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The Hindu
The coast isn’t clear for India’s nuclear power questrevealed that the environmental clearance for the project is yet to be sought.
The coast isn’t clear for India’s nuclear power quest
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
revealed that the environmental clearance for the project is yet to be sought. “A public hearing will be held once the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change clears the new set of terms of reference. NPCIL would take into account... Read more
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The Economic Times
Army takes possession of Adarsh Society buildingafter the Bombay High Court, on April 29 ordered the building to be demolished,
Army takes possession of Adarsh Society building
The Economic Times / Posted 5 hours ago
after the Bombay High Court, on April 29 ordered the building to be demolished, upholding the January 2011 order of the Ministry of Environment. This was challenged by the Society in the apex court and is currently pending disposal. The Adarsh... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
What to do during a Boil Water Noticedogs, cats, birds and reptiles should also be boiled. Information on water qual
What to do during a Boil Water Notice
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
dogs, cats, birds and reptiles should also be boiled. Information on water quality for livestock can be accessed at the BC Ministry of Environment water quality objectives website . People who are immune-compromised should always boil their tap... Read more
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New Kerala
Following SC order, Army takes over Adarsh Society building - newkerala.com #97660was hoping for an intervention by the Supreme Court, after it lost its battle a
Following SC order, Army takes over Adarsh Society building - newkerala.com #97660
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
was hoping for an intervention by the Supreme Court, after it lost its battle against an order of demolition issued by the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) for environmental zone violations The Adarsh scandal first came to notice in 2003... Read more
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New Kerala
Army takes possession of Adarsh Society building - newkerala.com #97649after the Bombay High Court, on April 29 ordered the building to be demolished,
Army takes possession of Adarsh Society building - newkerala.com #97649
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
after the Bombay High Court, on April 29 ordered the building to be demolished, upholding the January 2011 order of the Ministry of Environment. This was challenged by the Society in the apex court and is currently pending disposal. The Adarsh... Read more
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dna
Army takes over Adarsh buildingwas hoping for an intervention by the Supreme Court, after it lost its battle a
Army takes over Adarsh building
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
was hoping for an intervention by the Supreme Court, after it lost its battle against an order of demolition issued by the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) for environmental zone violations The Adarsh scandal first came to notice in 2003... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Following SC order, Army takes over Adarsh Society buildingwas hoping for an intervention by the Supreme Court, after it lost its battle a
Following SC order, Army takes over Adarsh Society building
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
was hoping for an intervention by the Supreme Court, after it lost its battle against an order of demolition issued by the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) for environmental zone violations. Read: Absolute power corrupts absolutely The... Read more
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CBC.ca
Husky oil spill began when pumping resumed through pipeline expansion projectof oil had spilled from a Husky pipeline on the edge of the North Saskatchewan
Husky oil spill began when pumping resumed through pipeline expansion project
CBC.ca / Posted 9 hours ago
of oil had spilled from a Husky pipeline on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River. In December 2014, Saskatchewan's Ministry of Environment concluded its review of the project by determining the 23 kilometres of new pipeline did not need an... Read more
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DW
Collaborate to cure climate change |making. To this end, we are encouraged by recent climate change mitigation and
Collaborate to cure climate change |
DW / Posted 9 hours ago
making. To this end, we are encouraged by recent climate change mitigation and adaptation schemes launched by Nigeria's Ministry of Environment under Amina Mohammed - not least the collaborative West African "Green Wall" initiative that aims to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OPC Sets Up Climate Change CommitteeAwareness Report Back Workshop currently underway here, Climate Change Departme
OPC Sets Up Climate Change Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Awareness Report Back Workshop currently underway here, Climate Change Department director, Mr Washington Zhakata, said the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate would chair a supporting technical committee. "The Office of President and... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Amended application for New Prosperity Mine project raises objections from chiefsHallbauer said. The Environmental Assessment Office will need to determine the
Amended application for New Prosperity Mine project raises objections from chiefs
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted yesterday
Hallbauer said. The Environmental Assessment Office will need to determine the review process in light of a few things, a Ministry of Environment spokesperson said. They include Taseko’s court challenge to the federal panel information, the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Balyan faces Mahanadi heatadvisory committee had neither informed the Odisha government nor sought its op
Balyan faces Mahanadi heat
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
advisory committee had neither informed the Odisha government nor sought its opinion on the Kelo project. "Even the Union ministry of environment and forests had not sought our opinion while granting statutory clearance to the project. We have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Journalists Gear Up for Climate Change Conferencepress and communication team of the COP 22 event, followed by Mr. Mohamed Benya
African Journalists Gear Up for Climate Change Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
press and communication team of the COP 22 event, followed by Mr. Mohamed Benyahia, head of side events and director at the Ministry of Environment. After the two had finished with the press, Mr. Said Mouline, head of Public-Private Partnership,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shi'ites - White Paper Drafting Committee Starts Workwithin two weeks. Other members of the white paper drafting committee include
Shi'ites - White Paper Drafting Committee Starts Work
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
within two weeks. Other members of the white paper drafting committee include Hauwa U. Umar, permanent secretary, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Bari'atu Yusuf Mohammed, permanent secretary, Ministry of Works, Housing and... Read more
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dna
World Nature Conservation day: 5 things India is doing to protect its resourcesstudies that prove that spending more time with nature improves quality of life
World Nature Conservation day: 5 things India is doing to protect its resources
dna / Posted yesterday
studies that prove that spending more time with nature improves quality of life and therefore this new scheme by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate might just be perfect. Open spaces, especially green areas are often hard to find... Read more
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Quartz
There will be 1.8 billion Indians by 2050. GM crops are the only way to feed them allChina One possible solution for the Indian government is to form an autonomous
There will be 1.8 billion Indians by 2050. GM crops are the only way to feed them all
Quartz / Posted yesterday
China One possible solution for the Indian government is to form an autonomous regulator. The GEAC is a part of the ministry of environment and forests, and isn’t “entirely independent,” the Indian Express newspaper reported in February... Read more
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dna
Indian team sent to bring back stranded elephant from Bangladeshneighbouring country after being washed away by the strong currents of the Brah
Indian team sent to bring back stranded elephant from Bangladesh
dna / Posted 2 days ago
neighbouring country after being washed away by the strong currents of the Brahmaputra from Assam. Officials of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change said on Tuesday that they had received the political clearance for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Climate Change Manual for Extension Officerschange so they can assist farmers effectively. Officiating at the consultative
Climate Change Manual for Extension Officers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
change so they can assist farmers effectively. Officiating at the consultative workshop, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate Mr Prince Mupazviriho said there was limited climate change education and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
67 Elephant Tusks, 14 Rhino Horns Seizedyear 14 rhino horns were confiscated. The number remained "static", with 14 rhi
67 Elephant Tusks, 14 Rhino Horns Seized
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
year 14 rhino horns were confiscated. The number remained "static", with 14 rhino horns also confiscated last year, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism PRO Romeo Muyunda revealed. New Era could not determine the number of people arrested... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian team to bring back stranded elephant from Bangladeshneighbouring country after being washed away by the strong currents of the Brah
Indian team to bring back stranded elephant from Bangladesh
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
neighbouring country after being washed away by the strong currents of the Brahmaputra from Assam. Officials of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change said yesterday that they had received the political clearance for the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Critics, officials disturbed as Taseko mine plans to conduct test drillingthat will help with a scientific review of concerns raised by the federal envir
Critics, officials disturbed as Taseko mine plans to conduct test drilling
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
that will help with a scientific review of concerns raised by the federal environmental panel. In an e-mail, the B.C. Ministry of Environment said the province “is legally obligated to review Taseko’s application to amend its environmental... Read more
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BC Local News
Low-oxygen plume likely the cause of Chilliwack fish killtalked about seeing a sheen on the water, the city crew did not note any eviden
Low-oxygen plume likely the cause of Chilliwack fish kill
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
talked about seeing a sheen on the water, the city crew did not note any evidence of it. Staff were in contact with Ministry of Environment to report the event, and they reportedly agreed, that it was most likely "a low dissolved oxygen... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Endangered B.C. badger population experiencing major losses on highwaysroads and other barriers are to the health of badger populations in BC. This s
Endangered B.C. badger population experiencing major losses on highways
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
roads and other barriers are to the health of badger populations in BC. This summer, biologists at UBC-Okanagan, B.C. Ministry of Environment, Okanagan Nation Alliance, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Artemis Wildlife... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Low-oxygen plume likely the cause of Chilliwack fish killtalked about seeing a sheen on the water, the city crew did not note any eviden
Low-oxygen plume likely the cause of Chilliwack fish kill
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 3 days ago
talked about seeing a sheen on the water, the city crew did not note any evidence of it. Staff were in contact with Ministry of Environment to report the event, and they reportedly agreed, that it was most likely "a low dissolved oxygen... Read more
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The Economic Times
If Jallikattu is tradition, so is child marriage, says SCled the court to ask if the government was willing to also condone child marria
If Jallikattu is tradition, so is child marriage, says SC
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
led the court to ask if the government was willing to also condone child marriage. An affidavit filed in the court by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change tried to justify Jallikattu as a centuries-old custom, which led Justice... Read more
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New Kerala
Customs, traditions have to pass legal and constitutional test as well: SC - newkerala.com #96130the government said in its affidavit filed on Tuesday. Seeking the restoration
Customs, traditions have to pass legal and constitutional test as well: SC - newkerala.com #96130
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
the government said in its affidavit filed on Tuesday. Seeking the restoration of January 7, 2016 notification by the Ministry of Environment and Forest which was put on hold by the top court on January 12, it referred to another chapter of... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
3,500 tags for Not An Igloo projectin this soil and rock composition. Mr. de Jong did get one thing right; the si
3,500 tags for Not An Igloo project
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
in this soil and rock composition. Mr. de Jong did get one thing right; the situation is about water quality. Had the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change listened to the people of Dover and reacted to their complaints, along with... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Seoul to announce decision on Volkswagen vehicles next weekvehicles that are suspected of having obtained permission to be sold here with
Seoul to announce decision on Volkswagen vehicles next week
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 days ago
vehicles that are suspected of having obtained permission to be sold here with fake reports. Earlier this month, the Ministry of Environment said it might nullify the certifications of 79 vehicle models of Audi Volkswagen Korea which is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
At Customers' Forum, Etisalat Reiterates Commitment to Quality Servicehave commended the operator for its bespoke range of products and services. Mr
At Customers' Forum, Etisalat Reiterates Commitment to Quality Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
have commended the operator for its bespoke range of products and services. Mr. Okon Obiosio, Director of Climate Change, Ministry of Environment, Uyo, applauded the company for the offerings, which have become the unique hallmarks of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Phuduhudu AI Available Next Yearuse by cattle farmers at the next breeding season in October 2017. He said this
Phuduhudu AI Available Next Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
use by cattle farmers at the next breeding season in October 2017. He said this was to enable the removal of camels by the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism during the course of this year. Mr Autlwetse was responding to a question by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tree Seedling Transplantation Paying Offbeen launched. Indicating that the nation is working to increase its forest co
Tree Seedling Transplantation Paying Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
been launched. Indicating that the nation is working to increase its forest coverage to 30 per cent within 15 years, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change said the active involvement of the public and leadership at all levels is... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea holds hearing on Volkswagen Korea's emissions scandalfinalizing a decision that can revoke the certifications of dozens of its vehic
S. Korea holds hearing on Volkswagen Korea's emissions scandal
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 days ago
finalizing a decision that can revoke the certifications of dozens of its vehicle models implicated in the scandal. The Ministry of Environment conducted the hearing at the National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) in Incheon, west of... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea holds hearing on Volkswagen Korea's emissions scandalfinalizing a decision that can revoke the certifications of dozens of its vehic
S. Korea holds hearing on Volkswagen Korea's emissions scandal
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 days ago
finalizing a decision that can revoke the certifications of dozens of its vehicle models implicated in the scandal. The Ministry of Environment conducted the hearing at the National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) in Incheon, west of... Read more
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CBC.ca
Sask. oil spill breaches containment boom, putting city on alertwas contained at the surface," said Wes Kotyk, executive director for the envir
Sask. oil spill breaches containment boom, putting city on alert
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
was contained at the surface," said Wes Kotyk, executive director for the environmental protection branch of Saskatchewan's Ministry of Environment. Officials noted more booms were also being placed in the river at other strategic... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Region boosts testing at Decew for algaethat may arise in the coming weeks." The Region says its public works and publ
Region boosts testing at Decew for algae
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 6 days ago
that may arise in the coming weeks." The Region says its public works and public health departments are working with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to monitor and prevent any potential future risk to the public. Water treatment... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Region boosts testing at Decew for algaethat may arise in the coming weeks." The Region says its public works and publ
Region boosts testing at Decew for algae
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 6 days ago
that may arise in the coming weeks." The Region says its public works and public health departments are working with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to monitor and prevent any potential future risk to the public. Water treatment... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Region boosts testing at Decew for algaethat may arise in the coming weeks." The Region says its public works and publ
Region boosts testing at Decew for algae
Welland Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
that may arise in the coming weeks." The Region says its public works and public health departments are working with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to monitor and prevent any potential future risk to the public. Water treatment... Read more
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The Hindu
Talgo tilting train to reduce commuting time between Bengaluru, Mysuruto 602 hectares. Further, the length of the tunnels and viaducts has been incre
Talgo tilting train to reduce commuting time between Bengaluru, Mysuru
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
to 602 hectares. Further, the length of the tunnels and viaducts has been increased to protect the forest and wildlife. “Government will be submitting a fresh proposal to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change,” Mr. Deshpand... Read more
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International Business Times
Is enough being done to protect the endangered Asian Elephant? never abused elephants could be shown, alongside working with ministers and gro
Is enough being done to protect the endangered Asian Elephant?
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
never abused elephants could be shown, alongside working with ministers and groups in India to try and enforce "the Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests 2008 guidelines for the care and management of captive elephants". The charity does not... Read more
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dna
No demolition, Supreme Court asks Centre to 'secure' Adarsh apartmentsgiven 12 weeks' time for the housing society to challenge the verdict in a high
No demolition, Supreme Court asks Centre to 'secure' Adarsh apartments
dna / Posted 6 days ago
given 12 weeks' time for the housing society to challenge the verdict in a higher court. The HC had also asked the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest to carry out the demolition at the expense of Adarsh Society. It also wanted the Centre... Read more
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The Telegraph
Plans for e-waste-free futureimplement e-waste management and recycling rules from October 1. The decision f
Plans for e-waste-free future
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
implement e-waste management and recycling rules from October 1. The decision follows a notification that the Union ministry of environment and forests had issued in March. The new regulations, called E-Waste Management Rules, 2016, have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Lobby Group Takes Credibility of Phosphate Eia Under Scrutinyand Environmental Management Plan (EMP) was completed in accordance with the En
Environmental Lobby Group Takes Credibility of Phosphate Eia Under Scrutiny
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) was completed in accordance with the Environmental Act 2007 and submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET). The work on these studies amounted to an expense of N$14 million. NMP conceded... Read more
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DW
Cambodia's battle against plastic bag waste |The total value of the imports was estimated at about $100 million last year.
Cambodia's battle against plastic bag waste |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
The total value of the imports was estimated at about $100 million last year. Sao Sopheap, the spokesperson for Cambodia's Ministry of Environment, told DW that the main reason why Cambodians consume such a high number of plastic bags is because... Read more
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Business Standard India
Panel formed to prepare Ganga de-siltation planhas been appointed chairman of the committee. The committee has the Secretary
Panel formed to prepare Ganga de-siltation plan
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
has been appointed chairman of the committee. The committee has the Secretary of Ministry of Water Resources, Secretary of Ministry of Environment, and Director of Central Water and Power Research Station - Pune as its members. "The committee has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Nominates Eko, Augie As Supreme Court JusticesIgo Weli (Niger Delta region), Mahmoud Isa-Dutse (Federal Ministry of Finance)
Buhari Nominates Eko, Augie As Supreme Court Justices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Igo Weli (Niger Delta region), Mahmoud Isa-Dutse (Federal Ministry of Finance) and Abdul-Kazeem Kasumi Bayero (Federal Ministry of Environment) were also on the list.The consideration and subsequent confirmation of the nominees will be done... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lonely bear Tomi kept in a tiny cage in Albania will be rescuedthe London-based campaign group FOUR PAWS, welcomed the move. He said: ‘As par
Lonely bear Tomi kept in a tiny cage in Albania will be rescued
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
the London-based campaign group FOUR PAWS, welcomed the move. He said: ‘As part of FOUR PAWS’ agreement with the Albanian Ministry of Environment, we hope to rescue the bears that are suffering most due to their exploitation as tourist attractions... Read more
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New Kerala
Panel formed to prepare Ganga de-siltation plan - newkerala.com #94133has been appointed chairman of the committee. The committee has the Secretary
Panel formed to prepare Ganga de-siltation plan - newkerala.com #94133
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
has been appointed chairman of the committee. The committee has the Secretary of Ministry of Water Resources, Secretary of Ministry of Environment, and Director of Central Water and Power Research Station - Pune as its members. "The committee has... Read more
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New Kerala
SC asks Centre to report back to it on Aug.5 on Adarsh Society take over - newkerala.com #94096against officers involved in the scam and to restore the plot. Its order to ra
SC asks Centre to report back to it on Aug.5 on Adarsh Society take over - newkerala.com #94096
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
against officers involved in the scam and to restore the plot. Its order to raze the building came after the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) passed an order to demolish the scam-hit society in 2011, following which its... Read more
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The Hindu
Developing, developed countries divided over phasing down HFCsthen. The technology used by them meanwhile will also come handy for the develo
Developing, developed countries divided over phasing down HFCs
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
then. The technology used by them meanwhile will also come handy for the developing countries,” M K Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests said. Negotiators have also voiced concerns about new generation of chemicals, with many... Read more
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The Hindu
Adarsh Society not to be demolished now; SC directs Centre to take possession of itfile an appeal in the Supreme Court, despite the Maharashtra Government opposin
Adarsh Society not to be demolished now; SC directs Centre to take possession of it
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
file an appeal in the Supreme Court, despite the Maharashtra Government opposing it. In its order, the division bench had asked the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest to carry out the demolition at the expense of petitioners (Adarsh Soci... Read more
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