Mumbai District


Tata Chemicals awarded for using water efficiently

The Mithapur plant in Gujarat wins FICCI award for revamping the entire technology to recycle and reuse water and removing the dependence on groundwater.

Govt looks for broader application of innovative turbine

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November 20, 2013 12:00AM




Master plan to channelize Beas is underway

Owing to the destruction the river causes to Manali town in Himachal Pradesh every monsoon, Central Water and Power Research Station proposes to channelise flow of Beas river and construct artificial lakes along its banks.

SC rejects the appeal for ban on PET 

Rains hit 3200 villages in Andhra

Heavy rains and floods in the state took 29 human and 555 cattle lives. Destroys 6,597 houses and crops in 5.64 lakh hectares.

Montreal Protocol meeting leaves no big impact

Kerala stands against govt's decision on Western Ghats

Criticising the government for ignoring Gadgil report, Kerala government appoints new panel to study Kasturirangan Committee report on conservation of Western Ghats. 

NGT orders environment restoration of Puri 

Policy matters this week: One-third of the Western Ghats declared eco-sensitive zone, Narmada canals' water to go to industry and the government to construct godowns for food grains under MNREGA.

37% of the Western Ghats "ecologically sensitive"




India two ranks up in global hunger index

Scores 63 in global hunger index, 2013, and falls under the alarming zone of hunger. High prevalence of malnourished children under five still remains a huge challenge for the country.

After super cyclone, floods hit Odisha

110 nations sign the treaty that bans mercury

UN adopts Minamata Convention that sets to phase out production and use of mercury by 2020. 

World Bank praises MNREGA

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December 15, 2013 12:00AM






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