Indira Sagar evacuees to hold jal satyagaraha from September 1

Indira Sagar evacuees to hold jal satyagaraha

From September 1, Narmada Bachao Andolan to showcase protest against raising water levels in Indira Sagar Dam and non-payment of compensation to the evacuees. 

Maharashtra to enforce Renewable Purchase Obligations

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission orders 93 obligated entities to show conformation to targets of renewable purchase obligations from FY 2010 to 2013 by 31st March 2014 or pay heavy fines for non-compliance.  

High Court gets strict with Karnataka govt

Issues notice to the state government for not complying with Court's order passed for lake protection in Bangalore for more than a year. 

Bt. cotton advantageous to farmers

Indian farmers raised their incomes and crop production with the use of Bt. cotton, says Union Agricultural Minister. 

Increase in rural wages under MGNREGS

Annual nominal wage growth averaged to 18.8% between January 2010 and May 2011 post Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, says study. 

Flights to get eco-friendly

Mumbai's air traffic control plans to reserve part of its air space for flights with user preferred routes that helps reduce fuel consumption and achieve best speed.

This is a roundup of important news of August 30, 2013.

 

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The Times of India, The Hindu, Citizen Matters
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