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BC Local News
Mushroom farms fined for water pollutionthe same man – $1,000 for fouling another creek leading to Nathan Creek. The c
Mushroom farms fined for water pollution
BC Local News / Posted 2 hours ago
the same man – $1,000 for fouling another creek leading to Nathan Creek. The city said after a complaint forwarded by the Ministry of Environment, staff found an uncovered and unlined storage for waste materials at H.Q. Mushroom Farm “was leaching... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Another expansion planned for landfillduring a public open house that Progressive held in Blenheim on Tuesday to disc
Another expansion planned for landfill
Chatham Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
during a public open house that Progressive held in Blenheim on Tuesday to discuss plans to seek permission from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to extend the life of the Ridge Landfill for 20 years by using another 200 to 250... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Tulsequah Chief Mine owner descends further in financial hole2010. The Tulsequah Chief Mine is regulated by British Columbia government age
Tulsequah Chief Mine owner descends further in financial hole
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 hours ago
2010. The Tulsequah Chief Mine is regulated by British Columbia government agencies Ministry of Energy and Mining, and the Ministry of Environment. Both were blasted Tuesday by the Auditor General of British Columbia Carol Bellringer. “Almost all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rufai Reshuffles Cabinetand Technology; Malam Shehu Balarabe, who was in the Ministry of Commerce, Indu
Rufai Reshuffles Cabinet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
and Technology; Malam Shehu Balarabe, who was in the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism would now resume at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources; while Dr. Shehu Usman Adamu would move from the education ministry to... Read more
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New Kerala
Projects worth Rs. 2,446 crore approved under Namami Gange programme - newkerala.com #58794of IITs and for Forestry Interventions of Ganga by the committee constituted un
Projects worth Rs. 2,446 crore approved under Namami Gange programme - newkerala.com #58794
New Kerala / Posted 14 hours ago
of IITs and for Forestry Interventions of Ganga by the committee constituted under the Chairmanship of Director General, Ministry of Environment and Forests. It may be recalled that Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation... Read more
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Calcutta News
Apple’s plea to sell refurbished phones fails as Indian government to reduce e-wastethat, “The U.S. company's application has been turned down” following the submi
Apple’s plea to sell refurbished phones fails as Indian government to reduce e-waste
Calcutta News / Posted 14 hours ago
that, “The U.S. company's application has been turned down” following the submission of the import application to the Ministry of Environment and Forests. Reports note that a previous application for the same request had been submitted by... Read more
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techcentral.ie
India shoots down Apple plan to sell refurbished iPhonesto refurbished handsets as a way to attract more buyers in India. An earlier ap
India shoots down Apple plan to sell refurbished iPhones
techcentral.ie / Posted 15 hours ago
to refurbished handsets as a way to attract more buyers in India. An earlier application was rejected last year by India’s Ministry of Environment. The company’s phone sales growth has been slowing in China, so it has been looking to India as its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governor El-Rufai Reshuffles Cabinetadded that Mallam Shehu Balarabe was moved from the Ministry of Commerce, Indus
Governor El-Rufai Reshuffles Cabinet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
added that Mallam Shehu Balarabe was moved from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, to take charge of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. Aruwan disclosed that el-Rufai has nominated the Chief Resident Consultant of... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. auditor general says province doing poor job monitoring mineson its obligations. She said the fund is short more than $1 billion. "We concl
B.C. auditor general says province doing poor job monitoring mines
CTV News / Posted 16 hours ago
on its obligations. She said the fund is short more than $1 billion. "We concluded the Ministry of Energy and Mines and Ministry of Environment compliance and enforcement activities of the mining sector are inadequate to protect the province... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commissioner Resigns As El-Rufai Reshuffles Cabinetto the statement, Malam Shehu Balarabe is moved from the Ministry of Commerce,
Commissioner Resigns As El-Rufai Reshuffles Cabinet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
to the statement, Malam Shehu Balarabe is moved from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, to take charge of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. Dr. Shehu Usman Adamu, former Commissioner of Education, has been reassigned... Read more
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The Tyee
Auditor General Blasts 'Major Gaps' in BC's Mining Oversightto operate and approved permit amendments allowing it to raise the dam, it said
Auditor General Blasts 'Major Gaps' in BC's Mining Oversight
The Tyee / Posted 19 hours ago
to operate and approved permit amendments allowing it to raise the dam, it said. The Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Ministry of Environment are together responsible for making sure mines follow the province's laws. "We found major gaps in... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Landfill helps fill C-K coffersWaste Solutions Canada Inc. (PWS), owner of the Ridge Landfill, to explain its
Landfill helps fill C-K coffers
Chatham Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
Waste Solutions Canada Inc. (PWS), owner of the Ridge Landfill, to explain its reasons for seeking approval from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to extend life of the landfill for another 20 years. The landfill is slated to... Read more
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The Telegraph
Forests lost in days, revival in yearsa PTI report said. A bench of the National Green Tribunal headed by NGT chairp
Forests lost in days, revival in years
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
a PTI report said. A bench of the National Green Tribunal headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar also asked the Union ministry of environment and forests to explain what it has done to control the situation, PTI said. "What have you (the... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Citizens rally against rail tie bidchipped or ground up, which is what they are proposing to do here.” Mayor Walt
Citizens rally against rail tie bid
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted yesterday
chipped or ground up, which is what they are proposing to do here.” Mayor Walt Cobb said council sent a resolution to the Ministry of Environment supporting APC’s application, subject to it meeting environmental standards. The group’s petition... Read more
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The Economic Times
Diesel taxi ban will hurt business, says BPO sectorministry of heavy industries, ministry of transport, Department of Electronics
Diesel taxi ban will hurt business, says BPO sector
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
ministry of heavy industries, ministry of transport, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), and the ministry of environment, industry body National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has asked for the... Read more
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BC Local News
Compliance and enforcement lacking in B.C.'s mining sector: auditor generalnot met," says Bellringer. "The compliance and enforcement activities of both t
Compliance and enforcement lacking in B.C.'s mining sector: auditor general
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
not met," says Bellringer. "The compliance and enforcement activities of both the Ministry of Energy and Mines, and the Ministry of Environment are not set up to protect the province from environmental risks." The findings indicate major gaps... Read more
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Macworld
India has shot down Apple's plan to sell refurbished iPhonesto refurbished handsets as a way to attract more buyers in India. An earlier ap
India has shot down Apple's plan to sell refurbished iPhones
Macworld / Posted yesterday
to refurbished handsets as a way to attract more buyers in India. An earlier application was rejected last year by India’s Ministry of Environment. The company’s phone sales growth has been slowing in China, so it has been looking to India as its... Read more
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asianage
NGT sends notices to Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradeshshowcause notices to Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. A bench headed by chairp
NGT sends notices to Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh
asianage / Posted yesterday
showcause notices to Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. A bench headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) as to what they have done in the matter to control the situation. “What have you... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Shell workers offered benzene exposure testingPublic Health would become directly involved in an acute case of exposure requi
Shell workers offered benzene exposure testing
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
Public Health would become directly involved in an acute case of exposure requiring evacuation from an area. Ontario's Ministry of Environment, meanwhile, is continuing to follow up with Shell to ensure it takes the “necessary actions” to... Read more
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Timmins Times
Calabrian promises a clean plant in Timminsmentioned that as part of Calabrian’s application, there was a public input pro
Calabrian promises a clean plant in Timmins
Timmins Times / Posted yesterday
mentioned that as part of Calabrian’s application, there was a public input procedure set up through the Ontario Ministry of Environment. The public input process recently closed on April 28th. The 45-day period was advertised in The... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Cantimber says emissions due to cracked valvedays but I would like to see that extended to be continuous monitoring so that
Cantimber says emissions due to cracked valve
Alberni Valley News / Posted yesterday
days but I would like to see that extended to be continuous monitoring so that we have continuous data to work with.” The Ministry of Environment does monitor air quality in Port Alberni via a station at Alberni Elementary. Thomas added that... Read more
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BC Local News
Cantimber says emissions due to cracked valvedays but I would like to see that extended to be continuous monitoring so that
Cantimber says emissions due to cracked valve
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
days but I would like to see that extended to be continuous monitoring so that we have continuous data to work with.” The Ministry of Environment does monitor air quality in Port Alberni via a station at Alberni Elementary. Thomas added that... Read more
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asianage
Adarsh poses a security threat Bombay HCof India through the Indian Army challenging construction of Adarsh and the oth
Adarsh poses a security threat Bombay HC
asianage / Posted yesterday
of India through the Indian Army challenging construction of Adarsh and the other filed by the society challenging the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) to demolish the illegal high-rise. A division bench of Justice Ranjit More and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik objects to river regulation zone notificationsout that the Centre was overstepping its jurisdiction under the federal structu
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik objects to river regulation zone notifications
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
out that the Centre was overstepping its jurisdiction under the federal structure, since water was a state subject. The Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 seeks to identify river... Read more
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The Economic Times
Group of secretaries calls for fixing genetically modified crop regulatory issuesreply to the Lok Sabha. These recommendations have been shared between the min
Group of secretaries calls for fixing genetically modified crop regulatory issues
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
reply to the Lok Sabha. These recommendations have been shared between the ministry and other departments including the Ministry of Environment and Forest, he added. The minister was replying to a query whether a group of secretaries has... Read more
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The Financial Express
Forest fires: NGT issues show cause notices to Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradeshand issued show cause notices to both the states. A bench headed by NGT Chairp
Forest fires: NGT issues show cause notices to Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
and issued show cause notices to both the states. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) as to what they have done in the matter to control the situation. “What have you... Read more
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Business Standard India
Forest fires: NGT issues show cause notices to Uttarakhand, HimachalA bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the Ministry of
Forest fires: NGT issues show cause notices to Uttarakhand, Himachal
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) as to what they have done in the matter to control the situation. "What have you (MoEF) done regarding the fire? It shocks us. Everybody... Read more
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New Kerala
Odisha to Modi: Don't notify river regulation zones - newkerala.com #58291for adoption by the respective state governments based on their local requireme
Odisha to Modi: Don't notify river regulation zones - newkerala.com #58291
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
for adoption by the respective state governments based on their local requirements," the chief minister said. He urged the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to have a detailed discussion with all the states covering all aspects of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Forest fires: NGT issues show cause notices to Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradeshand issued show cause notices to both the states. A bench headed by NGT Chairp
Forest fires: NGT issues show cause notices to Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
and issued show cause notices to both the states. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) as to what they have done in the matter to control the situation. "What have you... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Gov't to conduct full-scale probe into biocidesby state prosecutors over its toxic humidifier sterilizers that have been cited
Gov't to conduct full-scale probe into biocides
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
by state prosecutors over its toxic humidifier sterilizers that have been cited for causing many deaths and illnesses. The Ministry of Environment said it will establish a formal management system to prevent similar incidents from happening in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaduna Electric Staff Booed in Sokotofaf. 500 are teachers while others sent not the various ministries. We also int
Kaduna Electric Staff Booed in Sokoto
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
faf. 500 are teachers while others sent not the various ministries. We also intend to employ additional 500 youths not the ministry of environment for the sustenance of sanitation across the state. "We wil continue to improve on workers welfare"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biomass... Available Everywhere!Lemnyuy Albun Banye, an Agro-Industrial Engineer and Sub-Director for Waste, To
Biomass... Available Everywhere!
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Lemnyuy Albun Banye, an Agro-Industrial Engineer and Sub-Director for Waste, Toxic and Hazardous Chemical Management in the Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development. He stated that the country's wood, sawdust and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Latin America eyes volcanoes to fire up clean developmentwill also help the country adapt to the impacts of climate change, said Laura L
Latin America eyes volcanoes to fire up clean development
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
will also help the country adapt to the impacts of climate change, said Laura Lizano, energy director at Costa Rica's Ministry of Environment and Energy. "We want geothermal to remain an important source for the country. Central America is... Read more
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New Kerala
Andhra Pradesh bans Chinese 'manja' - newkerala.com #58178to fly kites on Makar Sankranti festival and other occasions. The action comes
Andhra Pradesh bans Chinese 'manja' - newkerala.com #58178
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
to fly kites on Makar Sankranti festival and other occasions. The action comes following a letter written by the union ministry of environment to the state government about the threat posed by Chinese 'manja' to birds. People for the Ethical... Read more
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The Financial Express
Understanding a burning issue for India’s forestsraised hopes that all fires will be out in the next two or three days, S S Negi
Understanding a burning issue for India’s forests
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
raised hopes that all fires will be out in the next two or three days, S S Negi, Director General of Forests in the central Ministry of Environment and Forests, said. When and how did the fires start? How common are wildfires in India? Are some... Read more
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The Hindu
Quid pro quo in Adarsh Society cannot be ruled out, observes HCof quid pro quo cannot be ruled out, the Bombay High Court noted in its April 2
Quid pro quo in Adarsh Society cannot be ruled out, observes HC
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
of quid pro quo cannot be ruled out, the Bombay High Court noted in its April 29 judgment directing the Centre and the Ministry of Environment and Forests to demolish the 31-storey tower in Colaba. In its 223-page order made available on... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Abbotsford farm blamed for creek pollution has been fined beforethe same man – $1,000 for fouling another creek leading to Nathan Creek. The c
Abbotsford farm blamed for creek pollution has been fined before
Aldergrove Star / Posted 2 days ago
the same man – $1,000 for fouling another creek leading to Nathan Creek. The city said after a complaint forwarded by the Ministry of Environment, staff found an uncovered and unlined storage for waste materials at H.Q. Mushroom Farm “was leaching... Read more
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dna
CAT asks Centre to submit fresh proposal regarding Sanjiv Chaturvedi's deputationSanjiv Chaturvedi to Delhi government. The CAT bench headed by Justice M S Sul
CAT asks Centre to submit fresh proposal regarding Sanjiv Chaturvedi's deputation
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Sanjiv Chaturvedi to Delhi government. The CAT bench headed by Justice M S Sullar pronounced the order while directing the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) to submit the proposal within... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bureaucrats, ministers acted dishonestly: HC in Adarsh rulingincluding former Chief Ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Ashok Chavan, in the jud
Bureaucrats, ministers acted dishonestly: HC in Adarsh ruling
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
including former Chief Ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Ashok Chavan, in the judgement. On whether clearance from Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) was required, the HC said that considering the object of Environment Protection... Read more
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The Economic Times
Take strict action against babus overstaying on foreign posts: Cabinet Secretary tells secretariescadre controlling authority concerned i.e. Department of Personnel and Training
Take strict action against babus overstaying on foreign posts: Cabinet Secretary tells secretaries
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
cadre controlling authority concerned i.e. Department of Personnel and Training for IAS officers; Home Ministry for IPS and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for IFoS for taking further action on the issue, he said. "Cadre... Read more
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The Economic Times
Environment Ministry panel defers environment clearance to proposal by CIL unitA committee "for coal mining projects of Ministry of Environment, Forests and C
Environment Ministry panel defers environment clearance to proposal by CIL unit
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
A committee "for coal mining projects of Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in its meeting held on March 17, 2016 had considered the environment clearance proposal of Ib-Valley washery of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) and... Read more
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New Kerala
Uttarakhand wildfire under control, four arrested - newkerala.com #57686state. The team of experts consists of Prof. Santosh Kumar, Executive Director
Uttarakhand wildfire under control, four arrested - newkerala.com #57686
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
state. The team of experts consists of Prof. Santosh Kumar, Executive Director, NIDM, Shri S.P. Vashist, DIG of Forests, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Shri K.C. Wadhwa, Special Director, Center for Fire Explosives and Environment Safety... Read more
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The Hindu
Shiv Sena on HC verdict on Adarsh: demoliton not the solutionthere is one justice for the rich and one for the poor,” it said. The Bombay H
Shiv Sena on HC verdict on Adarsh: demoliton not the solution
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
there is one justice for the rich and one for the poor,” it said. The Bombay High Court on Friday ordered the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to demolish the 31-storey Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society in South Mumbai. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Thwarts EU Bid to Ban Trophy Importssaid Zimbabwe had successfully resisted EU's influence on trophy imports and ex
Govt Thwarts EU Bid to Ban Trophy Imports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
said Zimbabwe had successfully resisted EU's influence on trophy imports and exports. "We sent a delegation from the Ministry of Environment including the permanent secretary Mr Prince Mupazviriho, Chief Charumbira and officials from the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Uttarakhand: Fire spreads, Centre sends team to take stockdirector of the National Institute of Disaster Management; S.P. Vashist, deputy
Uttarakhand: Fire spreads, Centre sends team to take stock
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
director of the National Institute of Disaster Management; S.P. Vashist, deputy inspector general of forests under the ministry of environment and forests; K.C. Wadhwa, special director at the Centre for Fire Explosives and Environment Safety;... Read more
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dna
Adarsh scam: Understanding the anatomy of corruptionIt became quite clear, as the scandal unfolded, that it was not meant for Kargi
Adarsh scam: Understanding the anatomy of corruption
dna / Posted 2 days ago
It became quite clear, as the scandal unfolded, that it was not meant for Kargil war widows. Interestingly, the central Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) had ordered the demolition of the building because the society had not got... Read more
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asianage
Lest museums become historyPublic Accounts Committee had criticised the poor maintenance of the building.
Lest museums become history
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Public Accounts Committee had criticised the poor maintenance of the building. A parliamentary panel too had slammed the ministry of environment and forests (under whose control the museum falls) for its “pathetic functioning”. Incidentally, the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Uttarakhand fire: Centre rushes help to stop political damageare being monitored using satellite data, according to the National Remote Sens
Uttarakhand fire: Centre rushes help to stop political damage
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
are being monitored using satellite data, according to the National Remote Sensing Centre. The central government and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, along with the Prime Minister's Office, have taken the forest fire of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Gold-mining in Peru: forests razed, millions lost, virgins auctionedde Dios, where whole areas have been transformed into veritable deserts and was
Gold-mining in Peru: forests razed, millions lost, virgins auctioned
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
de Dios, where whole areas have been transformed into veritable deserts and wastelands. According to a 2015 report by the Ministry of Environment, citing research by the Carnegie Institution for Science in the US, the amount of forest destroyed by... Read more
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asianage
Wrap-up: Tower of graft to be brought downin the Supreme Court, despite the Maharashtra government opposing it. In its o
Wrap-up: Tower of graft to be brought down
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
in the Supreme Court, despite the Maharashtra government opposing it. In its order, the division bench asked the Union ministry of environment and forests to carry out the demolition at the expense of petitioners, Adarsh Cooperative Housing... Read more
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