Perambalur District

  • Himachal villages to carry out own EIA90,000 people from 250 villages in the Sutlej basin of Himachal Pradesh decide to carry out their own assessment of the environmental damage caused by hydropower projects. They allege that the state-sponsored Indian Council of Forest Research and Education repor...
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  • India strengthens its ties with ChinaThe two countries sign a new agreement strengthening their relationship on trans-border rivers. China assures facilitating exchange of flood data and eases India's concern over new dams on Brahmaputra.Creating national regulator for green nod not possible, tells ...
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  • Govt to ban mining and thermal power projects in Western GhatsEnvironment ministry decides to declare 37% of Western Ghats spreading across six states as Ecologically Sensitive Area. Gujarat govt diverts farm water to industriesTo cater to the needs of industrial development in the st...
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  • Sanitation is a familiar term but is often misunderstood to mean the building and using of toilets but this isn’t true. It covers a whole range of thought and action both pre and post latrine use, which includes cleanliness, personal hygiene and the safe disposal of the urine and faeces. Getting t...
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Himachal villages to carry out own EIA

India strengthens its ties with China

The two countries sign a new agreement strengthening their relationship on trans-border rivers. China assures facilitating exchange of flood data and eases India's concern over new dams on Brahmaputra.

Creating national regulator for green nod not possible, tells govt to SC

Govt to ban mining and thermal power projects in Western Ghats

Environment ministry decides to declare 37% of Western Ghats spreading across six states as Ecologically Sensitive Area. 

Gujarat govt diverts farm water to industries

The Water and Sanitation Promoter believes that there is a spirit of ownership among villagers that can be tapped into by someone within their own community.

Sanitation is a familiar term but is often misunderstood to mean the building and using of toilets but this isn’t true. It covers a whole range of thought and action both pre and post latrine use, which includes cleanliness, personal hygiene and the safe disposal of the urine and faeces. Getting this message across in rural areas where open defecation and overall lack of hygiene is widespread is really important to tackling this problem.

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