Forest Ministry

  • MP to sign MoU with MoEF, Gujarat government for shifting of lions 14-01-2014 06:32 PM

    An agreement may be signed between the Environment and Forests Ministry and other stake holders to oversee implementation of Asiatic lions from neighbouring Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh's Palpur Kuno sanctuary. The Madhya Pradesh government has sought from the Centre shifting of some near-extinct Asiatic lions from Gujarat's Gir Sanctuary, home...
  • Rahul Gandhi is Congress's PM candidate, says Veerappa Moily 24-12-2013 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Even as speculations over the Congress's official prime ministerial candidate for 2014 Lok Sabha elections continue, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, who took the additional charge of Environment and Forests portfolio on Tuesday, said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is the party's prime ministerial candidate. Moily took...
  • Veerappa Moily to take charge as Environment Minister today 24-12-2013 10:10 AM

    New Delhi: Congress Leader Veerappa Moily is set to take over as the next Environment and Forests Minister on Tuesday. This after Jayanathi Natarajan resigned last week to help with the party's preparations for the coming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. This even as a controversy has erupted over Jayanthi Natarajan's...
  • Environment assessment system flawed: Jairam 19-03-2011 05:43 PM

    Hyderabad: Admitting that the present system of preparing environmental assessment report is flawed, Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said the Ministry would now seek third-party opinion to evaluate the projects. He also informed that the Ministry would soon map the wetland areas in the country to formulate...
  • Anti-Posco activists intensify protests 14-02-2011 12:16 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Anti-Posco activists on Sunday dug up a road leading to the proposed plant site near Paradip protesting the visit by two senior officials for a joint survey. "We will prevent government officials and company staff from entering the proposed plant site. The villagers will stall any attempt to repair...
  • POSCO steel plant gets environmental clearance 31-01-2011 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: Pohang Steel Compnay (POSCO) has got conditional clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forest for its proposed steel plant at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district of Orissa. The ministry gave clearance for the steel plan with 28 additional conditions and for the POSCO port with 32 additional conditions...
  • Govt staff jailed for his obscene SMS to top babu 27-12-2007 06:41 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan team management is considering the option of promoting experienced all-rounder Abdul Razzaq to number three position in the batting order if the opening pair of Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmed Shahzad continue to fail in the World Cup. Well placed sources in the team have said that the...
  • No manpower to curb forest fire, says Forest Ministry 15-11-2007 11:10 PM

    London: Australian spin legend Shane Warne has reportedly been dating married British actress Liz Hurley and the two were spotted cosying up at various hotels here. British tabloid News of the World reported Hurley, who wed Indian textile tycoon Arun Nayar in 2007, spent two nights with the former Aussie...