NEW DELHI: The high pollution in Delhi is proving a threat to the capital’s smallest known vertebrate.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs. Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2018 regarding drying up of the river Yamuna in Delhi due to lack of sufficient water release. NGT calls for an inspection of Reservoir/ barrage at Tajewala, Wazirabad and Okhla by the team of Members from the Irrigation Department, Union of India, Upper Yamuna River Board and Irrigation Department of State of Haryana and NCT of Delhi and Central Pollution Control Board.

Speaking at a roundtable discussion on ‘Managing Delhi’s Solid Waste’ under the Delhi Matters series, SDMC chief engineer Umesh Sachdeva said the plant produces close to 40 metric tonnes of compost

Addressing the CII Delhi State Annual Session and Business Conference, Lt Governor Anil Baijal said traffic congestion was one of the biggest issues being faced by the city apart from pollution.

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Wednesday expressed concern over sporadic reports of dengue and chikungunya at the beginning of this year, wondering what will happen when the monsoon draws near.

Order of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Dhiraj Bidhuri Vs South Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others dated 14/03/2018 regarding sterilisation of stray dogs. SDMC shall place before this court the possibility of video recording the sterilisations so as to verify the correctness of claims made by the contractors who undertake the same on behalf of the Corporation to ensure that the body parts of dogs are actually placed before the Municipal Corporation.

Order of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Gauri Grover Vs Government of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 14/03/2018 regarding solid waste management in Delhi.

Order of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Birender Sangwan Vs District Judge North West & Others dated 14/03/2018 regarding defacement of walls of the Tis Hazari Court complex due to posters put up for the bar elections. A status report has been received from the District & Sessions Judge, North and North-West from the District Courts, Rohini informing this court that all defacing material has been removed.

The National Green Tribunal today directed the candidates contesting the Delhi State Bar Council elections to use only eco-friendly materials for canvassing purposes.

Order of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Kusum Sehgal Vs The North Zone Municipal Corporation & Others dated 13/03/2018 regarding illegal and unauthorized construction on properties declared as heritage sites in Delhi.