The climate action plans submitted by big emitters like the United States, European Union and Russia mark a serious commitment to inking a global deal at the year-end UN-sponsored climate negotiati

The National Green Tribunal has sought explanations from the central government and the Uttarakhand state government on the "unregulated" operation of rafting camps on the banks of Ganga between Sh

New Delhi says it is not going to be pushed into any corners though Obama has been pushing economies for action on cutting carbon footprint

India is likely to submit its plans to tackle climate change, including steps to curb the amount of carbon pollution, in September.

Ministry hasn't yet appointed its member on panel formed to look into illegal mining

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FIXED PARAMETERS Industries which seek nod to set up units will be graded on basis of score comprising weightage for air pollution, water quality and nature of waste

The environment ministry has come in for criticism from the National Green Tribunal for its slow response in tackling the problem of illegal mining on the Yamuna riverbed between Noida and Faridaba

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The green tribunal, keeping up its strict vigil on Delhi's air quality, has ordered the administration to submit traffic decongestion plans for Delhi's busiest commercial areas by March 10 after co