Green laws must for railway stations: NGT

The NGT had earlier directed the Railways to identify and develop at least 36 stations as 'eco-smart stations' and to submit an action plan for maintaining cleanliness on platforms and tracks.

published on : 15th December 2019

Farmer awareness necessary to deal with stubble burning: NGT Chairman 

Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the enforcement of environmental laws was not intended to stop or harm industrial activities.

published on : 14th December 2019

India, West Indies in battle of equals in third T20

While India's focus will once again be on young guns like Washington Sundar and Rishabh Pant, the West Indies can look unbeatable on their day.

published on : 10th December 2019

National Green Tribunal’s Southern Zone bench reopened

In what comes as good news for environmentalists and advocates, the Southern Zone Bench of the National Green Tribunal was reopened on Monday, after a gap of nearly two years.

published on : 10th December 2019

Bharti Telecom seeks Rs 4,900 crore FDI nod; infusion to make Airtel foreign firm

The fund infusion will enhance foreign stakeholding in Bharti Telecom to over 50 per cent that will make it a foreign-owned entity.

published on : 8th December 2019

NGT panel recommends Rs 3.28 crore penalty on Noida builder for illegal water extraction

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by residents of Antrikish Kanball in Sector 77, Noida, alleging illegal extraction of ground water, discharge of untreated sewage water in SWDs.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Study raises alarm over presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Hyderabad's Musi river

Each bacterial isolate was shockingly found to be resistant to at least four antibiotics.

published on : 30th November 2019

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy: Riding Mithun show and opening blast, Karnataka set up TN final

After Ravichandran Ashwin fell, Washington Sundar played a few shots and completed his first half-century of the season.

published on : 30th November 2019

‘Cut salaries of pollution control board employees if Musi river issue unresolved’

In the hearing, the issue of encroachment of lands along the Musi was also brought up and a demand was placed for the creation of a Musri river basin development authority.

published on : 30th November 2019

90 more students, mostly from India, arrested from fake US university

The ICE had in March arrested 161 students from the fake university established by it. When it was closed in March, there were 600 students, mostly Indians, enrolled in it.

published on : 28th November 2019

Bengaluru police 'won't nab' conman despite scores of complaints; online war launched

However, while some of the cases are being fought in court many victims have left hopes as police have allegedly failed to take any action despite complaining. 

published on : 27th November 2019

NGT directs Delhi government to shut down 4,774 industries

The tribunal had earlier taken note of a news report published in an English daily alleging that thousands of polluting industries are being brazenly run in city right under the nose of authorities.

published on : 26th November 2019

Pollution Control Board faults NGT’s pollution value for Vijayawada

APPCB will release a source apportionment study, which will state which source - dust, coal burning, etc if any - is causing what percentage of suspended particulate  matter in Vijayawada.

published on : 26th November 2019

Shut down 4,774 industries in residential areas immediately, NGT directs Delhi govt

The green panel also said that pending work of such survey of all 29,877 units be also completed, action be taken before December 31 and status report filed on or before January 15, 2020 by e-mail.

published on : 25th November 2019

US judge awards USD 180 million to Washington Post reporter held by Iran

The U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon in Washington entered the judgment late Friday in the case filed by Jason Rezaian and his family.

published on : 23rd November 2019
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