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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.

Jun 22, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Do you know how much trash is floating around in our oceans?

Do you know how much trash is floating around in our oceans?

In 2015, some 322 million metric tons of waste was found in the oceans.

Jun 05, 2017, 21:28 PM IST

NGT shuts down industries near Bengaluru lake, slaps fine

The green panel gave the state authorities one month's time to free the lake of all pollutants.

Apr 19, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Is an MBA degree worth your time?

Dr Subhash Chandra has once again come with a new show to guide the nation and youth to live a meaningful life, life with a purpose.

Sep 04, 2016, 00:37 AM IST

DNA: How water mixed with poisonous chemicals is making its way to kitchen Part II

How water mixed with poisonous chemicals and Industrial waste is making its way to Kitchen. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 04, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

DNA: How water mixed with poisonous chemicals is making its way to kitchen

How water mixed with poisonous chemicals and Industrial waste is making its way to Kitchen. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 04, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

DNA: How rivers are impregnated with poisonous chemicals and industrial waste

Analysis of rivers and water mixed with poisonous chemicals and industrial waste around Delhi. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 31, 2016, 00:10 AM IST

Pune: Farmer invents waste composting machine

Pune's local farmer, Sachin Bohr, invented a machine that can convert waste into compost and be used by farmers. He claimed that 100 KG of waste can generate 10 KG of fertilizer.

Jan 12, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

Solution for Union Carbide waste under consideration: Javadekar

The central government is considering ways to dispose of toxic waste lying at the defunct Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal, union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.

Dec 28, 2015, 00:29 AM IST

Warrants against 7 Agra colonies for dumping waste in Yamuna

These seven colonies were found dumping concrete and debris waste and untreated sewage into the river.

Oct 12, 2015, 21:03 PM IST
Rs 5000 fine on those throwing waste, puja offerings in Yamuna

Rs 5000 fine on those throwing waste, puja offerings in Yamuna

 Ahead of the festive season, Delhi government has decided to strictly impose a fine of Rs 5,000 on those spotted polluting the Yamuna by throwing waste or puja offerings in it.

Sep 20, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Waste management rules not followed at dumping ground: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court Tuesday expressed concern over failure of authorities in adopting norms of solid waste management and asked Maharashtra government to decide within a week the civic body's proposal to increase the capacity of Kanjurmarg dumping ground.

Sep 01, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

Panchayat in Theni to impose fine on those selling plastic

With a view to curbing use of plastic bags, Panchayats of this district have decided to impose fine on those selling banned plastic cups and bags and using them in roadside eateries and hotels.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

AIB: Swatchh Bharat-Clean India reality check

We find India's 'Litter'-ates everywhere, we treat roads as dustbins, through waste on road, litter every time , do we do the same at home.It is high time All should stand together for a clean Indi

Jul 03, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

Delhi cop invents grass cutting machine from waste!

Sukhvinder Singh, an ASI in Delhi Police, has invented a grass cutting machine using waste.

Jun 17, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Garbage on streets: NGT notice to Delhi government, EDMC

Amid the looming 'garbage crisis' in the capital, the National Green Tribunal Friday sought the Delhi government's response on dumping of municipal waste on the streets.

Jun 12, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Waste-carrying vehicles to be installed with GPS device: Maharashtra CM

 Stating that illegal dumping of waste is a matter of serious concern, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said all vehicles transporting waste will be installed with GPS devices.

Mar 20, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Udaipur Eco hut: Converting waste and garbage to something useful

See how trash and garbage are utilised to create something beautiful in Udaipur's Eco haat.

Feb 09, 2015, 10:02 AM IST

'Hefty fines for throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna'

Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.

Jan 13, 2015, 19:29 PM IST
Throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna to attract hefty fines

Throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna to attract hefty fines

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on people spotted throwing waste or religious items into the river Yamuna.

Jan 13, 2015, 18:21 PM IST