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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday prohibited the Maharashtra government from granting permission for sand mining on the river beds.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Prafull Shivrao Kadam Vs Department of Environment, Government of Maharashtra & Others dated 31/03/2017 regarding illegal mechanized river sand mining in Man River basin at Village Watambare, Tahsil Sangola, District Solapur, Maharashtra.

PUNE: Maharashtra is expected to get a few more solar power projects in the 20,000 MW solar power capacity addition proposed in the Union Budget.

The water scarcity crippling large parts of India has already cost coal power companies nearly 7 billion units in lost electricity generation, with an estimated revenue loss of Rs. 2,400 crore in the first five months of 2016 alone, according to an analysis by Greenpeace India.

According to data from the union environment ministry and Solapur district administration, there was a massive revenue increase of Rs.50 crores in the 2013-14 financial year due to e-auctioning, sp

Transport sector has always been a significant contributor in emission estimates of cities. The source apportionment studies conducted in the six major cities of the country have shown that transport has significant contributions in PM2.5 and NOx concentrations.