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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kakkar Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 16/04/2019 regarding hills being illegally cut to sell the plots at Sahastradhara, Dehradun.

NAINITAL: In yet another effort to preserve the ecological integrity of Naini Lake and Nainital town, National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday directed local authorities to submit a factual and acti

Dehradun: Despite being relegated to 384th spot in the recently declared Swachh Survekshan 2019, the Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC) seems to be paying no attention to the pressing problem of

Farmers in the North West Himalayan region generally practise rainfed agriculture and have very limited scope for irrigation. Water scarcity is a major constraint for crop production in these areas. This problem exacerbates further during the Rabi season where vagaries of winter rain result in complete crop failure.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Doaba Paryavaran Samiti Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/04/2019 regarding notification of eco sensitive zone covering Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary. The execution application has been filed in relation to the order dated 10/12/2015 which included submission for proposal of notification of eco sensitive zone covering Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary.

Nainital: Fifteen hectares of forest land have been gutted in 11 incidents of forest fires recorded in the hill state in nearly two months.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Shriram Keeling Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 02/04/2019 regarding cutting of trees at Khasra No. 741 situated in Mauza Dhakpatti, Dehradun. According to the applicant, cutting of trees will convert Dhang/ravine into a barren land by filling mud into the said Dhang. Such action will disturb the ecology.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arvind Baniyal Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 29/03/2019 regarding a waste disposal dump yard set up on the bank of river Khoh at Village Ratanpur, Kashirampur, Gadighat and near sports stadium, Kotdwar in Uttarakhand where garbage is burnt and river water is polluted.

Hearing on a petition regarding plastic waste and draining of sewer water in the Ganga river at Har ki Paidi in Haridwa, the High Court of Uttarakhand has directed the municipal corporation of Hari

Nainital: In a setback to the Uttarakhand government’s ambitious Kandi Road project which aims to connect Garhwal with Kumaon, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned construction of the propo

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