Air quality improves marginally, NGT rejects plea for odd-even exemptions

New Delhi, Nov 14 : Air quality in the National Capital Region saw a marginal improvement from “severe plus” to “severe” on Tuesday while the National Green Tribunal turned down a Delhi government plea for exemptions from the odd-even traffic scheme. The Delhi government made the fresh plea before the top green court that the […]

Why choppers not used to control pollution, asks NGT

New Delhi, Nov 7 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday rapped the Centre and the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab over the spike in pollution in the city and asked why choppers were not used to sprinkle water to control dust pollution. Seeking replies from these state governments along with […]

India, Lithuania sign extradition agreement

New Delhi, Oct 9 : Enhancing its engagement with the Baltic region, India on Monday signed an extradition treaty with Lithuania following a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her visiting Lithuanian counterpart Linus Linkevicius here. “During the visit, the two Ministers signed the Treaty on Extradition between India and Lithuania and the […]

SC declines to entertain plea for SIT probe in Gorakhpur deaths

New Delhi, Aug. Aug 14 : The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking SIT probe into the death of more than 60 infants in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College. Asking the petitioner to approach the Allahabad High Court as matter was related to Uttar Pradesh, the bench of Chief Justice […]