Olive Ridley turtles missed their annual nesting trip to the Orissa coast last year. Conservation groups blamed the upcoming port at Dhamra. The turtles are back this year, and port proponents Tata and L&T claim vindication. They overlook the violations that have allowed the port at Dhamra in the first place On March 23, 2009, environmental group Green-peace International issu-ed a full-page

Shishir Prashant / Dehra Dun May 4, 2009, 0:42 IST

Larsen and Toubro (L & T), which is making a foray into the hydroelectricity sector, has reached an agreement to end a standoff over its 60-Mw Singoli-Bhatwari hydel project in the hilly Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

Project estimated to cost Rs 12,000 cr.

Mumbai, May 1 The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is planning a 100-km network of monorail in the Mumbai metropolitan area in next seven years. The project is likely to cost about Rs 12,000 crore.

Concern over the survival of Olive Ridleys persist WHEN the Olive Ridley turtles did not turn up on the islands off Gahirmatha beach in Orissa last year for mass nesting, the Dhamra port under construction less than 15 km away, was blamed. The turtles were back in droves this March and jostled to find suitable nesting ground. Preliminary estimates of the forest department said

The Dhamra Port project in Orissa has attracted considerable attention due to its proximity to vulnerable Olive Ridley turtle nesting grounds. The question is - can large infrastructure projects like this be environmentally sustainable? In a breakthrough workshop held by IUCN, developers and environmentalists have joined together to tackle this complex and controversial issue.

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Against the backdrop of the current weak macro situation, believe that responding to climate change presents long-term growth opportunities for investors in India. India has strong potential as a low carbon economy, but it is also highly vulnerable to the projected impacts of climate change.

Larsen & Toubro, the engineering and construction giant, on Monday said it has bagged Rs 2,460-crore order from Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for constructing the monorail project in the city. The company in association with Malaysia-based Scomi Engineering would build the 20-km monorail in 30 months.

MUMBAI: A consortium led by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) with Scomi Engineering Bhd, Malaysia, has bagged a Rs. 2,460-crore order from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to implement the country

Mumbai, November 10 The route would have 18 stations from Jacob Circle to Chembur

The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has formally handed over the Letter of Agreement (LOA) to the consortium led by Larsen & Toubro with Scomi Engineering, a Malaysia-based company, to build the country