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The Odisha government has decided to rope in Rail India Technical and Economic Services (Rites), the engineering and consultancy arm of Indian Railways, to make an assessment of land requirement for non-major port projects.

“We are going to engage Rites for assessing land need of non-major port projects in the state. We have already got government approval for the same,” said a top commerce & transport department official.

Thiruvananthapuram: The National Green Tribunal, in a bid to curb excessive honking, has directed the Delhi road transport department to measure decibel levels of pressure horns installed on vehicles while issuing pollution under control (PUC) certificates.

The order was passed by the tribunal while directing the Delhi road transport department and traffic police to check and prohibit the entry of heavy vehicles that have pressure horns. The green order comes following a Public Interest Litigation on noise pollution filed by the Supreme Court Group Housing Society and Indian Foreign Service Group Housing Society in the Delhi high court. The case was later transferred to the National Green Tribunal.

Terms of reference for the proposed study to be carried out by the Fact Finding Committee constituted in respect of Application Nos.6 And 12 Of 2013 (Sz) filed at the Southern Zone Bench Of National Green Tribunal, Chennai.

The Union Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) has recommended against filling the Maheshwar dam reservoir up to 154 metres since the project promoters, Shree Maheshwar Hydel Power Corporat

The National Green Tribunal has ordered departmental inquiries against officials of the Union environment ministry and Goa government for giving illegal clearances to mining operations in the state

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought the response of American Tower Corporation Ltd on a plea alleging that mobile phone towers across the country are being installed in violation of stipul

Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) on Monday asked promoters of upcoming Maheshwar power project in Madhya Pradesh to comply with the report of Environment Ministry and rehabilitate displaced people befo

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought the response of American Tower Corporation on a plea alleging that mobile phone towers across the country are being installed in violation of stipulated guidelines.

A bench comprising acting chairperson Justice A S Naidu and expert member PC Mishra issued notice to the American company after a plea was moved to implead it as a party in the case. “A petition has been filed to implead American Tower Corporation as respondent No 12. It is submitted that the respondent is likely to be affected by any order passed in this case.

A committee constituted by the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF), on the directive of the National Green Tribunal, has submitted its investigation report which categorically states t

Justice Swatanter Kumar on Thursday became the first chairperson of the National Green Tribunal — the apex body constituted under a 2010 Act for deciding cases pertaining to environmental protectio

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