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Sesa admits to causing pollution in Goa village

August 29th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) Sesa Goa Ltd (SGL) Wednesday admitted to "accidental misfiring" of two burners at its coke plant here causing pollution in nearby areas. But it refuted allegations ... Read more...

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Shale gas exploration policy by March 2013: Reddy

March 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
"Shale gas policy is proposed to be announced tentatively by March 31, 2013," Reddy said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, adding the government has already started formulating the ... Read more...

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India needs low carbon economy: PM

July 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Advocating that India needs to focus on creating a low carbon economy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said the upcoming National Environmental Appraisal and ... Read more...

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PM urged not to restart work on Narmada dams

May 8th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) In an open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, several activists have requested that the construction of dams on Narmada river should not be restarted until ... Read more...

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Tribals protest against Tata’s Chhattisgarh steel project

November 14th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Bastar(Chhattisgarh), Nov 14(ANI): Hundreds of tribals, including women, in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district reiterated their opposition at a public hearing against a Tata steel plant project being set up in Bastar.Tata Steel plans ... Read more...

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Meghalaya uranium mining plan divides landowners from other locals

September 24th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) There is still no consensus among locals in Meghalaya on a government plan to allow uranium mining, with student unions, rights bodies and environmental organisations opposing the move. ... Read more...

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