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  • Govt invest Rs 372 cr for rejuvenation of saffron cultivation

    With an investment of Rs 372.18 crore, the Jammu and Kashmir government has succeeded for approving ambitious National Mission for the rejuvenation of saffron cultivation in the state. “The coalition government headed by the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has succeeded for approving ambitious National Mission for the rejuvenation of Saffron cultivation in the state with […]

    Sir Partha Dasgupta Awarded US$300K Zayed Prize

    Mumbai: Sir Partha Dasgupta of India was honoured with the US$300K Zayed International Prize for Environment, the world’s most valuable award for the environment, at a glittering function at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of […]

    Panel for change in environment protection law

    An Environment Ministry panel has recommended amendment of the Environment Protection Act making its violation as a cognizable and non-bailable offence besides other stringent actions. The report of the committee constituted to examine the issues relating to monitoring of projects also recommended that the quantum of penalty for non compliance of the environmental clearance conditions […]

    Akihiro Sawa from International Environment and Economy Institute Presents the Papers for the Policies Concerning Climate Change

    Japan: Akihiro Sawa, a leading researcher on the policies concerning climate change, has just published a paper. In this paper, he evaluates and analyzes discussions held in last year’s COP16 and suggests a new framework toward COP17, planned for the end of this year in South Africa, as well as the Japanese stance to be […]

    Humane Society International Lauds India Ban of Starvation Force Molting of Laying Hens

    New Delhi : Humane Society International praised the Animal Welfare Board of India, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India for banning the use of starvation to force egg laying hens into a molt phase. Starvation force molting, widely practiced on egg production facilities throughout India, deprives egg laying hens of food in order […]

    Barclays Partners DHL Sustainability Goals with Pioneering GOGREEN Service Sign-Up Across Asia Pacific

    Mumbai: Barclays Capital has chosen DHL Express’ DHL GOGREEN Carbon Neutral service to offset carbon emissions generated by international courier services throughout Asia Pacific − the first time the bank has adopted a region-wide carbon offset solution. DHL GOGREEN Carbon Neutral service is designed to offer companies a more environmentally-responsible shipping option by calculating carbon […]

    11 Lions,9 Tigers dead in Bannerghatta National Park in 14 months

    11 Lions and Nine Tigers died in Bannerghatta National Park between January 2010 and March 2011. This information was given by Forest Minister C H Vijayshankar during calling attention notice in the Assembly today. N Sampangi from Congress drew the attention of the minister towards regular deaths of lions and tigers in the national park. […]

    43 projects over Rs 2,400 cr sanctioned to clean Ganga

    The Environment Ministry has sanctioned 43 projects worth over Rs 2,400 crore for four states to make river Ganga pollution free and to conserve it under the Mission Clean Ganga project. “The projects sanctioned in 2009-10 and 2010-11 are for Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Uttarakhand for development of sewer networks, sewage treatment plans […]

    10 lakh farmers in K’taka to get loans of Rs 10,000 each

    Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday said 10 lakh small and medium farmers in the state could avail loans of Rs 10,000 each starting from April 1. The farmers, including 2.50 lakh from Scheduled Caste and 1 lakh from Scheduled Tribe category, will have to fill a application form with their photographs and […]

    Centre to meet stakeholders on Polavaram project

    The Centre will convene a meeting of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and Chhattisgarh for expediting environment clearances for Polavaram irrigation and hydel project in Andhra Pradesh. Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh told Rajya Sabha on Friday that he was convening a meeting of Chief Ministers of the states to resolve the differences among them over the project. […]