Issue Date: Nov 17, 2011
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has given its conditional approval to a mining project near the famous Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu. It has also agreed to de-notify a wildlife sanctuary near the temple to allow expansion of facilities for visiting pilgrims.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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