India to stop thermal coal imports; save Rs 40,000 crore

MUMBAI: In view of rising production of the dry fuel, India plans to completely stop thermal coal imports in 2-3 years that would result in annual savings of Rs 40,000 crore, Union Minister Piyush Goyal today said. Coking coal, however, would need to be imported, the...

CSD,Odisha Condemns Attack on Activist Prafulla Samantara

Bhubaneswar: Campaign for Survival and Dignity(CSD) Odisha which struggled for the enactment of Forest Rights(FRA), 2006 and presently campaigning for the establishment of Gram SabhaSarkar in the line of FRA Gram Sabhain all villages of the State today condemned the...

India launches space technology to tackle illegal mining

Rising levels of illegal mining in India is seeing the government implement space technologies in an effort combat the issue. Each state was also asked to gather information on past illegal mining activities and methods used to check them.According to the Economic...

Environment ministry’s five step process to faster clearance

The environment ministry used to be the reason behind most project delays. This seems to have changed, according to a government study of over 1,000 projects.ONLINE WINDOWForest & wildlife clearances Terms of Reference (ToR) and Environmental Clearance (EC) State...