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Should I shoot my officers for doing wrong, asks Natarajan


September 12th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) Grilled over the role of officials from her ministry in the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining scam in Goa, an exasperated Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan ... Read more...

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Environment clearance of 93 Goa mines suspended (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday suspended the clearance of 93 mines in Goa on account of companies flouting forest laws."The ministry has suspended clearance of all ... Read more...

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Environment clearance of 93 Goa mines suspended


September 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday suspended the clearance of 93 mines in Goa on account of companies flouting forest laws, officials said."The ministry has suspended clearance ... Read more...

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Natarajan suspends green clearances to all 93 Goa mines


September 12th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday announced suspension of the environment clearances (EC) granted to all the mining operations in Goa with immediate ... Read more...

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Surprise in store for Natarajan: Parrikar


September 6th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) There is a big surprise in store for union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan when she arrives in Goa Sep 11, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has ... Read more...

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Jayanthi Natarajan to arrive in Goa amidst mining controversy


September 5th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan is expected to arrive in Goa next week, even as the state government is at loggerheads with the ... Read more...

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Mining dumps in Goa the next Congress-BJP battleground? (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) Till recently it was considered mining waste - all 700 million tonnes of it. With technology now available to extract low grade ore from the ... Read more...

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At Earth Summit, Natarajan longs for some green food


June 21st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Jayanthi Natarajan, India's environment minister and principal interlocutor at the Earth Summit who is assisting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, it appears, has enough ... Read more...

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Rich nations shy from commitment at Rio Earth Summit


June 21st, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) As the Earth Summit began Wednesday, India had more than one reason to be happy, with its main concerns addressed in the draft ... Read more...

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Capacity of hydropower plants on Ganga to be reduced: Natarajan (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) To ensure free flow and clean water in the Ganga, the union environment ministry is formulating a plan to cut down the capacity of major ... Read more...

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Capacity of hydropower plants on Ganga to be reduced: Natarajan


May 29th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) To ensure free flow and clean water in the Ganga, the union environment ministry is formulating a plan to cut down the capacity of major ... Read more...

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Centre to fund 90 percent of Project Tiger in northeast


May 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) The Central government has increased its share of funding from the existing 50 percent to 90 percent for northeastern states under the Project Tiger scheme.This was ... Read more...

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India to help replicate Project Tiger in Russia, China


May 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Six countries, including Russia and China, have sought India's help to replicate Project Tiger, one of the most successful conservation programmes running in the country ... Read more...

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32 tiger deaths so far in 2012


May 15th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Even as India is striving hard to save big cats, about 32 tigers have died so far this year - nearly half them victims to ... Read more...

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Cheetah translocation was cabinet decision: Jayanthi


May 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) With the Supreme Court putting on hold the government's ambitious project to import the cheetah from Africa, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday said her ministry ... Read more...

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89 power projects pending with environment ministry


April 30th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A total of 89 power projects seeking green clearance are pending with the ministry, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan told the Lok Sabha Monday. Replying during ... Read more...

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Britain for negotiated settlement of aviation tax


April 19th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Britain Thursday called for negotiated outcome on the issue of a carbon tax imposed by the European Union (EU) on flights landing in the Eurozone ... Read more...

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‘EU aviation tax deal breaker in climate change talks’ (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A carbon tax imposed by the European Union (EU) on flights landing in the Eurozone is unacceptable and is a deal breaker in climate change ... Read more...

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Don’t blame environment ministry for coal shortage: Natarajan


April 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The shortage of coal should not be blamed on green clearances as the environment ministry has given licences for coal mining and power projects way ... Read more...

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EU tax unacceptable in climate change talks: India


April 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday said the EU decision to collect billions of dollars every year by unilaterally imposing a carbon tax on flights landing in the Eurozone ... Read more...

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Green tribunal scraps Posco’s $12bn Odisha project (Second Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Friday suspended environment clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Odisha, the biggest foreign direct ... Read more...

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14,000 trees to fall for Delhi Metro


March 19th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A total of 14,298 trees are likely to be felled here during the third phase of Delhi metro, the Lok Sabha was informed Monday.Environment Minister ... Read more...

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Andhra villagers continue protest against power plant


February 29th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A year after three villagers died in police firing on a group opposing an upcoming thermal power project, the struggle by people of Kakrapalli in Andhra ... Read more...

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India, others slam EU aviation cap


February 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The BASIC countries -- Brazil, South Africa, India and China - Tuesday criticised the European Union's (EU) "stubbornness" to go ahead with its aviation cap, ... Read more...

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Equity central to global environment pact: Natarajan


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The principle of common but differentiated responsibility and equity - right to grow - is central to talk of global environmental agreements and their effective ... Read more...

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NRI children: Uncle to leave for Norway, India steps up pressure (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India Wednesday stepped up pressure on Oslo as the uncle of two Indian children, who were taken away by Norwegian Child Welfare Services on grounds ... Read more...

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NRI children: India presses Norway for expediting solution


February 1st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India Wednesday reiterated its plea to Norway for expediting the process of handing over children of an NRI couple to their uncle and underlined the ... Read more...

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John Abraham hails ban on bull sport


January 10th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham, on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, Monday wrote to the Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan, thanking ... Read more...

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India’s annual diaspora conclave kicks off Saturday


January 6th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) India's annual conclave to connect with its 30 million diaspora in some 130 countries kicks off Saturday in this Pink City, with the focus this ... Read more...

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No binding agreements for India on emission cuts: Natrajan


December 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Tuesday assured parliament that India will not sign any binding agreement for carbon emissions reduction.Giving clarifications on her Rajya Sabha statement ... Read more...

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India’s concerns on equity recognised at Durban conference: Natarajan


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday said India's concerns on equity had been recognised at the Durban climate conference and the next few years will ... Read more...

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Japan helping India clean Yamuna: Natarajan


December 19th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India is getting assistance from Japan for a programme to cleanse the Yamuna river, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said Monday.In a written reply to a ... Read more...

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India gets its way as climate summit ends


December 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) An impassioned speech by Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan capped the finale of the UN climate summit that ended here early Sunday with a Durban Package, after ... Read more...

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Durban Summit goes down to the wire, negotiators hopeful of deal (Third Lead)


December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) Already way past deadlines, the fortnight long UN climate summit in this port city was going down to the wire Saturday evening as ministers and bureaucrats ... Read more...

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Countries struggle to reach deal at Durban (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) With just a day left before the UN climate change talks end, key players BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China), the European Union (EU) and ... Read more...

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