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Jayanthi Natarajan welcomes SC order on tiger reserves


Hailing the Supreme Court order of disallowing tourism activity in core areas of tiger reserves, Environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Tuesday said she would ask the state governments to strictly follow the directives of the apex court.

Central plan to save endangered species


Union minister of state for forests Jayanthi Natarajan on Wednesday announced a recovery programme for saving critically endangered species and their habitats.

Under the initiative, 16 species have b

More than Rs 2,500 cr sanctioned for cleaning Ganga: Jayanthi


Amid growing clamour to protect the Ganga, Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Sunday said the Centre was committed to saving the river and has sanctioned projects worth more than Rs 2,500 crore for

32 tigers dead in first four months of 2012


Project Tiger is not the great success story that the government would have you believe.

India has lost 32 tigers in the last four months with two tigers having being killed last month in Tadoba Tig

Posco verdict not a setback to govt's green policies

The National Green Tribunal order suspending environmental clearance to Posco is not a setback to government's green policies, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said on Friday, asserting that 'v

No mid-term poll, UPA govt will complete its term: Jayanthi


Ruling out a mid-term poll in the wake of Congress' setback in the recent assembly polls, Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Thursday said the Manmohan Singh-led government will complete its term

Japan helping India clean Yamuna: Natarajan


India is getting assistance from Japan for a programme to cleanse the Yamuna river, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said Monday.

In a written reply to a query in the Lok Sabha, Natarajan info

UN climate meet clears landmark deal to combat global warming

After days of emotional debate that saw India and the EU clash over a planned roadmap, UN climate talks on Sunday reached a landmark deal under which the European Union will place its current emission

India makes emotional plea for its people's basis development


Asserting that equity has to be centrepiece of climate talks, India on Saturday slammed developed nations for not doing enough to combat global warming as it made an 'emotional' appeal for space fo

Experts back India's tough line at climate change talks


With India proposing the inclusion of some of neglected issues in the agenda of the UN climate change negotiations in Durban later this year, experts feel the country has taken a U-turn from its stand

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