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Friday, May 24, 2013
`Desertification affects over 1/4th area of India`
Over one-fourth of India`s geographical area is undergoing the process of desertification despite on...
Will strain every nerve to protect environment: Natarajan
Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Saturday said it was her mandate to protect forests and she ...
Env Ministry amends rules regarding mining project expansion
The Environment Ministry has amended rules exempting expansion of mining projects from public hearin...
MoEF`s deputy director granted bail in corruption case
An environment ministry official arrested by CBI along with 2 for taking bribe of Rs 7 lakh for arra...
Environment Ministry bribe case: Clients of SS Environics under CBI scanner
Promoters of SS Environics were arrested along with an Environment Ministry official in a bribe case...
Environment Ministry bribe case: CBI arrests another middleman
CBI arrested father of middleman apprehended with an Environment Ministry Official on charge of givi...
CBI recovers over Rs 1 cr from Ministry official
The CBI on Thursday recovered over Rs 1 crore in cash from three properties of an Environment Minist...
Committee slams plan panel for cutting Project Tiger outlay
Criticising the Planning Commission for taking "so lightly" its recommendation, a parliamentary comm...
Natarajan`s `no` to missile firing range in Andamans
The environment ministry has rejected an Indian Navy proposal to test fire missiles at the Tillancho...
Two Goa mines to shut down operations
Two open-cast iron ore mines operating within a short distance of a wildlife sanctuary in Goa have b...
Ten proposals for establishment of zoos in country
The Environment Ministry has received ten proposals for the establishment of new wildlife or zoologi...
`Radiation from mobile towers may affect wildlife`
Radiation from mobile towers may have varying negative impact on wildlife especially birds and bees,...
Govt forms new panel for forest clearances
The Environment Ministry has constituted a new advisory panel to vet proposals related to forest cle...
Rescue captive elephants, rights group asks Govt
An animal rights group Wednesday asked the union environment ministry to step up efforts to rescue c...
No experiments on animals in colleges: Environment Ministry
The ministry of environment and forests has issued guidelines to stop experimentation on animals for...
MOEF wrongly viewed as stumbling block: Jayanthi
Environment Ministry is "wrongly viewed" as a stumbling block for industrial and mining sectors, Un...
Natarajan bats for monitoring of industrial wastes
Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan favoured increasing penalty for violators.
Lavasa project gets environmental clearance
Lavasa`s hill city project overcame the green hurdle with Environment Ministry granting clearance fo...
Our ability to preserve wildlife at test: PM
The PM urged the people to become the torch bearers in taking forward the critical agenda of conserv...
Felt like `Shikhandi` in Environ Ministry: Ramesh
"I had become Shikhandi in Environment and Forest Ministry," Rural Development Minister Jairam Ram...
India to set up independent environmental body
India’s govt will set up a new environmental regulator to review investment projects, the Prime Mini...
‘No green nod for mining in Niyamgiri forests’
Union Environment Ministry on Saturday made it clear that no green nod has been given to Orissa Mini...
Environment ministry : No definition for forest
The reason cited by the Ministry in its reply is that "definition" of forests is under active cons...
Env Min clears 6 coalblocks for 3 power plants
In what can be seen as a relaxation in its ban on mining in `no-go` areas, the Environment Ministry ...
Adarsh Society can’t be regularized: Env Ministry
Saying that Adarsh Housing Society had brazenly violated the law, the Union Ministry of Environment...
Environ Ministry forms committee for cyber attacks
The Environment Ministry has constituted a committee for Crisis Management Plan to give a measured r...
More Adarsh scam files go missing
The files have gone missing from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests in New Delhi.
Env Min gives powers to states to clear projects in naxal area
Environment Ministry gave power to state governments to clear projects upto five hectares of forest...
Plan Panel favours relaxing green norms in hilly states
Plan Panel to approach Environment Ministry seeking relaxation of norms for projects in hilly states...
Environment Ministry issues draft guidelines
Jairam Ramesh said the new reworked draft guidelines "accommodate all genuine concerns."
Man-leopard conflict: Environment Min issues guidelines
The guidelines outline a three-pronged strategy to deal with man-leopard conflict.
PAC flays Environment Ministry`s silence on tiger protection
Environment Ministry`s claim on protection of tigers notwithstanding, a parliamentary committee has ...
Environment Ministry may give fresh hearing to Adarsh Society
The Environment and Forest Ministry told the Bombay High Court that it is considering giving the c...
Environment Ministry suspends construction work at AP plant
A day after a violent protest by local farmers, Environment Ministry on Tuesday ordered suspension...
Environment Ministry gives clearance to four-lane link
Environment Ministry has given conditional CRZ clearance for the construction of elevated four-lane...
Govt to take final call on Posco project by Jan end
Environment Ministry on Monday said it will take a final call on the Posco project in Orissa by th...
Decision on Env Ministry`s Adarsh order soon: Maha
Maharashtra govt would soon take a decision on the Union Environment Ministry`s recommendation to de...
Environment Ministry`s final decision on Adarsh in a week
The Environment Ministry will take a final decision on the fate of the controversial Adarsh Housin...
Environment Min issues guidelines to clean up rivers
Environment Ministry has asked state governments to take a series of steps for cleaning the rivers.
Govt extends date for Adarsh Society reply to showcause notice
Accepting a request from Mumbai`s controversial Adarsh Housing Society, Union Environment Ministry...
Environment Ministry seeks report on tigress` death in Assam
Jairam Ramesh sought a report from the authorities in Assam over the death of a Royal Bengal tigress...
Environ Min notifies 39 sectors for prior consent
Environment Ministry has come out with a notification identifying 39 sectors which will require prio...
Bombay HC refuses to stay Environment Ministry order on Lavasa
The Bombay HC today asked Lavasa Corporation to stop construction at its township near Pune.
Environment Ministry launches portal on biodiversity
The environment Ministry launched a web portal to provide info about the vast biodiversity of India.
Ramesh challenges India on green development
Jairam Ramesh has turned a once-marginal Environment Ministry into a powerful sentinel.
Lavasa asked to appear before Environment Ministry on Thursday
After a direction by the Bombay High Court, the Environment Ministry on Tuesday asked a representa...
Rules to conserve wetlands notified
The environment ministry notified the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010 to ensure b...
Loopholes in Lavasa`s reply: Environment Ministry
The Environment Ministry today said there were loopholes in Lavasa Corporation`s reply to its notice...
Environ ministry issues notice to Adarsh society
Environment Ministry issued a show cause notice to housing society for violating environmental laws.
With Ramesh in Mexico, Maha govt delays submitting report
Environment Ministry is yet to receive the final report from Maharashtra government on alleged vio...
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