Monthly Archives: March, 2009

Lakes disappear in mining pit-Delhi-Cities

Lakes disappear in mining pit-Delhi-Cities-The Times of India 19 Feb 2009 … The reason: hectic and indiscriminate mining in the Aravalis. … Experts also point out that the Aravali rocks are predominantly quartzite … http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/Delhi/Lakes-disappear-in-mining-pit/articleshow/4157450.cms Advertisements

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Haryana to seek amnesty for Aravali structures

Haryana to seek amnesty for Aravali structures 14 Mar 2009, 0121 hrs IST, Manveer Saini Under fire for allowing construction in notified forest land, Haryana government will now approach the SC for amnesty for constructions in authorised colonies in prohibited areas of the Aravalis in Faridabad. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Haryana-to-seek-amnesty-for-Aravali-structures/articleshow/4262531.cms

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Illegal bore-wells dot Gurgaon

Sanjeev Ahuja 12/03/2009,Hindustan Times IN THE last three months alone 2,500 bore-wells have been dug in Gurgaon, the city which has been declared a ‘dark zone’ for its gradually decreasing level of groundwater. This is courtesy the revised Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) guidelines permitting digging of bore-wells for personal use. But this doesn’t just …

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Nailing The Aravalli Lie

Mining continues despite a Supreme Court ban. NEHA DIXIT goes undercover to find out who is doing it, and why they are getting away with it SAVE THE Aravallis: a slogan that like so many others stirs little response until the cost of ignoring it hits home: no electricity, no water, no construction material and, …

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