India's embankments flood Nepal

Uninformed construction on the Indian side floods Nepal

Construction of embankments and dykes along Kaliganga river in Uttarakhand results in floods in Nepal's Dharchula district downstream.

Slow economy reduced water uptake by Pune industries

Of the 31.19 million litres per day earmarked for industrial usage from the Pavana dam, only 29.89 MLD used in 2012-13.

HC tells Gujarat to stop illegal mining

Cites Supreme Court's ruling that states can grant leases (or renew them) for mining minor minerals in less than five hectares area only after prior approval from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest.

Proposed power line a threat to Cauvery basin

Over 1 lakh trees have to be cut to make way for high tension ower supply line from Kaiga atomic power station in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka to Kozhikode in Kerala. This will impact the catchment area of Cauvery's tributaries, says Cauvery Bachao Andolan

Bangalore to get 108 mini sewage treatment plants

Plants will have capacity to treat 1-2 million litres of water per day; Water board will sell treated water for construction, watering gardens and other non-potable purposes

Gujarat takes well to the horse 

Around 100 farmers in Ahmedabad were affected when state's Irrigation department stopped diverting water into Sabarmati river since the dry riverbed was to be used for a horse show.

Kerala to relax regulations on sand and rock mining

Relaxations subject to environment clearances or approval of regulatory bodies, court directives and guidelines; move to ease hurdles in the way of the construction sector

Surat industries to get treated water

The Rs 85 crore plant can treat upto 80 million litres per day; treatment includes sand filtration, ultra filtration, reverse osmosis and activated carbon filtration

Toilets for 1.5 lakh rural families in Karnataka

A new scheme 'Gaurav Yojane' will fund toilets-cum-batchrooms under the Centre's programmes of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act and Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan

Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates irrigation projects worth Rs 50 crore

Will cover 11 districts of the state and includes construction of a lake at a cost of Rs 14.15 crore

This is a news roundup of February 14 and 15, 2014 

2,887 mines that are located within five kilometres of forest area, nature parks, reserved forests, and sanctuaries in the state.

Read more at: http://www.firstpost.com/india/stop-mining-activities-without-environment-clearances-hc-tells-guj-1389723.html?utm_source=ref_article
2,887 mines that are located within five kilometres of forest area, nature parks, reserved forests, and sanctuaries in the state.

Read more at: http://www.firstpost.com/india/stop-mining-activities-without-environment-clearances-hc-tells-guj-1389723.html?utm_source=ref_article
2,887 mines that are located within five kilometres of forest area, nature parks, reserved forests, and sanctuaries in the state.

Read more at: http://www.firstpost.com/india/stop-mining-activities-without-environment-clearances-hc-tells-guj-1389723.html?utm_source=ref_article
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First Post, Deccan Herald, The Times of India, The New Indian Express, Down to Earth, The Indian Express
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