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Environment ministry panel allows mining near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary

A committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forests has given a go-ahead for limestone mining by a private company near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, the only abode of the Asiatic Lion in the world.

published on : 28th May 2018

India-based Neutrino Observatory receives nod from environmental ministry

The ministry accorded environmental clearance to the neutrino project at Pottipuram village in Uthamapalayam taluk in Theni district promoted by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

published on : 27th March 2018

Tamil Nadu forest fires: 2 alerts were sent to state forest department, says environment ministry 

The statement said two e-mails, providing the co-ordinates of the forest fires, were sent to the nodal officer of Tamil Nadu Forest Department at 2.29 pm and 3.37 pm on March 11.

published on : 19th March 2018

Environmental laws being diluted to favour industries: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

Ramesh accused the Narendra Modi government of weakening and tweaking environment laws to favour industries.

published on : 27th January 2018

Centre, Delhi join hands against air pollution: Environment minister Harsh Vardhan

The Minister said that a team consisting 70 officials from Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry and the Delhi government will initiate the joint campaign from February 10 onwards.

published on : 12th January 2018

Environment ministry asks pollution boards to intensity action against violators

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said all government agencies had to maintain the highest level of alertness and continue their efforts to check pollution.

published on : 14th November 2017

Environment Ministry decides setting up monitoring groups in states

The Environment Ministry today decided that every state government would set up one or more monitoring groups, which will continuously look into compliance of the short-term measures.

published on : 10th November 2017

ONGC gets green nod for Rs 456-crore drilling project in Assam

State-owned ONGC has received green clearance for the Rs 456-crore exploratory drilling project in Sivasagar district of Assam, a government document showed.

published on : 2nd October 2017

DLF gets green nod for Rs 240 crore commercial project in Goa

The proposed commercial complex, to be constructed on a 18,120 square meter plot, would have eight small screen multiplexes for small gatherings and it will be the first of its kind in Goa.

published on : 12th September 2017

No green clearance needed for army infrastructure projects along China border

The Doklam standoff in Sikkim has raised concerns about India's military infrastructure preparedness along India-China border.

published on : 1st September 2017

Government advisory body for complete ban on animals in circuses

The chairman of the Animal Welfare Board  has written to the Ministry of Environment recommending a ban, while observing that as many as 11 circuses are performing in the country without permission.

published on : 27th July 2017

Environment ministry panel holds back clearance for Tawang project

An environment ministry panel has decided to hold back clearance to 600 MW Tawang hydroelectric project in strategic Tawang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh.

published on : 31st May 2017

Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan was today given additional charge of Environment Ministry.

published on : 18th May 2017

PETA asks Centre not to lift ban on Jallikattu  

PETA India said that two giant inflatable bulls will run beside PETA supporters in a "bloodless Jallikattu" to protest the government's reported intention to lift the ban on bullfights

published on : 25th October 2016