Thiruvananthapuram: With an aim to ensure transparency in mining activities in the state, the department of mining and geology has launched an e-governance initiative titled Kerala Online Mining Pe

KOCHI: With mounting complaints about the use of pirated software by pollution control testing centres in the district to issue Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates to vehicles, the Motor Ve

KOCHI: Rain gods were merciful on the state last year. Many districts received a fair amount of summer rains in 2017 and in March, 2018.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mather Nagar Residents Association Vs The District Collector, Ernakulam & Others dated 05/03/2018 regarding construction of a multi storied building on wetland area of Thrikkakkara North Village, Kalamassery, Ernakulam District, Kerala. Supreme Court sets aside the Order passed by the Kerala High Court which allowed the builder to continue construction and remanded the matter for a fresh decision after taking into account the detailed report submitted by the Sub-Collector, Fortkochi, Ernakulam District, Kerala.

Judgement of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Sheriff A. H. Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 06/02/2018 regarding prohibition on the working of a quarry in Ernakulam District, Kerala by the District Collector, Ernakulam. The order was issued mainly for non-compliance of Section 40 of the Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Act, 2003. Court disposes of the appeal.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Kerala State Coastal Management Authority Vs DLF Universal Limited & Others dated 10/01/2018 regarding construction of a multi-storey residential complex on the eastern bank of Chilavannurkayal (backwaters) in Kerala. Supreme Court directs that in future, wherever permissions are required to come and are to be obtained before commencement of construction, it would be no answer that activity can be carried on without obtaining the permissions.

Kochi: In an attempt to ensure that Kochi does not go the Delhi way in terms of air pollution, Kerala state pollution control board (KSPCB) will monitor and record the entire pollution parameters i

KOCHI: Raising hopes of a future where sustainable energy would replace other sources of power, solar energy generation in the state has registered tremendous growth in the past couple of years.

They believe water purification removes all pollutants’

MALAPPURAM: Green weddings may soon become a mainstream phenomenon if the state government has its way.

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