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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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Narmada Jayanti 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The clean river campaign on river Narmada is going on much faster than the Ganga Action plan of the Central Government. The Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chauhan is personally devoted to Narmada plan. Last year he launched Narmada yatra - Nomo Nanami Narmada and it is world's biggest river campaign. About 7 crores saplings of the fruit trees were planted in its banks. This project carry a special name of "Hari Chunari". On January 24- the day of Narmada Jayanti to make the river pollution free works costing 130.60 crore of rupees started. The Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for sewage treatment plants at Amarkantak Dindori and Budni costing 93 crores of rupees. From the Jayanti day Narmada week being observed up to January 30.The Chief Minister performed the Bhumi Pujan of works at Nemawar Amarkantak, Dindori and Mandleshwar. Programmes being held in all the districts of Narmada basin. The Narmada Seva Mission is constituted by joining 23 department to execute 3 year work plan on the ...
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 8, 2020) 8.1.2020 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 6, 2020) 6.1.2020 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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Kamal Nath to inaugurate Jal Mahotsav in Hanuvantiya 4.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath will inaugurate the Jal Mahotsav on January 3 at Hanuvantiya in Khandwa district, located near Indira Sagar Dam. Tourism Minister Surendra Singh Baghel will also be present on the occasion. The fourth Jal Mahotsav will continue till February 3. All the necessary preparations for the success of the Jal Mahotsav […]
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How do India’s policies and guidelines look at ‘urban lakes’? 3.1.2020 Downtoearth
The country has come a long way in the fight to protect these bodies of water, but much more needs to be done
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First-of-its kind turtle rehab centre comes up in Bihar 3.1.2020 Downtoearth
To be inaugurated this month, the centre will house injured and sick turtles rescued from smugglers
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Yet another seer sits on fast-unto-death for Ganga 2.1.2020 Downtoearth
Bihar girl Padmavati demands action against mining, stricter norms for dams
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Forest dept acts tough on illegal sand mining near border 31.12.2019 The Shillong Times
Five mahals demolished, 7 excavators seized in periodic raids GUWAHATI: The Assam forest department has upped the ante against illegal extraction of natural resources, raiding and demolishing as many as five huge sand mahals, believed to be hot beds of illegal sand mining, along the Kulsi river close to the inter-state border in lower Assam’s Kamrup ...
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Parked vehicles on NH-37 in Bagori area removed 31.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
Parked vehicles on NH-37 in Bagori area removed
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Look back at the decade: Sand 26.12.2019 Downtoearth
India faces sand scarcity leading to conflicts and illegal trade
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