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CPBC pulls up Telangana and AP government over 'illegal' sand-mining 23.5.2017 Rxpress – The Indian Express
Hyderabad: The Central Pollution Control Board has faulted the TS and AP governments for undertaking sand-mining in reservoirs and rivers without obtaining environmental clearances, without carrying out detailed assessment of sand deposition and without studying the impact on the environment. A team of scientists of the Central Pollution Control Board that visited both states submitted an additional report to the National Green Tribunal at Delhi on the matter. The tribunal had asked the CPBC whether the activity which the TS and AP governments claim to be desilting was indeed that or sand-mining. If the activity could be deemed desilting was it acceptable to use machines, the NGT asked. The CPBC in its additional report on TS said sand excavation was carried out in hundreds of hectares using hundreds of vehicles. It said full-fledged desilting was in progress in TS and the government was earning money by selling sand. It said a detailed study was not done to verify environmental sustainability as was ...
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India uses up more groundwater than US & China 23.5.2017 TOI: Home
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Madhya Pradesh govt bans sand mining in Narmada 23.5.2017 India – The Indian Express
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CM watches Kaleshwaram project work live from camp office 23.5.2017 Hindu: News
Tunnel between Yellampally-Mallannasagar nearing completion
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Next generation should be taught to use water prudently: PM Modi 22.5.2017 TOI: India
"People of other states have an impression that Gujarat is a rich state. However, they do not understand that here the govt has to spend huge amount of money year after year to provide drinking water to people," PM Modi said as he urged that the next generation be taught to use water judiciously.
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Govt sets ball rolling for Parwan Dam project 22.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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‘Save water just the way you would save blood’ 22.5.2017 BusinessLine - News
Modi unveils pumping station to will lift Narmada water
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Madhya Pradesh government bans mining on Narmada riverbed 22.5.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Harshvardhan takes charge as minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change 22.5.2017 theweek3936
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Sand mining: Shivraj Singh bans sand mining from Narmada 22.5.2017 theweek3939
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M.P. govt bans sand mining in Narmada 22.5.2017 BusinessLine - National
The Madhya Pradesh government today imposed a ban on sand mining on the Narmada riverbed and formed a committee of experts to suggest measures to prevent ecological damage to the river, considered as...
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Indus cascade a Himalayan blunder ? for Pakistan 22.5.2017 rssa.at
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Harsh Vardhan takes charge as new Environment Minister 22.5.2017 rssa.at
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Increased human activities decreases number of visiting migratory birds Manjalpaade 22.5.2017 Mangalore - City - The Times of India
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Harsh Vardhan assumes additional charge of Environment Ministry 22.5.2017 Latest News
Involvement of the people is crucial for protection and conservation of environment, he said
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Chinese funded North Indus river cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan 22.5.2017 News
Dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream in Pakistan
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Madhya Pradesh orders interim ban on sand mining from Narmada 22.5.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Madhya Pradesh government has ordered a total ban on sand mining from the Narmada until a committee can arrive at a recommendation of how much sand can be safely mined without harming the river.
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This dying river in Karnataka is now coming back to life 22.5.2017 Downtoearth
A seven-year-long river rejuvenation project aims at bringing back River Kumudavathi by recharging groundwater
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Yamuna infused with oxygen using cylinders and pipes 22.5.2017 India – The Indian Express
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BJP sees Nalgonda as its key stepping stone in Telangana 22.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
BJP sees Nalgonda as its key stepping stone in Telangana
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