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Unrecognised slums get recognition

Census of India develops the new method of identifying slums as unhygienic and compact dwellings of atleast 300 people lacking proper sanitation and drinking water facilities. With the new method, many unknown slums have added up to the category.

The mega campaign to conserve fuel

UN experts call for Posco's steel plant to halt in Odisha

Considering the displacement and livelihood disruption of thousands of people, UN human rights experts demand suspension of Posco's steel project in Odisha.

High Court maintains validity of the Seed Act

MoEF fails to control unauthorised forest diversion

The CAG audit reports environment ministry's failure in promoting compensatory afforestation and monitoring unauthorised forestland diversion for non-forest purposes.

Sikkim constructs dams without wildlife clearance

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The Nilgiris district is home to several indigenous people whose livelihood interactions with water have been shaped by the water flows themselves. The people, in turn, have shaped this landscape.

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The state of water in the Nilgiris is closely linked to the land use in the region. Keystone Foundation, which focuses on the development of indigenous communities, analyses the current situation.

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