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Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Car buyers seem to have begun lapping up petrol variants in a big way with the diesel vehicles facing wrath of the courts on pollution concerns, prompting automakers to recalibrate their production strategy.

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.

Rohtang Pass row: SC seeks response from Himachal Pradesh on plea challenging NGT order

Rohtang Pass row: SC seeks response from Himachal Pradesh on plea challenging NGT order

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Himachal government over the plea by taxi owners, challenging the order by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) restricting the entry of all diesel and petrol based tourist vehicles in the Rohtang Pass area.

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 favours least polluting crackers; asks govt to regulate

NGT favours least polluting crackers; asks govt to regulate

"We direct Environment Ministry to take such requisite steps for enforcing such standards of least air polluting crackers upon receipt of such standards expeditiously," the green panel said.

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.

Sharad Yadav demands arrest of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, says 'is he above the system'

Sharad Yadav demands arrest of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, says 'is he above the system'

Janata Dal United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav has demanded the arrest of the Art of Living founder and renowned spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for organising the World Culture festival by flouting the environmental norms.

'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.

Exclusive interview with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Watch this special segment and catch Shri Ravi Shankar interview on NGT's penalty here.

Go to NGT, SC tells petitioner against holding of World Cultural Festival

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking to block the holding of the three-day World Cultural Festival by the Sri Sri Ravishankar's Art of Living Foundation on the banks of River Yamuna commencing from Friday.

Go to NGT, SC tells petitioner against holding of World Cultural Festival

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking to block the holding of the three-day World Cultural Festival by the Sri Sri Ravishankar's Art of Living Foundation on the banks of River Yamuna commencing from Friday.

Analysis of politics on 'Shri Shri' programme | Big Debate - IV

Watch panel discussion on this special segment and find out 'why there is controversial politics on Shri Shri programme?
To know more watch this full video here.

NGT gives nod to World Culture Festival, slaps Rs 5 crore fine on AOL; Sri Sri to challenge order

NGT gives nod to World Culture Festival, slaps Rs 5 crore fine on AOL; Sri Sri to challenge order

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday cleared the decks for the three-day cultural extravaganza of Art of Living (AOL) on the flood plains of Yamuna river from Friday.

Police find 5 major shortcomings in Sri Sri Ravi Shankar event

Lack of "structural stability" is among five major "shortcomings" detected by Delhi Police in the infrastructure being readied for the three-day World Culture Festival being organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation on the Yamuna flood plain in the national capital.

World Culture Festival: Art of Living to challenge Rs five crore fine imposed by NGT as environmental compensation

World Culture Festival: Art of Living to challenge Rs five crore fine imposed by NGT as environmental compensation

Notwithstanding raging controversies, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday cleared the decks for the three-day cultural extravaganza of Art of Living on the flood plains of Yamuna river from Friday but imposed a fine of Rs five crores on it as environmental compensation.

World Cultural Fest: Arvind Kejriwal welcomes NGT's verdict, asks to put politics around it to rest

World Cultural Fest: Arvind Kejriwal welcomes NGT's verdict, asks to put politics around it to rest

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday welcomed National Green Tribunal's verdict over organising of Art of Living's World Cultural Festival.

NGT asks Art of Living Foundation to pay Rs 100 crore for Yamuna damage

NGT asks Art of Living Foundation to pay Rs 100 crore for Yamuna damage

The Yamuna river is a sacred water body and has always been in the news for the way it's being polluted. Conscious efforts by various NGO's, till date, are being made to keep it clean.