Twenty years after the worst ever man-made disaster in the country, victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy got a direction from the Supreme Court for the disbursement of a Rs 1,567 crore compensation to them, paid by US pesticide major Union Carbide.

To produce the food most farmers use chemical pesticides to control weeds, pests and diseases, and to help them meet the appearance standards imposed by supermarkets. Residues from these pesticides may still be in the food when buy it - about half of all fruit and vegetables tested by the Government contain residues.

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The Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project under the consideration of the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, envisages creation of a ship navigation channel to suit different draughts (9.15 m, 10.7 m and 12.8m) through dredging/excavation in Adam’s Bridge, parts of Palk Bay and Palk Strait.

Environmental clearance for the proposed Single Point Mooring (SPM), Crude Oil Terminal (COT), and connecting pipes at Mundra Port, Kuch District, Gujarat by M/s Gujarat Adani Port Ltd (21 July 2004)

Supreme Court order dated July 19 2004 directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to release Rs 1503 crore deposited with it by the company for disbursement to Bhopal gas tragedy victims.

Union Budget 2004-2005.

In this report, EPCA would like to point out that in the overall context, Delhi government needs to design specific measures in addition to improving public transportation system as levers to restrain traffic and their usage with the help of a phase-in time bound plan.