The Western Ghats in Kerala, India have been deemed one of the most biodiverse areas on planet Earth by UNESCO World Heritage sites. The mountain chain is home to at least 325 globally threatened flora, fauna, bird, amphibian, reptile...
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A Parliamentary panel has asked the Rural Development Ministry to "vigorously push" with the Finance Ministry a committee recommendation that 70 per cent of an ambitious pension scheme for MGNREGA workers.
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A committee under the Ministry of Environment and Forests has deferred a proposal by Reliance Industries to develop an oil and gas block at Cambay Basin, saying the company has not submitted the public hearing report in one of the districts where the field is located.
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A port and SEZ project of Adani group in Gujarat's Mundra today drew flak from an Environment Ministry panel which said that it violated green clearance conditions and suggested imposition of penalty of at least Rs 200 crore.
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In a move that would reduce the Planning Commission’s role in the highways sector, the road transport and highways ministry will soon initiate the process of preparing the key document that governs road projects.
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The Frederick County Planning Commission will review a site plan for 352 multifamily houses plus commercial space at 9:30 a m today
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Government`s proposals on heritage conservation outlined in the 12th Five Year Plan are "high on ideals" but "less practicable" and obfuscate the real issues faced by the Culture Ministry, a Parliamentary panel has said.
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A day before the FIPB meeting to look into AirAsia's proposed joint venture to launch a new airline here, the Aviation Ministry is understood to have opposed the plan saying the new FDI rules are meant for existing carriers only.
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The environment ministry's report on identifying 'inviolate' forest areas has met with strong objections from most of the members of the Union agriculture minister-headed inter-ministerial panel saying that it would restrict many more areas for coal mining.
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In a setback to the Adani group, an environment ministry committee on Thursday recommended Rs 200 crore penalty or 1% of the total investment of its Mundra project, whichever is higher.
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