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Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Compensatory afforestation, 25/04/2016.

A senior official said there were various difficulties that led to mangroves not being included in the census.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Kumar Negi & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/04/2016 regarding Tidong-I Hydro Electric Project in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh.

The Tribunal permits the Project Proponent (M/s Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd) to carry out the construction work of the project on certains conditions which includes:

i) Shall not fell trees in any manner whatsoever.

ii) Shall not allow disruption of natural drainage of river Tidong.

India will join 100 nations in ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change on April 22, Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar said at the University of Mumbai

Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests, present this Two Hundred and Seventy-seventh Report on "The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015".

To expedite clearances for State PSU projects

Move comes after miners had demanded that they be allowed to start operations early in blocks under their possession

KOCHI:The Rajya Sabha Committee on Science, Technology, Environment and Forests will hold talks with NGOs, civic organisations and experts at the Government Guest House here on Sunday.

Stressing on creating a balance between development and environment conservation, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said the government is working towards creating an urban forest in each city

There will be no respite from traffic jams on Rao Tula Ram Road stretch in south Delhi, at least till 2017.Construction of a parallel flyover to ease congestion has hit another roadblock, leaving l