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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

Green ministry nod for toilets on forest land

The Centre has set an ambitious target of making India open defecation-free by 2019 and toilets have been constructed in both urban and rural areas.

published on : 15th November 2016

PMO props up states on GM crops

Acting on the directives of the PMO, the environment ministry on October 21 organised a meeting which was attended by representatives from different states.

published on : 30th October 2016

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

Clean Ganga mission in mining fix on pristine path: Modi government

Modi has been talking of saving the Ganga but the Ministry of Environment and Forests is considering dilution of a 2012 notification that restricted mining and hydropower projects.

published on : 11th October 2016