Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Octavia Albuquerque & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 09/05/2014 regarding filling of major part of the creek as well as some part of the River Gurupur, Mangalore for the purposes of establishing the Fishery Harbour and Processing Unit at the site in question.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Octavia Albuquerque & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 02/04/2014 regarding construction work being carried out in Coastal Regulation Zone area where nothing could have been built upon, Mangalore. The Applicant along with the main Petition have filed Annexure A-1-the Google imagery taken in the year 2010 which shows topography of large area forming a creek. Now the entire creek has been covered as a result of the project Proponent & Respondent No.

In India 73% of the population own cellphones.

Amidst opposition over levying solid waste management (SWM) cess on general public to generate revenue for implementing the three package SWM project in the city, District-in-Charge Minister B Rama

Chief minister Oommen Chandy has expressed hope that the opposition to the gas pipeline project of GAIL in some parts of the state would come down once house connections are issued in Kochi.

The programme aims at providing adequate and efficient urban public health delivery system for the urban poor.

Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Thursday said her Ministry will express opposition if there was any damage caused to agricultural lands or environment under the Kochi-Mangalore gas

Houses across 20 villages will benefit from the end of next month

Dakshina Kannada’s first multi-village water supply project which will supply drinking water to 20 villages across eight gram panchayats in Mangalore taluk is expected to be operational by the year-end.

The government will set up an official committee to monitor adherence to environmental laws by factories and industries in the State.

Addressing presspersons here on Wednesday, Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment B. Ramanath Rai said the proposed committee, comprising officials of the department, would visit industrial areas and conduct inspections of small, medium and large-scale industries in the private and public sector.

A special health scheme will be implemented for endosulfan victims in the district, Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar has said.

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