NEW DELHI: With the latest Central Ground Water Board reporting a fast depleting water table in Delhi, the focus is on the thousands of illegal borewells that are draining the aquifers.

NEW DELHI: To popularise the idea of rainwater harvesting, Delhi Jal Board, in association with an NGO, opened three “rain centres” two years ago.

Fund utilisation from ECC to buy e-buses

Worried over the change in climatic conditions and its impact on the health of residents, the Delhi government's health department is preparing a road map on how to deal with the seasonal changes i

NEW DELHI: The capital, already facing a severe drinking water shortage, is heading towards a more serious situation as the level of groundwater, continuously depleting in the last two decades, has

This is also an alarm bell as about half of the surveyed population was young (between the ages of 25 to 44 years only)

A bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, which perused a report of the Central Ground Water Board on the status of groundwater level in Delhi from May 2000 to May 2017, said it “i

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/05/2018 regarding unauthorised constructions in Delhi and its effect on groundwater. Central Ground Water Board has filed a report on the status of ground water which shows that in areas categorized as over exploited (as per Ground Water Resources Estimation of 2013) from May 200 to May 2017 water level declined rate varied from 0.5 m/year to more than 2 m/year at places.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/05/2018 regarding sealing drive in Delhi against unauthorised constructions. Report No. 118 of the Monitoring Committee was placed before the Court and it deals with alleged unauthorised constructions in Khan Market as well as in Sanjay Market. It has also been pointed out that the seals of the premises sealed on 2nd August, 2007 in Sanjay Market have since been tampered with and huge multi storeyed buildings have come up on all the sealed premises.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India dated 08/05/2018 regarding garbage being set on fire leading to air pollution, Janakpuri, Delhi, 08/05/2018. Abmber Sachdvea the Applicant has been permitted to file the photographs in the Registry and such filing the Registry will issue Notice enclosing the photographs to the NCT of Delhi and SDMC to file their response.

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