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NGT imposes Rs 5,000 fine on throwing waste, religious itmes in <strong>Yamuna</strong>

NGT imposes Rs 5,000 fine on throwing waste, religious itmes in Yamuna

13 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.

National Green Tribunal,   Yamuna river pollution,   NGT Chairperson,   Justice Swatanter Kumar,   fine on Yamuna violators,   dumping waste at yamuna,  
<strong>Yamuna</strong> Expressway toll hiked, pay extra for journey to Taj

Yamuna Expressway toll hiked, pay extra for journey to Taj

21 Jan 2015

Greater Noida: Commmuters using Yamuna expressway will have to shell out more money as the Uttar Pradesh government has hiked the toll rates for Taj Expressway which connects the National Capital Region to Agra.

Yamuna Expressway toll hike,   NCR Agra highway toll,   Uttar Pradesh government,   Greater Noida Agra highway,  
<strong>Yamuna</strong> Expressway may be closed briefly on January 27 for Obama's Agra visit

Yamuna Expressway may be closed briefly on January 27 for Obama's Agra visit

19 Jan 2015

New Delhi: On January 27, the Yamuna Expressway which connects Delhi with Agra, may be closed for normal traffic for a few hours as a back up route for US President Barack Obama who will be visiting Taj Mahal.

Yamuna Expressway,   Delhi Agra Expressway,   US President,   Barack Obama,   Taj Mahal,  
SC refuses to hear PIL on loudspeaker ban at religious places

SC refuses to hear PIL on loudspeaker ban at religious places

19 Jan 2015

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL that sought ban on use of loudspeakers at religious sites on the ground that they cause noise pollution besides causing communal riots.

PIL on loudspeaker ban,   religious places,   Supreme Court,   noise pollution ,  
<strong>Yamuna</strong> activists to protest in Delhi

Yamuna activists to protest in Delhi

10 Jan 2015

Agra/Mathura: Green activists plan to stage protests in Delhi on  February 1st to demand that the Narendra Modi government act fast to clean up the highly polluted Yamuna river.

Narendra Modi,   Yamuna river,   Madhu Mangal Shukla,   Yamuna activists,   ,  
Build special ghats for religious items: NGT

Build special ghats for religious items: NGT

16 Jan 2015

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed Irrigation and Flood Control Department and concerned authorities to build special ghats on the banks of Yamuna where people can immerse idols and other religious offerings which will then be disposed of in a scientific manner.

NGT,   National Green Tribunal,   Yamuna,   special ghats for religious items,   Swatanter Kumar,   Yamuna Jiye Abhiyan,   Manoj Kumar Mishra ,  
Barack Obama to visit Taj Mahal, Agra on high alert

Barack Obama to visit Taj Mahal, Agra on high alert

17 Jan 2015

Lucknow: A high alert has been sounded in Agra ahead of US President Barack Obama visit on January 27, officials said on Saturday.

Agra high alert,   Barack Obama,   Obama Taj Mahal visit,   Obama India visit,   Yamuna Expressway terror attack,  
Uma Bharti promises to control <strong>Yamuna</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

06 Aug 2014

Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.

Uma Bharti,   Yamuna pollution,   Union Minister for Water Resources,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,   Ram Shankar Katheria,   BJP,   Lok Sabha member ,  
Air <strong>pollution</strong> can cause harm to DNA: Study

Air pollution can cause harm to DNA: Study

09 Jan 2015

Toronto: Just two hours of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can result in fundamental changes to a person's DNA, a new research claims. According to researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can lead to health-related changes in biology by switching some genes on, while switching others off.

DNA,   diesel fumes,   diesel exhaust,   genes,   genetic machinery,   Air Pollution,  
Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

02 Sep 2014

Mathura: Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said some states are trying to create water dispute although she asserted that Uttar Pradesh would get its share of water.

Uma Bharti,   water dispute,   Uttar Pradesh,   Yamuna,   Ganga Rejuvenation,   Narendra Modi,   Yamuna pollution free ,  

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