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National Green Tribunal


NGT orders ban on noise, solid waste pollution in Sundarbans

November 25, 2016 1:20 pm

The bench, in an order passed this week, directed the principal secretaries of four departments, Tourism, Environment, Home and Panchayat to ensure compliance of the order to maintain the ecology of the forests.

World Culture Festival: Finally, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pays compensation amount to NGT

June 06, 2016 12:28 pm

The NGT had refused to prohibit the World Culture Festival, but slapped a fine of Rs. 5 cr on the foundation for damaging biodiversity of the ecologically sensitive floodplains.

NGT directs Delhi govt to clean all natural water bodies within three weeks

June 05, 2016 9:20 am

The NGT directive came after a plea expressed concern over the depletion of the water table in Delhi.

Furnish reports on most polluted areas, NGT gives three weeks time to states

May 31, 2016 4:07 pm

The next hearing in the matter is on July 11, in which all states will have to present data on vehicular population.

NGT raps states for not taking a clear stand on vehicular pollution

May 31, 2016 4:32 am

The Principal Bench directed Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and West Bengal to intimate it about the cities with the worst ambient air quality, total number of vehicles, both diesel and petrol and the total population in each of them.

Kerala: NGT bans over 10-yr-old diesel vehicles in 6 cities

May 24, 2016 12:02 am

Upon expiry of 30 days from Monday if any vehicle is found to be violating this direction, it shall pay Rs 5000 as environmental compensation and this will be collected by traffic police or pollution control board.

NGT: Seize vehicles that dump waste in Aravali, fine them

May 21, 2016 2:44 am

NGT said there should be proper checkpoints at the entry point of roads which lead to the Aravalis.

To find how Tawang’s cranes will do in winter, Govt plans a study — in monsoon

May 19, 2016 4:46 am

During winter, migratory birds fly south (for warmer clime) to specific sites, where they spend a few weeks. The stretch along Nyamjang Chhu river is one of two such sites in Arunachal for black-necked cranes.

NGT orders joint survey of drains for storm water

May 18, 2016 12:40 am

The Principal Bench of NGT told the two authorities to conduct a joint inspection and chart out a map showing all sewers that are connected to storm water drains

‘Green pigment’ on Taj Mahal: NGT issues notices to MoEF, UP govt

May 17, 2016 1:27 am

“Attacks” by the insects on the monument are believed to be the cause of the pigment, according to a preliminary report filed by School of Entomology, St. John’s College, Agra.