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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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Bengaluru Buzz: | 80 lakh vehicles in the city now | PIL hearing on RTE Rule amendment | Elevated corridor to affect 1131 properties 6.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As Bengaluru's vehicle count crossed 80 lakhs, it has now become the metro with the second highest number of vehicles in India, said the Karnataka Transport Commissioner. Read more on what else has happened in the city this week
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1,131 properties to be affected by elevated corridor project 1.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Environmental impact assessment report says project needs 56.89 hectares of land
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SC suspends eco clearance for international airport in Goa 31.3.2019 Hindu: National
‘A firm regime against environmental exploitation would strengthen rule of law’
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Fresh environmental study of new Goa airport 30.3.2019 Sify Finance
In a setback to the GMR group, the Supreme Court on Friday did not allow the construction of Goa's new greenfield international airport at Mopa and ordered that an Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) would study allegations related to specific environmental concerns.
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Pulicat lake bar mouth to be dredged 29.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Fisheries department calls for tenders for work
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20 locations given environmental clearance for sand and rock excavation 21.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
20 locations given environmental clearance for sand and rock excavation
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Env group asks CM to reconsider elevated corridors, says it will impact our well-being 20.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citing a report by NLSIU professor Dr M K Ramesh, Bangalore Environment Trust has appealed to the CM to reconsider the elevated corridor project. Dr Ramesh's report had said that the project was quixotic, with dire consequences for citizens
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China phases out 280,000 T of ozone-depleting substances in 2018 - Xinhua 20.3.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
China has phased out 280,000 tonnes of ozone-depleting substance (ODS) production as part of its obligations to the 1988 Montreal Protocol aimed at protecting the ozone layer, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on ...
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As Mumbai’s coastal road construction speeds up, even car owners are joining the protest against it 14.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Who is the multi-crore project being built for?
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Indonesia NGO appeals ruling on China-funded dam in endangered orangutan habitat 13.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Indonesia's biggest non-government environmental group on Wednesday launched a fresh legal bid to stop the construction of a controversial China-funded dam that some experts warn will destroy the habitat of a unique species of orangutans.
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Malaysia to keep bauxite mining on hold amid environmental impact studies 13.3.2019 Reuters: Top News
Malaysia said that bauxite miners must each conduct a study on the environmental impact of their sites in the country before receiving licences to restart operations, with a moratorium on mining the aluminium raw material due to end on March 31.
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The big news: ‘Good to be back,’ says IAF pilot after return from Pakistan, and 9 other top stories 2.3.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Parliament panel asks for pictures of air strikes, and Pakistan will lodge ‘eco-terrorism’ complaint against India for ‘bombing forest land’.
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Pakistan plans to lodge eco-terrorism complaint with UN against India for air strikes 1.3.2019 Scroll.in
Climate Change Minister Malik Amin Aslam said the government will conduct an environmental impact assessment, that will form the basis of its plaint.
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Adivasi, Dalit villagers in Jharkhand move court to get back land acquired for Adani power plant 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
The petition of the 16 villagers alleges that the land acquisition process is ‘marked by illegalities and irregularities’.
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Three ways in which the Modi government is ruining the Ganga instead of cleaning it 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three projects will reduce water flows into the river, pollute it, denude its catchment areas and endanger its biodiversity.
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SC nod to construction of ongoing projects under Chardham development plan 12.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi The Supreme Court Friday lifted its stay on certain stalled projects under the government's ambitious Chardham development plan, which proposes to provide all-weather connectivity to the four holy towns of Uttarakhand. The court said the stay will however continue on those projects which are yet to begin under the plan till the environment clearance is taken by the authorities.  The four towns of the hilly state to be connected by all-weather roads are Yamnotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. The top court also stayed a paragraph in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order passed on September 26 last year which said that these projects did not require Environmental Impact Assessment Approval/Environment Clearance in terms of the notification of Ministry of Environment & Forests. On October 22 last year, the apex court had stayed the NGT order clearing the entire ambitious Chardham project in Uttarakhand. A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Vineet Sharan said that ongoing projects will not be ...
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Plea to make environmental clearance mandatory for inland waterways projects 3.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plea to make environmental clearance mandatory for inland waterways projects
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Rampant growth of polluting brick kilns has made Jharkhand’s quaint McCluskieganj town a death trap 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rising pollution, depleting ground water levels has made parts of the town almost unlivable for some residents.
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Indiscriminate excavation deals blow to Thoubal river 31.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Indiscriminate excavation deals blow to Thoubal river
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