Brick Kilns

NGT notice to Uttarakhand govt on brick kilns in Haridwar

An environment activist has moved the National Green Tribunal alleging that brick kilns in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district were illegally excavating soil, leading the green panel to seek response from the state government on the issue.

Dec 06, 2015, 10:05 AM IST

'Brick kilns turn hazardous for Kashmiris, violate environmental laws'

With most brick kilns in the Kashmir Valley not implementing the measures specified for minimizing pollution levels, the areas where they operate are virtually facing an environmental catastrophe, affected citizens and at least one prominent doctor have said.

Jul 02, 2015, 12:17 PM IST

56 bonded labourers rescued from Brick Kiln owner in J&K

Forty-year-old Pappu has toiled day and night at a brick kiln in Jammu. He spent days without food and water and was made to work rigourously for three months before being rescued by an NGO.

Aug 30, 2014, 19:53 PM IST

NGT refuses permission to brick kilns near Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused permission to some brick kiln units from operating in the no-development zone near Kaziranga National Park.

Feb 03, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

Three illegal brick kilns demolished in Budgam

A special squad comprising police and revenue officials demolished three illegally set up brick kilns in Budgam district of central Kashmir, an official spokesman said Wednesday.

Jun 13, 2012, 14:29 PM IST

Brick kilns in Budgam to be closed within a week

Authorities in central Kashmir`s Budgam district have ordered closure of all illegal and unlicensed brick kilns in the district within a week.

May 31, 2012, 13:47 PM IST

J&K govt orders closure of four brick kilns and a petrol pump

The Jammu and Kashmir government
has ordered closure of four illegally established brick kilns
and petrol refilling station in central Kashmir`s Budgam

Apr 08, 2011, 20:45 PM IST