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Check ecological threat due to Orissa port: Greenpeace

September 23rd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Activists of environment group, Greenpeace, Thursday accused the central government of inaction over checking the threat of ecological damage posed by a port in Orissa and sought ... Read more...

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Environmentalist hail rejection of Vedanta mining project

August 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Environmentalists have hailed the government's rejection of London-listed Vedanta's bauxite mining project in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills, saying the decision was in favour of the poor tribal communities ... Read more...

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Green group asks Ramesh not challenge power plant quash order

July 24th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) An environmental group fighting against a proposed thermal power project in the wetlands of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh has urged the environment and forests ministry not to ... Read more...

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Green group seeks cancellation of clearance to Vedanta refinery

February 19th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 (IANS) A green NGO Friday urged the central government to cancel the clearance granted to the Vedanta group for its alumina refinery in Orissa. It charged the firm with ... Read more...

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British Museum, HSBC announces plans for Indian Summer

December 4th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): The British Museum and HSBC today announced plans for Indian Summer, a season dedicated to Indian culture featuring a unique programme of exhibitions, installations, performances, lectures and ... Read more...

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Scottish firm pulls out of Vedanta over Orissa mining project

August 14th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) British mining company Vedanta suffered a setback to its controversial mining contract in Orissa as green groups pressurised a Scottish firm to pull its shares out of the ... Read more...

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National online portal on environmental knowledge launched

August 11th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A one-stop online shop for all that you want to know about environment issues - from how to install a solar water heater, to waste management and ... Read more...

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EU parliament backs Dalai Lama, opposes Olympic boycott

March 27th, 2008 - 2:31 am ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, March 27 (DPA) European Parliament lawmakers Wednesday threw their weight behind exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama and urged China to begin constructive talks on the issue of Tibetan autonomy. But ... Read more...

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Green fuel may increase asthma rates

March 24th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Green fuels used in school buses may increase asthma rates, warn experts.American experts believe that the bio fuels made from corn, sugar cane and rapeseed can cause ... Read more...

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