Taj Mahal turning yellow: NGT slaps fine on UP government

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Friday slapped fines on Uttar Pradesh government agencies for not replying to a plea claiming that large-scale garbage burning is turning the Taj Mahal yellow. The bench has given a last opportunity to the authorities to file the response The Tribunal had asked the state government’s Urban Development More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Ganga pollution: NGT orders CBI probe into UP Jal Nigam ‘irregularities’

New Delhi: Reprimanding the Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam (UPJN) officials for pursuing “incorrect methods” in designing and constructing Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs), doing no field work and “wasting” More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Black hole devouring star for a decade detected

Washington: Astronomers have detected a giant black hole that ripped apart a star and then gorged on its remains for an unusually long time — about a decade, which is more than ten times longer than any observed More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Over 20 tonnes oil spilt into sea after ships’ collision: Coast Guard

Chennai: Over 20 tonnes of thick oil powering oil tanker MT Dawn Kanchipuram has spilled into the Bay of Bengal, affecting the marine life and a long stretch of shoreline, the Indian Coast Guard said on Tuesday. The More...

By Agencies On Sunday, January 29th, 2017
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Srinagar-Jammu highway opens for one-way traffic

Jammu: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was reopened for one-way light vehicular traffic on Sunday afternoon. The 300-km highway is the lifeline for the land-locked Kashmir Valley “After clearing the landslide More...

By Agencies On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Snow in Manali, Shimla gets rain

Shimla: The tourist destination of Manali in Himachal Pradesh experienced more snowfall on Friday, making the town more look picturesque, while Shimla and Dalhousie recorded rain. Manali, which saw a low of minus More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Heavy snow in Himachal snaps road links

Shimla: Several parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday received moderate to heavy snow, snapping road connectivity to many areas in the higher reaches. The minimum temperature recorded at Manali that saw more than More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Fresh snowfall in Kashmir Valley, more likely in next two days

Srinagar: Light snowfall in the plains and moderate to heavy in the higher reaches occurred on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir, the weather office said, adding more rain and snow is likely during the next two days. More More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Shimla, Manali wrapped in snow

Shimla: Shimla and Manali wrapped in white blankets of snow are a treat for tourists in Himachal Pradesh. Both tourist spots received some more snowfall on Monday, a weather official said. The government has advised More...

By Agencies On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Icy cold winds freeze life in Rajasthan towns and cities

Jaipur: Icy cold winds continued to sweep across Rajasthan and affect the normal life of the people, with mercury dropping to below freezing point at a couple of places in the desert state. Places like Jodhpur, More...