India proposes to construct 400-MW hydropower project in Nepal

Kathmandu: The Indian government has proposed the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project in Nepal with a capacity of 400 megawatts (MW). “In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister…

NGT fines Rustomjee Developers Rs 1 cr for environment norms violation

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed an interim fine of Rs one crore on a private developer here for violation of environment norms in construction of a residential project in Bandra area. In an order passed on February 11, the principal bench of NGT at New…

Supreme Court Notice To Owners Of Meghalaya Coal Mine

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the owner of a coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 people have been trapped for nearly two months saying he was responsible for the illegal mining due to which the incident took place. The top court directed that the owner of…

Rampant use of end-of-life tyres for pyrolysis in India: ATRA

NEW DELHI: Old tyres are a menace around the world and more so in India, where there is rampant use of end-of-life tyres for pyrolysis, an environmental hazard that is banned in developed countries, as this process emits life threatening gases, according to the…

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