The new head of the Forest Industries Association of Tasmania (FIAT), Craig Jones, said he had not been consulted on the new legislation and was not aware of any protests in forested areas that would have required the legislation recently. … [Read more...] about Anti-protest law delay due to Liberals’ inability to beat High Court ruling, Bob Brown says
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An official from the Union environment ministry said, “We have not received the notice yet. However, new wetlands rules were made based on the SC’s directives to protect wetlands larger than 2.25 hectares across the country for water security and flood control.” … [Read more...] about Supreme Court admits petition challenging new rules for wetlands
The Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) feels that such a possibility could not be ruled out though several theories are being bandied around as to how the speeding container truck hit the KSRTC bus. The truck was bound for Bengaluru from Kochi while the KSRTC bus carrying 48 passengers was headed in the opposite direction when the truck jumped the median, and rammed the bus. … [Read more...] about Tiruppur accident | Did an amendment to Central Motor Vehicles Rules play villain?
With the Mumbai divisional board taking strict action against latecomers during board exams for the past two years, the number of students coming in late has reduced substantially. On Monday, when the higher secondary certificate (HSC) exams began, only one latecomer was reported by the board. … [Read more...] about Strict rules reduce number of latecomers
As his first Democratic Party presidential debate since announcing his candidacy late last year, Wednesday night's debate saw Bloomberg get hit with multiple jabs and hooks from the other several candidates. While the billionaire hit back at times, most of his strikes were misses. … [Read more...] about News Analysis: Bloomberg’s beat-down may not be end of newest Dem candidate