National Green Tribunal will deliver the verdict on the case on January 6

The alleged felling of 267 trees in South Delhi’s Vasant Kunj for the controversial Andheria More-Mahipalpur road-widening project has compelled environmentalist and Delhi University Associate Professor Sonya Ghosh to take up the case with the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

The Delhi Master Plan 2021 should make it mandatory for each zone to have a designated area for waste disposal, said Sunita Narain, Director-General of the Centre for Science and Environment on Monday

Ms. Narain said: “The new Master Plan needs to have an environment service zone so that no zonal plan can be passed on disposal of liquid or solid waste without its approval.”

Delhi has experienced a series of low-intensity earthquakes in the recent past.

A five-member team of the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) will leave for Uttarakhand on Wednesday on a four-day study trip to set up a system which would alert the local population

Exhibition “Breaking Margins” inaugurated to mark the UN Human Rights Day

Unless manual scavenging becomes a social movement, we will continue to take this issue for granted. Unless we get a sense of anger and affront to our dignity that this despicable and abhorrent practice is continuing even to this day, this malaise will continue,” said Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh. Inaugurating an exhibition “Breaking Margins” at British Council here on Monday to mark the UN Human Rights Day, Mr. Ramesh admitted that the subject of manual scavenging was the most shameful symbol which cannot be attributed to the colonial legacy.

With some exhibitors at the ongoing India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan openly flouting the rules by giving away goods in plastic bags to customers, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee and the State Environment Ministry have decided to punish the defaulters.

Twelve officials of the DPCC and six of the Environment Ministry met representatives of the India Trade Promotion Organisation on Tuesday evening and took a serious note of those contravening the rules. The India Trade Promotion Organisation was told in clear terms that from next year it must ensure that exhibitors give an undertaking that they would not use plastic bags.

To foster public awareness about the need to protect the country's diminishing tiger population, former MP Kamal Morarka is presenting a weeklong solo exhibition of pictures of the magnificent big

Oxfam, an international confederation of 15 human rights organisations fighting poverty and injustice, launched a new campaign here on Wednesday for a hunger-free world even as it announced that the number of hungry people the world over has crossed the billion mark and one in four of the world's hungry people live in India. Despite doubling the size of its economy between 1990 and 2005, the nu