Environmentalists welcome NGT order banning tree felling

Several environmentalists in Braj Mandal area have welcomed the National Green Tribunal's order banning tree felling and new constructions along the Yamuna flood-plains in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone.

NGT mulls ban on tourism in Rohtang, issues notice to Himachal govt

Lashing out at Himachal Pradesh government for allowing a "traffic chaos" atop the eco- sensitive Rohtang Pass, the National Green Tribunal Monday issued show cause notice to it asking why should not a complete ban be imposed on tourism activities in and around that area.

Fuel-guzzling vehicles to go off Taj Trapezium Zone

Commercial vehicles running on diesel and petrol will not be permitted to run in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone from July 31.

Gaumukh-Uttarkashi Ganga stretch declared eco-sensitive

Govt declares stretch of Ganga between Gaumukh and Uttarkashi as an eco-sensitive zone.