Posts tagged as land

Price of land plots for private homes up 19% Estonia in 2018

Monday, August 26, 2019

The price of land plots for private homes increased by more than 19% year over year in Estonia in 2018, with the highest median price, 402 euros per square meter, registered in central Tallinn and the lowest, less than one euro per square meter, in Jarva and Jogeva counties, informed LETA/BNS. A total of 2,687 transactions in which unbuilt residential land changed hands were concluded in Estonia during 2018 and…

India aborts moon mission launch, citing technical glitch

Monday, July 15, 2019

India aborted the launch on Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before liftoff. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off when a “technical snag” was observed in the 640-ton, 14-story rocket launcher, Indian Space Research Organization spokesman B.R. Guruprasad said. The countdown abruptly stopped at T-56 minutes, 24 seconds, and Guruprasad said that the agency would announce a revised…

Farmer destroys great snipe nesting area with glyphosate

Friday, June 28, 2019

Most of a 400-hectare bird nesting area in Valga County has been destroyed by the use of the herbicide glyphosate, an investigation by the Agricultural Board has confirmed. The affected area is part of the flood meadows along Estonia’s Emajõgi river. According to the investigation, the nesting are of great snipe and other bird species was destroyed by the application of the herbicide and crop desiccant, glyphosate. One of the…

Lithuanian president’s assets grow to EUR 852,000, PM’s to EUR 228,000

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The assets of Lithuania’s leaders grew last year when President Dalia Grybauskaite had assets and savings forth 852,000 euros, and Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and his family had assets worth almost 230,000 euros. Lithuanian politicians’ latest asset declarations, released by the State Tax Inspectorate, show that Grybauskaite is 15,000 euros wealthier than a year ago when her assets and savings were valued at 837,000 euros. The value of the land…