"Let the Ministry of Railways take further action in the light of the report of the State PCB. Compensation assessed may be deposited within two months failing which the Tribunal may have to take coercive measures, including stoppage of salary or imprisonment of the concerned erring officer," a bench headed by NGT Chairperson justice A K Goel said. … [Read more...] about NGT directs Railways to pay Rs 91.2 lakh fine for causing air pollution in UP
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Donald Trump trails Biden in polls, but he’s proving more resilient than statisticians had thought even just a few weeks ago. Biden needs the DNC to be a hit—to energize his base into the election and defeat Trump. Though there are scant details about how the convention will look, the largely virtual format is the perfect opportunity for the Democrats to shake things up and try something new. So we reached out to a handful of designers to get their wildest ideas: How should the DNC work this year to drum up excitement? Here are their best concepts. … [Read more...] about The Democratic convention can be anything this year. We asked designers for their wildest concepts
After taking a tour of the RSK, located near Raj Ghat, Modi will interact with 36 school students from Delhi, representing the 36 states and union territories, at the amphitheatre of the RSK, adhering to social distancing protocols, an official statement said. … [Read more...] about In a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, PM Modi to inaugurate Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra on August 8
Given India’s socio-economic standing, the problem of plastic waste management can be turned into an opportunity with a strong administrative and political will. As India turns its focus to recovering its economy, an increase in the responsible use of plastics can bring in new opportunities for modernisation, competitiveness, and job creation — consistent with its economic, social and environmental objectives. India must be more conscious to make this current recovery sustainable, or else we may lurch from one pandemic to another — a plastic pandemic. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Is India prepared to tackle the plastic waste the pandemic produces?