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THE government plans to allocate enough funds during the 2018/19 fiscal year to boost management of water sources in the country's nine water basins, the Minister for Water and Irrigation, Isack Ka

Scientists say millions more people around the world are threatened by river floods in coming decades due to climate change.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Mahanoy River Safety Society Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 11/01/2018 regarding construction on the Mahanoy river, Munger, Bihar. The Court directed the State to look into the matter as neither the river nor its banks can be used for any activity leave alone construction of permanent structures. The District Magistrate, Munger, is directed to make enquiry by visiting the spot.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Babulal Jajoo Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 10/01/2018 regarding Chambal river conservation. Counsel for the State of Rajasthan submits that the work at Sajidera has already been completed and at Ram Dham it is 80% completed and he would be filing the time bound Action Plan for construction of STP.

While seminars, films and talks on environmental science are part of the week long fair, the focus on ancient Indian culture, particularly, as sketched out in Sanskrit and Vedic literature is hard

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Pradeep Kumar Sinha dated 05/01/2018 regarding illegal mining of sand at the bank of river Narangi, Kondagaon, Chhattisgarh. Fact of illegal mining is not disputed. The Court said the equipment used for sand mining in the present case is a JCB which when used h as a capacity to do environmental deg radation to the highest extent.

The thermal suitability of riverine habitats for cold water adapted species may be reduced under climate change. Riparian tree planting is a practical climate change mitigation measure, but it is often unclear where to focus effort for maximum benefit. Recent developments in data collection, monitoring and statistical methods have facilitated the development of increasingly sophisticated river temperature models capable of predicting spatial variability at large scales appropriate to management.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akash Vashishtha Vs. Union of India & Others dated 21/12/2017 regarding concretization in river Yamuna, Uttar Pradesh. The Applicant Akash Vashishtha contends that the Respondents are doing construction of 4 to 5 feet of concrete wall in the middle of the river taking disadvantage of the permission to carry out the sheet pile work vide order dated 31st May, 2017 and this work will damage the aquatic life of the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Umashankar Patwa & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Earlier Titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors) dated 21/12/2017 regarding demolition of the structures falling within the high flood line of Yamuna, Agra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mustafa Hussain Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 21/12/2017 regarding illegal mining with the help of heavy machines in Village Patti Kalan, District Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.

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