We haven't damaged Yamuna floodplain's ecology: Art of Living

We haven't damaged Yamuna floodplain's ecology: Art of Living

On March 9, the NGT refused to prohibit the holding of the World Culture Festival on Yamuna floodplain, but slapped an environment compensation.

Tussle between NGT, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ends as AOL pays compensation amount

Tussle between NGT, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ends as AOL pays compensation amount

The Art of Living (AOL) has submitted the final installment of its compensation amounting to Rs 4.75 crore for damage to the Yamuna floodplains during its World Culture Festival in March this year to the National Green Tribunal.

National Green Tribunal directs Arvind Kejriwal government to clean Delhi's natural water bodies in 3 weeks

National Green Tribunal directs Arvind Kejriwal government to clean Delhi's natural water bodies in 3 weeks

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to clean and restore all the natural water bodies here within three weeks after a plea expressed concern over alarming depletion of the water table in the national capital.

NGT gives 3 weeks time to states to provide information on pollution levels

NGT gives 3 weeks time to states to provide information on pollution levels

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday gave three weeks time to all states to provide information on the pollution levels in the worst affected cities in their respective states.

Ban on large diesel cars to extend to 11 more cities?

Ban on large diesel cars to extend to 11 more cities?

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: It could be a big blow to the owners of large diesel vehicles, as well as to automobile industry in India, as National Green Tribunal is mulling a ban on large diesel cars in 11 more cities across the country.

National Green Tribunal issue notice to Delhi and District Cricket Association for wasting water

National Green Tribunal issue notice to Delhi and District Cricket Association for wasting water

The plea filed by an NGO alleged that Delhi and District Cricket Association was using reverse osmosis-treated water for the upkeep of Feroz Shah Kotla ground and power discom TPDDL was wasting 7,500 litres of water per day through the RO water plants it installed at 31 educational institutions.

AAP govt admits pollution levels remained high in Delhi during Odd-Even phase II

AAP govt admits pollution levels remained high in Delhi during Odd-Even phase II

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Monday told National Green Tribunal (NGT) that the pollution level remained high in the national capital during the second phase of odd-even car rationing scheme. 

NGT questions AAP govt over Delhi Odd-Even scheme, seeks info on pollution level, money spent

NGT questions AAP govt over Delhi Odd-Even scheme, seeks info on pollution level, money spent

The NGT has asked the Delhi govt and the Pollution Control Board to explain "what was the difference in pollution level during, before and after the Odd-Even scheme".

NGT permits paragliding, snow scooters in Rohtang; increases number of petrol vehicles

NGT permits paragliding, snow scooters in Rohtang; increases number of petrol vehicles

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday relaxed norms for tourist hot spots in Himachal Pradesh - Rohtang Pass and Manali.

Rohtang Pass: No respite to taxi owners on NGT order

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant immediate relief to the taxi owners, who have challenged the National Green Tribunal's order restricting the entry of all diesel and petrol tourist vehicles in Rohtang Pass.

Don't surrender the amount allotted for Yamuna: NGT to DJB

The National Green Tribunal today directed Delhi Jal Board (DJB) not to surrender the amount allocated to it in the last fiscal for rejuvenation of Yamuna to the Delhi government.

World Culture Festival: NGT team to visit Yamuna flood plains this week, assess damage

World Culture Festival: NGT team to visit Yamuna flood plains this week, assess damage

Experts say the flood plains act a natural groundwater recharge system and a flood barrier.

Plastic bottles safe for packing drugs, NGT told

There is no conclusive evidence to suggest that use of PET or additive like antimony for pharmaceutical packaging may leach substances beyond limits that pose threat to human health.

At least Rs 120 crore needed to restore Yamuna floodplain: Expert panel

The committee had stated that the area has been cleared of all natural vegetation and the event would leave a "permanent footprint" on the floodplains of the Yamuna.

NGT gives more time to AOL to pay Rs 5 cr, raps Sri Sri

The three-day long 'World Culture Festival' organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AOL) on Friday crossed last minute hurdles as attempt to stall the mega show failed in the National Green Tribunal which gave more time to the organiser to pay Rs 5 crore fine.

All set for Sri Sri's World Culture Fest as AOL agrees to pay fine, deposits Rs 25 lakhs

All set for Sri Sri's World Culture Fest as AOL agrees to pay fine, deposits Rs 25 lakhs

The AOL has deposited Rs 25 lakhs today and the balance Rs 4.75 crores will be paid within three weeks.

NGT takes strong exception to Sri Sri's remarks as AOL says it can't pay Rs 5 cr fine today

NGT takes strong exception to Sri Sri's remarks as AOL says it can't pay Rs 5 cr fine today

PTI reported that the AOL said in the application it is a charitable organisation and that it is difficult for it to generate Rs 5 crores in a short period.

'Environment' trouble for new Andhra capital Amravati as NGT to take up PIL on April 4

'Environment' trouble for new Andhra capital Amravati as NGT to take up PIL on April 4

The National Green Tribunal on Friday fixed April 4 as the date for hearing a PIL challenging environmental clearance given to Amravati, which is being developed as the new capital of Andhra Pradesh.

Rain may turn Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival into damp squib

Rain may turn Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival into damp squib

The three-day World Culture Festival, organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living, commences today.

Art of Living's 'World Culture Festival' to commence from today; will Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pay Rs 5 cr fine?

Art of Living's 'World Culture Festival' to commence from today; will Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pay Rs 5 cr fine?

A day after National Green Tribunal gave its nod, the World Culture Festival being organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art Of Living (AoL) foundation will commence from Friday.