NAINITAL: In an unprecedented order, the first of its kind in the country, Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday decreed that therivers Ganga and Yamuna as well as their tributaries and sister bodi

Ganga has been recognised as the 'first living entity of India'.

NASHIK: Godavari pollution case petitioner Rajesh Pandit has alleged that the civic administration has not complied with nearly 50% of HC orders based on Neeri guidelines.

The NGT order was passed following a PIL filed urging them to ask the Gujarat government to purchase only CNG vehicles for public transport bodies as diesel ones caused high level of air pollution.

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Port City is rapidly falling prey to noise pollution, if the statistics available with the pollution control board are of any indication.

The court had last year asked the government to strictly implement noise pollution rules

HC asks Ministry to consider plea of the petitioner

Additional Government Pleader Kavita Solanki, appearing for the government, submitted a development plan of the area showing the layout plan.

The Tamirabarani river is a part of the ecological and cultural landscape, and traditions of the people of Tamil Nadu. Unfortunately, public resources like the river water are sold at throwaway prices to corporations, who in turn resell the water either in the form of packaged drinking water or as aerated beverages. The political economy of the river and the state’s industrial plans, require radical rethinking.

Pretoria – South Africa’s first climate change lawsuit kicked off on Wednesday in the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, with Earthlife Africa asking the court to revoke the environmental impact assessm

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