Participants invited for bird census in state… and other news

September 13, 2011

Participants invited for bird census in state
Ratnagiri district-based Maharashtra Pakshimitra, an NGO working on conservation and protection of birds, will conduct the Maha Pakshi Ganana 2011' in the
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Expect Alphonsoes only by February-end
Umesh Lanjekar, an Alphonso cultivator from Ratnagiri, said, "So far, the second crop has been good and should be in the markets by February-end.
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Illegal mining: State asks collector to explain
Taking serious note of Hindustan Times' reports on illegal mining of bauxite ore in Ratnagiri in the ecologically fragile Konkan region,
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State to review 54 mines in Konkan… and other news

September 13, 2011

State to review 54 mines in Konkan
A series of reports in the Hindustan Times on illegal mining of bauxite in Ratnagiri, has alarmed the state government, which has ordered a review of all
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'Government must listen to the people'… and other news

January 6, 2011

'Government must listen to the people'
The proposed nuclear plant at Jaitapur in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra [ Images ] has come under a lot of flak by local residents and other sections of
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Anti-pollution body knew of illegal mining
The state pollution control board had initially stopped Ashapura Minechem Limited from illegally mining bauxite ore at Sakhari Velas village at Ratnagiri,
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Maharashtra asks for report on illegal mining
A day after the Hindustan Times reported about a city firm illegally mining bauxite ore in Sakhari Velas village of Ratnagiri district, the state's
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JSW Energy commissions second unit in Ratnagiri… and other news

January 5, 2011

JSW Energy commissions second unit in Ratnagiri
JSW Energy has commissioned the second unit of 300 MW of its 1200 MW (4×300 MW) power project at Jaigad in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.
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Slogging, risking life, for that Friday
Rajeshwar, a labourer at Ashapura Minechem's bauxite mine in Sakhari Velas village at Ratnagiri, has to toil the entire 'season', which lasts at least eight
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Despite violations, firm gets two more mining permits
Ashapura Minechem Limited has been violating several norms while mining in Sakhari Velas village in Ratnagiri, but that did not come in the way of the
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Illegal mining along Konkan coast
A Mumbai-based mining company has been extracting at least 10 times more bauxite ore than it is allowed to from a village in Ratnagiri and continues mining
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PM to visit city on 'science tour'… and other news

January 3, 2011

PM to visit city on 'science tour'
relating to nuclear liability and the protest against the construction of two new French-assisted atomic reactors at Jaitapur in Ratnagiri district.
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Krishna tribunal order to help boost Koyna power output
The previous award of the KWDT had allowed the state to use only 67.5 TMC of water from the 98 TMC project, located between Satara and Ratnagiri districts.
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PM to dedicate Tarapur nuke reprocessing unit next week
Amidst controversy over the 10000 Mw Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would formally
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JSW Energy commissions second unit of 300 MW at Ratnagiri
Mumbai, Dec 30 (PTI) JSW Energy today said it has commissioned second unit of 300 MW project at its plant in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra.
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Electronic watch for state coastline
CG opened its station in Minicoy on December 24 with CG stations planned and is likely to become operational at Ratnagiri in March 2011, and at Androth,
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JSW Energy starts commercial operations in Ratnagiri… and other news

January 2, 2011

JSW Energy starts commercial operations in Ratnagiri

The company has started commercial operations of second 300 MW unit at Ratnagiri, reports CNBC-TV18. It was trading with volumes of 749046 shares.
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Jaitapur nuclear plant in seismic zone
Correspondent Mumbai: A Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) report has criticised the location of the Jaitapur nuclear power plant in the Ratnagiri
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JSW Energy commissions second unit at Ratnagiri
It has achieved the Commercial Operation Date (COD) effective from December 30, 2010, totalling the aggregate operating capacity at Ratnagiri to 600 MW.
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Expansion energises JSW Energy
after the company said it successfully commissioned second unit of 300 megawatt of the 1200 megawatt power project at Jaigad in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.
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Environment ministry defends Jaitapur project

New Delhi: Even as the farmers' protest intensifies in Ratnagiri, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has come out in defence of the
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JSW Energy commissions 300 MW unit at Ratnagiri
JSW Energy Ltd., a part of the JSW Group, has commissioned second unit of 300 MW of the 4 x 300 MW power project at Jaigad in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra,
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Reflexive reaction
Even before its take off, the country's first nuclear power park under the new control regime coming up at Jaitapur in coastal Ratnagiri district of
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Congress for clearing public confusion… and other news

January 1, 2011

Congress for clearing public confusion
ruling Congress party went into a damage control mode on Wednesday on the issue of the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Ratnagiri district,
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JSW Energy begins 2nd unit at Ratnagiri plant
JSW Energy has successfully commissioned second unit of 300 MW of the 4 X 300 MW power project at Jaigad in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, achieved commercial
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Jaitapur project promoters can't buy off villagers: study
A large part of the land planned to be acquired at Madban in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district is being used for farming and grazing. With government support
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Project will have negative impact on region: TISS
An impact assessment report prepared by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) on the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Ratnagiri district
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India This Evening: Pak Clears Visa of Indian Drivers, Goods Train Ready… and other news

December 31, 2010

India This Evening: Pak Clears Visa of Indian Drivers, Goods Train Ready
(Source: PTI) Environment Ministry Defends Jaitapur Project: Even as the farmers' protest intensifies in Ratnagiri, the Ministry of Environment and Forests
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Jaitapur N-project is sitting on high severity quake zone: TISS
Kamble told PTI today that his study was based on discussions with activists from Ratnagiri arranged by advocate Girish Raut, an environment activist in
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Jaitapur N-project sitting on high severity quake zone:TISS
of Social Sciences (TISS) here has come down heavily on the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra stating that
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Maharashtra Congress team in Jaitapur as protests intensify

Ratnagiri: As farmers' protests intensified in Ratnagiri threatening to delay the nuclear power plant at Jaitapur, a concerned Maharashtra government sent a
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Impact assessment report criticises Jaitapur nuclear plant

Ratnagiri: An impact assessment report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has strongly criticised the nuclear power plant being proposed at
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Villagers protest against Jaitapur nuclear power plant

Ratnagiri: As farmers' protests boil over in Ratnagiri, threatening to delay the 9900 megawatt Jaitapur nuclear power plant – said to be the world's largest
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Reassess green clearance to Jaitapur n-plant, says BJP… and other news

December 30, 2010

Reassess green clearance to Jaitapur n-plant, says BJP
The environment and forests ministry last month accorded clearance to the 9900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project slated to come up in Ratnagiri district of
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Clearance given to Jaitapur plant needs to be re-looked: Sinha
The Jaitapur nuclear power complex is located in the ecologically sensitive coastal Maharashtra region which includes Raigad, Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri
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India: Sand Dredging Ban Causes Construction Projects Delay

Dredging for sand has almost totally stopped in the rivers and creeks surrounding Mumbai — places such as Virar, Vasai, Navi Mumbai, Ratnagiri and Raigarh,
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Mining is the biggest den of corruption – Mr Sajjan Jindal… and other news

December 27, 2010

Mining is the biggest den of corruption – Mr Sajjan Jindal
Plus on top of it, they can immediately give us the power, which is the Ratnagiri power plant they have commissioned. So as soon as we get the open-access
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Mumbai students to clean river during the festive season
The youngsters will be camping at Gholap, Ratnagiri from December 26 to January 2. The project involves cleaning the river by removing mud and vegetation.
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Cong panel to visit Jaitapur, hear affected villagers' woes
MPCC president Manikrao Thakre said the party's panel will visit Jaitapur in Ratnagiri district this weekend and interact with the locals.
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