Centre approves additional fund of Rs 400 cr for rail projects in NE

Taking note of the time overrun of national projects in the northeast, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday asked Power Minister Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia to take steps to expeditiously complete the hydropower projects in the region.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), has asked for a detailed report on the present status of the 2000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Electric Project from the Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami,

– In a bid to end the long-standing stalemate concerning the 2000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project (LSHEP), National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has started pursuing the Ministry

The Union Power Ministry is likely to send a high–level team to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh to assess the ground realities over the 2000–MW Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project.

The team, according to sources, would make a final review of the present situation that had cropped up following the continuous agitation against the much controversial project.

Kolkata: A number of threatened and rare wildlife species, including leopards, are vanishing from Arunachal Pradesh’s Ziro Valley as a result of rampant hunting by the indigenous Apatani tribe, a s

Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh unit of NCP has urged the state government and its Assam counterpart to complete the 2,000 mega watt Lower Subansiri Hydropower Project (LSHP) at Gerukamukh under mi

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on Monday said that it would not accept the Dam Design Review Panel (DDRP) report on the Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project at Dollungmukh in Arunachal Pr

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS), on Monday, seriously objected to the report of the Dam Design Review Panel (DDRP) of the Lower Subansiri Hydro–electric Project.

While India is seeking a joint mechanism with China for better transparency about 39 project sites that the latter is reported to have identified on tributaries of the Brahmaputra, including seven

ITANAGAR: Following the slogan ‘each one, plant one for a green earth,’ the Green Pioneers in collaboration with the State Forest Department organized a tree plantation drive during which hundreds of saplings were planted in and around Donyi–Polo Mission School for Hearing and Visually Impaired at Chimpu here.

The ‘green’ drive was initiated by the Green Pioneers via social networking sites to persuade the volunteers to take part in the noble deed.