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First Phailin, then Helen and now Lehar moves towards Andhra

Another severe cyclone, third in the past two months, is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh on November 28 noon.

Attappadi hills cut down to build resorts

Andhra coast reels under cyclone Helen

Following Phailin, cyclone Helen creates a havoc in Krishna and Godavari delta areas of Andhra Pradesh. The cyclone killed seven people and destroyed paddy crops worth Rs. 5000 crore.

Rajasthan mute as MP proceeds with dam project in inter-state Chambal basin

Policy Matters this week: Bihar government makes toilet compulsory for contesting polls, Ganga Jal pitchers to collect religious waste and Rs 1,444 crore for rural water supply in Maharashtra.

Don't have toilet, can't contest polls

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Inadequate sanitation costs India 53.8 billion USD in 2006

Lack of toilets in India have an economic impact equivalent to about 6.4% of the country's GDP in 2006, reports the Water and Sanitation Programme.

Govt goes all out to end manual scavenging

UNICEF's digital media campaign against open defecation

UNICEF launches a three-month long campaign 'Take Poo to the Loo' to raise awareness against defecation in open among the youth.

Govt addresses Andhra's river water sharing issues

Policy matters this week: Environment ministry withdraws amendments to waste rules, Odisha sanctions 12 crores for water in slums and the NGT halts dam construction in Manipur.

Environment Ministry withdraws amendment to waste rules

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MoEF finally notifies 37% of Western Ghats as no-go zone

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November 26, 2013 1:00PM
November 18, 2013 6:00PM

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NGT slams MoEF on idol immersions

National Green Tribunal issues notice to environment ministry following a petition filed by an environmentalist demanding constitution of a high powered committee for monitoring idol immersions in the rivers and water bodies across the country.

Power producers ask for an unbiased assessment

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