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NGT slams DJB over construction of sewage treatment plants

The National Green Tribunal today slammed the Delhi Jal Board over delay in construction of sewage treatment plants (STPs) in the capital.

Centre mulls linking Sarada river with Gujarat

In line with NDA government's ambitious project to interlink rivers, the Centre is considering linking Sarada river, originating from Nepal, with Gujarat after it traverses through six states.

Yamuna crosses warning level; Delhi on alert

River Yamuna crosses the danger level due to heavy rains, may enter Delhi tonight, according to reports.

Yamuna flowing above warning level; no flood threat says Delhi govt

Despite Yamuna flowing above the warning level, Delhi government on Tuesday said that there is no danger of flood and they are prepared for deal with the situation.

Yamuna crosses warning mark, Delhi govt asks people to be alert
Yamuna crosses warning mark, Delhi govt asks people to be alert

With the Yamuna crossing the warning mark of 204.00 metre on Monday, Delhi government swung into action and told people residing in low-lying areas to stay alert for evacuation.

Yamuna Nurseries: NGT summons 38 after they refuse to accept notice

The National Green Tribunal has directed concerned persons associated with 38 nurseries to appear before it after they allegedly refused to accept notice issued to them for causing pollution on the floodplains of river Yamuna here.

NGT seeks report on service stations operating in capital

Automobile service stations operating in the capital and discharging toxic pollutants like grease and oil into the Yamuna have come under the radar of the National Green Tribunal which has sought a status report on their functioning.

Centre, Delhi government to clean Yamuna together

The central and Delhi governments have decided to come together to clean up the Yamuna river in the capital.

Water quality at Sangam gets affected during Kumbh: Govt

Water quality of Ganga and Yamuna rivers gets affected at Sangam in Allahabad due to mass bathing during Kumbh and other religious activities, apart from discharge of sewage, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

NGT directs DMRC to remove dumped material near Yamuna
NGT directs DMRC to remove dumped material near Yamuna

 The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday took strong exception to dumping of construction debris by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) near Yamuna riverbed and directed immediate removal of all such material.

Heavy rains lash east UP

Heavy rains and thundershowers occurred at isolated places of eastern Uttar Pradesh while light to moderate rainfall lashed few parts of the state on Saturday.

NGT favours lower charges for sewer connections in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal has favoured reduction of charges for sewerage connections in unauthorised colonies here and asked Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to publicise their benefits, saying this was necessary for curbing pollution of river Yamuna.

Our Yamuna revitalisation plan needs to move on priority: NGT

 The National Green Tribunal today warned states and public authorities of invoking its "punitive or contempt jurisdiction" for not following its orders saying its plan on revitalisation of Yamuna needs to move on priority basis and not at the "mercy of whims and fancies of some".

More bridges over Yamuna in the offing

Delhi government has decided to construct few more bridges over Yamuna to connect central, South and North Delhi with East Delhi, a step it feels would help ensure faster mobility and serve as a boon it times of calamity.

NGT imposes fine on Akshardham temple

The National Green Tribunal Friday slapped a fine on the Akshardham temple management for carrying out expansion without prior environmental clearance and asked a committee on revitalisation of Yamuna to examine whether the expanded portion fell on the river's floodplains.

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Yamuna 'grossly polluted' by untreated sewage, effluent: Report

The Delhi Economic Survey report has expressed serious concern over the water quality of the Yamuna river, saying it is "grossly polluted" due to the flow of untreated sewage and discharge of inadequately-treated industrial effluent.

Ensure availability of 10 cumecs in Yamuna: NGT to Haryana

The National Green Tribunal Thursday directed Haryana government to ensure availability of minimum flow of 10 cumecs of water throughout Yamuna from Hathnikund in the state.

Locals hold 'Yamuna Aarti' to spread awareness about pollution

In a novel exercise to raise awareness on the need to clean up the Yamuna, locals here have taken to organising daily 'puja' of the river, saying their hope is that the gods will teach polluters a lesson and lead to greater conservation efforts on part of the government.