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IFFI: Goa cut up 23.8.2008 Hindu: National
PANAJI: Upset at the denial of more powers to Goa by the Directorate of Film Festivals in organising the International Film Festival of India, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat will soon lead a team to I&B Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi. The ...
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Goa cut up about denial of more powers for IFFI 23.8.2008 Hindu: National
PANAJI: Upset at the denial of more powers to Goa by the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) in organising the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Chief Minister Digambar Kamat will soon lead a delegation to Information and ...
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Kerala's unconvincing shot at the environment ministry 21.8.2008 India Together - Environment

Kerala’s Left-dominated 141-member legislative assembly adopted a resolution on 11 July urging New Delhi to withdraw the Environmental Impact Assessment Notification of 2006. The resolution says the notification is “against the interest of Kerala State, nature, environment and people.” M Suchitra reports.
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Kerala's unconvincing shot at the environment ministry 21.8.2008 India Together
Kerala's Left-dominated 141-member legislative assembly adopted a resolution on 11 July urging New Delhi to withdraw the Environmental Impact Assessment Notification of 2006. The resolution says the notification is "against the interest of Kerala State, nature, environment and people." M Suchitra reports.
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Traffic versus trees: Bangalore in a fix 11.8.2008 Telegraph: Nation
Bangalore, Aug. 10: An ambitious plan to widen city roads and decongest traffic by involving landlosers has run into a hurdle with Karnataka High Court ordering that all projects that are a potential threat to the environment would have to be vetted by a committee of experts.
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"Bangalore: The Making of a World City" 30.7.2008 Citizen Matters

Bangalore’s face is being reconstituted. Roads are being widened but elected representatives are not consulted on this process. The Oberois are given control of about 160 acres of land around Hebbal Tank and they go on to build a floating restaurant on the lake, denying free access to the lake for the publics. “So what is happening to the ‘commons’? What is this development that is done ostensibly in the name of ‘public good’ but the public is not being consulted?”

These were the questions that Leo Saldanha of the Environment Support Group (ESG) raised to Michael Goldman, professor of…

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Trail of violence: rights activists at risk 26.7.2008 Hindu: Opinion
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Bangalore Today 19.7.2008 Hindu: Engagements
Sri Haridasa Satsanga: ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Temple, Chord Road, Rajajinagar, 11.30 a.m. Srimad Bhagavatham: Discourse by Anantha Padmanabhan, Sri Rama Mandiram, East Park Road, Malleswaram, 6.30 ...
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Eco groups seek action against KSPCB 16.7.2008 New Indian Express
Eco groups seek action against KSPCB
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Road to international airport, or a veritable highway to hell? 12.7.2008 Hindu: Front Page
Pedestrians have to scamper across, avoiding speeding vehicles
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Kerala assembly asks Centre to ditch nuke deal with US 12.7.2008 Mint: Latest
Nuclear energy companies associated with the defence forces would be exempted from requiring environmental clearances
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Committee to review road widening: High Court 11.7.2008 Citizen Matters

As is well known by now, the city's road widening project is also causing a massive cutting down of trees. There is now the risk that it might reduce the greenery of the garden city just to its gardens. A PIL was filed with the High Court by the Environment Support Group (ESG) asking the court, amongst other things, to put a stay the project.

As a response to the PIL, the High Court on 28 June appointed a panel of experts to a review committee to oversee developmental projects like the Metro, underpasses, road widening, and so…

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Panel to review road-widening 11.7.2008 New Indian Express
Panel to review road-widening
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Road widening works: Tree felling needs clearance 10.7.2008 Deccan Herald
Road widening works: Tree felling needs clearance
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Court ruling on tree felling revives hopes 10.7.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
BANGALORE: The recent Karnataka High Court ruling, in response to a petition filed by environmentalists seeking stoppage of indiscriminate cutting of trees as part of road-widening activities, brings respite to green brigade and residents ...
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Its a wake up call! 8.7.2008 Deccan Herald
Its a wake up call!
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Decision on Chamalapura plant in a month: Minister 30.6.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Eshwarappa says there has been no progress on the project
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HC forms Committee to monitor tree-felling 29.6.2008 Deccan Herald
HC forms Committee to monitor tree-felling
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HC panel to keep tabs on tree felling 29.6.2008 Deccan Herald
HC panel to keep tabs on tree felling
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HC constitutes committee to check tree-felling 29.6.2008 New Indian Express
HC constitutes committee to check tree-felling
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