Mumbai : With a view to significantly bring down pollution levels, the government has decided to adopt and implement in totality the automobile standards in developed countries, union minister for

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Singh Matura & Ors. Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Ors dated 19/06/2017 regarding widening of NH-34 which is in violation of the Bhagirathi Eco Sensitive Zone Notification.

The Order notes that all the Parties are at consensus that 94 kms of stretch of NH-34 from Dharasu to Gangotri Forest falls within EcoSensitive Zone and any developmental activity in ESZ needs to conform with Zonal Master Plan.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Transport projects financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in 2016 would have a positive impact on the living conditions of close to 20 mi

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nikhilesh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/04/2017 regarding forest clearance granted for the construction of Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

Pune: Fatimanagar's residents are up in arms against Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) for digging up both sides of a road to lay underground drainage pipes and for restricting traffic by closing the lan

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biren Kr. Pradhan & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 21/03/2017 regarding obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) for the widening of National Highway-200 as the work would also involve extraction of minor minerals including soil, land and gravels. NGT impleads SEIAA, Odisha and DEIAA, Deogarh district as according to the court these are the competent authorities to decide on the question as to whether the project would require EC or not.

Zimbabwe requires $100 million for emergency road repairs following above normal rains that have severely damaged the urban road network and highways, a government minister said on Wednesday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Durga Kishan Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 17/02/2017. The principal ground raised in this OA (Original Application) is that the expansion of State Highway No. 10 from Rourkela to Sambalpur in the State of Odisha is being carried out by without obtaining Forest Clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Biren Kr. Pradhan & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding expansion of National Highway No. 49 from Bhojpur to Chhatabar Section covering a stretch of 200 Kms without obtaining forest clearance under the Forest (Conservation) act, 1980 even though 19.58 Ha of forest land are involved. NGT directs National Highway Division, Deogarh

and M/s Sridurga Condev to withhold further work on the project if forest clearance has not been obtained under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

A part of this expressway has been declared as National Highway to accelerate the pace of construction work.

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