Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of R. N. T. Plantations Ltd. V/s. Union of India & Ors dated 11/08/2014 on the issue of ONGC discharging effluents/sludge, crude oil and other waste materials into the Rajgarjan and Gohainjan streams/man made drains.

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State food minister Jyotipriya Mullick on Tuesday seemed to be substantiating his claims that the seven deaths at a Raipur tea garden were due to “natural causes” by quoting from a report filed by

The ban on the sale of tea gardens is a bane for small farmers of Kangra.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to depute a team of officers to inspect a disputed area in upper Assam where Oil and Natural Gas Corporatio

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of R. N. T. Plantations Ltd. V/s. Union of India & Ors. dated 06/05/2014 regarding discharge of effluents/sludge, crude oil and other waste materials into the Rajgarjan and Gohainjan streams/man-mad drains by ONGC and whether these drains are blocked by the work carried out by ONGC, Assam.

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The Union Government’s forest conservation policy has become one of the major barriers in promotion of tea cultivation activities in Arunachal Pradesh.

Heat wave and scanty rainfall have badly affected tea production in Assam, India’s largest tea producing state, with planters fearing crop loss of nearly 10% this year.

Nepal has achieved a new milestone in conservation by achieving ‘zero poaching’ of rhinos, tigers and elephants for the year period ending in February 2014, according to the World Wildlife Fund Nepal. Read more in this March 2014 edition of the Monthly Overview on State of Environment, Nepal.

The State of Sustainability Initiatives Review 2014 provides a bird's-eye view of market and performance trends across 16 of the most prevalent standards initiatives operating across ten different commodity sectors.

The prolonged drought in Sri Lanka has affected the tea cultivation and reduced the tea production by about 50 percent ,the industry sources say.

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