Ngt(Search results - 71)
BusinessNov 26, 2020, 1:18 PM IST
Supreme Court dismisses Skoda Volkswagen plea on 'cheat devices' FIR
The Supreme Court has dismissed the plea filed by Skoda Volkswagen India to quash a first information report filed against it on July 10 in Noida for installing emission 'cheat devices' in its vehicles.
IndiaNov 17, 2020, 9:55 AM IST
SC refuses to stay NGT order banning Chhath Puja at Kolkata lakes
On Monday (November 16), the Supreme Court refused to grant a stay on the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order banning Chhath Puja at Rabindra Sarobar Lake and Subhas Sarobar Lake.
IndiaNov 9, 2020, 11:43 AM IST
NGT bans use, sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till November 30
The NGT said there will be a total ban against sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the NCR from midnight of November 9 -10 to the midnight of November 30 - December 1, 2020. The order will also apply to all cities/towns in the country where the average of ambient air quality during November (as per available data of last year) was recorded in the 'poor' and above category.
IndiaNov 7, 2020, 8:50 AM IST
Karnataka government allows use of green firecrackers
Just a few hours after CM BS Yediyurappa announced a ban on the use of firecrackers this Deepavali, the state government in its order has mentioned that green firecrackers would be allowed. This decision has been made after many suggestions have come in from the public over the sale and use of crackers this Deepavali.
IndiaNov 6, 2020, 2:19 PM IST
Karnataka bans use of firecrackers this Deepavali, CM BS Yediyurappa confirms
The Karnataka government has banned bursting of firecrackers this Deepavali due to the spread of COVID-19. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday made the announcement and stated that orders will be issued on the matter soon.
IndiaNov 3, 2020, 9:47 AM IST
12 days before Diwali, NGT seeks views on banning firecrackers
The bench has issued notices to the Union environment ministry, the Central Pollution Control Board, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee, the Delhi Police Comissioner and the governments of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
IndiaSep 18, 2020, 6:27 PM IST
NGT rejects KMDA’s plea to allow Chhath puja inside Rabindra Sarobar Lake
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday (September 17) rejected the plea of state agency Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) for granting permission for Chhat puja in Rabindra Sarobar this year (2020) with restrictions, and upheld its previous order banning any such ritual there to save its ecosystem.
IndiaAug 5, 2020, 3:44 PM IST
Adequate steps not taken against waste dumping in Yamuna at Vrindavan, says NGT
The directions came while hearing of a plea by seer Madhumangal Shukla who had approached NGT against ‘illegal’ and ‘unregulated’ disposal of solid waste in Vrindavan
IndiaJul 8, 2020, 6:39 PM IST
Locust attack: NGT dismisses plea for implementation of Centre's contingency plan
At a time when India is battling the coronavirus pandemic, locusts present a new worry with their potential for exponential growth and crop destruction.
IndiaJan 27, 2020, 5:33 PM IST
Pay up in 15 days or lose water, power supply: NGT tells KSPCB to wake up Bengaluru apartment owners
After receiving a dressing-down by the National Green Tribunal for not taking action against water bodies being polluted by untreated sewage from stormwater drains, the KSPCB was forced to issue notices to over 400 apartment and building owners to pay up Rs 291 crore as fine.
IndiaJan 21, 2020, 2:38 PM IST
NGT committee inspects rejuvenation of Varthur, Bellandur lakes
The committee headed by UV Singh collected stratified samples from the lakes and also observed the quality of water in the lakes. The committee and state government have been given deadline from the NGT to show improvement in the lakes.
IndiaNov 30, 2019, 10:43 AM IST
NGT order effect: BBMP, BDA demolish Varthur lake encroachments in Bengaluru
After deploying 21 marshals and installing CCTV cameras at Bengaluru’s Varthur lake for protection, the officials went on a demolition drive at 15 guntas and removed encroachments at Kundlahalli bordering Varthur lake. The revenue department identified the encroachment in 2016 and acted following NGT guidelines that lake has to be protected and kept free from encroachment
IndiaNov 27, 2019, 2:44 PM IST
Marshals guard Bengaluru lakes; keep a check on waste dumpers, impose penalty
Bengaluru’s municipal bodies have Finally woken up after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) guideline order. 21 marshalls have been deployed, and CCTV cameras have been installed. Fencing too is underway. With such vigilance, tractors and vehicles plying near the lake bed with commuters dumping waste are caught and penalty is being imposed to send a clear message that no one can damage Varthur and Bellanduru lake and water bodies in the city.
IndiaNov 24, 2019, 10:29 AM IST
Lake pollution: Karnataka state officials to submit report on failure in maintaining lakes
As the Supreme Court rejected the state’s appeal against the order of paying Rs 500 crore fine for the failure of maintaining Varthur, Agara and Bellandur lakes, the state officials have been instructed to submit a report on the same on Nov 27.
IndiaNov 22, 2019, 5:51 PM IST
Bengaluru: Private companies caught wired up on trees, BBMP yet to pull them down
The NGT order to remove hanging high tension wires on trees and buildings seems to have been taken lightly and the BBMP is yet to take action against private companies who have shown a lackadaisical attitude