The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today restrained industries, including Essar, Hindalco and Reliance' Sasan Ultra Mega Power project, from cutting trees without consent from competent authorities

Illegal mining in Uttar Pradesh between 2005-11 caused a loss of Rs 1,400 crore to the exchequer, says a draft report of the comptroller & auditor general.

Mounting dues had recently forced Lanco Infratech, Reliance Power to shut power supply to UPPCL, whose financial health is still as precarious as ever.

Lanco Infratech, which has stopped supplying power to the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) due to mounting unpaid dues, has asked the four distribution companies of the state power utility t

LUCKNOW: The power units promoted by two private houses - Reliance Power's Rosa and Lanco'sAnpara - have stopped working following commercial disputes with UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL).

IVRCL proposed to undertake mining at two places in Sonebhadra District on river bed of the river Son

The Ministry of Environment and Forest has rejected infrastructure giant IVRCL Ltd's two sand mining projects in Uttar Pradesh due to improper documentation of mining area and environmental issues. IVRCL proposed to undertake sand/Moram mining at two places in Sonebhadra District on river bed of the river Son, a major river in central India. "Based on the information furnished and presentation made before the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) for mining project, the committee recommended the rejection of proposal ...," the EAC said in its order.

The government-owned coal-based thermal power plants are the biggest defaulters in controlling environment pollution in Sonbhadra.

After a gap of four years, roads in rural areas of the state will get a facelift under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojna (PMGSY).

Mercury, a highly toxic heavy metal, has contaminated the environment of Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh. This new lab study by Centre for Science and Environment found the metal in not just soil and water samples, but also in people's blood.

High levels of mercury have been detected in the environment and bodies of people in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, according to a study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment (C