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ED files case over illegal sand mining in UP district 18.1.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Sources said the ED filed the case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and pressed charges against those booked by the CBI.
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CBI officer probing Akhilesh's role in sand mining scam transferred 15.1.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Anish Prasad, who was deputy director of CBI, will now be investigating the sand mining scam.
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NESAC not approached in rescue operations 13.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
NESAC not approached in rescue operations
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Govt will face contempt if mining goes on: NGT 12.1.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: A three-member committee of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) headed by Justice (retired) BP Katoki on Friday asked Meghalaya government to stop illegal coal mining in the state or face contempt. The NGT had ordered an interim ban on rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya from April 17, 2014 after Assam-based Dimasa Students’ Union filed […]
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In Assam's villages, a low-cost, DIY technology is battling contaminated water 11.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
In Assam's villages, a low-cost, DIY technology is battling contaminated water
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Number of winged visitors declining in famed Satajan wetland 10.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Number of winged visitors declining in famed Satajan wetland
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Soaring sand prices hit construction activity 9.1.2019 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK PANAJI With the department of mines not renewing any sand mining permits due to an order of the High Court of Bombay at Goa, price of sand has escalated due to a shortage in supply thus hitting the local construction industry badly. Complaining against the unavailability of sand and its steep price, several ...
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Akhilesh Yadav may face CBI heat in illegal sand mining case 6.1.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The CBI initiated investigations into the sand mining scam following a directive from the Allahabad HC and filed seven preliminary inquiries in 2016.
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Urgent steps needed to make Guwahati an arsenic-free zone 26.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Urgent steps needed to make Guwahati an arsenic-free zone
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Rajasthan govt transfers 68 IAS officers 26.12.2018 PTI: All news
Rajasthan govt transfers 68 IAS officers
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Centre stipulates NOC, conservation fee for groundwater extraction 17.12.2018 The Navhind Times
PANAJI: The ministry of water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation has notified new guidelines which stipulate that individual houses which have more than one well or use more than 1-inch diameter delivery pipes will have to obtain a no-objection certificate from the Central Ground Water Authority and also pay water conservation fee on the ...
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Government to levy fee on ground water use 14.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Government to levy fee on ground water use
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Tribunal stays notification over mineral mining green clearances 14.12.2018 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI In a setback to the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has stayed the ministry’s January 2016 notification that allowed the District Environment Impact Assessment Authority (DEIAA) and District Expert Appraisal Committees (DEACs) to undertake environment assessment and grant environment clearances for minor mineral mining including ...
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Research finds high arsenic levels in 25 per cent wells of Punjab 11.12.2018 Life | The Asian Age
The high Arsenic levels are interestingly found to be confined to flood plains of River Ravi.
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North Goa people asked to register wells, tankers 6.12.2018 The Navhind Times
PANAJI: The water resources department has asked the people of North Goa district to register their traditional wells, borewells, sinkwells and water tankers with the department within 30 days. A public notice to this effect has been issued by the executive engineer of the WRD on November 30 and circulated it to taluka-level offices. This ...
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Centre data confirms water level reduction 3.12.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Domestic and industrial sectors accounts for approximately 10 per cent (24.71 BCM) of the annual utilisation, according to the data.
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CM concedes scams took place in Jalyukt Shivar scheme 30.11.2018 PTI: All news
CM concedes scams took place in Jalyukt Shivar scheme
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Permission for sand mining 29.11.2018 The Shillong Times
NONGPOH: The Deputy Commissioner cum Chairperson District Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh has informed that as per the Meghalaya Minor Minerals Concession Rules, 2016 (MMMCR), all activities of sand mining should obtain the required document as per the Meghalaya Minor Minerals Concession Rule, 2016 and they are to be treated as quarries. […]
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Hope flickers in Assam village where water is ‘slow poison’ 29.11.2018 The Shillong Times
  Azera Parveen Rahman TAPATJURI (ASSAM): In an age when children normally discover the thrill of being able to walk by themselves and run around, two-year-old Amjad was handed a walking stick by his mother to aid his limp. His legs were bent — a typical sign of skeletal fluorosis — and as he struggled […]
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Vikhe Patil seeks probe into Jalyukt Shivar 'scam' 29.11.2018 PTI: All news
Vikhe Patil seeks probe into Jalyukt Shivar 'scam'
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