Government Tuesday said certain NGOs receiving funds from abroad hold "campaigns" against critical operations like nuclear power plants and mining, affecting the progress of the country.
Seeking personal intervention of PM Manmohan Singh, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal appealed to him to get all pending issues examined expeditiously by the Union Environment Ministry for early approval to 95 mining projects.
Amid tribals protesting against some mining projects, the Government on Friday said that people being displaced should be provided alternative sources of livelihood, besides adequate compensation.
NC Saxena panel report seeks a ban on mining projects of Vedanta Resources in Orissa.
Day in Pics: 1st February
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