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Running roughshod over laws at Mookunnimala 30.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
However, it is alleged that the authorities had not looked into other aspects while giving the clearance.
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Soon, Noida to get solid waste processing and disposal facility 29.5.2016 Noida - City - The Times of India
Nearly four decades after its establishment in 1976, Noida is all set to get a solid waste processing and disposal facility located in Greater Noida. ​​The Uttar Pradesh State Environment Impact Assessment Authority has cleared the proposed project, to be established on a 145-acre site. The facility, which will deal with nearly 900 tons of waste generated by the twin cities, is likely to be completed within a year.
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PMC pulled up over clearance to project 27.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
PMC pulled up over clearance to project
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Centre prepares to dilute wetland protection rules 27.5.2016 Latest News
Public comment till this week, on proposals to leave matters to states and do away with most existing checks
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One year on, NGT pulls up babus for failing to implement orders on Yamuna 26.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
One year on, NGT pulls up babus for failing to implement orders on Yamuna
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Major port Kandla bets big on container, liquid cargo business 26.5.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
In a bid to ease pressure on its existing berths, the Kandla Port Trust (KPT) has set the ball rolling to increase its dry and liquid cargo handling capacity.
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81 projects without solid waste disposal system get SMC notice 26.5.2016 Surat News, News from Surat Gujarat | Times of India Surat News
At least 81 residential and commercial projects measuring 20,000 square meters in area have been issued notices by Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) for not following environmental impact assessment guidelines.
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86ha of forest land to be diverted for Rewas port 25.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
86ha of forest land to be diverted for Rewas port
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Olive Ridley turtles have their backs to the Morjim wall 24.5.2016 TOI: Goa
Fisheries Department Proposes 700m Wall To Ease Navigation
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Software to monitor mining related activities 23.5.2016 Deccan Herald - Business
The Union Ministry of Mines and mineral-rich states have agreed to develop software to monitor clearances required post-auction and till the start of mining. In the recent meeting between the officials of Union Ministry of Mines and state representatives, it was also decided that the software should be able to monitor timelines for each of the key activities involved in the clearance whether it is forest, environment or land acquisition. The state government and other departments concerned should be able to update the processing status on online portal for monitoring and expediting the post-auction mining clearances. Bidders will also be allowed to be registered on the portal to enable them to flag issues and provide updates, said an official from the ministry. In an attempt to promote ease of doing business, the meeting also decided to grant various clearances and land acquisition in a time-bound manner. As per the decision, the Union Environment Ministry is expected to grant its clearance for the ...
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Find reason behind green pigment on Taj Mahal: Akhilesh Yadav to officials 23.5.2016 Latest News
He further said that the state govt would do whatever is possible to protect and conserve the world famous monument and its beauty
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Find cause of green pigment on Taj Mahal: CM Akhilesh Yadav to officials 23.5.2016 DNA: Popular News
Taking serious note of reports of green pigmentation on the white marble of the Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has directed officers to trace the factors behind the problem and find a solution. "CM has asked Agra Divisional Commissioner, District Magistrate, Public Works Department (PWD), Archeology and pollution board officials to soon trace the factors behind the problem and find a solution," a Government spokesman said in Lucknow. "The Samajwadi Party government will do whatever is possible to protect and conserve the world famous monument and its beauty," the CM said. As per media reports, patches of green pigmentation have surfaced on the Taj Mahal's marble engravings marring the beauty of the monument. The pigmentation might be the result of the excretions of an insect called chironomids which was rapidly breeding in the polluted Yamuna. It is suspected that this insect perches on the Taj Mahal and excretes, causing green pigmentation, they said. Taj Mahal attracts lakhs of ...
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After insect attack, Taj under siege by spiders 20.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
After insect attack, Taj under siege by spiders
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Mines Ministry, States reach consensus on early approvals for mining from auctioned blocks 19.5.2016 All Economy & Policy Stories
A software will be prepared for monitoring of key activities
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Data collection begins for extension impact studies 18.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Data collection begins for extension impact studies
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Call us if you spot a snake, don't kill it: Wildlife rescuers 17.5.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, May 17 : Imagine a scenario where you find a cobra curled up in your shoe, a common krait in your scooter cabinet, or a rock python in your apartment. Don't make any move to kill it, say reptile rescuers: Call Wildlife SOS instead.
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Call us if you spot a snake, don't kill it: Wildlife rescuers 17.5.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Imagine a scenario where you find a cobra curled up in your shoe, a common krait in your scooter cabinet, or a rock python in your apartment. Don't make any move to kill it, say reptile rescuers: Call Wildlife SOS instead.
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How insects are marring the beauty of the Taj Mahal 17.5.2016 DNA: Money
After fears of a terrorist attack, frequent maintenance problems, or its structure virtually creaking under the weight of uncontrolled footfall, the latest threat to the Taj Mahal comes from a most unpredictable source: insects which are leaving dark green stains on its beautiful white marble. Dumping in the Yamuna Uncontrolled stagnation in the Yamuna near the iconic 17thcentury monument has led to a greenish-black pigmentation on the marble due to the breeding of an insect called Chironomus Calligraphus (Geoldichironomus). Rampant dumping of municipal waste into the river near the Taj is at the root of the problem. NGT kicks in to action Reports of the pigmentation have caught the attention of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), which took a stern view and issued notices to the Centre and the state on Monday. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, issued notices to the ministry of environment and forests, UP government, state pollution control board, state environment impact ...
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Green activists take KBR issue to chief secy 17.5.2016 TOI: Hyderabad Times
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AP leaders spreading canard: Harish 17.5.2016 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Hinder progress of projects at the risk of facing protests, Irrigation Minister tells AP Chief Minister and Jagan
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