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Last updated: Apr 19 2014 17:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Silence from both sides 19.4.2014 Hindu: Home
Politicians do not address health, education and environmental issues because the electorate does not demand that they do, says KALPANA SHARMA.
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Posco Knocks at PMG's Door over Mining Licence 19.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Posco’s Rs.53,000 crore steel plant in Odisha has run into another hurdle with the company again approaching the (PMG) over delay in issuance of the captive iron-ore mining licence.
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Posco Knocks at PMG’s Door over Mining Licence 19.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
South Korean steel major Posco’s Rs.53,000 crore steel plant in Odisha has run into another hurdle with the company again approaching the Cabinet Secretariat’s Project Monitoring Group (PMG) over delay in issuance of the captive iron-ore mining licence by the State Government.
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Modi need not apologise for Gujarat riots Sukhbir (Cached) 17.4.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Shiromani Akali Dal SAD president and Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said there was no need for Bharatiya Janata Partys BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to apologise for the 2002 Gujarat ...
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Green norms for projects spread over 5 acres may hit companies (Cached) 17.4.2014 ET: Policy
In 2013, the environment ministry had made it mandatory to obtain a prior environmental clearance for all investment projects involving construction of over 5 acres of land.
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Green tape hurdles pinch investments across manufacturing sector (Cached) 16.4.2014 ET: Policy
Environment Ministry had made it mandatory to obtain a prior environmental clearance for all investment projects involving a construction of over 20,000 square metres.
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RTI Judgement Series: Display suo moto reports on Koodankulam nuke power plant 15.4.2014 Moneylife
The Nuclear Power Corp must display suo moto the Safety Analysis and Site Evaluation Report of KKNP Plant I & II as per Section 4(1)(c) of the RTI Act, the CIC said. This is the 199th in a series of important RTI judgements given by former Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi
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Centre's Help Sought to Set up Waste Treatment Plant 15.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
The PCB has already requested the state Cabinet to consider exemption for relaxation of norms for setting up biomedical waste treatment plants in Ernakulam and Kozhikode
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GVK's coal mine project receives conditional nod from Aussie court 9.4.2014 Latest News
GVK hails proposals from Land Court that the environmental authority and mining lease be granted for its coal project subject to conditions
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Aussie court gives conditional nod for GVK's coal mine project 8.4.2014 Latest News
GVK hails proposals from Land Court that the environmental authority and mining lease be granted for its coal project subject to conditions
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GVK Hancock welcomes Land Court recommendation 8.4.2014 Latest News
The Land Court of Queensland in Australia has granted conditional clearance to $ 10 billion Alpha Coal Mine project being developed by GVK Hancock, part of the Hyderabad-based GVK group.
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GVK Hancock: Queensland Court lays conditions 8.4.2014 HBL: Home
Company welcomes recommendations
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Japanese online retailer ends whale meat sales 7.4.2014 Hindu: Op-Ed
The Japanese online retailer Rakuten is to end all online sales of whale and dolphin meat by the end of April after the international court of justice ordered Japan to immediately halt its annual w...
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Sethusamudram channel project of no use to people: Jayalalithaa (Cached) 29.3.2014 New Kerala: India News
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Sethusamudram channel project of no use to people: J Jayalalithaa (Cached) 29.3.2014 DNA: Top News
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Saturday said the Sethusamudram ship channel project will not benefit the people or the state as well as affecting the fishermen's livelihood and the environment. She said the government has called for tenders to prepare a detailed project report for a desalination water project in Ramanathapuram district and steps are being taken for setting up an industrial park for production of petro-chemicals and fertiliser units. Addressing an election rally in Ramanathapuram, around 510 km from Chennai, Jayalalithaa said: "Had detailed study been made it would have been clear the Sethusamudram project would have affected the environment and the livelihood of the fishermen." She said the central government started the project in 2005 even without getting a no objection certificate from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB). Jayalalithaa said an expert committee set up by TNPCB had recommended carrying out a detailed environment ...
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SC's expert panel says limited iron ore mining can be allowed in Goa (Cached) 28.3.2014 Down to Earth
Recommends strong regulatory mechanism should be in place before mining is resumed; industry cheers over possible lifting of one-and-a-half year-old suspension of mining in the state ...
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Centre to miss SC deadline on national forest regulator (Cached) 27.3.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
The Supreme Court today expressed displeasure over the Centre missing the March 31 deadline to implement its direction to appoint a national regulator to oversee the implementation of forest policy.
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Steeling into Rowghat’s future (Cached) 27.3.2014 India Together

Iron ore from the proposed Rowghat mines in Chhattisgarh is crucial for the sustenance of the Bhilai steel plants. This, however, not only poses a grave threat to the forest ecology of the area, but is also itself vulnerable. Kanchi Kohli details the complexities.

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Razing of illegal resorts on Vembanad may take time 27.3.2014 Hindu: Home
The demolition of illegal resorts on Vembanad Lake may take more time as the authorities are busy dismantling the Rainbow restaurant at Aluva. The Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) rep...
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Stop dumping Nuclear Waste on Kerala's Border with TN, Says Achuthanandan 27.3.2014 newindianexpress.com
Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan said here on Wednesday that the State Government should intervene urgently to stop the dumping of nuclear waste at Theni on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border.
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