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Stopgap arrangement in place to clean prime beaches: GTDC 17.11.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) on Friday said that 100 labourers have been deployed as a stopgap arrangement to clean important beaches along the state’s coastline. However, there is a requirement of around 350 labourers to cover the entire beach stretch. GTDC chairman Dayanand Sopte said that a decision has been ...
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Trash raises ugly head on Calangute beach 17.11.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE Garbage is seen everywhere on the beaches and this has led to a drop in number of foreign tourists coming to Goa, said Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, adding, the tourism department has been unable to handle the garbage problem due to lack of expertise. He said the Solid Waste Management Corporation ...
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Conrad in denial mode on illegal mining 16.11.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma continues to refute allegations of illegal coal mining in Meghalaya even after the seizure of numerous coal-laden trucks. Talking to media persons here on Thursday, Sangma said “according to the information available with the government”, no mining was done since the NGT ban came into effect in 2014. Sangma reiterated […]
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'Decentralised solid waste mgmt needed in city' 16.11.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
hey have also recommended the need for decentralised processing of solid waste in the city which will help reduce the quantity of waste.
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Tourism dept allowed beach cleaning without work order 16.11.2018 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI The gross irregularities and complete mismanagement in the department of tourism have come to the fore, following revelation by Drishti Marine, the beach cleaning agency that it carried out beach cleaning work for five months – between December 2016 and April 2017 – without any work order from the department. The ...
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GSI for sensible mining in state 15.11.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: A top official of the Geological Survey of India has said mining in Meghalaya should be done properly and in a way that it improves the economy of the state. Mulkh Raj Jarngal, GSI additional director general in the North East, was speaking on rat-hole mining at a press conference on Wednesday. Illegal mining […]
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Latambarsem villagers seek follow-up on sanctioned works 15.11.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   BICHOLIM Latambarsem villagers have expressed ire over delay in development works to be undertaken in different wards of the panchayat. Villagers want the panch members to do a follow-up on the works sanctioned. These issues were discussed at the gram sabha held that was presided over by sarpanch Prashant Ghadi. There was ...
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Jan 31 deadline by NGT to govt over state’s draft coastal plan 15.11.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI The principal bench of National Green Tribunal on Wednesday gave last opportunity to the state government for compliance of its order on preparation and submission of draft Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) to the ministry of environment, forest and climate change by January 31 next year. The state government, in its ...
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Thumbs down for Café Bhonsle Square pedestrianisation plan 15.11.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI City traders on Wednesday opposed pedestrianisation of Café Bhonsle Square and instead asked for introduction of mass transport system stating that private vehicles were the root cause of traffic congestion and parking in the city. Traders pointed out that beautification and pedestrianisation plan would affect their business and submitted an appeal ...
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GSI voices for ‘geo heritage’ tag for Mawmluh caves in Meghalaya 14.11.2018 The Shillong Times
  SHILLONG: The Additional Director General of  North East region, Geological Survey of India, Mulkh Raj Jarngal has informed that GSI is keen to declare Mawmluh caves as Geo heritage site where the cave rock formation has defined Meghalayan age. “We are in touch with the state government on the matter,” he said while informing […]
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Freshly dug coal found in East Jaintia Hills 14.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Freshly dug coal found in East Jaintia Hills
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‘Coal issue mishandled in 2014’ 14.11.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Tuesday that the previous government mishandled the coal issue resulting in the current chaotic situation. Prestone told reporters that the NGT in 2014 wanted the state government to take care of the issues of safety and protection of environment. “The government mishandled it. That time, former Chief […]
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Khliehriat MLA says no illegal mining in his constituency 14.11.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Khliehriat MLA and Cabinet Minister Kyrmen Shylla asserted that there is no illegal mining in Khliehriat. Speaking to a section of reporters, he said, “I never go to the mining area so I don’t think illegal mining is there. I don’t have anything in my notice that illegal mining is going on. I used […]
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Carlos: ground-cum-walking path to be built at Maimollem 14.11.2018 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   VASCO Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida, on Tuesday, informed that he has decided to drop the swimming pool project, which was proposed at Maimollem in the Vasco town and replace the same with ground-cum- walking path, considering the demand from various schools in and around Vasco as they lack playground. Land filling has ...
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Municipal services in suburbs likely to be affected today 14.11.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
From Wednesday, it will be implemented in administrative zone-7, which include wards like R-south, R-Central and R-North wards.
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Lack of manpower hits coal ban enforcement 13.11.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: East Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner FM Dopth on Monday admitted that lack of man power is affecting the strict enforcement of NGT ban on coal mining. According to the deputy commissioner, there is no police battalion in the district and the existing police force is not sufficient enough to enforce the ban completely. He […]
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Cong demands judicial probe into illegal coal mining 13.11.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) president Sushmita Dev has demanded a judicial probe into the issue of illegal coal mining in Meghalaya. The statement from the AIMC chief comes days after CSWO president Agnes Kharshiing and her colleague Amita Sangma were brutally attacked in a village in East Jaintia Hills. Talking to The Shillong […]
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Judicial panel finds acidic water, abandoned coal in EJH villages 13.11.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The NGT appointed judicial committee headed by Justice B.P Katoki, former judge of Gauhati High Court, visited coal mining villages in East Jaintia Hills and tested water samples from the rivers. The committee also visited some cement plants in the district and wanted to know from where they procure coal. The panel found coal […]
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Apex Court defers coal mining case to Dec 4 13.11.2018 The Shillong Times
NEW DELHI/ SHILLONG: The Supreme Court has deferred till December 4 the hearing on several petitions against the ban on coal mining imposed by NGT and the state government for the first time challenged the ban imposed by the Tribunal. The issue of transportation of extracted coal was also taken up by the state government […]
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The Nation Faces ‘Crisis of Authority’ 13.11.2018 The Shillong Times
By KK Muktan         Our nation is bogged down by a severe crisis of ‘Authority.’ There is a brazen disobedience and disregard of authority not only of the government, or the constitutional authorities but also of the judicial courts.  The NGT, a constitutionally formed judicial body, after careful examination of all the aspects of the […]
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