Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, it is learnt, are likely to participate in a ceremony in Nagpur to mark the special package — known locally as the ‘Balliraja’ package.
Five days after the Supreme Court told the Centre that the Taj Mahal should either be restored or demolished, three Union ministers and the UP chief minister met on Monday to discuss plans to address pollution sources.
"There is an India that believes that it is the new order and there is an India that lives below a ridiculously drawn poverty line on daily wages in night shelters with no access to education or healthcare, let alone access to the courts of law," said Justice Gogoi.
Red Panda which is closely associated with montane forests with dense bamboo-thicket, is found Sikkim, West Bengal and Arunachal Pradesh. It is poached for its meat, and for use in medicines, and as a pet.
The executive council of the NMML Society which met on Wednesday decided to amend the Memorandum of Association (MoA) and the Rules of the NMML Society to accommodate a separate museum of Indian Prime Ministers within the Teen Murti Bhawan.
Pinto and her colleague, assistant professor Tarun K Chandrayadula, are tracing migratory patterns of baleen whales, among the largest animals on earth, across the Indian Ocean to build a “whale atlas.”
The Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR), National Water Development Agency (NWDA) and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) signed a fresh Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to provide for a total Rs 1,400 crore as part of the central share.
The monsoon has set in early, with India’s major reservoirs holding only 89% of the 10-year average water stock at this time of the year; those in the western and northern regions are worse off than the rest
On any given day, 100 of these 195 people are on duty. The ASI says it takes about Rs 4 crore to maintain the staff and the Agra circle office. Additionally, the funds for conservation and repairs come from the ASI headquarters in Delhi when a request is forwarded from the Agra circle office.
That’s what it takes every year to keep the Taj Mahal standing, says the ASI. But with the Supreme Court recently pulling up the organisation for failing to protect India’s most treasured monument, Sowmiya Ashok and Divya A travel to Agra and find the Taj a little yellowing, a little bruised, but hopelessly romantic for a 360-year-old.
On Friday, head of UN Environment Erik Solhein tweeted: “Very saddened and deeply concerned by loss of life in Tamil Nadu. Anti pollution protestors must not pay with their lives. Violence and pollution must stop.”