Singrauli District

  • Southwest monsoon claims 227 lives At least 227 people across the country have been reported dead in floods, lightning and landslides occurring due to the southwest monsoon. With 80 casualties, Kerala is the worst affected state in the south. Several parts of Gujarat, including Saurashtra and ...
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  • NGT orders Singrauli power plants to supply drinking water to residentsThe Tribunal has warned the power plants of closure if they do not provide clean drinking water to residents whose main water sources, the Rihand reservoir and nearby rivers, have been polluted by the fly ash from the plants. The...
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  • Fly ash laden water from power plant contaminates water in MP villageThe water spilled into the village when mud wall of the fly ash dyke of Essar's Mahan thermal power plant in Singrauli district collapsed. In an earlier instance, the state pollution control board asked the plant to shut down when ...
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  • Himachal irked at dam saleExpressing shock over Jaypee group's sale of the Karcham Wangtoo and Baspa hydropower projects to an Abu Dhabi firm, the state chief minister Virbhadra Singh said the company cannot sell its projects without the government's consent as it has signed an MoU with the stateKer...
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  • MoEF accepts Kerala's recommendations on Western Ghats The Environment Ministry has approved the Kerala government's recommendation to keep agricultural land, plantations and habitations out of the ecologically sensitive areas in the Western Ghats. The state had appointed an expert commit...
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  • President approves Maharashtra's groundwater billRecognition of groundwater as public property is the basic premise of the Bill introduced in 2009. Will include formation of a regulatory authority and notification of overexploited areasBIS mark mandatory for packaged waterThe Food Safety and Standar...
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  • Get more information on 'Gaon Chaley Hum'.Know more about Alexis Society.Fill up the application form to get registered for the event.
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  • No sale of packaged drinking water without BIS mark: FSSAINo person in the country shall produce or sell packaged drinking water without the Bureau of Indian Standards certification mark, declares the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. The assertion is made following the suo moto matter t...
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  • Global call to save food from GM crops and pesticidesGreen activists from 400 cities across the world to march against genetically modified food crops and Monsanto on October 12. The protest to also call for concrete strategies for protecting freshwater ecosystems.Industries restricted to ...
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  • Bihar, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh among least developedA new government report has put the states of Bihar, Chattisgarh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh under the category of 'least developed states'. The Raghuram Rajan committee, set up by finance minister P. Chidambaram to determine the ex...
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  • Reliance gets tough on project affected peopleLocal administration joins hands with Reliance Power in suppressing protests by project affected community in proposed Sasan Ultra Mega Power project in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh. Locals demand permanent jobs at the project.Keep Navi Mumbai out...
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Southwest monsoon claims 227 lives

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NGT orders Singrauli power plants to supply drinking water to residents

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Fly ash laden water from power plant contaminates water in MP village

The water spilled into the village when mud wall of the fly ash dyke of Essar's Mahan thermal power plant in Singrauli district collapsed. In an earlier instance, the state pollution control board asked the plant to shut down when fly ash from the plant was found flowing in a nearby stream

Himachal irked at dam sale

Expressing shock over Jaypee group's sale of the Karcham Wangtoo and Baspa hydropower projects to an Abu Dhabi firm, the state chief minister Virbhadra Singh said the company cannot sell its projects without the government's consent as it has signed an MoU with the state

Kerala has enough sand to last 50 years: Study

Policy matters this week: MoEF approves Kerala's demands on Western Ghats; Committee finds Singrauli pollution a matter of serious concern; Panels set up to manage those displaced by Alamatti dam.

MoEF accepts Kerala's recommendations on Western Ghats

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President approves Maharashtra's groundwater bill

Recognition of groundwater as public property is the basic premise of the Bill introduced in 2009. Will include formation of a regulatory authority and notification of overexploited areas

BIS mark mandatory for packaged water

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March 28, 2014 9:00AM - March 30, 2014 6:00PM
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Policy matters this week: FSSAI declares no selling of packaged drinking water without BIS mark; President gives nod to Maharashtra groundwater bill; Govt opposes tribals way of cultivation.

No sale of packaged drinking water without BIS mark: FSSAI

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Global call to save food from GM crops and pesticides

Green activists from 400 cities across the world to march against genetically modified food crops and Monsanto on October 12. The protest to also call for concrete strategies for protecting freshwater ecosystems.

Industries restricted to cut trees in UP and MP

News this week - Central government declares development index, Maharashtra drought ends and one-fifth of the country's STPs don't work.

Bihar, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh among least developed

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