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Driving BMWs, SUVs, in India is criminal: Green man Ramesh

New Delhi: Use of Sports Utility Vehicles in countries like India is 'criminal', Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said today and pitched the need for evolving an effective fuel policy regime to dis

'Demolition of Adarsh housing society in Mumbai is an option'

New Delhi: Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said that it appears that Mumbai's controversial Adarsh housing society had violated environmental laws and demolition of the building was one

Ramesh to give nod for take-off

New Delhi, Oct. 26: Decks have been cleared for construction of a second airport for Mumbai at Navi Mumbai, with the environment minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh and the civil aviation minister, Mr Praful P

Vedanta may get new site

New Delhi, Aug. 25: Vedanta Resources said on Wednesday it would seek other sources of bauxite in India after its plans for a mine in an area held sacred by the tribals were blocked by the government.

Vedanta bauxite project environment clearance rejected

In a big blow to Vedanta Resources, the government on Tuesday rejected environment clearance to its $1.7 billion bauxite mining project in Orissa after accepting recommendations of its key panel clear

Environment assessment report by November ’10

New Delhi, Aug. 21: The minister of state for environment and forests, Mr Jairam Ramesh, on Saturday told the Rajya Sabha that the country’s first impact assessment report on change in environment is

Jairam Ramesh visits oil spill site

A week after the ship collision, the Union minister for environment and forests, Mr Jairam Ramesh, on Saturday visited the site of the oil spill off Mumbai coast to take stock of the ongoing salvage o

Ramesh on UN panel on global sustainability

The environment minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh, has been made part of high-level UN panel on global sustainability set up by the secretary-general, Mr Ban Ki-moon.

The 21-member panel has been tasked wi

Centre halts Posco’s work

New Delhi /Bhubaneswar, Aug. 6: The Union minister of environment, Mr Jairam Ramesh, has stepped into a minefield by asking the Orissa government to stop all work related to the Rs 52,000-crore Posc

Need to consult locals on carbide waste disposal: Ramesh

Facing protests over a plan to incinerate toxic waste of Union Carbide plant in Bhopal at a disposal unit at Pithampur, the environment minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh, has assured villagers that a study w

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