Jammu and Kashmir High Court (HC) Tuesday disposed of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed on Tosa Maidan after it received the compliance report from State government.

Authorities’ reluctance to abide by MoEF directive renders brick kilns illegal

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Irfan Ahmad & Ors. Vs. Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora & Others dated 05/09/2017 regarding collection and disposal of municipal solid waste in the city of Srinagar and the surrounding area. NGT makes it clear that any further delay in addressing the issue would be tolerated particularly as it is leading to the the indiscriminate dumping in Achan lake side. People are stated to have been suffering from different diseases because of this huge dumping and even the water body which is stated to be at a distance of 250 Mtrs.

Correlating tourism with environment conservation, Jammu and Kashmir minister Choudhary Lal Singh said it was "high time" to protect water bodies, forests, endangered wildlife species and biophysic

Discusses issues related to Solid Waste Management in tourist resorts

The impact of climate change is being felt in Kashmir as snowfall has lowered over the years and glaciers are losing mass leading to reduced flows in Chenab, Jhelum and Indus.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding use of mules in Vaishno Devi shrine, Jammu & Kashmir. Counsel appearing for the Shrine Board submits that authorities are making all efforts to comply with the directions of the Tribunal for opening of newly constructed pedestrian way for Ardh-kuwari.

Srinagar: A two-day international conference on conservation of environment and role of religion began at the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Wednesday.

The Report contains the results of performance audit of disaster management activities of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir covering the period from 2010-11 to 2014-15 including the drought of 2009, the cloudburst in Leh of 2010 and the floods of September 2014.

Around 200 students of class UKG participated in the rally. Holding placards, they appealed people to save water bodies and stop using polythene.

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