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Environment ministry revises the Solid Waste Management Rules after 16 years (April Week #1(2016))
Environment ministry revises the Solid Waste Management Rules after 16 years  [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=80642]

NEW DELHI: Revising the Solid Waste Management Rules after 16 years, the Environment ministry today said that the new rules will now apply much beyond the municipal areas, extending to urban agglomerations, census towns, notified industrial townships,
areas under the control of Indian Railways, airports, airbase, port and harbour, defence establishments,special economic zones, State and Central government organizations, places of pilgrims, religious & historical importance. 




World’s first sanctuary for white tigers opens in MP (April Week #1(2016))
World’s first sanctuary for white tigers opens in MP [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=80606]

REWA: Politicians share space with white tigers on hoardings put up across Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, in preparation for the opening of the world's first white tiger sanctuary. As thousands converged for the inauguration on Sunday, shouting slogans, the ceremony
began to resemble an election rally. Fairly so, for locals say the white tiger has been an election issue here for years now.




Environment Ministry plans to introduce tree farming (April Week #1(2016))
Environment Ministry plans to introduce tree farming [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=80602]

NAGPUR: PTI The Centre has planned to introduce tree farming in India to increase the forest cover in the country, Union environment and forests minister Prakash Javdekar said here on Sunday.

Madhya Pradesh loses 16 tigers in last 12 months (April Week #1(2016))
Madhya Pradesh loses 16 tigers in last 12 months [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=80659]

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh has lost nearly 16 tigers, including seven in Pench reserve, due to poaching and others reasons in the last one year.




While an NGO blamed the state government for it, forest officials contended that most of the deaths were natural. 




CLEAR 10,000 ACRES OF FOREST, SOLVE STATE’S JUMBO PROBLEM (Issue of the week, MarchWeek #4 (2016))
CLEAR 10,000 ACRES OF FOREST, SOLVE STATE’S JUMBO PROBLEM [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=80525]

The Karnataka Forest Department (KFD) has decided that the best way to curb man-elephant conflict in the Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarahole) Tiger Reserve area is to clear out 10,000 acres of teakwood trees and replace them with fruit-bearing ones.




What's more, the decision has even garnered nods from elected representatives of the Kodagu and Mysuru regions.




Shimla’s monkey menace may end as vermin status clears killing (MarchWeek #4 (2016))
Shimla’s monkey menace may end as vermin status clears killing [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=80547]

New Delhi: Monkey menace in the tourist hotspot of Shimla may abate with the central government clearing the way for its large-scale extermination, by declaring it vermin in a notification issued on 14 March.

Experts, however, question the science behind declaring animal vermin.




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