This is text of the The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 (Land Acquisition Bill) passed in the Lok Sabha.

This new report published by the World Bank and IHME presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia. It explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and the risk factors.

This joint IEA and UNDP report shares best practices and lessons learned among IEA member countries and non-IEA countries in improving energy efficiency in the building sector.

Read text of the landmark National Food Security Bill, 2013. This promises to give right to the country's 80 crore people to get 5 kg of foodgrains every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.

Africa’s positive economic growth over the past two decades has shown resilience in the wake of the international crisis of 2008. However, this positive performance has not yet translated its economic gains into meaningful social development.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chaudhary Yashwant Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 20/09/2016 regarding stone crushers running without consent of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and in violation of the provisions of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 in the area of Singrauli/Sonebhadra and causing serious pollution.

Application dismissed on the ground of limitation and mis-joinder of cause of action and being in violation of Rule 14 of the National Green Tribunal (Practice and Procedure) Rule, 2011.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sabu Mathew George Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/09/2016 regarding information on pre-conception and/or pre-natal determination of sex or sex selection online in India. Ranjit Kumar Solicitor General submitted before the Apex Court he has been apprised about the “proposed list of words” in respect of which when commands are given, there will be “auto block” with a warning and nothing would be reflected in the internet, as it is prohibited in India.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chadha Papers Limited Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 20/09/2016 regarding withdrawal of consent to operate for Chadha Papers Limited a waste paper industry by UPPCB for flouting pollution norms.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raghav Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 20/09/2016 regarding illegal constructions in Hindon bird sanctuary as also encroachments over the ponds and other water bodies, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Karnataka & Others Vs State of Tamil Nadu dated 20/09/2016 regarding Cauvery water dispute. Supreme Court orders for the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board within four weeks and directs the State of Karnataka to release 6000 cusecs of water till the next date of hearing (27 September 2016).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Bimal Singh Karnawat & Others Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 21/09/2016 regarding running of a plastic factory in Jorabagan, Kolkata in breach of the Air ( Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Act, 1981 , Water ( Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Act, 1974 and Noise Pollution ( Regulation and Control) Rules 2000, the Environment ( Protection) Act, 1986, the Municipal Solid Waste ( Management and Handling) Rules, 2000 and the West Bengal Fire Services Act, 1950.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Old Cross Fishing Canoe Owners Co-op Society Ltd. & Others Vs Mormugao Port Trust & Others dated 02/09/2016 regarding Environmental Clearance (EC), dated 9th February, 2016, granted for the capital dredging activity to Mormugoa Port Trust for deepening and dredging of existing navigational channel at Vasco-da-Gama, Mormugao, Goa.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Hanuman T. Rakte & Others Vs. Aurangabad Distillery Ltd. & Others dated 14/09/2016 regarding discharge of spent-wash by Aurangabad Distillery Ltd. on the farm lands bearing Survey Nos. 36 and 42 of village Rangaon, Mauje Nimsakhar, Taluka Indapur, District Pune, Maharashtra.

Glyphosate is a non-selective, phosphonomethyl amino acid herbicide registered to control weeds in various agricultural and non-agricultural settings. The herbicide acts by inhibiting the 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme, which is not present in mammalian systems. Glyphosate was initially registered in 1974.

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