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National Green Tribunal to hear application regarding Bellandur Lake today

National Green Tribunal to hear application regarding Bellandur Lake today

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday will hear an application regarding polluted National Green Tribunal (NGT) of Bengaluru. Highly-polluted Bellandur Lake, the largest of the 262 lakes and tanks in Bengaluru, has spilled toxic foam many times in the recent past as well and on several occasions the toxic foam also caught fire.

Strict implement plastic ban in Delhi: Minister

Strict implement plastic ban in Delhi: Minister

Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Friday directed officials to strictly implement the ban on plastic carry bags of less than 50 microns, an official statement said.

NGT imposes ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags less than 50 microns in Delhi

NGT imposes ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags less than 50 microns in Delhi

 Last year, the green body had banned the use of disposable plastic in Delhi and NCR with effect from January 1, 2017 and directed the city government to take steps to reduce dumped waste.

Art of Living event: New panel denies destruction of Yamuna floodplains

Art of Living event: New panel denies destruction of Yamuna floodplains

The report assumes significance as its findings are different to that of an earlier seven-member expert panel which had alleged that the Yamuna floodplains were completely destroyed due to the World Cultural Festival of AOL.

Don't turn Purana Quila lake into waste-dumping yard: NGT to Delhi govt

Don't turn Purana Quila lake into waste-dumping yard: NGT to Delhi govt

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception to non-compliance of its May 19 order to expeditiously restore all water bodies in the city.

NGT notice to Centre on air pollution caused by ships

NGT notice to Centre on air pollution caused by ships

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by lawyer Shibani Ghosh seeking directions to monitor the pollution caused by ships and vessels entering the Indian maritime coastal waters and submit a report to the NGT.

NGT shifts focus on Phase-II of Ganga rejuvenation

NGT shifts focus on Phase-II of Ganga rejuvenation

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar has convened a meeting of all stakeholders involved in cleaning of the river from Unnao in Uttar Pradesh to the state's border with Bihar to chalk out an action plan for cleaning the Ganga.

Rs 7K cr spent on Ganga in two yrs without improvement: NGT

In a detailed judgement, the tribunal also prohibited dumping of waste within 500 metres from the river, ordering that every offender would be liable to pay a penalty of Rs 50,000 per default.

National Green Tribunal bans dumping of waste within 500 metres of Ganga, orders Rs 50,000 fine on those who violate rules

National Green Tribunal bans dumping of waste within 500 metres of Ganga, orders Rs 50,000 fine on those who violate rules

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday banned the dumping of any kind of waste within 500 metres of the Holy river Ganga's edge and called for strict against those who violate its order.

NGT asks Assam govt to ensure safety of animals in Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday rapped the Assam government for the death of several animals in road accidents in the Kaziranga National Park and directed it to ensure their safety, especially during monsoons.

NGT imposes complete ban on kite flying string manja made of nylon, synthetic material

NGT imposes complete ban on kite flying string manja made of nylon, synthetic material

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed all state governments to prohibit the "manufacture, sale, storage, purchase and use" of synthetic manja or nylon threads and all other synthetic threads used for flying kites.

Rain water harvesting: NGT orders inspection of govt buildings in Noida

A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim directed CGWA to inspect rain water harvesting systems installed at the Noida Authority and Gautam Buddha University in Greater Noida.

NGT imposes ban on dumping of waste on Ravi flood plains in HP

NGT imposes ban on dumping of waste on Ravi flood plains in HP

A circuit bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said the waste being dumped on the flood plains is a matter of serious concern as it pollutes the river.

Breather for Kasauli resorts: Supreme Court stays NGT demolition order of of seven properties

Breather for Kasauli resorts: Supreme Court stays NGT demolition order of of seven properties

In a breather to resorts in the picturesque Himachal Pradesh town of Kasauli, the Supreme Court has stayed a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order directing demolition of seven properties, which were extended illegally without requisite approvals from authorities.

Clarify stand on Ganga encroachments, NGT directs Centre, other stakeholders

Clarify stand on Ganga encroachments, NGT directs Centre, other stakeholders

The green panel asked the ministries of environment and water resources, the National Mission for Clean Ganga, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Clean fountains to stop mosquito breeding: NGT

Clean fountains to stop mosquito breeding: NGT

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed all municipal corporations, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Cantonment Board to take precautionary steps to stop the infestation of mosquitoes.

20-year-old Rolls Royce won't ply in Delhi: NGT

The owner had bought the classic petrol driven model way back in 1996.

Cattle blood flowing into Yamuna compels NGT to condemn Delhi govt, civic bodies

Cattle blood flowing into Yamuna compels NGT to condemn Delhi govt, civic bodies

The observations came after a self-styled Swami, Om, appearing on behalf of a religious outfit, sought immediate action into the matter saying that the authorities have failed to ensure compliance of the NGT order.

Government classifies microbeads as "unsafe" for cosmetic products

Government classifies microbeads as "unsafe" for cosmetic products

The Ministry also told the bench that the last date for inviting comments on the draft notification is July 15 and the grievances of the applicant would be addressed by the publication of the document.

NGT directs Delhi govt and civic bodies to restore, clean city's water bodies

NGT directs Delhi govt and civic bodies to restore, clean city's water bodies

The NGT said that similar approach should be adopted by all the public authorities including Delhi Development Authority, municipal corporations to restore the water bodies existing within their jurisdictions in various parts of the city and not used for open defecation.