Coal mining to engulf more tribal villages in Chhattisgarh

Tribal's houses taken to feed the nation's economy

For residents of Tamnar block of Raigarh, the public hearing to aquire land for mining coal by Jindal Steel and Power Plant was just a formality, as MoEF is under huge pressure to clear the project.

India accused of violating Indus water treaty

Pakistan blames India for obstructing the flow of rivers by building dams on its side in violation of the Indus water treaty agreement between the two countries.

Belgaum's well revival campaign earns a success

City corporation and residents come together to rejuvenate 21 big and 32 small wells that now cater to the drinking water needs of 2 lakh people.

Nagaland inaugrates 1st Indian Himalayan Youth Summit

Focussing on environment issues and sustainable development of Himalayan states of India, youth from these 11 states gather in Nagaland to participate in the 1st Indian Himalayan Youth Summit.

SPCB unclear about sealing Gujarat's illegal factories

National Green Tribunal's order to shut down small factories operating without consent creates confusion for SPCB, as all the violating units are small-scale and have very little potential to pollute.

Heavy rains trouble Gujarat

Owing to heavy rainfall, around 1850 people evacuated from Surat and Tapi districts. All the 22 gates of Ukai dam are opened as water level in it crosses the alert level.

Thiruvananthapuram's beach clean-up drive

Volunteers remove one tonne of litter from Thumba beach in the city while celebrating International Costal Cleanup Day.

Renewable energy to light up Vellore Fort

As part of its CSR activity, Power Grid Corporation of India and Borg Energy Private Limited illuminates Vellore Fort using wind turbines and solar panels.

Kochi's drinking water solution meets a deadlock

Lack of funds and unpaid bill by the local bodies have brought Maradu water treatment plant to a standstill. The project was commenced three years ago to solve the drinking water woes of areas in and around Kochi.

Karnataka promotes kitchen gardens

Aiming to fight malnutrition in six districts of Gulbarga division, state government to launch a project to popularise kitchen gardens at household levels.

This is the roundup of important news for September 24, 2013.

 

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The Indian Express, DNA, The Hindu, The Assam Tribune, The Times of India, The New Indian Express, Down to Earth
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