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Mathura violence: National Green Tribunal notice to UP government on green cover loss in Jawahar Bagh

Mathura violence: National Green Tribunal notice to UP government on green cover loss in Jawahar Bagh

The National Green Tribunal has sought the Uttar Pradesh government's response on a plea alleging loss of green cover in Mathura's Jawahar Bagh, where clashes between encroachers and security personnel left 29 people, including two policemen, dead recently.

India to achieve more than its committed INDC target: Javadekar

In the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions announced recently, India had set a target of creating an additional 2.5 to 3 billion (250 crore) tonnes of CO2 equivalent carbon sink.

Ensure no further forest area encroachment: HC to Delhi govt

The court was hearing a PIL initiated by it on its own on the issue of increasing air pollution in Delhi. 

Private companies to get degraded land for forest harvesting

Private companies to get degraded land for forest harvesting

The government Tuesday said it has decided to give degraded land, which is about one-third of the total forest area, to private industries on lease for commercial forest harvesting to boost employment and generate revenue.

India losing green cover faster than ever, warns study

India losing green cover faster than ever, warns study

The world's forests have shrunk by three percent since 1990 - an area equivalent to the size of South Africa - and India is among the countries who are losing their forest cover faster than others, researchers have warned.