215Cr From Leased Out Land Govt Yet To Recover Arrears Of `

Despite Sufficient Funds, KWA Failed To Provide Safe Drinking Water: CAG Report The latest Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has come down heavily on Kerala Water Authority (KWA) for not

Delayed Action Against Offenders Leading To Loss To Exchequer: Report

The national green tribunal order, scrapping the environment clearance for Rs 2,000-crore Aranmula international airport project, has noted that there was no study done on noise pollution, emission

In a move that could have far reaching implications for eco-conservation, the state government has revised a rule that came into effect 36 years ago in the wake of the historic Silent Valley agitat

World Food Programme Begins Study On E-Governance Of Ration Shops

With BJP coming to power in New Delhi, environmentalists across the country are hoping that the party will implement the Madhav Gadgil-led Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel report (WGEEP).

The BJP had in fact gained a record vote share in Pathanmthitta constituency with BJP candidate M T Ramesh getting 1.3 lakh vote after pitching against Aranmula airport in his election campaign. “The new government will not change its stand vis-a ­vis the airport and will not support the project,“ Ramesh said.

Apart from the violations of environmental norms, the airport issue also struck a chord with the local RSS wing as the Airport Authority of India study report said that the height of the historic Aranmula temple mast needed to be altered if the project was to be implemented.

Drastic Reduction Seen In Areas Marked Eco-Sensitive By Kasturi Panel

The Kerala state diversity board has sent the areas-specific details of amended maps of villages classified as Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESAs) as per the Kasturirnagan committee report to respective panchayats for suggestion and comments.

Cages Could Help Resolve Man-Animal Conflicts

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has come out with a tiger trap-cumtransfer cage (TTTC) that can be used in capturing tigers that stray out of the forests and tiger reserves in the state.