Haryana director general of police (DGP) S N Vashishth has promised to end illegal mining in south Haryana by cracking down on the sand mafia.

Development comes at a cost. This appears to be true in case national highway 2 that is being widened.

Haryana Power Utilities on Sunday claimed that the availability of power is more than the demand and it intends to give round-the-clock qualitative power supply to industries.

फरीदाबाद में एनओसी बिना चलने वाली कंपनियों पर तलवार लटक गई है।

The quality of drinking water in Faridabad has deteriorated, with 96 per cent of samples taken last month having failed the test.

With just eight days left for the present UPA-2 government, the question being asked is why is urban development minister Kamal Nath pushing for the Aravalis to be declared a Natural Conservation Z

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Noida Lok Manch Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 06/05/2014 regarding illegal sand mining on Indian Air Force land in Faridabad. The Tribunal noted that it was evident that there was unauthorized and illegal removal/theft of 60032 metric tons of sand causing financial loss of Rs. 1.4 crore and more to the State exchequer.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/72-2014(MApp)_6May2014.pdf

Project was disrupted by incident of fire in November

The solid waste management plan for Faridabad seems to have gone for a toss after the Rs 75-crore solid waste recycling plant started about three years ago has failed to come on track after a fire incident that disrupted its operation in November. Despite passing two deadlines and five months of the unusual break, the future of the plant appears uncertain, as no effort has been made to place the plant back into operation.

Korali block most sensitive; poor hygiene, open drains culprits

Lack of cleanliness around the Yamuna seems to be making certain areas in the city and the district malaria sensitive.
Korali block, which consists of over five villages, is one of them. Nine out of the total 10 positive cases of malaria recorded by the Health Department this season are from this block. The district had reported 1,012 malaria cases last year officially.

A 1992 notification of the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has proved spoiler in the protection of Aravalis in Faridabad and has paved the way for real estate players to eye these areas.

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