Articles about National Green Tribunal (NGT)

Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro

09 Aug 2017

Bengaluru
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.

Delhi court summons Ola, Uber for overcharging passengers

01 Aug 2017

Delhi
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.

AoL controversy: DDA report contradicts NGT experts' findings

29 Jul 2017

India
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.

Delhi: Tomatoes being sold at Rs. 100/kg, country facing shortage

25 Jul 2017

Delhi
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.

Dumping waste near Ganga? You can be fined Rs. 50,000

13 Jul 2017

India
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.

Decapitation, electrocution and more: NGT bans glass-coated manjha over dangers

12 Jul 2017

India
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.

Delhi: Cop's tweet scares kidnappers to release held hostage

04 Jul 2017

Delhi
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.

Delhi Metro launches QR code facility to buy metro tokens

03 Jul 2017

Delhi
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.

Bengaluru gets disabled-friendly cab service

19 May 2017

Bengaluru
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.

Bengaluru may replace all existing streetlights with LED lights

18 May 2017

Bengaluru
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.

Parts of the Ganga not even fit for bathing: RTI

18 May 2017

India
Parts of the Ganga not even fit for bathing: RTI

Parts of the Ganga, the savior of sinners, are not even fit for bathing, an RTI response has found.

Ghaziabad- IPS Officer Sanjeev Tyagi's father found dead at home

11 May 2017

Delhi
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.

Uttarakhand: SC stays HC order banning mining in Ganga

06 May 2017

India
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.

Delhi HC questions unavailability of drinking water at Metro stations

02 May 2017

Delhi
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.

2 Delhi students stand among top 3 in JEE-Mains 2017

28 Apr 2017

Delhi
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.

Bengaluru: Parents would be notified if children break speed limits

27 Apr 2017

Bengaluru
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.

Delhi plagued with 80 chikungunya, 30 dengue cases since January

26 Apr 2017

Delhi
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.

Bengaluru cinemas, restaurants ordered to provide clean drinking water free

25 Apr 2017

Bengaluru
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.

SC's liquor ban: 4 pubs in Gurugram may face closure

21 Apr 2017

Delhi
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.

Yamuna riverbed damage: Ravi Shankar's statement 'shocking', says NGT

20 Apr 2017

India
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'.

Bengaluru: Vegetable prices increase due to scarcity of water

19 Apr 2017

Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Vegetable prices increase due to scarcity of water

Markets across Bengaluru are witnessing vegetable prices soar as compared to prices last week.

Bengaluru police to launch new app for jurisdiction

17 Apr 2017

Bengaluru
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.

AoL event: 10 years, Rs. 42crore to restore Yamuna-bed

14 Apr 2017

India
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.

Meat-sellers in UP: Govt. notifies rules for selling meat

02 Apr 2017

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.

Allahabad HC approves Anti-Romeo squads

31 Mar 2017

Politics
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.

Gurugram Pollution: When a nine-year-old took control

31 Mar 2017

India
Gurugram Pollution: When a nine-year-old took control

Gurugram can finally breathe easy, thanks to a nine-year-old resident of Sector-67.

Adityanath to officials: Work 18-20 hours or leave

28 Mar 2017

Politics
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.

100 policemen suspended after Adityanath's appointment

23 Mar 2017

Politics
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.

UP's Anti-Romeo squad arrests 50 youths

23 Mar 2017

Politics
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.

Yogi gets cracking: Anti-romeo squads, slaughterhouse, gutka bans and more

22 Mar 2017

Politics
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.

Karnataka witnessed non-PAN transactions worth Rs. 2,710 crore post demonetization

21 Mar 2017

Bengaluru
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.

JNU best varsity even among controversies

03 Mar 2017

Delhi
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.

Delhi Diwali pollution getting worse every year

27 Feb 2017

India
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.

NGT slams government agencies for unclean Ganga

07 Feb 2017

India
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."

Water taxis on the Yamuna by June?

02 Feb 2017

India
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.

Toyota planning India-specific Hybrid car

26 Jan 2017

Technology
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.

Delhi winter woes and more

21 Jan 2017

Delhi
Delhi winter woes and more

21 flights were delayed for hours yesterday morning due to fog and closure of air space.

1.2 million pollution deaths in India, Delhi worst

12 Jan 2017

India
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.

The city with a character- Delhi!

24 Dec 2016

Delhi
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.

Government may incentivize automakers to recycle

19 Dec 2016

India
Government may incentivize automakers to recycle

The government is contemplating on making it mandatory for automakers and their agents to buy old and un-roadworthy vehicles and recycle them.

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