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NASHIK: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Pune, on Monday instructed state government officials to be present for the next hearing on the petition filed for Godavari river's revival, failing which

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Smt. Lalita Shinde & Anr Vs. Trimbakeshwar Mun. Council & Ors dated 10/02/2014 regarding Godavari river's revival.

The Bombay high court (HC) on Wednesday while hearing the PIL filed by NGO Godavari Gatarikaran Virodhi Manch against government officials for pollution in Godavari river, asked the Nashik Municipa

Taking into account the rising pollution levels in Godavari river especially during Kumbh Mela, the Bombay High Court Wednesday suggested the state government to build artificial ponds for immersio

The Bombay high Court on Tuesday said that it was the statutory duty of the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) to set up chemical effluent treatment plants in the industrial area

ALLAHABAD: After Maha Kumbh, the 22 crossroads of the city are set to wear a new look, as officials of Allahabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) have decided to take up solar powered traffic signal system with the help of a Delhi-based firm under the public-private partnership (PPP ) model.

As part of its pilot project of 2012, solar panels, signal lights and other equipment were installed at four major crossings including Subhash crossing and Rana Pratap crossing but due to Kumbh preparations, the project could not be taken up.

Long-term measures needed as livelihood of farmers being seriously affected, says Sushma

Pilloried by Parliamentarians in both Houses over the state of the Ganga and the Yamuna, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan promised that the government would ensure no domestic effluents pour into the two rivers. “We are making efforts to make that happen. We should have a commission to ensure that there is no atrocity against rivers,” she said after members, first in the Lok Sabha and then in the Rajya Sabha, expressed anguish over thousands of crores of rupees that have spent in trying to clean up the two major arteries in north India but to no avail.

ALLAHABAD: Indian culture propagated and developed due to Ganga, and it is unfortunate that reduced water levels and discharge of effluents has polluted it immensely, said noted social activist and

The Ganga Action Parivar (GAP) has taken primary steps towards constructing the first zero-waste, “bio-digester” toilet in Uttar Pradesh along the banks of the Ganga.

The initiative is part of GAP’s drive to build 5,000 eco-friendly toilets in villages along the 2,500-km stretch of the Ganga and also integrates its “Green Kashi and Green Prayag” campaign. A special “brick puja” was performed by the organisers on the banks of the Ganga on Tuesday.

KANPUR: It is the time of the year when hundreds of turtles make their way to the banks of Yamuna to lay their eggs.