 25, 2014
Parrikar wants to 'save' Western Ghats, but not stop miningGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar wants to "save" the Western Ghats, but not at the cost of mining. Parrikar underscored the sentiment in an official letter written to the union environment and forests minister last week but which became known only a few days after a crucial Supreme Court judgement lifting a 19-month ban on mining in the state.
Mar 05, 2014
W-Ghats report: MoEF accepts Kerala government's demandsLate Tuesday night, an office memorandum from the ministry said the recommendations of the state government were examined and it has been decided to accept them.
Mar 03, 2014
AAP begins campaign in Kerala: Will it affect Cong or CPM?The enthusiasm generated by the announcement of just two AAP candidates and the CPM’s desperation to lure the Christians and the Church show that the equations are changing fast.
Jan 15, 2014
No Central panel to study Western Ghats: MoilyEnvironment Minister M Veerappa Moily said the states concerned should appoint committees respectively to assess the kind of activities that could be allowed in the tract.
Jan 07, 2014
In Kerala, LDF MLAs continue protest against Western Ghats reportThirteen 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.
Jan 04, 2014
PM attends Kerala cabinet meet, Chandy submits 12-point memorandumIn a special gesture, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday attended a meeting of the Kerala cabinet where Congress-led UDF Government raised their concerns over implementation of the Western Ghats conservation report and payment of subsidy on household LPG connections.
Jan 03, 2014
Eye on 2014, Moily reverses Jayanthi decisions on Western Ghats, GM cropsFrom going slow on the Kasturirangan report on the Western Ghats to reversing the hitherto circumspect stance on genetically modified crops, Moily appears to be taking steps considered to be industry-friendly.