20 Jul 2011
A Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) expert panel has observed that many things pertaining to mining activity in bio-diversity hotspot of the Western Ghat in Goa are not monitored by government agencies.
15 Jan 2014
New Delhi: After a row over implementation of an expert committee report, the Central government has ruled out appointment of any more panels to study Western Ghats in an attempt to address concerns of the six states through which the ecologically-sensitive hills traverse.
27 Aug 2014
Panaji: Noted ecologist Madhav Gadgil alleged that the state's BJP government has ‘suppressed’ his report assessing the impact of mining on environment in Goa.
14 Nov 2015
Tirunelveli: Four dams including Kundaru, Ramanathi, Kadana Nathi and Karuppanathi reached full level following heavy rains in the Western Ghat area, officials said.
06 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Kaas Plateau, 125 kilometer from Pune brings you an amazing 'valley of flowers' in autumn season, filled with mystic and enchanting hues.
25 Jun 2012
Amid protests over recommendations of a government report on Western Ghats, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday said its suggestions were "balanced" and hoped the parties concerned would not allow it to be "consigned to the dustbin of history".
02 Jul 2016
Kathmandu: A moderate earthquake measuring 4.4 magnitude on Richter scale was felt early today in Bajhang district in Nepal.
12 Sep 2014
Shillong: The Prime Minister's Office has constituted a committee to facilitate systemic, scientific and planned utilization of mineral resources in Meghalaya to prevent environmental degradation, officials said on Thursday.
11 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday agreed to the opposition's demands of referring the Coal and Mines bill and the Mines and Minerals bill to separate Select Committees that will submit their recommendations by March 18.
05 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Centre has accepted Kerala government's recommendations to keep agricultural land, plantations and habitations out of the ecologically sensitive areas (ESAs) identified by an expert committee on the conservation of the Western Ghats.