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As told to Parliament (March 20, 2020): Over 69,000 ha forest land approved for non-forest use in 5 yrs

India, March 20 -- All that was discussed in the House through the day A total of 3,616 projects involving 69,414.32 hectares of forest land have been approved for non-forest use under Forest (Conser... Read More


Coronavirus update: India records 4th death

India, March 19 -- No new case in China yesterday A 68-year-old man infected with the novel coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) died in Punjab March 19, 2020 - the fourth such death in India - the Union Ministr... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 19, 2020)

India, March 19 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Debris dumping in Chenab A report was filed by the... Read More


Coronavirus update: Suspect patient jumps to death in Delhi

India, March 19 -- Pak records death A 35-year-old man jumped to his death at New Delhi's Safdarjung hospital March 18, 2020. He was admitted there on suspecion of having contracted the novel coronav... Read More


Coronavirus update: India count at 166

India, March 19 -- No new case in China yesterday India now has 166 people who have tested positive of the novel coronavirus (SARS-COV-2), the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said March 1... Read More


As told to Parliament (March 18, 2020): Govt claims PM-Kisan is a success

India, March 18 -- All that was discussed in the House through the day The PM-KISAN Scheme has been successfully implemented across the country the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers'Welfare ... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 18, 2020)

India, March 18 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Sand mining in Kane, Yamuna and Bangey A joint com... Read More


Coronavirus update: India tally nears 150

India, March 18 -- World tallyclose to 200,000 One person tested positive of the novel coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) in Pune, taking the total number of cases in Maharashtra to 42, on March 18, 2020 morni... Read More


India-Pakistan nuclear war can starve humanity: Study

India, March 18 -- Food supplies may drop over 20% in 70 poor countries with 1.3 blnpeople, the study estimated Unprecedented food shortage and global famine lasting more than a decade can be the fal... Read More


Environmental organisations decry major European navigation project

India, March 17 -- The Danube-Oder-Elbe Canal intends to connect the Black, Baltic and North seas for navigation Environmental organisations from across central and eastern Europe have criticised a m... Read More