The NHRC Wednesday issued notices on
banning the use of white asbestos, to all states and territories along with several Union Ministries and asked them to file a status report on it within four weeks.
The Delhi HC has issued notice to the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) and the ministry of defence (MoD) on a petition seeking a stay on the construction of staff quarters by cutting trees in Delhi`s green Ridge area.
Pakistani intelligence agencies have seized the records of two federal ministries to investigate an alleged institutional lapse in objecting to
"Indian aggression" on sharing of river waters, a media claimed.
The government`s field publicity
wing, entrusted with tasks like advocating Centre`s policies
in Naxal-affected areas, has been "flooded" with requests from
various ministries to promote their campaigns.
Iraqi forces seized a large cache of explosives and arrested suspected insurgents allegedly planning to target government ministries Tuesday, in a crackdown across the capital that brought parts of the city to a standstill.
Expressing displeasure over
ministries coming to Union Cabinet at the last minute with
their proposals for inclusion, the government has asked
officials to ensure that the time limits for sending notes are
strictly adhered to.