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Incentives soon for those scrapping vehicles over 15 years old

Incentives soon for those scrapping vehicles over 15 years old

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The government is not only banning the use of vehicles more than 15 years old. It will even be under compulsion to offer you incentives for dumping your old vehicle.

NGT orders ban on noise, solid waste pollution in Sundarbans

The Kolkata bench of NGT, comprising Justice (retd) S P Wangdi and Dr P C Mishra, taking up the matter suo motu, prohibited the use of mikes or loudspeakers blaring music, fancy decorative lights, release of solid waste and other material in river water.

Delhi pollution: Crackdown on 2 lakh heavy diesel vehicles begins

Delhi pollution: Crackdown on 2 lakh heavy diesel vehicles begins

Starting Sunday, more than 15 years old heavy diesel vehicles will have to make a disappearing act from Delhi roads.

Delhi pollution: 568 vehicles booked for not having PUC

Delhi pollution: 568 vehicles booked for not having PUC

Launching a crackdown against old vehicles to tackle air pollution in the city, about 236 non-distant vehicles were returned at borders and denied entry by the police in Delhi on Tuesday.

National Green Tribunal bans all construction work in Delhi-NCR for a week

National Green Tribunal bans all construction work in Delhi-NCR for a week

Taking a serious note of the deteriorating air quality in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday banned all construction activities for one week in the Delhi-NCR region.

Delhi smog: Lethal and dangerous for people living here, says Anupam Kher

Delhi smog: Lethal and dangerous for people living here, says Anupam Kher

The national capital is facing one of its worse air quality post Diwali mainly due to paddy burning in neighbouring states and calm winds which failed to disperse the air pollutants.

National Green Tribunal slams Centre, Delhi govt over rising air pollution; summons environment secretaries of four states

National Green Tribunal slams Centre, Delhi govt over rising air pollution; summons environment secretaries of four states

The development came as Delhi's air quality deteriorated to alarming levels and witnessed its worst smog situation in 17 years on Wednesday and Thursday.

National Green Tribunal to seek report on Delhi air pollution

National Green Tribunal to seek report on Delhi air pollution

NGT's directive came while hearing a case related to the rising menace of Chikungunya and Dengue.

NGT allows Chhath Puja rituals in Rabindra Sarovar

The National Green Tribunal, East Zone, today allowed Chhath Puja rituals at Rabindra Sarovar, a 73-acre lake in south Kolkata, for this year following a plea by Kolkata Municipal Corporation and representatives of the Bihari community.

Bengaluru's controversial steel flyover put on hold by NGT

Bengaluru's controversial steel flyover put on hold by NGT

Thousands of Bangaloreans have openly protested against the controversial flyover.

Poop falling from skies near IGI airport Delhi!! NGT orders inspection

Poop falling from skies near IGI airport Delhi!! NGT orders inspection

 A Delhi resident has sought creation of a monitoring mechanism to check that no aircraft drops "human soil or excreta" while landing.

AAP's odd-even had no impact in Delhi, NGT asks Delhi govt to hold meet to tackle worsening air quality

AAP's odd-even had no impact in Delhi, NGT asks Delhi govt to hold meet to tackle worsening air quality

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday directed Delhi government to convene a meeting of concerned authorities to come up with a solution to tackle the worsening air quality in the national capital, after being told that the odd-even scheme has not helped in curbing pollution.

Plea in NGT seeks stay on construction of Yamuna riverfront

Beautification and rejuvenation work of the Yamuna riverfront in the temple town of Vrindavan has come under the lens of the National Green Tribunal, with an environment activist seeking a stay on the ongoing construction activity in the area.

NGT threatens to stop state transport in Delhi, other states to controll pollution levels

NGT threatens to stop state transport in Delhi, other states to controll pollution levels

 The National Green Tribunal today warned of halting state transport in four northern states if they did not introduce CNG, saying most particulate matters in the air inhaled by Delhi'ites emanated from there.

National Green Tribunal's website hacked

A group on Monday hacked National Green Tribunal's website claiming revenge against India's surgical strike in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

SC stays NGT order asking Railways, Metro to seek environmental clearance for projects

SC stays NGT order asking Railways, Metro to seek environmental clearance for projects

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the PSUs, said construction works like metro rail in cities and dedicated freight corridors would help in reducing pollution and asking them to seek ECs was "ridiculous".

Polluted Ganga river needs to be rejuvenated: NGT

Polluted Ganga river needs to be rejuvenated: NGT

 With over 1,000 Seriously Polluting Industries (SPI) and 30 storm water drains lining the Ganga in the stretch between Haridwar and Kanpur and more than 800 million litres per day (MLD) of untreated sewage being poured into it, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has called for efforts to rejuvenate the river.

ISL in environment controversy: NGT moved against floodlight matches at Rabindra Sarobar

ISL in environment controversy: NGT moved against floodlight matches at Rabindra Sarobar

The petitioner made the West Bengal government, the Kolkata Improvement Trust, the Union Environment Ministry, as also the Football Sports Development respondents to the petition.

'Huge deficiency' in PM Modi, VVIPs' transport fleet, says SPG; moves NGT for registration of diesel vehicles

'Huge deficiency' in PM Modi, VVIPs' transport fleet, says SPG; moves NGT for registration of diesel vehicles

The SPG has approached the Tribunal seeking direction to the Delhi Transport Department to allow registration of its diesel vehicles.

NGT to hear diesel vehicle ban case today

NGT to hear diesel vehicle ban case today

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) is set to hear the diesel vehicle ban case on Wednesday.