Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Iosterson Sun & Others Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 16/03/2017 regarding large scale construction by the Army posing serious threat to drinking water resources along the catchment areas of Shillong Peak, Meghalaya. It is stated that the Shillong peak and its slopes are the source of drinking water where various streams and rivulets originate and any disturbance in the existing conditions of the area, as per the applicants, would endanger the catchment area.

19 projects pending for years

SHILLONG: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued a notice to the State Government for allowing rampant flouting of the tribunal’s directions on weighbridges post mining ban.

SHILLONG: A day after reports of rampant illegal mining despite an NGT ban hit the headlines, state counsel Ranjan Mukherjee said the Government will conduct an inquiry into the matter if it is bro

In order to exercise the powers conferred under Section 22 of the Meghalaya Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014, Government of Meghalaya publish the following draft Rules inviting public comments and suggestions.

Is Odisha losing the grip over malaria? Seems so when the State topped in the country with over 3.36 lakh malaria positive cases till October 1 this year vis-a-vis around 3 lakh cases in 2011.

Bacterial and archaeal diversity of two alkaline Indian hot springs, Jakrem (Meghalaya) and Yumthang (Sikkim), were studied. Thirteen major bacterial phyla were identified of which Firmicutes, Chloroflexi and Thermi were dominant in Jakrem and Proteobacteria in Yumthang. The dominant genera were Clostridium, Chloroflexus and Meiothermus at Jakrem (water temperature 46 °C, pH 9) and Thiobacillus, Sulfuritalea at Yumthang (water temperature 39 °C, pH 8) hot springs.

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Mukul M.

The State government is currently looking into presentations from firms coming from outside the State in implementing the cleaning of Wahumkhrah and Umshyrpi project.

SHILLONG: The State exchequer has lost over Rs 1,527.23 crore till May owing to the ban on coal mining by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

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