NGT Orders Compliance With Norms

Pune: High-performance sports bikes and cars are in for a sound-check with the Pune bench of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone) directing the government to ensure that all vehicles plying on roads, including two, three and four-wheelers, conform to the permissible standards of vehicular noise.

From Garbage Containers To Cement Concrete Pipes, Several Impediments Block The Right Of Way

An overflowing garbage bin occupying more than half the footpath near college student Mansi Joglekar’s residence in Kondhwa forces her to walk on the road during peak hours to reach a bus stop every day.

For asthma patient Anushree Sharma, the last eight-ten days have been particularly difficult.

Sadiccha cooperative housing society on Paud road reduced its monthly electricity bill by almost Rs 10,000 in July, when it first switched over to compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) for its common are

Pune: The drought-hit Kamkhera village in Beed taluka is all set to try rainwater harvesting, hoping it would end the dry spell. Half the wells in this village have dried up and villagers here have now invited Pune-based Paranjya to help set up two rainwater harvesting plants.

Paranjya, that has introduced several residential societies in Pune to rainwater harvesting as an effective technique to conserve water, will travel to Beed on May 13 to educate villagers on its benefits.

Survey Part Of Countrywide Study At Tiger Reserves For Exact Count Of The Cats

Pune: The state forest department has captured images of more than 141 fully grown tigers in Maharashtra’s four tiger reserves and their surrounding areas. The ‘camera-trapping survey’ that is going on across protected areas in the country to estimate the number of tigers is now its fourth phase and officials in the state said they have carried it out in the tiger reserves of Tadoba- Andhari, Melghat, Sahyadri and Pench.