An expert appraisal committee of the Union Environment Ministry discussed the project on July 30. The committee approved it provided clearance is obtained from the National Board for Wildlife.
17 Aug 2020
Rise in COVID-19 cases leads to suspension of all regular activities at ISRO's Sriharikota rocket centre
The rocket launch station will function with minimum essential/skeletal staff to take care of critical/essential activities.
16 Aug 2020
Interestingly, the committee was formed three days after public consultation ended on August 11.
14 Aug 2020
On July 28, the committee held a detailed deliberation meeting, minutes of which is available with Express.
13 Aug 2020
The suspension of operations can create more trouble for contract employees, who are already facing massive lay-offs with many space missions put on the backburner.
12 Aug 2020
SDSC-Shar Controller V Kumbakarnan has suspended the regular operations at the Solid Propellant Rocket Booster Plant (SPROB) and Solid Propellant Plant (SPP) with three employees testing positive
11 Aug 2020
Even before tension over seized ammonium nitrate in Manali could fully be addressed, a safety audit of Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL) has exposed chinks in its armour.
11 Aug 2020
The audit team recommended a study which will be conducted by IIT Madras. The NGT bench has granted IIT Madras three months time to submit the report.
10 Aug 2020
Pressing the panic button is the news of a paediatrician, working in the memorial hospital run by Apollo Hospitals, being one of the cases.
09 Aug 2020
The report, which was accessed by The New Indian Express reveals that Manali new town is just 700 metres from CFS, while Sadayankuppam village is 1.5 km away.
07 Aug 2020
Fisheries minister D Jayakumar flagged off and personally supervised the deployment of 200 units of artificial reefs over three nautical miles off the Urur Kuppam fishing village in Besant Nagar.
05 Aug 2020
Hundreds of contract engineers and technicians who are an integral part of the space agency's workforce are staring at a grim future
05 Aug 2020
Environment Ministry gives stage-1 nod to build facility inside the eco-sensitive region
02 Aug 2020
"During the South West Monsoon from July to October, sand storms flowing at an average speed of 50 kmph deposit sand on the road that is frequented by thousands of tourist vehicles," said an official
31 Jul 2020
The committee was looking into repeated ONGC pipeline leakages in Thiruvarur district, where it has been carrying out operations for the last three decades
30 Jul 2020