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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 24, 2020) 24.1.2020 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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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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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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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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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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Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer Myanmar billion-dollar bounty 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Yangon: A high-speed rail line to the east, a deep-sea port to the west, and a makeover for commercial heart Yangon — Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar on Friday laden with investment pledges worth billions which could reshape the country. Here are five of the main projects — and some of the issues […]
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In the future there will be more rain, but less water, in the Nile Basin 14.1.2020 Downtoearth
About 250 million people are reliant on the Nile’s waters in Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 13, 2020) 13.1.2020 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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Rs 1 cr for Lukha river 12.1.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The state government has allotted Rs 1 crore for rejuvenation of Lukha river. A decision in this regard was made by East Jaintia Hills District Mineral Foundation Trust. The project for rejuvenation of river will be executed by expert consultant, Trinity Impex International. Recently, there were media reports about Lukha river turning blue again […]
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‘Cement, power plants use illegally mined coal’ 11.1.2020 The Shillong Times
NGT-appointed panel seeks action against erring companies SHILLONG: After finding that several cement companies and thermal power plants used illegally mined coal, the chairman of the NGT appointed committee headed by BP Katakey has recommended action against them.In the 77-page report on various anomalies by the cement plants and power plants, Katakey has sought action […]
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Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future 11.1.2020 PTI: All news
Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future
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Water Problem in Bhopal 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The water sources of the capital Bhopal the big lake known as Bhoj Sagar is shrinking fast due to paucity of water in it. The incoming rivers into the lake have dried up and no more pouring water in it. The lake areas have been reduced by 17 square meters and it is decreasing very fast. In the coming days the situation will become more critical. The same is the situation in the another water source the Kerwa dam. It is reported that the third source the river Narmada is also not having full capacity in its main gauge. On the more the Gujarat is also facing water shortage and asking Madhya Pradesh to release more water from its dams into the river Narmada. That being the home state of the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi may be able to have extra water from the Madhya Pradesh. The Government and the Bhopal Municipal Corporation should sit together to develop more water sources to provide water to ever growing Bhopal Metropolis.Nearby there as Halali Dam and it be explored as another source of water for ...
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicated his 5th March birthday as ‘Sava Divas’ out of 3 term of 15 years of Bhartiya Janata Party being in power in the state. Mr.Shivraj Singh is serving the state for the last 12 years as Chief Minister. A farmer himself his Government achieved highest growth rate in agriculture in the whole country. He is very sensitive and attentive to the needs and problem of farmers and agriculture. His ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan’s scheme for financial support to farmers is unique in India and other states are also adopting it. He initiated river link scheme in India for the first time by linking drying Kumbha river Khipra with Narmada to keep it ever flowing. His ‘Namo Namimi Narmade’ is far ahead than the Ganga Action Plan. It has a unique feature of fruit tree forest also its banks. Mr.Chouhan is very polite and humble in his public dealings. He is highly sensitive towards the ‘Girl Child’ and launched many schemes for them.
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Chambal Basin 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Narmada is the biggest river and of religious value of Madhya Pradesh. The Kshipra is also religious “Kumbha” river is its length is not much. The river like Chambal, Betwa, Tawa, Ken also big and important rivers in the State. For a long time the Chambal was known for its ravines and dacoits but that slur on its name is fast vanishing. Some part of Chambal basin remain cronically dry . The Narmada Control Board meeting the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided that now the drought-affected areas of the Chambal Basin of Malwa Region would not remain dry. The best irrigation initiative micro lift irrigation scheme to lift water from Narmada Basin and provide it to the drought affected areas of the Chambal Basin. The Board is taking measures to use cent per cent Narmada water allotted to the Madhya Pradesh on time schedule. The state has to use 18.25 MAF water till the year 2024. All water utility projects in the Narmada will be ready by the year 2022. The Narmada ...
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No Power from Sardar Sarovar 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The last massive dam of River Narmada in Gujarat the Sardar Sarovar has stopped the hydro power generation from its 1450 megawatt power plant due to unprecedented water shortage in the mighty river Narmada. The power plant is shut down indefinitely obviously till next rainy season. The Gujarat Government has decided to use the entire remaining water for providing drinking water. Under the Narmada Valley Project there are four dams on the river – three Bargi, Indira Sagar, Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh and the last Sardar Sarovar in the highest of all the four is in Gujarat. In the project most of the land of Madhya Pradesh is submerged. It was decided in the hydro power the biggest share of 57 per cent of power will be of Madhya Pradesh. But when Gujarat Government has shut down the hydro plant from the hydro power to Madhya Pradesh now it is zero. In the Sardar Sarovar the water storage is reduced upto 45 per cent, which is lowest in the last 15 years. This year it was deficient rains in the ...
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Water flowing to Pakistan to be supplied to Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan : Gadkari 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Phagwara, Union Roads Transport and Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday announced that the water from eastern rivers flown towards Pakistan would be supplied to the people in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. Addressing a rally after laying foundation stone of Elevated Fly Over on National Highways here, Mr Gadkari said the river water was being given to Pakistan only to increase cordiality under a pact signed by late Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru in the year 1960, but Pakistan act in a negative way by encouraging terrorism in the country. The Union Minister said now Pakistan will have to live in thirst of a drop of water. He announced that it will stop its share of water in the Indus basin rivers from flowing to Pakistan as retribution for its complicity in the Pulwama attack that killed over 40 CRPF personnel. Mr Gadkari claimed that Union Government was working in honest and transparent way to provide all basic amenities to the people. He said that central government is spending Rs one ...
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Ganga Activist Sacrifice 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Professor Mr.GD Agarwal alias Swami Gyan Swaroop Sananda sacrificed himself for the cause of making Ganga Clean. Medically he died of cardiac arrest (heart fail) but actually he died of inaction of the Ganga Action Plan authorities. The 87 year old retired IIT professor was on fast for 111 days since June 22 to protest against the alleged inaction in taking measures to make Ganga clean. Earlier in 2011 another Swami Nigamanand died after fasting for more than two months seeking ban on illegal mining in Ganga River. Before his death Professor Agarwal declared he would not take fluids from October 10 and would die before the Dussehra festival which is on October 19. The Government apathy towards the Professor is a moral crime besides repulsive administrative function. The call to clean all rivers was given by socialist leader Dr.Ram Manohar Lohia but it went to deaf ears of the Government. It remained just an idea. But actually it was Prime Minister Mr.Rajiv Gandhi who originated the Ganga Action Plan ...
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Scientists-academicians to seek Modi's intervention in GD Agrawal's stir; fast continues on 65th day 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Concerned by falling health of Prof GD Agrawal (Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand) who is on hunger strike for the cause of the Ganga in Kankhal-Haridwar for 65 days, a group of scientists, academicians and social activists today decided to make a fresh bid for seeking intervention from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and reach out to people for their participation in Agrawal's Ganga Campaign. At a meeting held at the Punjabi Bhawan here the group took stock of health of the 87-year old IIT professor turned sanyaasi and decided to break the prevailing 'state of apathy' by the Centre towards his protracted fast, Stockholm Water Award winning activist Dr Rajendra Singh said. Dignitaries attended the meeting include, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) former Chairman Mr Paritosh Tyagi, Prof SK Gupta, Chairman, Enviro-Tech, former IITians Prof Ravi Chopra (IIT-Bombay), Prof Satish Mehta (IIT-Delhi) and Magsaysay awardee Mr MC Mehta(SC-lawyer). They observed that fasting saint's health was falling ...
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