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.

India, the world’s fourth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, has pledged to reduce its emissions intensity per unit gross domestic product (GDP) by 33 to 35 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 through its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

Worldwide, around 1 billion people currently lack access to electricity, the vast majority in rural areas. A real opportunity exists to now meet this challenge with private sector solutions for off-grid renewable energy, either via solar-battery mini-grids or solar home systems.

Order of the National in the matter of Manohar Manapure Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 09/01/2019 regarding illegal sand mining taking place near Kanhan river in Village Lodhikheda, Tehsil Sausar, District Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh.

A shift away from using fossil fuels is a key enabler for the low-carbon transition necessary to achieve climate goals, but delivering this transformation has widespread repercussions across local communities. A just transition – one that captures a social, environmental and economic approach – is crucial.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Namita Maniktala Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 09/01/2019 regarding compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 at Mandi in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The Tribunal has noted in earlier orders that the solid waste was being dumped in the river Bias on account of non-compliance of the rules by the concerned municipal local bodies.

Scaling up the use of renewable electricity is critical for achieving climate goals, but currently only a quarter of the power mix is sourced from renewables.

In many countries, the production of off-grid electricity from renewables is largely unrecorded, but is believed to be expanding rapidly. This trend has been driven by numerous factors, including falling costs, innovation and supportive public policies.

Electric vehicles are the way forward for India and must move towards self-sufficient electric vehicles that can replace fossil fuel-based ones.

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