PATNA: With 51 fresh deaths in seven of the 20 affected districts in the last 24 hours, the flood toll in the state rose to 253 on Sunday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Indian Council for Enviro- Legal Action (ICELA) Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Ors. dated 18/08/2017 regarding thermal power plants polluting river Ganga and its tributaries.

Patna: The death toll in the floods in the state increased to 72, but the situation slightly eased on Wednesday.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) in its order dated 19th October, 2016 in OA No.200 of 2014 in the matter of M.C.

The Centre’s ambitious plan to develop 11 rivers in Karnataka as National Waterways to enable transport of goods has not gone down too well with the Water Resources Department, which has questioned

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News Item Published in Hindustan Times “And Quiet Flows the Maily Yamuna” Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 08/08/2017 regarding prevention, control and rejuvenation of river Ganga. NGT directs the stakeholders to file their status reports and the action plan in relation to prevention, control and rejuvenation of river Ganga. If the report is not filed, each State would be liable to pay cost of Rs. 50,000/- each and also their Member Secretaries will be present before the Tribunal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Avanti Metals Industries Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board dated 08/08/2017 regarding grant of consent to operate for M/s Avanti Metals Industries, Uttarakhand. NGT permits participation of the CGWA in this proceedings as it appears the location of the factory in question is in Ganga basin.

DEHRADUN: Responding to a query raised by Haridwar MP and former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in the Lok Sabha on Thursday regarding the steps taken by the central government

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Manjhi Parganas Abhen Baisi Vs Aligarh Muslim University, Kishanganj, Bihar & Others dated 21/07/2017 regarding the proposed construction of a centre of Aligarh Muslim University on the bank of river Mahananda in Kishanganj District in the State of Bihar. It is alleged that out of 224.02 acres of land transferred to the University for the purpose by the Govt., most of it falls on the river bed and flood plains of Mahananda river. NGT directs notice to be issued to the Respondents.

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand chief secretary S Ramaswamy and advocate general S N Babulkar held a joint review meeting at the secretariat on Wednesday to evaluate progress made on directions given by the

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