RANCHI: Chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday pledged to offer a helping hand to Jharkhand's minor forest producers by selling a bulk of their yearly produce through the newly constituted Mukhayama

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of Ram Lakhan Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 23/01/2018 regarding various government structures and establishments existing within the protected forest areas in the Dumka district, Jharkhand.

It has been admitted before the Court that various government establishments and structures were either in existence from before or had been raised in the forest area without clearance being sought for under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

When the Union government nudged them to build a toilet, almost all the families in Jharkhand's Dulmi block complied. But many of them continue to defecate in the open even today.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Palwal Jithender Reddy Vs. Union of India & Others dated 08/01/2018 regarding operation of coal mines in Lodna area of Joyrampur Colliery near Dhanbad in the State of Jharkhand without any environmental clearance.

NGT finds that substantial question relating to environment is involved in the present case that requires determination.

As the deadline set by the Supreme Court to recover penalty against the illegal iron ore mining done has already ended on December 31 the State Government is now weighing options to resolve the iss

State-run power giant NTPC revised its installed and commercial capacities downward to 51,383 MW and 50,583 MW respectively after the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) deleted its 325 MW capacity

Joining hands to embrace the change, the blanket ban call on ploythene bags which had created much hue and cry in the past is slowly gathering acceptance by the residents of the capital city all.

Minister for Food and Civil Supplies Saryu Roy, who has also been a major driving force behind cleansing dangerously polluted Damodar River, has urged the Union Government to fund a related study t

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Power sector experts believe that the country restored immense possibilities in the field of utilisation of renewable energy which could work wonders in especially in states like Jharkhand.

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