Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of T. N. Godavarman Thirumulkpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/12/1996 regarding the true scope of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 and the meaning of the word "forest" used therein.

Militancy has destroyed much more than peace in Kashmir. Kalashnikov trotting extremists are ravaging the last green frontiers of the 'heaven on earth'. Even the Army is accused of active complicity. Eco vandalism has certainly emerged as a lucrative deal

TERRORISM in Kashmir has hit the forests. According to estimates made by the Jammu & Kashmir administration, based on studies conducted by environmentalists, a cohort of militants and smugglers has

Putting retired Indian army personnel to work on reforestation was a unique and effective idea. But the decade-old scheme has been soured by a dispute over financing

One man has helped transform a barren valley in Jammu into a veritiligle orchard

On the basis of hydrochemical and biological studies, a trophic gradient has been established between the inshore and the offshore areas of the Dal lake. The inshore areas receive large quantities of raw sewage and agricultural runoff as a result of which high nutrient concentration of water and the presence of dense phytoplankton populations have been registered at these sites.

Minister for Science and Technology, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Aga Syed Ruhullah today said that Government has taken up a mega project of providing solar home lights to 40,000 un-electrified households of remote and far-flung areas which include Doda, Reasi, Ramban and Kupwara.

The Minister was addressing an officers meeting of Science and Technology here today.

The Minister further said

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Taj Mohi-ud-Din today said that two hydro-electro projects namely Dul Hasti and Baglihar under the implementation of Water Regulatory Authority Act will generate Rs. 331.70 crore.

He was replying to the question by Khalid Najib Suharwardy in Legislative Council during Question Hour today.

Mr Taj said bills for an amount of Rs.

To cope with the power shortage in the state, the Centre has decided to set up a 1,000 MW power generation station in Pathankot in Punjab.
Addressing a function organised by the Pradesh Congress Committee in connection with the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi here today, the Union Power Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde, said either a gas or a thermal power project would be set up at Pathankot wi

Bhel, NTPC & IGCAR Join Hands For Project
A 800-MW coal-fired power project based on more efficient advanced ultra supercritical thermal power technology is being set up jointly by BHEL, NTPC and Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR). The .