SC sets asides NGT order barring sale of fuel to vehicles sans PUC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the National Green Tribunal (NGT) direction which said that vehicles not complying with the requirement of possessing and/or displaying a valid Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate will be debarred from being supplied fuel. Stringent action has to be taken, but in accordance with the law The top More...

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By Agencies On Monday, August 24th, 2020

Central team to visit Assam to assess flood damage

Guwahati: A six-member central team would arrive in Assam on Wednesday to assess the damage caused by the monsoon floods that affected 57 lakh people and killed at least 113 people between May 22 and August 20, More...

By Agencies On Thursday, August 13th, 2020

India can emerge as major player in global organic markets

New Delhi: With the largest number of growers, India can emerge as a major player in global organic markets amid increasing demand for healthy and safe food across the world battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, said More...

By Agencies On Thursday, July 30th, 2020

Cloudburst in Uttarakhand, Army rushed to carry out rescue operations

New Delhi: Indian Army troops have been rushed to Uttarakhand’s border Pithoragarh district for rescue operations after heavy rains caused havoc in the area. Seeing the havoc, the Indian Army was called out More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Assam flood situation improves but over 22 lakh still in distress

Guwahati: One more person died in Assam’s Golaghat district, taking the death toll to 103, even as the overall flood situation in the state further improved on Monday, officials said. Brahmaputra river has More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Assam flood scene still grim; 87 dead, over 24 lakh marooned

Guwahati/Shillong: Amid rising COVID-19 cases, the flood situation in Assam remained grim on Tuesday while two more persons died in Nagaon and Morigaon districts, raising the death toll in the monsoon deluge to More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

No ground water extraction without impact assessment: NGT

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed that no general permission should be given for withdrawal of ground water, particularly to a commercial entity, without an environmental impact assessment. As More...

By Agencies On Sunday, July 19th, 2020

Traffic to a standstill in Delhi after heavy rains

New Delhi: Traffic in National capial went for a toss following heavy downpour on Sunday morning. PWD and SDMC engineers are trying to clear water with the help of pumps and big machines The traffic literally came More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Assam flood situation grim, 59 lives lost, 33 lakh affected

Guwahati: At least nine more people were killed in five districts of flood-ravaged Assam on Tuesday, increasing the state’s death toll due to the deluge to 59 even as 28 of its 33 districts waged a grim battle More...

By Agencies On Friday, July 10th, 2020

IMD sounds red alert for east UP, warns of extremely heavy rains

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a red warning for east Uttar Pradesh which could receive extremely heavy rainfall and intense thunderstorm and lightning. The IMD also predicted More...

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