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Dam bursts in Himachal during first trial

A newly built dam with a capacity of 12,000 cubic feet burst in Manali district of the State whiles first trial was taking place. No casulaties however, resulted from the accident.

Site visit compulsory for diversion of forest land

MGNREGS to help build toilets in villages

Rural sanitation works included under the list of jobs that can be done under MGNREGS in collaboration with Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan.

Madras HC restrains NGT from suo motu actions

Environment Ministry delinks clearance of power plants from captive mines

The new Environment Minister Veerappa Moily has delinked the green clearance process for a thermal power plant and its source of fuel, a captive coal mine. This will make it easier for the project proponents to get clearance and begin project work sooner.

News this week: Toilets in only 30% urban slums, pipeline being laid close to Golconda fort and 99 illegal dyeing units unearthed in Tirupur

Welfare schemes not of much use to urban slums




Kejriwal frees water in Delhi

India allowed to construct Kishenganga hydel project

The International Court of Arbitration rejects Pakistan's contention and allows India to divert water from Kishenganga river for power generation.

Odisha's disaster management earns UN felicitation

MoEF to submit the Yamuna Action Plan by February 17, 2014.

Promises National Green Tribunal on formulation of an action plan for restoration and preservation of Yamuna river by February 17.

Report on illegal groundwater usage vague, says NGT

News this week: Climate change hits bamboo crop in the Northeast, people in Himachal reject EIA report on dams on the Satluj and marine pollution results in economic losses.

Climate change affects bamboo production in the Northeast




NGT stops construction of Mapithel dam

National Green Tribunal halts Manipur's Mapithel Dam as it violates the Forest Rights Act. To go ahead with the project, state government may now need people's approval.

India grants Rs 374 million to Nepal for flood mitigation

News this week: migratory birds return to Sultanpur lake (Gurgaon district), groundwater level dips in Maharashtra and Kerala grows saline-resistant rice after 25 years.

At Sultanpur, migratory birds visit an artificial lake





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