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Centre amends mining law, exempts several activities from green nod 6.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

PTI New Delhi Removal of sand deposits from agricultural fields after floods will not require green clearance now, with the Centre amending the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act. In its notification, the Ministry of Environment has said that extraction of ordinary clay or sand by manual mining, by the ‘kumhars’ (potter) to prepare …

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River Ganga breathes easy as country goes into lockdown 5.4.2020 Life | The Asian Age
Pollution in the sacred river has come down by over 40 per cent and is likely to increase as the lock down continues across the country
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Lockdown proves to be a blessing for Ganga 3.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

New Delhi: The health of Ganga river  has seen significant improvement since enforcement of the nationwide lockdown that has led to reduction in dumping of industrial waste into it, experts have said. India has been placed under a three-week lockdown since March 24 with its 1.3 billion people instructed to stay home in view of …

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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (March 14-20, 2020) 21.3.2020 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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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 20, 2020) 20.3.2020 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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Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
A key way to cut risk of falling sick is by washing your hands thoroughly and frequently. But what if you don’t have access to clean water?
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As told to Parliament (March 19, 2020): No river-linking project on Mahananada 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
All that was discussed in the House through the day
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How a collector led the revival of over 300 waterbodies in a Puducherry town 19.3.2020 Hindu: Health
The then District Collector and present Secretary to the Chief Minister, A. Vikranth Raja, stepped in with the idea of digging into revenue records to locate the region’s traditional waterbodies
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 19, 2020) 19.3.2020 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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Water-stressed in India: Ground water mostly neglected in rain-surplus South Goa 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district, which receives surplus rainfall, has repaired traditional mud bunds, desiltation of rivers and reviving old canals
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Water-stressed India: Did Jal Shakti Abhiyan help 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Jal shakti abhiyan was launched to end india’s water woes. did it succeed? A review of the best and worst districts
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 18, 2020) 18.3.2020 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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Water-stressed in India: Why Jal Shakti Abhiyan has only cosmetic effect in Palakkad 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Palakkad ranked 219th in Jal Shakti Abhiyan despite more than 2,300 mm rain annually
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Water-stressed in India: Will flood-prone Katihar slowly turn dry 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Mismanagement of supply and cultivation of paddy and maize to cause change
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How the environment became the unexpected beneficiary of Coronavirus 18.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
To match the changing expectations of social distancing, the tourism industry is now leaving a considerably smaller carbon footprint
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RiderGirl Vishakha: 'It's exciting to see how a man's ego is hurt when I overtake him on the road.' 18.3.2020 Delhi Age
YouTube motorbike sensation talks about her 4600 km bike ride along the Narmada for water awareness
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Environmental organisations decry major European navigation project 17.3.2020 Downtoearth
The Danube-Oder-Elbe Canal intends to connect the Black, Baltic and North seas for navigation
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 17, 2020) 17.3.2020 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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Water-stressed in India: Gaya raises several questions over JSA claims 17.3.2020 Downtoearth
Most structures claimed to be built under campaign don't reflect reality
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Burning of garbage in Pozhichalur causes difficulties for residents 17.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
Residents say they are facing health problems, and that motorists are also affected by the smoke from the burning garbage
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