NEW DELHI, Aug 7 – Declining to restrain the NHPC from resuming construction of the Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project (LSHEP), the Kolkata Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordere
Meghalaya coal miners, owners and dealers have called a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh on August 6 in protest against the State Government’s failure to comply with the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) o
Against the backdrop of an escalating man-elephant conflict triggered by degraded habitats of the Chirang-Ripu Elephant Reserve in BTAD, local communities have joined hands with voluntary organisat
The nascent Brahmaputra Integrated Development Forum has constituted its technical advisory committee to prepare the action plans for the solution to the State’s flood and erosion problems
The Japanese encephalitis (JE)-related death toll in the State has shot up to 29.
The BJP-led NDA government today paid back the North Eastern States with a slew of attractive proposals for sending the highest number of nine MPs, with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announci
In an alarming development, unabated encroachment of forest areas in Assam has led to decrease in forest cover in the State by 2 square km, the India State of Forest Report 2013 released here today
In a significant move aimed at improving the power scenario in Assam, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cleared a multi-tranche loan facility of USD 300 million to help the State eliminate ineff
Unabated encroachment on the hills around Guwahati city is said to be one of the main reasons for the waterlogging problem in the city and unfortunately, because of the failure of the Government to
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today vouched for constitution of an expert committee to study the downstream impact of the Bhutan-based hydro- electric project on the State.
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