The Northeast region of the country has a total installed capacity of 3,550.02 mega-watts (MW) for electricity generation. Fossil fuels—gas, coal and diesel—capacity combined contributes to 57.6 per cent of the installed capacity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of The Popular Pisciculture Association, Manipur Vs. State of Manipur & Others dated 25/07/2016 regarding "development works" in Lamphelpat wetland, Manipur and displacement of people dependent for their livelihood on pisciculture, cultivation of rice and for cultivation of aquatic edible plants. Tribunal directs Government of Manipur to come up with a package for rehabilitating the people who were dependent on the wetland.

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Despite decades of concerted global conservation efforts, biodiversity loss continues unabated, making it important to assess the effectiveness of conservation approaches. Using forest cover as a proxy for conservation effectiveness, we analysed land-use and land-cover changes across a community and a state forest of Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, India. Forest losses in the community lands (77.94 sq. km) were higher compared to the state forest (11.48 sq. km) between 1994 and 2014, and were driven by mining, industry, plantations and agriculture.

Modi government’s North East push will only see 7.5 per cent road target achieved

IMPHAL, The capital cities of three North Eastern States – Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura are listed among the ten cleanest cities of the country in a survey conducted by New Delhi-based research and

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is one of the major causes of cardiovascular diseases in developing countries. CHD among neonates and young children is responsible for the largest proportion of mortality (30–50%) caused by birth defects . Though there is a significantly reducing trend observed in both overall and infant mortality resulting from CHD in developed countries like USA and Europe, CHD contributes 14% among 10.3 million total deaths in India, with 1931 disability adjusted life years (DALYs) per 100,000.

This communication examines nutritional status and its impact on infant mortality rate (IMR) in Saiha district, Mizoram, India. We conducted a case study of 17 villages and 1650 mothers were surveyed, using random sampling method. The district has very high IMR (219.6), significantly higher than Mizoram (35). Meanwhile, per day per capita calorie intake is 1703, which is less than the recommended dietary intake (2400 kcal). All food items which people consume daily were collected and nutritional status was assessed.

KOLKATA: The FAO of United Nations at the 22nd session of the Intergovernmental Group on tea held at Naivasha, Kenya from 25th-27th May released its report of the Working Group on Tea on Climate Ch

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Pollution Control Board, Meghalaya & Others dated 13/05/2016 regarding brick kilns operating without consent in the state of Meghalaya. NGT directs Meghalaya State PCB, to ensure that brick kilns operating in violation of the laws are dealt with as required under the relevant statutes in exercise of the powers vested in them.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Pollution Control Board, Tripura & Others dated 13/05/2016 regarding brick kilns operating without valid consent in Tripura.

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