This is text of the The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 (Land Acquisition Bill) passed in the Lok Sabha.

This new report published by the World Bank and IHME presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia. It explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and the risk factors.

This joint IEA and UNDP report shares best practices and lessons learned among IEA member countries and non-IEA countries in improving energy efficiency in the building sector.

Read text of the landmark National Food Security Bill, 2013. This promises to give right to the country's 80 crore people to get 5 kg of foodgrains every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.

The largest tropical rainforest on the planet, the Amazon plays a critical role as a storehouse of carbon and mediator of the global water cycle and holds a greater share of the world’s known biodiversity than any other ecosystem.

Asia-Pacific not on track to achieve any Sustainable Development Goal by 2030 and at the current pace, the region will not achieve any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, wasy this new report by the UNESCAP released on May 27, 2019

The UNICEF, WHO and the World Bank inter-agency team regularly updates joint global and regional estimates of child malnutrition.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Arun Kumar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 24/05/2019 regarding violation of norms by plastic industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods in Narela and Bawana in Delhi. Report submitted by a committee found open dumping of waste and open burning of plastic waste, drains fully chocked by waste in absence of collection of waste generated by industries and untreated waste water from industries being directly discharged into the drains in Narela as well as Bawana industrial areas.

Access to jobs, services, and people is key to a city’s economic vitality and quality of life. Many cities are experiencing a decline in accessibility due to a confluence of rapid urbanization and motorization trends.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mustak Kadri Vs State of Gujarat dated 24/05/2019 regarding purchase of 4000 BS-IV buses for non-essential purposes by Gujarat. Purchase of diesel buses is alleged to be in violation of Supreme Court and NGT orders.

From genes to micro-organisms to top predators and even whole ecosystems, depend on biodiversity for everything from clean air and water to medicines and secure food supplies. Yet human activities are destroying biodiversity around 1,000 times faster than natural ‘background’ rates.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunil Kemble Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/05/2019 regarding pollution of Rankala Lake at Kolhapur by dumping of sewage from Kolhapur city and from other points as well as pollution of Panchganga River.

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