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Tue, 24 Apr 2018

Northeast Today

Environment

 Hot News
    NGT: Stay on Numaligarh Refinery Expansion to Continue

NGT: Stay on Numaligarh Refinery Expansion to Continue

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday refused to stay its order restraining Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) from carrying out any construction activity in the no-development zone in Kaziranga National Park

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    Forest Cover in Northeast Decreases by 628 sq Km

Forest Cover in Northeast Decreases by 628 sq Km

The forest cover in the Northeast region has decreased by 628 sq km. The fresh data are part of the India State of Forest Report 2015 released by Environment and

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    Delhi to Restrict Vehicles on Roads to Beat Pollution

Delhi to Restrict Vehicles on Roads to Beat Pollution

To curb unbridled pollution in the national capital, the Delhi government on Friday said odd and even number vehicles will ply on alternate days in the city from January 1

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    The Lady Who Saved The Amur Falcon

The Lady Who Saved The Amur Falcon

By Ananda Banerjee As you read this, one of nature’s greatest spectacles is unfolding in the breathtakingly beautiful North-Eastern state of Nagaland. Thousands of Amur falcons, small birds of prey,

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    Two Meghalaya Rivers Turn Blue Due to High Acid

Two Meghalaya Rivers Turn Blue Due to High Acid

At least two rivers in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue again apparently due to “high acid content”, resulting in death of scores of fishes. The Lukha river in East Jaintia

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    Rhino Protection Force; Assam Govt isn’t Interested

Rhino Protection Force; Assam Govt isn’t Interested

The Centre has already sanctioned funds for setting up a Rhino Protection Force, comprising of local youths of Kaziranga, but the Assam government has not even completed the recruitment process.

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Centre to Constitute Panel to Study Forest Land in Northeast

  Centre to Constitute Panel to Study Forest Land in Northeast

The Centre will constitute a committee to conduct a study on ownership of forest land in the Northeastern region. Informing

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NGT: Clarify How Hotels are Coming up at Kaziranga

  NGT: Clarify How Hotels are Coming up at Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal has directed Assam government to clear its stand on eco-sensitive zones and how it has permitted

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Clinic for Elephants in Northeast Inaugurated in Kaziranga

  Clinic for Elephants in Northeast Inaugurated in Kaziranga

A clinic for elephants in the Northeast region was inaugurated on Tuesday at the upcoming Mark Shand Memorial Learning Centre

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Climate Change May Force 100 Million Into Poverty by 2030

  Climate Change May Force 100 Million Into Poverty by 2030

Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the

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Vermicomposting: A Source of Livelihood

  Vermicomposting: A Source of Livelihood

October Edition, NET Bureau, Pinaki Das Centre for Forest Based Livelihoods and Extension (CFLE), working since 2012 in Northeastern Tripura

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Poachers Giving Death Threats to Rhino Protectors

  Poachers Giving Death Threats to Rhino Protectors

Blame it on the laxity of the Forest department or the inaction of police, poachers are not only killing rhinos

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7.7 Magnitude Tremors Hits Hindu Kush in Afghanistan

  7.7 Magnitude Tremors Hits Hindu Kush in Afghanistan

A massive earthquake of 7.5 magnitude on the Richter scale with the epicentre in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan

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Greens May Question Australia’s New Conditions for Adani Mine

  Greens May Question Australia’s New Conditions for Adani Mine

Environmentalists are considering another legal challenge to the approval given to India’s Adani group to operate one of the world’s

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Assam’s Video Documentation Hub Coaching Youth in Conservation

  Assam’s Video Documentation Hub Coaching Youth in Conservation

Digitally archiving wildlife and environment is a key resource in conservation, says environmental filmmaker Rita Banerji, who kick-started northeast India’s

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Nagaland Set to Welcome Amur Falcons

  Nagaland Set to Welcome Amur Falcons

Nagaland is all set to welcome the Amur Falcon as Pangti Village Council (PVC) and Amur Falcon Roosting Areas Union

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Ziro Butterfly Meet: Over 50 Species Spotted

  Ziro Butterfly Meet: Over 50 Species Spotted

More than 50 different species of butterflies have been spotted at Pange Valley in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh

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