NEW DELHI, May 22 – Assam may be reeling under massive power shortages, but Union Power Minister is still sitting on the proposals to grant long-term coal linkages to Chandrapur and Margherita ther

Highly critical of being furnished a “half-baked” reply on diversion of waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries by China, the standing committee on water resources has once again asked the Wa

A committee appointed by the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) to study the case visited the site and said the dam would harm the grassland ecosystem, and the Bengal bustard and wild water buffaloe — both highly endangered species — that live in it, as well as fragmenting the habitat of the Gangetic dolphin downstream, and submerging a nearby conservation area of medicinal plants.

However, the State government officials insist that neither the grasslands nor conservation area would be submerged, adding that there are no reports of sighting the Gangetic dolphin near the proposed dam site.

Sets aside objections of wildlife expert panel; IIT Roorkee to conduct study.

Overruling members of a high-power committee on wildlife, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan has given the green signal for construction of a mega hydel project in Arunachal Pradesh on Lohit r

Environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan has given green signal for construction of a 1,750 MW Demwe Lower Hydro Electric hydel project in Arunachal Pradesh on Lohit river, which originates from Chi

The Planning Commission has given investment clearance for the Rs 54.43-crore project for the restoration of Dibang and Lohit rivers to their original courses at Dholla Hatiguli in Assam.

NEW DELHI, Feb 6 – After clearing two remaining phases of the Majuli Island Protection Project, the Planning Commission has accorded investment clearance to ‘Restoration of Dibang and Lohit rivers

The Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is situated on the Left Bank of the river Brahmaputra in the extreme east of Assam and falls between the following geographical coordinates: Latitudes: 27° 30’ – 27° 45’N, Longitudes: 95°10’ – 95° 45’E.

ITANAGAR: The National Disaster Management Authority of India (NDMA) has selected two districts of Arunachal Pradesh for implementation of National School Safety Programme (NSSP) among 43 districts of the country.

Lohit and East Siang districts have been selected for the implementation of the demonstration project to promote culture of safety in schools, official sources said here today.