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Can’t agree to many recommendations of EIA Draft-2020: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (UNI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said the State cannot agree with many of the recommendations of the EIA draft notification 2020. Kerala informed its stance to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) on Tuesday.
“The draft Environmental Impact Assessment notification will have far-reaching and adverse effects on our State and a final decision should only be reached after more effective discussions with all parties concerned. In addition to this, some changes are required based on the particular circumstances of the state. This should be examined and be factored in," the Chief Minister said while addressing a press conference here this evening.
The state is concerned about the changes mainly related to the mining/quarrying permits. In the case of B1 medium category, environmental clearance is required for permitting mining/quarrying in an area exceeding five hectares to one hundred hectares.
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Rail Museum in Mysuru to surprise cartoon lovers

30 Sep 2020 | 9:06 PM

Mysuru, Sept 30 (UNI) Surprise is in store for the Cartoon lovers, especially lovers of great Cartoonist late R K Laksman, as a man with a checked coat and bemused expression can be seen in the Rail Museum here, these days.

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AP CM directs officials to modernize govt hospitals

30 Sep 2020 | 9:01 PM

Vijayawada, Sep 30 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the officials concerned to take steps to modernize government hospitals and install latest technology.

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Government and industry should work together to overcome crisis situation: Piyush

Government and industry should work together to overcome crisis situation: Piyush

30 Sep 2020 | 9:00 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 30 (UNI) Union Minister for Commerce and Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said the government and industry should work together – which will not only overcome the crisis situation but also lead to economic growth.

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Minister rejects allegations by Opposition leader Siddaramaiah

30 Sep 2020 | 8:59 PM

Bengaluru, Sep 30 (UNI) Rejecting the opposition Congress party allegation about the Karnataka Government misleading public on health bulletin on COVID-19 issue, Minister for Medical Education Dr Sudhakar on Wednesday clarified that there was no truth in the allegations.
In a tweet he pointed out that on September 19, deaths in a private Hospital in Kolara was not received in time and the same has been published on September 24 while on September 20 one death reported was released on September 25, due to technical reasons.

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AP: Rajakas stage dharna against usurping of Dhobi ghat land

30 Sep 2020 | 8:53 PM

Kakinada, Sep 30 (UNI) A large number of Rajakas owing allegiance to district Rajaka professionals union have staged dharna in front of collectorate here on Wednesday protesting against usurping of their community dhobi ghat siate by private individuals under the pretext of constructing of village secretariat.

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