NEWS BRIEF

Listed below are some of the recent news items dealing with various aspects of Biogeochemistry and Environmental Law collected from various National newspapers, reports, etc., and the detailed news items are updated on the website on day to day basis and may be browsed at (http://envisjnu.tripod.com/news/prenews-frame.html).

Bill to ban non-reusable plastic tabled. The Times of India - 8 May, 2002

Pipeline project to lay stress on environment. The Times of India - 8 May, 2002

‘Clean technology’ project for SMEs. The Hindu - 7 May, 2002

Eco group setting up tree cover. The Hindu - 7 May, 2002

Water harvesting deadline extended. The Times of India - 7 May, 2002

Pollution control board not strict with service stations?. The Times of India - 6 May, 2002, Vandana Shukla

Invest in wasteland, Japan urged. The Hindu - 29 April, 2002

Soil, water conservation drive from May 1. The Times of India - 29 April, 2002

Forest area fenced to check destruction. The Times of India - 29 April, 2002

Every house to go green. The Times of India - 24 April, 2002

Carbon Dioxide Benefit Offset by Increased Air Pollution. Earthvision Environmental News - 24 April, 2002

Pro-active steps to curb pollution. The Times of India - 23 April, 2002

Authorities prevent waterharvesting. The Times of India - 23 April, 2002, Saurabh Sinha

Forest can’t be usurped, says govt. The Times of India - 22 April, 2002

Fall in tiger population feared. The Times of India - 22 April, 2002, P Balu

Forest dept gears up to fight flames. The Times of India - 22 April, 2002, Sandeep Joshi

‘Forest guards to get fire-fighting kits’. The Times of India - 22 April, 2002

Minor earthquake felt in Jammu and Kashmir. The Times of India - 19 April, 2002

‘Forest fires indicate city is drying up’. The Times of India - 19 April, 2002

Quarrying sees groundwater go deeper. The Times of India - 19 April, 2002

Water samples found okay. The Times of India - 19 April, 2002

Waterlogging can be a blessing. The Times of India - 18 April, 2002

It’s poison everywhere. The Times of India - 16 April, 2002, Radhika D Srivastava

Stop pollution of Bhadra river, KSPCB told. The Times of India - 16 April, 2002

Board cracks whip against plastic units. The Times of India - 10 April, 2002

‘Govt not serious about tackling pollution’. The Hindustan Times - 9 April, 2002

City coughs up crores for air quality. The Times of India - 8 April, 2002, Radhika D Srivastava

CAG assails delay in setting up ETP. The Times of India - 3 April, 2002

Now, you have to pay for plastic bags. The Times of India - 3 April, 2002, Paawana Poonacha

Industrial effluents poison groundwater. The Times of India - 31 March, 2002, Lalit Kumar

Three Gorges dam a ‘toxic bomb’. The Hindu - 17 March, 2002

The mirage of normal monsoon rainfall. The Times of India - 17 March, 2002

India turns to Central Asia glacier management. The Times of India - 16 March, 2002, Chandrika Mago

There’s cancer in the air. The Hindustan Times - 10 March, 2002, Sutirtho Patranobis

Scientists invent self-mending plastic. The Asian Age - 7 March, 2002, Kennetii Ciiang

Meet on water policy begins. The Times of India - 5 March, 2002

Global warming to open new sea trail. The Hindustan Times - 4 March, 2002

Biotechnology in gold extraction. The Hindu - 21 February, 2002

Patenting India’s interests. The Hindu - 20 February, 2002, Pushpa M. Bhargava

Environmental issues need holistic approach: UN official. Times News Network - 16 February, 2002

Move for US-aided research on Ganga pollution. The Times of India - 14 February, 2002, Dipak Mishra

Environment groups warn of forest destruction by Indonesia pulp firms. The Hindustan Times - 14 February, 2002. Jakarta

Acid Rain and environment. The Hindustan Times - 14 February, 2002. Saumya Sri Chaturanga Aloysius

Canada could declare salt toxic to the environment. The Hindustan Times - 14 February, 2002, Montreal, (AFP)

Toxins passed on from mother to child. The Hindustan Times - 14 January, 2002, Bharati Chaturvedi

Water pollution goes unchecked: CAG. The Times of India - 9 January, 2002. Dilip Chaware

Tap water chemical risky for pregnant women: Study. The Times of India - 9 January, 2002

Raising of Periyar dam level, ‘a threat to biodiversity’. The Hindu - 8 January, 2002. K.P.M. Basheer

‘A friend in roots down in the earth’. The Times of India - 4 January, 2002

Pre-digested organic wastes for high quality vermi-composting. The Hindu - 4 January, 2002

He made environment a national concern. The Hindu - 4 January, 2002, Anand Parthasarathy


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