In a landmark verdict, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today ruled that any vehicle found over-speeding inside the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) will have to pay an environment compensation of Rs

Environ, a group of environmental management for sustainable development, has started an awareness programme on environmental hazards of electronic waste under the ‘Digital India Initiative’.

Wetlands seem to be more vulnerable to invasions compared to terrestrial ecosystems. The alien invasive weed, Ludwigia peruviana, invading the wetlands of the Dhansiri catchment and eastern part of Kopili in Assam has threatened the resident biodiversity and has also posed possibilities of spreading to other wetlands of North East India. The present study was conducted to measure the impact of the weed on the biodiversity of this region, to find out the causes for increasing invasiveness and to suggest a suitable management strategy.

KOLKATA: Six tigers would be relocated to Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in north Bengal from neighbouring Assam as part of a plan for augmentation of tiger population in the reserve which was approved b

A 100-meter area of all prominent religious places, including temples, mosques, gurudwaras and churches of Guwahati city and its suburbs, have been declared as a "silent zone"

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has received green nod for upgradation of its Bongaigaon refinery for production of BS-VI grade fuels in Assam at a cost of Rs 4,185 crore.

On this Rongali Bihu, visitors to Majuli will be encouraged to enjoy the beauty and cultural heritage of this river island on Brahmaputra on bicycle, in an effort to give push to promotion of carbo

“As Assam is one of the top 10 rice producing States of the country, in 2016 we produced 52 lakh metric ton of rice and this year our expectation is to have paddy harvest of around 75 lakh metric t

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee VS Pollution Control Board, Assam & Ors dated 24/03/2017 regarding grant of permission to set up brick kiln industries in Assam. Additional Advocate General for the State of Assam submits that the process of issuing the final notification publishing the state policy on the grant of permission to set up brick kiln industries, is at its final stage and is only awaiting consideration of the Finance Department, Govt. of Assam, which, as per him, would be completed within six weeks.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/03/2017 regarding garbage dumping in Deepor Beel, Kamrup District, Assam. Advocate General for the State of Assam submitted before NGT that a Management Plan is being prepared by the IIT, Kharagpur which has been engaged as a consultant for the project and it would take some time to place it on record.

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