NEW DELHI: Delhi environment minister Imran Hussain has directed the environment department and Delhi Pollution Control Committee to complete the installation of 20 new air quality monitoring stati

According to the latest data by the MCD, 288 fresh cases of dengue were reported last week, till September 23.

Farmers in Punjab have started using paddy stubble to generate electricity through biomass machines

At least 894 fresh cases of dengue had been reported in the city over the last week, taking the number of the people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 3,109, according to a munici

The much talked about Odd-Even road rationing system is all set to return to the Capital this winter, when the graded response action plan (GRAP) to curb air pollution rolls out on October 15.

In another study done on eggs, it pointed out that eggs may contain large amounts of salmonella, both on the shell and inside the egg.

After suffering from polluted air for years, especially during winter, the citizens of Delhi may just be able to breathe cleaner air this time.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions and Promotion of National Awareness (CHETNA) V/s. National Capital Territory of Delhi & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding restoration of water bodies in Delhi. With regard to use of EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer (M-class) rubber) as base material for the water bodies there is difference of opinion as the Applicant NGO CHETNA has submitted that use of EPDM as a material will not be environmental friendly and it will cause stagnation of water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raghunath Jha Vs. Ministry of Urban Development dated 22/09/2017 regarding destruction of trees as a result of demolition of government residential colonies, Delhi. NGT directs the Project Proponent to plant the tall trees at the site in question and if the space falls short, then the plantation shall be done at the site allocated for that purpose by the Delhi Development Authority. The plants shall be planted as a condition precedent to the cutting of the trees.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding waste dumping at the Ghazipur landfill site in Delhi. Tribunal directs NCT Delhi, East Delhi Municipal Corporation to place before the Tribunal, a Report and Action Plan in regard to the manner and methodology that would be done by them for the purpose of dealing with segregation, compaction and disposal of the deposited waste of the Ghazipur land fill site as well as the fresh waste of nearly 800 MT that is being brought to this site everyday.

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