User: esg Topic: Decision-Making
Category: Hearings
Last updated: Mar 30 2020 23:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
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India’s push for ease of doing business will weaken environmental checks on development projects 21.3.2020 Scroll.in
A recent draft notification flouts National Green Tribunal norms and weakens public consultation.
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Civic polls: Tirunelveli to have 1,962 booths 20.3.2020 Hindu: Madurai
13 lakh voters will exercise their franchise
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Tribal Sangha, other bodies oppose toll plaza at Sonapur 20.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Tribal Sangha, other bodies oppose toll plaza at Sonapur
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Brazil records first coronavirus death as Congress suspends session 17.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Brazil on Tuesday reported its first confirmed death from the coronavirus outbreak, as Congress canceled a joint session due to a lack of quorum and the country braced for the mounting epidemic.
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Danger ahead: On India’s road safety record 13.3.2020 Hindu: Opinion
District committees must hold open meetings to better India’s terrible record on road safety
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Danger ahead 12.3.2020 Hindu: Editorial
District committees must hold open meetings to better India’s terrible record on road safety
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New environment impact norm cuts time for public hearing 12.3.2020 Hindu: Health
The draft EIA notification proposes to be an update to the EIA of 2006, which specifies a “minimum of 30 days” for people to respond.
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Australian court defers sex offence appeal by ex-Vatican treasurer Pell 12.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Australia's highest court on Thursday deferred ruling on an appeal to overturn the conviction of former Vatican treasurer George Pell for sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s.
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MoEF to decide on action against TN officials for concealing information 10.3.2020 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
The expert appraisal committee of the MoEF has found fault with Tangedco and TNPCB officials
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In an Odisha village, locals oppose a steel plant that threatens over 1,000 hectares of forest land 7.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Residents of Jagatsinghpur district had a similar brush with a South Korean company in 2017.
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State has powers to decide on hydrocarbon projects: Centre 7.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
‘Only procedure to grant environment clearance has changed’
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Sabarimala ropeway’s eco impact in focus 5.3.2020 Hindu: National
‘Project consultant failed to consider uniqueness of site’
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Sun Yang decision: CAS criticises his lack of remorse 5.3.2020 Rediff: Sports
In the full decision posted on CAS's website and made public on Wednesday, CAS said Sun Yang had sought to shift blame to testers and his entourage and taken no responsibility for his actions.
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Swimming: Le Clos had no doubt that Sun Yang was a 'dirty swimmer' 4.3.2020 Reuters: Sports News
South African Olympic champion Chad le Clos says he had no doubt that Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was cheating and believes he was robbed of his special gold medal moment at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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Protected Special Agricultural Zone in Tamil Nadu’s Cauvery delta: Experts seek powers to implementing authority 1.3.2020 Hindu: National
The Protected Special Agricultural Zone that the government created recently is meant to offer farmers of the delta region relief from further hydrocarbon exploration. While the decision itself may be labelled political, experts stress the importance of arming the implementing authority with adequate powers.
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Doping: Sun ban a 'statement to the world', says rival Horton 29.2.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Mack Horton says the eight-year doping ban handed out to his rival Sun Yang, who the Australian swimmer once famously described as a "drug cheat", was a statement to the world about clean sport.
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Panel defers appraisal of Modikuntavagu 28.2.2020 Hindu: Rx
Details of submergence, rehabilitation and resettlement sought
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Factbox: Chinese swimmer Sun Yang 28.2.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Factbox on Chinese multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang, who was banned from the sport for eight years for an out-of-competition dope test violation.
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Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang shocked by eight-year ban 28.2.2020 Reuters: Sports News
China's top swimmer Sun Yang said he was shocked and would appeal after being handed an eight-year ban on Friday for a dope test violation that rules him out of the Tokyo Games.
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