NGT has ordered "intensive survey" of UP's Kali, Krishna and Hindon rivers and directed the inspection of 316 industries which are allegedly polluting the water bodies.
NGT has directed IHBAS here to install and commission microwave waste treatment unit in its premises within a month.
Harsh Vardhan said the central govt will, along with the Delhi govt, launch a 2-wk long joint campaign for clean air in the national capital next month.
Air quality in Delhi and its suburbs was severely toxic on the New Year day with pollution rising to "severe-plus or emergency" levels.
The private companies concerned will take comfort that cooperation could reduce political risk. But for the broader reform agenda, half-measures will likely be worse.
To check burning in the open and other practices that cause air pollution, the Delhi government announced deployment of home guard volunteers as environment marshals.
The Central Pollution Control Board recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 359, marking the return of 'very poor' air after eight days.
NGT dismissed the AAP govt's review plea seeking exemption for two-wheelers in odd-even scheme, saying such relaxation would defeat the purpose of improving air quality.
NGT directed the Central govt to bear 70 pc of the cost for constructing 14 Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) under the first phase of the Yamuna river revival project.
Chinese FM Wang Yi will attend the Russia-India-China foreign minister' trilateral meeting next week in New Delhi where he will also hold talks with top Indian officials.
Completes acquisition of 49% stake in the projects from MBL Group
Total consideration of Rs 2,300 Cr
Projects involve 4-laning of sections of NH-72A & NH-73
Sets Rights Ratio Of 4 Fully Paid Shares For 25 Held
To issue up to 15.5 cr fully paid-up shares for up to Rs 8,000 cr
Sets Rights Issue Price At Rs 510/Fully Paid Share
To issue up to 7.8 cr partly paid-up shares for up to Rs 4,800 cr
Sets Rights Issue Price At Rs 615/Partly Paid Share
Gets 2 new orders worth Rs 205 Cr from Public Utilities Corp, Seychelles
Projects in waste water sector
Projects funded by European Investment Bank
Cos order backlog increases to Rs 2,200 cr, which is an all-time high
J KUMAR INFRAPROJECTS
Gets LOA for 2 projects from Delhi Metro Rail Corp
Work includes finishing works of 8 stations of Mumbai Metro Rail Project
Cost of Contracts stands at nearly Rs 57 cr
To acquire entire equity share capital of arm Travel News Services
Deal amounts to Rs 85 cr, with additional consideration of Rs 15 cr
Post acquisition, TNSI Retail to become step-down arm of co
TNSI JV Welcome Retail Private Limited to become step-down arm
Deal likely to be completed in 12-16 weeks
Note: Travel News Services (TNSI)
Effect of acquisition
Consolidation of retail business of FRL
To help FRL expand its presence at Airports, Metro Stations, Universities
Will have access to retail brand WH Smith", license for which is held by co
Note: Future Retail (FRL)