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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Dr. Irfan Ahmad & Ors. Vs. Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora & Ors. dated 29/08/2014 regarding landfill dumping site at Achan, Srinagar. The Tribunal has directed the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation to discuss with the State Government and take clear instruction as to the amount which should be charged from each Household, Restaurant, Hotels and Commercial Complex on the principal of polluter pays. Further they will take instruction as to how the chicken waste particularly shall be disposed of.

The Committee on Environment of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly headed by MLA Syed Aga Ruhullah today inspected Housing facility for residents of Behrar Colony and took stock of pace of prog

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Dr. Irfan Ahmad & Ors. Vs. Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora & Ors. dated 03/07/2014 regarding landfill dumping site at the Achan dumping site in the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Directs SMC to file reply, indicate area earmarked for disposal of carcasses

Taking note of carcasses of animals scattered all over the Achin garbage dumping site, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to file a response in this regard by next hearing.

Tall claims of the government of improved infrastructure in the city fell flat today when an inch of snow and light rainfall resulted in flooding of all the major roads in the Srinagar city.

The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, in collaboration with the University of Kashmir, Srinagar, recently started a scoping study supported by the United

Govt authorities fail to check dumping of filth on roads

Though the District Magistrate last week banned throwing of garbage on roads, heaps of garbage still lay unattended on city roads, emanating foul smell.
Residents of Magarmal Bagh said stinking smell emanating from the garbage had made it very difficult to walk on the roads and streets. They said that they had lodged complaints with the departments concerned many a time, but they fell on deaf ears.

JAMMU, Feb 19: The draft Srinagar Master Plan was put in the public domain once, but was withdrawn due to the fact that the required notification of the Government was pending which is pre-requisit

More than two months after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court stressed on the implementation of ban on use of polythene bags, its uses continues unabated in most parts of the Valley.

On November 4 last year, a division bench of the High Court comprising justice Muhammad Yaqoob Mir and Muzaffar Hussain Attar had maintained that despite repeated directions from the court the use of polythene had been continuing unabated in the Kashmir valley.