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Amarnath cave not a silent zone, no restrictions on aarti: NGT clarifies

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday clarified that it has not imposed any restriction including on chanting of mantras and singing of bhajans inside the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir......

No mantra chanting or ringing bells at Amarnath cave as NGT declares it 'silence zone'

In a bid to preserve the eco-sensitive Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday declared it a "silence zone" and prohibited religious offerings......

Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.......

Back to Sheena Bora's grave, via e-time travel

These were videos of Sheena Bora's exhumation done by police belonging to Khar police station, northwest Mumbai, after receiving geographical details from Rai. Her skeleton had been evidently......

Kotkhai rape and murder: Accused killed in custody; HC orders CBI probe

An angry mob went on rampage in Shimla, ransacking a police station and pelting policemen with stones after a Nepalese labourer, held in connection with the shocking Kotkhai rape......

How to build a business in the Himalayas

The Alams saw the magical spot while on a drive to the hills.A few years later they set up home and a small hand woven shawl business, hiring local weavers, using local wool and natural colours......

Units without effluent treatment plants won't be allowed: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday passed a slew of directions to curb the release of untreated waste in water bodies and asked state pollution control boards not to allow industrial units to work......

Govt sets up 11-member panel to revamp forest law

The panel has not been given a detailed mandate, but the first meeting of the panel suggests it has considered revamping the forest governance regime in the country, says Nitin Sethi. The Union......

Railways, Delhi Metro don't need green nod for projects, rules SC

SC agreed that if they were forced to seek clearances from the ministry of environment and forest, their projects will get delayed The Supreme Court, on Friday, stayed the operation of a National......

The noise around the land acquisition law

The debate over the land ordinance is best located in facts, not hyperbole, says Sreenivasan Jain. Labourers work along the construction site of a road at Ghilot in Rajasthan. Photograph: Adnan......

PHOTOS: Italy on the verge of missing World Cup after Sweden loss

Sweden beat Italy 1-0 to gain the upperhand after their World Cup playoff first leg on a chilly night. In the other friendly matches, a young England side held Germany goalless and Belgium drew 3-3......

Arsenal's Cech to make return at Hull

Petr Cech will return in goal for Arsenal at HullCity on Saturday after missing the 1-1 Champions League draw at Paris St Germain in midweek. Colombian David Ospina was selected in Paris and made......

Green Tribunal refuses to order demolition of Siri Fort Sports Complex

IMAGE: A general view of a squash stadium inside the Siri Fort Sports Complex in Delhi, one of the venues for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Adnan Abidi/Reuters The National Green Tribunal has......

Champions League Preview: Shoestring Swedes hope to upset mighty Madrid

‘Nobody is counting on us to take points, but when we play offensively and get the crowd behind us, anything can happen’ Malmo players celebrate. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty......

League Cup: City rout Wigan; Chelsea, City record easy wins

Stevan Jovetic and Jesus Navas scored their first goals for ManchesterCity who avenged last season's shock FA Cup final defeat by Wigan Athletic with a 5-0 victory in the League Cup third round on......
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NGT show cause notice to MoEF

The National Green Tribunal has issued notice to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to show cause why it has not considered a plea... ...

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Arsenal frustrate Chelsea again

Chelsea wasted a chance to take control of their League Cup semi-final against Arsenal as the misfiring Blues were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/653133/arsenal-frustrate-chelsea-again.html
SC stays NGT order on planting 10 trees before cutting one in state

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the National Green Tribunals direction for planting 10 trees before cutting one tree in forest area as well... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/652962/sc-stays-ngt-order-planting.html
Over 70 trees felled to lay road near Pattandur Agrahara lake

Violating the National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders, the BBMP has axed at least 70 trees to lay a road near the Pattandur Agrahara Lake in... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/652873/over-70-trees-felled-lay.html
NGT directs states to submit action plan on use of fly ash

The National Green Tribunal has directed all the states and the Union territories to submit their action plan to the environment ministry for... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/ngt-directs-states-to-submit-action-plan-on-use-of-fly-ash-118010900579_1.html

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