National Green Tribunal (NGT): News
29 Aug 2017Karnataka
Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers
Schools in Karnataka following the state board will now have to set their own question papers from the upcoming mid-term examinations.
29 Aug 2017Kenya
Kenya bans plastic bags, violators may be fined $38,000
A ban on plastic carry bags has come into effect in Kenya.
09 Aug 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro
21-year-old girl from Bengaluru confronted a pervert after he took pictures of her, and made inappropriate gestures at her in a metro train.
01 Aug 2017Delhi
Delhi court summons Ola, Uber for overcharging passengers
App-based cab service providers, including Ola and Uber, were summoned by Delhi court based on allegations of charging excessive fares and running taxis without permit.
29 Jul 2017Delhi Development Authority
AoL controversy: DDA report contradicts NGT experts' findings
Contrary to an experts' report, a DDA panel has found there was no soil compaction or wetlands near the Yamuna riverbed before or after the Art of Living's World Culture Festival.
25 Jul 2017Delhi
Delhi: Tomatoes being sold at Rs. 100/kg, country facing shortage
With the onset of monsoon, Delhi has been witnessing a huge tomato shortage leading to hike in their prices.
13 Jul 2017India
Dumping waste near Ganga? You can be fined Rs. 50,000
The NGT has directed a penalty of Rs. 50,000 on those who dump waste within a 500m radius from the Ganga's boundaries.
12 Jul 2017India
Decapitation, electrocution and more: NGT bans glass-coated manjha over dangers
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned 'manjha' (kite string) made from nylon or other non-biodegradable material considering the risks they pose to humans and animals as well as the environment.
04 Jul 2017Twitter
Delhi: Cop's tweet scares kidnappers to release held hostage
Delhi-based Varun Vohra, an MNC executive, who was kidnapped would have never thought that Twitter would come to his rescue. On July 1, Deputy Commissioner of Police Surender Kumar tweeted about Vohra missing.
03 Jul 2017Delhi
Delhi Metro launches QR code facility to buy metro tokens
Delhi Metro launched Bharat Quick Response (QR) code facility, that enables metro travellers to recharge their smart cards or buy tokens using QR codes.
19 May 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru gets disabled-friendly cab service
With the mission to help mobility-challenged people gain independence, KickStart Cabs was founded by Vidhya Ramasubban and Srikish Siva in Bengaluru in 2013.
18 May 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru may replace all existing streetlights with LED lights
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is planning to replace all of its existing street lights with LED lights.
11 May 2017Delhi Police
Ghaziabad- IPS Officer Sanjeev Tyagi's father found dead at home
On Thursday morning, the father of UP cadre IPS Sanjeev Tyagi was allegedly discovered with a gunshot injury to his head at his Ghaziabad home.
06 May 2017India
Uttarakhand: SC stays HC order banning mining in Ganga
The SC has stayed a December'16 Nainital HC order banning all types of mining in the Ganga in Uttarakhand.
02 May 2017Delhi
Delhi HC questions unavailability of drinking water at Metro stations
The Delhi High Court asked why metro stations have not yet provided free basic services like drinking water and sanitation to its commuters.
28 Apr 2017Delhi Police
2 Delhi students stand among top 3 in JEE-Mains 2017
The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main were declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday.
27 Apr 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: Parents would be notified if children break speed limits
A group of automobile-engineering students from Bengaluru developed a foolproof system which can automatically alert traffic control rooms of overspeeding.
26 Apr 2017Delhi
Delhi plagued with 80 chikungunya, 30 dengue cases since January
Municipal corporation reports from Delhi reveal that the city has witnessed 80 chikungunya cases and 30 dengue cases since January 2017.
25 Apr 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru cinemas, restaurants ordered to provide clean drinking water free
Multiplexes and restaurants in Bengaluru have been directed by a consumer court to provide clean drinking water to their customers for free.
21 Apr 2017Delhi
SC's liquor ban: 4 pubs in Gurugram may face closure
With the SC's ban on sale of alcohol within 500 metres of the highway, Sector 30 and Sohna Road in Gurugram may witness the closure of four pubs/bars.
20 Apr 2017Delhi Development Authority
Yamuna riverbed damage: Ravi Shankar's statement 'shocking', says NGT
The NGT slammed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his Art of Living for accusing them of bias over their report of damage to the Yamuna riverbed, calling their statements 'shocking'.
19 Apr 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: Vegetable prices increase due to scarcity of water
Markets across Bengaluru are witnessing vegetable prices soar as compared to prices last week.
17 Apr 2017Tamil Nadu
Bengaluru police to launch new app for jurisdiction
Bengaluru Police is set to inaugurate 'Know Your Police Station' in April, an app to lead complainants to the right police station-one which their localities fall under.
14 Apr 2017Delhi Development Authority
AoL event: 10 years, Rs. 42crore to restore Yamuna-bed
In its report to the National Green Tribunal, a team of experts said that the damage done to the River Yamuna banks by Art of Living's cultural festival will take 10 years to be undone.
02 Apr 2017Supreme Court Of India
Meat-sellers in UP: Govt. notifies rules for selling meat
Uttar Pradesh government notified a list of 17 dos and don'ts for meat-sellers.
31 Mar 2017Yogi Adityanath
Allahabad HC approves Anti-Romeo squads
The Allahabad High Court has approved the formation of Anti-Romeo squads by the UP police to counter harassment of women in the state.
31 Mar 2017Haryana
Gurugram Pollution: When a nine-year-old took control
Gurugram can finally breathe easy, thanks to a nine-year-old resident of Sector-67.
28 Mar 2017Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath to officials: Work 18-20 hours or leave
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has stated that officials will have to get used to working 18-20 hours a day, or risk losing their jobs.
23 Mar 2017Yogi Adityanath
100 policemen suspended after Adityanath's appointment
Over 100 policemen in Uttar Pradesh have been suspended for various forms of dereliction of duty after Yogi Adityanath became the CM of the state.
23 Mar 2017Yogi Adityanath
UP's Anti-Romeo squad arrests 50 youths
An enthusiastic Uttar Pradesh Police initiated a massive 'Anti-Romeo' drive in CM Yogi Adityanath's hometown and parliamentary constituency of Gorakhpur.
22 Mar 2017Yogi Adityanath
Yogi gets cracking: Anti-romeo squads, slaughterhouse, gutka bans and more
Since his ascension to power, Yogi Adityanath appears to be on a fast-track implementation trajectory to set UP's records straight.
21 Mar 2017Karnataka
Karnataka witnessed non-PAN transactions worth Rs. 2,710 crore post demonetization
Post demonetization, numerous jewellers, petrol bunk owners, real-estate developers and contractors from Karnataka deposited more than Rs. 2.5lakh in their bank accounts till 30th December, 2016.
03 Mar 2017Delhi
JNU best varsity even among controversies
Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University won the annual 'Visitor's Award' for best varsity despite of being surrounded by controversies in the last one year.
27 Feb 2017Delhi
Delhi Diwali pollution getting worse every year
In a report, the Central Pollution Control Board has found that levels of air pollution due to Diwali in northern India are getting worse every year.
07 Feb 2017India
NGT slams government agencies for unclean Ganga
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday observed that "not a single drop of river Ganga has been cleaned."
02 Feb 2017India
Water taxis on the Yamuna by June?
The 143 year-old Agra Canal may soon be used again for navigation and transportation if the Yamuna Water Taxi Project is successfully implemented.
26 Jan 2017India
Toyota planning India-specific Hybrid car
Toyota Motor Corp announced that it plans to unveil an India-specific hybrid car within the next five years.
21 Jan 2017Delhi
Delhi winter woes and more
21 flights were delayed for hours yesterday morning due to fog and closure of air space.
12 Jan 2017Delhi
1.2 million pollution deaths in India, Delhi worst
A report by Greenpeace found that 1.2 million people die in India every year due to air-pollution related causes; of this Delhi has topped their list of the 20 worst affected Indian cities.
24 Dec 2016Delhi High Court
The city with a character- Delhi!
Keeping with the Prime Minister's call to a digital India, Delhi Metro has decided to make its 10 stations go completely cashless and transact with the help of e-wallet.