Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sukumar Ballav & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/11/2015 regarding use of microphones/amplifiers for religious functions during the holy Ramjan month.

"Very poor" solid waste management, including dumping of dung, en route to the Vaishno Devi shrine and in Jammu and Katra towns has led the National Green Tribunal to ask top officials of the shrin

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Paryavaran Avam Manav Sanrakshan Samiti Vs. Union of India & Others dated 06/11/2015 regarding making the shrine and the area around known as Masamand Mama on the bank of Bihar river in District Rewa, Madhya Pradesh pollution free.

The shrine is revered and frequented by large number of people and as a result thereof lot of MSW is generated which creates pollution in the river as well as in the area around the shrine.

The National Green Tribunal today rapped the Ministry of Environment and Forests for suggesting that ozone depletion is an international issue and asked its officials to visit Meenakshi Temple in M

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Kalkaji Mandir Vikreta Sangathan-II & Ors Versus Piyush Joshi & Ors dated 28/10/2015 regarding sanitation and cleanliness of the Kalkaji Mandir Complex, New Delhi.

An environment activist has moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeking directions to stop the use of horses and ponies in Vaishno Devi shrine premises in Jammu, prompting the green panel to se

The provisioning of potable water was a microcosm of the Ottoman state's incomplete projects of technopolitical modernization on the Arab frontier. Water questions sat at the intersection between international pressures surrounding cholera, drought, Wahhabi and Bedouin disorder, and the inability of the state to impose its will on the semi-autonomous Amirate of Mecca. To be sure, Ottoman public health reforms and increased attention to water infrastructure were partly a product of the intense international attention generated by the hajj's role in the globalization of cholera.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Sandip Badrinarayan Kayashtha Vs. Alandi Municipal & Ors. dated 01/10/2015 regarding pollution of River Indrayani at Alandi, Pune District, Maharashtra.

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Srikurmam temple in Srikakulam, which is the only temple in south India dedicated to the Kurmam (tortoise) avatar of Lord Vishnu, may have created a record of sorts with the capt

Despite the immense potential, Jharkhand has lagged behind in the tourism scenario.