With the court case on the Sethusamudram project being listed to be taken up in court in India today, the government of Sri Lanka raised its concerns on it both in terms of adverse environmental impacts
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Environmentalists yesterday expressed regret over the country’s failure to address its concerns over the controversial Sethusamudram Project. They accused state officials of years of inaction on the issue.
- Published On:18/09/2013
- Tags: Sethusamudram Project Marine Ecosystems Bay Of Bengal Shipping Gulf Of Mannar Marine NP Biosphere Reserves Sri Lanka Dredging Palk Strait Sedimentation Biodiversity Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Ministry Of Environment And Forests (MOEF)
Submits channel will become a “valuable asset in terms of national defence and security” The UPA government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Monday, saying it wanted to implement the Sethusamudram project through the original alignment, cutting across the Ram Sethu. A Bench, headed by Justice H.L. Dattu, will hear the case on Tuesday.
Local environmentalists have called for an immediate joint Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) by Sri Lankan and Indian authorities on the proposed Sethusamudram project, as the Congress-led UPA government
The Centre is all set to tell the Supreme Court that the report of the R K Pachauri committee, which has suggested an alternative route to the mythological Ram Sethu for the Sethusamudram project, is not
The Supreme Court granted six weeks’ time to the Central government to communicate its stand on the Sethusamudram project. A Bench of Justices H L Dattu and C K Prasad accorded more time to the government
The Centre is planning to reject the Pachauri panel report on the Sethusamudram project and set up a new committee to re-examine ‘Alignment 4A’ suggested by the Supreme Court. If needed, the panel will