The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed the Delhi government to respond within a week on a plea against the compliance report of a committee which had observed that there was no illegal co

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday halted all approvals given by the government agencies for construction of buildings on wet­lands and catchment areas of water bodies in Bengaluru for three m

In what appears to be first such move by a state, Maharashtra, which has seen the most aggressive land acquisitions for Special Economic Zones (SEZ), is planning to introduce a SEZ Prevention of La

To assess the impact and cause of the recent earthquake in Nepal, a team of experts from IIT-Roorkee will visit the affected areas and asses various aspects, Dr ML Sharma, Head of Department Earthq

Days after the disastrous earthquake in Nepal, the Delhi high court on Wednesday said that unauthorised constructions and colonies in the city are “disasters waiting to happen” in case of a similar

The devastating earthquake in Nepal has brought into focus the structural safety of buildings in the rehabilitation colonies in Chandigarh which falls in Zone 4 (severe intensity) of earthquake-pro

The state government on Tuesday floated a proposal for Delhiites to have their buildings inspected by structural engineers to determine whether they are earthquake resistant or not.

The Noida District Administration has taken a slew of decisions in an attempt to improve disaster preparedness and management in the wake of the earthquake in Nepal.

Experts Say Too Much Focus On Looks, Not Robustness

Experts call for conducting mandatory audit of buildings