AGRA: Months after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) sought replies from Aligarh district magistrate (DM) Neha Sharma, the UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) and Central Pollution Control Board abo

The order came on a plea filed by an environment activist Shailesh Singh against the slaughterhouse situated at Talaspur Khurd under Koal tehsil of Aligarh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Krishan Kant Singh Vs. M/s. Wave Distillery & Brewaries Ltd. (Distillery Unit) Vill Ahmadpura, Ramghat Road, Tehsil-Atrauli dated 08/02/2016 regarding pollution caused by M/s. Wave Distillery & Brewaries Ltd., Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Industry has become Zero Liquid Discharged Unit. This averment is confirmed by the Learned Counsel appearing for Central Pollution Control Board as well as Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board. Tribunal disposes of the Application.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Karan Singh V/s. Union of India & Ors. dated 03/02/2016 regarding illegal mining at Village Gharbara District, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh over the agricultural land of Karan Singh.

The counsel appearing for State of Uttar Pradesh submitted before the Tribunal that the period of environmental clearance is already over and the respondent no. 6 cannot continue mining and the lease has already expired. In the light of these submissions nothing survives in the application.

ALIGARH: About 500 angry villagers from Hajipura Chauhata, Mandir ka Nagla and Sarai Hari Narayan on the Aligarh bypass, GT Road said they could bear the stench no more.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Nand Kishore Vuttsya Vs. MoEF & Ors. dated 13/03/2014 regarding Gursikaran forest at Aligarh which is being wiped out by carrying on indiscriminate felling/cutting of trees which should be stopped and Authorities should be permitted to restore its pristine glory.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/1078-2013(MApp)_13Mar2014.pdf

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hari Om Singh & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 22/10/2013 regarding grant of Environmental Clearances for the purpose of soil/ clay mining at different places in Districts of Bulandshehar and Aligarh, UP.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/875-2013(MApp)_22Oct2013.pdf

Hundreds of farmers demonstrated here today to demand the passing of the Land Acquisition Bill by Parliament, higher compensation for their lands and rehabilitation schemes for their children.

Close to 700 farmers from Uttar Pradesh under the leadership of the Uttar Pradesh Congress spokesperson, Dhirendra Singh, staged a dharna at Jantar Mantar. The event was hosted by the Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan.

India's success in eliminating wild polioviruses (WPVs) has been acclaimed globally. Since the last case on January 13, 2011 success has been sustained for two years. By early 2014 India could be certified free of WPV transmission, if no indigenous transmission occurs, the chances of which is considered zero. Until early 1990s India was hyperendemic for polio, with an average of 500 to 1000 children getting paralysed daily.

Lucknow: In what may bring relief to real estate developers, UP government has hinted at revising the policy in favour of developers for reserving certain percentage of units for weaker sections of

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