Weeks after a farmer blocked a route, Gujarat forest department has reduced the number of permits for lion safaris in Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (GNPWS) at Sasan-Gir in Junagadh distr

AHMEDABAD: Nearly six years after it was announced, the 6,000 MW nuclear power plant at Mithivirdi, a coastal hamlet some 40 km from Bhavnagar, is close to getting the crucial coastal regulatory zo

The Gujarat project will be completed by June 2015 and the Rajasthan one by March 2016

By setting aside the revocation order of the Environment clearance to the controversial cement plant of Nirma Industries in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, NGT clears the way for this project situated in an environmentally sensitive wetland area. 

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nirma Ltd. Vs Ministry of Environment & Forests dated 17/11/2014 regarding Nirma's cement plant site in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. The Tribunal in its judgement has taken a strong view to the application and stated that the the present application filed by Nirma is not only "without substance and merit but frivolous and an abuse of the process of law. Thus, we dismiss the application with costs of Rs. 25,000/-, payable to the Environmental Relief Fund constituted under The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991."

Asks NPCIL to submit revised report with specific data on radioactivity, land acquisition

The executive board of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) which is coming up with a 6,000 MW nuclear power project near Mithi Virdi in Bhavnagar district has given its approval to t

More than 34 square kms of forest cover in the state has increased in the two-year period between 2011-13, reveals the latest biannual report from Forest Survey of India (FSI), a body under the Min

Alang se palang” (from Alang to the deathbed) is a grim saying among workers at the ship breaking yard in Alang in Gujarat.

Connecting the country's big rivers may still look a far-fetched idea, but a village in Bhavnagar has shown the way in its own small way.