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Centre gives Rs.47,436 crore to states for afforestation

NEW DELHI, Aug. 30 -- The Union environment ministry on Thursday released Rs.47,436 crore to 27 states for compensatory afforestation and other forest conservation work. Prakash Javadekar, the enviro... Read More


Centre gives Rs.47,436 crore to states for afforestation

NEW DELHI, Aug. 30 -- The Union environment ministry on Thursday released Rs.47,436 crore to 27 states for compensatory afforestation and other forest conservation work. Prakash Javadekar, the enviro... Read More


Centre gives Rs.47,436 crore to states for afforestation

India, Aug. 29 -- NEW DELHI The Union environment ministry on Thursday released Rs 47,436 crore to 27 states for compensatory afforestation and other forest conservation work. Prakash Javadekar, the... Read More


Centre gives Rs. 47,436 crore to states for afforestation

India, Aug. 29 -- The Union environment ministry on Thursday released Rs 47,436 crore to 27 states for compensatory afforestation and other forest conservation work. Prakash Javadekar, the environmen... Read More


Land degradation target can be met by utilising 100-day work scheme | Analysis

India, Aug. 29 -- Environment minister, Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday announced that India will convert nearly 50 lakh hectares of degraded land to fertile land in the next 10 years. He also said that... Read More


Only 50% of fragile Western Ghats in draft protection plan

New Delhi, Aug. 27 -- Four of the six Western Ghats states have agreed to declare only 31,387 sq km - about half of what K Kasturirangan Committee had recommended as -as ecologically-sensitive areas (... Read More


Only 50% of fragile Western Ghats in draft protection plan

New Delhi, Aug. 27 -- Four of the six Western Ghats states have agreed to declare only 31,387 sq km - about half of what K Kasturirangan Committee had recommended as -as ecologically-sensitive areas (... Read More


Ggm: Man shot at, robbed of Rs.2 lakh by bike-borne men

Gurugram, Aug. 27 -- A 30-year-old man was shot at by three unidentified persons and robbed of Rs.2 lakh in broad daylight in Old DLF Colony in Sector 14, the police said on Monday. The man, identifie... Read More


Western Ghats stay vulnerable to natural disasters: Experts

Kavalappara (Kerala), Aug. 27 -- Western Ghats are vulnerable to environmental disasters similar to Kerala's Kavalappara, where heavy rains triggered a mudslide this month and wiped away the entire vi... Read More


Only 50% of fragile Western Ghats in draft protection plan

New Delhi, Aug. 27 -- Four of the six Western Ghats states have agreed to declare only 31,387 sq km - about half of what K Kasturirangan Committee had recommended as -as ecologically-sensitive areas (... Read More