Congratulations, it is an eye opener to other states that are thinking of such schemes.
In Hyderabad, the government...
Thanks. You have raised a very pertinent issue. My family is a great lover of Makhana and we use it in different ways. Slowly...
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (itlos) at Hamburg, Germany, has directed Singapore not to carry out land reclamation work in a way that is damaging to the marine environment, or to Malaysian interests. The court, however, rejected Malaysia's plea seeking a complete suspension of the activity in the Straits of Johor.
The issue has sparked a major row between the two countries. Malaysia contends that Singapore's unilateral reclamation activities along the straits that the two countries share would be ruinous due to its prospects of becoming a regional shipping hub, with a narrowed sea lane obstructing vessels headed for ports in the southernmost Johor state. The country has also been pointing to the harm that the reclamation work -- involving about 5,214 hectares of sea area -- would cause to the marine environment along the straits.
The court ordered the countries to exchange information and work together to establish a group of independent experts to study the effects of the reclamation work and propose measures to counter the adverse effects.