User: k_ram Topic: Uttarakhand Hydro
Category: EC Process
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Cong MP to raise issue of people to be displaced by dam 16.1.2018 General News
Congress MP from Uttarakhand Mahendra Singh Mahra said today the party will strongly raise the issue of people who would be displaced by the proposed Pancheshwar dam in Rajya Sabha during the winter session. "The public hearing of the proposed project was completed in a hurry giving no chance to the affected people to express their point of view on rehabilitation," he said at a press conference here. The Rajya Sabha MP alleged that the Modi government seemed in a hurry to construct the project without taking into account the plight of those to be displaced. The public hearing was carried out in a highly unmethodical manner in Pithoragarh, Almora and Champawat districts where the affected population resides, he said. Emphasising that the Pancheshwar dam will change the geography and climatic conditions of three districts forever, he said any action plan on the project must take into account the point of view of people to be affected by it. Meanwhile, Congress workers, led
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Businessman, Who Committed Suicide At BJP Office In Dehradun, Dies 9.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A transporter who reached the BJP office in Uttarakhand after drinking poison two days ago died in a hospital today in state capital Dehradun. Before he had collapsed at the party office on Saturday,...
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Unlike many states, Delhi had no power tariff hike since 2014: Source 20.7.2017 News
The last tariff hike in Delhi was in July 2014
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'Unlike many states, Delhi had no power tariff hike since 2014' 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
While many Indian states have hiked electricity tariffs in the last few years, rates in Delhi were last increased in 2014, distribution companies (discoms) in the national capital have represented to the state regulator, according to an industry source here on Thursday.
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Unheard & ignored: Women build their own road 10.2.2017 TOI: Home
The women here are convinced political parties don't spare a moment for their problems.No candidate talks about issues troubling them. And yes, nobody took their views into account on the Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone (ESZ).
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Nuclear energy hub 1.8.2016 Hindu: Opinion
The grand plan to have a nuclear energy park and hub along coastal Andhra Pradesh is fraught with danger (‘ Also found in: [+]
This reform must begin within 27.4.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
This reform must begin within
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Power to cost 5% more in Uttarakhand 6.4.2016 HBL: Home
People in Uttarakhand will now have to spend more on electricity bills with power tariffs hiked by nearly five per cent in both domestic and commercial categories with retrospective effect from Apri...
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Teachers to hold public hearing to debate probe 22.3.2016 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
JNU Teachers' Association is organising a public hearing at the administrative block on Tuesday to question the inquiry process of the panel set up by the university after the February 9 ...
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'Make disaster study must for Uttarakhand hydel projects' 17.8.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Flagging direct correlation between development activities and disaster in ecologically sensitive regions, a home ministry’s body – National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) – has urged the government to carry out ‘Disaster Impact Assessment’ of proposed hydro-power projects in such fragile zones before giving its ...
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We must get green bonus to preserve the state's forests: Harish Rawat 18.7.2015 All Economy & Policy Stories
Harish Rawat, the Uttarakhand chief minister, tells Shishir Prashant that his focus is on development; preparations for assembly elections next year can wait. Edited excerpts:It is believed that you have started preparations for the 2017 assembly ...
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Approval for inclusion of Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh under National Dairy Plan Phase - I and extension of project period by two years upto 2018-19 17.6.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for:
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Killing a country’s ecology 29.4.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Killing a country’s ecology
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Killing a country’s ecology 29.4.2015 Hindu: Op-Ed
The Environment Minister insists on clearing all hydro projects, even when the government itself earlier agreed that the Himalayas must be avoided for development work.
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NGT asks Centre to reply on mining in Doon Valley in U'khand 16.4.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
The National Green Tribunal Thursday sought the Centre's response on a plea for stay on mining of minor minerals "carried out without approval" of authorities in the Doon Valley in Uttarakhand.
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NGT asks Centre to reply on mining in Doon Valley in Uttarakhand 16.4.2015 Zee News : States
 The National Green Tribunal on Thursday sought the Centre's response on a plea for stay on mining of minor minerals "carried out without approval" of authorities in the Doon Valley in Uttarakhand.
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Mining in Haridwar unlikely to start in March 31.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Mining in Haridwar unlikely to start in March
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NDDB Sanctioned 42 Dairy Projects for 12 States Worth about Rs. 221 crore 21.11.2014 Latest News
National Dairy Development Board has sanctioned 42 sub-projects with a total outlay of Rs. 22102.72 lakh for 12 States, which include, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, ...
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NDDB Sanctioned 42 Dairy Projects for 12 States Worth about Rs. 221 crore 21.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
National Dairy Development Board has sanctioned 42 sub-projects with a total outlay of Rs. 22102.72 lakh for 12 States, which include, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.
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Hydropower in the land of Gross National Happiness 13.11.2014 India Together - Environment

The immense untapped potential of hydropower generation in Bhutan has led to several major projects in the offing, with varying degrees of Indian involvement. However, Shripad Dharmadhikary finds a steady rise in voices questioning their impact on the Himalayan environment.

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