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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 23, 2020) 23.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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Dy collector holds meet with Pissurlem villagers on lifting of iron ore 23.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Valpoi: A joint meeting was held by the deputy collector Sattari in the presence of the mamlatdar and comprising of Pissurlem villagers and representatives of various mining companies operating in the village at Valpoi on Wednesday.   There was heated discussion between the villagers and representatives of mining companies over several issues. Pissurlem village strongly objected …
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World’s oldest asteroid strike in western Australia might have triggered a global thaw 22.1.2020 Downtoearth
Models show that if the Yarrabubba asteroid hit an ice sheet 5 km thick, more than 200 billion tonne water vapour would be ejected 
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Put health on top of climate agenda 22.1.2020 Opinion | The Asian Age
Increased frequency of extreme weather events also contributes to the disease burden.
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Pandakudia slum shows 'smart city' Bhubaneswar has a long way to go 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Informal settlements in Odisha capital lack toilets, running water & power; situation worsens during rains and natural disasters; women the worst off
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 21, 2020) 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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Pandukudia slum shows 'smart city' Bhubaneswar has a long way to go 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Informal settlements in Odisha capital lack toilets, running water & power; situation worsens during rains and natural disasters; women the worst off
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Watershed development projects reviewed 21.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Watershed development projects reviewed
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River Talpona not in list of polluted rivers anymore 21.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The River Rejuvenation Committee (RRC-Goa) headed by Chief Secretary Parimal Rai has decided to delist River Talpona flowing in Canacona from its 11 polluted river stretches after over a year of study and serious pollution abatement intervention. Delisting is done when “all pollution abatement goals have been achieved” and “no further intervention …
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Mhadei water diversion will directly affect 3,600 farmers 21.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Soiru Velip | NT Uste-Sattari The Mhadei river valley is one of the few surviving pockets that have rich biodiversity leading to prosperity in the villages situated along the river banks in Sattari taluka in North Goa. However, all this is at stake due to the constant attempts being made by the Karnataka government to …
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Study shows how Arctic sea ice loss accelerates permafrost thaw 20.1.2020 Downtoearth
Research finds that Arctic permafrost thawed in the past as well when there was no sea ice, leading to global temperature rise
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Bushfire-hit Aus state braces for severe storms 20.1.2020 World News – The Navhind Times
Melbourne: Australian forecasters warned on Sunday of severe storms to hit the bushfire-hit state of Victoria, which could lead to flooding. The Bureau of Meteorology in Victoria issued severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of the state on Sunday, saying damaging winds and heavy rainfall were expected, the BBC reported. It said storms and widespread rainfall …
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Fear of stagflation: no need for knee-jerk reaction 20.1.2020 The Navhind Times
By DM Deshpande There is palpable anguish, well almost everywhere in the economy. First came the bad news that the nation’s economy is growing at the slowest pace in forty years! And worse, last week official data relating to retail inflation was released. At 7.35 per cent  it is the steepest rise not seen since …
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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (January 11-17, 2020) 19.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week     
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Illegal dumping of coal pollutes water body in SWKH 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: The All Khasi Hills A’chik Federation (AKHAF) has alleged illegal dumping of coal on a riverside in Cherragao village in South West Khasi Hills resulting in pollution to the water body which is the only one flowing through the area. According to the federation, due to the dumping of the mineral by the water […]
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Contract labour system in PWD will be abolished: CM 19.1.2020 The Navhind Times
Ponda: In a major relief to the contractual workers at the public works department (PWD), Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, on Friday,  announced that contract worker system will be scrapped and all contractual workers will be absorbed in the PWD’s labour society. Sawant made this announcement while speaking as the guest on the occasion of the …
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Protect your hair from city pollution 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Dry ends? Dullness? Itchy scalp? Increased exposure to air pollution could be a key reason to these common hair problems. It is pretty impossible to avoid pollution in urban Indian cities. Even in Shillong, the level of pollution has gone up in the last one decade. Air in our cities is heavily loaded with dust, […]
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An eye for a purpose, on land & under sea 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Nature has a reason for everything. A creature’s environment plays the main part in deciding how its eyes develop and function. For instance, starfish have five eyes at the end of each arm, but they can only see shade and light and huge masses of land. They don’t need to see […]
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Over 200 families benefit from treadle water pumps distribution 18.1.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: Around 220 families in Kharkutta region of North Garo Hills have benefited from newly distributed water treadle pumps which can be used for farming as well as homes. A total of 110 pumps, one each for every two household, was provided at a cost of seven lakh rupees through the National Bank for Agriculture and […]
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South Goa could face water scarcity 18.1.2020 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji South Goa district could face water scarcity if two severely damaged clariflocculator tanks at the Xelpem water treatment plant in Saguem taluka are not reconstructed immediately. The public works department has expressed its inability to reconstruct the two damaged clariflocculator tanks at the Xelpem plant, as there has been no fund with …
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