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Delhi targets 25% green cover by 2025; officials say it's possible only if DDA gives land on Yamuna river banks to forest department
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Delhi targets 25% green cover by 2025; officials say it's possible only if DDA gives land on Yamuna river banks to forest department

The Delhi government has set an ambitious target of increasing the city's green cover from 20.6 per cent to 25 per cent by 2025, but officials say this is possible only if the DDA hands over land on the Yamuna riverbanks to the forest department

Delhi: Instead of resorting to mud-slinging, BJP-led MCD must try to solve the problem of street vending
Politics

Delhi: Instead of resorting to mud-slinging, BJP-led MCD must try to solve the problem of street vending

Instead of resorting to mud-slinging and blame-games, it is high time that BJP pulls its act together and solves the problem of street vending in Delhi.

SC unhappy over Delhi Traffic Police selecting five out of 77 spots for decongestion project
India

SC unhappy over Delhi Traffic Police selecting five out of 77 spots for decongestion project

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its displeasure that Delhi Traffic Police has selected only five out of 77 spots for traffic decongestion project in the national capital and wondered why there was no plan about new metro lines which would become operational.

NHAI orders drive to remove encroachments including illegal parking from national highways
India

NHAI orders drive to remove encroachments including illegal parking from national highways

The National Highways Authority of India has ordered a special drive to remove encroachments — including illegal parking of vehicles, and hoardings and advertisements — from the national highways, it said on Tuesday.

Nitin Gadkari says over 100 bridges across India are on the verge of collapse
India

Nitin Gadkari says over 100 bridges across India are on the verge of collapse

Over 100 bridges in different parts of the country are on the verge of collapse and need immediate attention, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

Delhi High Court rejects plea to encroach, says cannot risk residents' right to life
India

Delhi High Court rejects plea to encroach, says cannot risk residents' right to life

The right to life of residents of the national capital cannot be put at risk by allowing activities like encroachments, which could lead to insanitary conditions, the Delhi High Court has said.

Manohar Lal Khattar govt to conduct aerial surveys to check encroachments in Haryana
India

Manohar Lal Khattar govt to conduct aerial surveys to check encroachments in Haryana

The Haryana government has decided to conduct aerial surveys using drones to keep a check on encroachments and illegal constructions on government properties in the state.

Jammu and Kashmir: 718 people booked for encroachment on water bodies, wetlands
India

Jammu and Kashmir: 718 people booked for encroachment on water bodies, wetlands

A large number of wetlands and water bodies in Jammu and Kashmir has been encroached upon, posing a serious threat to biodiversity.

Kerala against land mafia: 100-ft iron cross halts eviction drive in Munnar even as Christians reject its holiness
Politics

Kerala against land mafia: 100-ft iron cross halts eviction drive in Munnar even as Christians reject its holiness

The removal of a 100-ft iron cross has halted the eviction drive in Kerala's Munnar even as illegal encroachment continues to put its unique biodiversity at risk

Arjun Kapoor's illegal terrace gym demolished by civic officials; actor made to pay Rs 8,000 fee
Entertainment

Arjun Kapoor's illegal terrace gym demolished by civic officials; actor made to pay Rs 8,000 fee

The BMC had issued a notice to Arjun Kapoor in March 2016 instructing the actor to present documents of legality of his terrace gym but he failed to do so

23,716 Industrial Projects Replace Forests Over 30 Years
India

23,716 Industrial Projects Replace Forests Over 30 Years

Over the last 30 years, forests nearly two-thirds the size of Haryana have been lost to encroachments and industrial projects, according to government data.

Baba, black sheep: Jai Gurudev and his greedy bhakts of Mathura
India

Baba, black sheep: Jai Gurudev and his greedy bhakts of Mathura

Jai Gurudev has a temple to himself in Mathura, dozens of ashrams, assets and cash worth crores of rupees and thousands of followers. But, it seems, before shuffling his mortal coil, which he compared to a house on rent, Guruji forgot to tell his bhakts the perils of spilling human blood for the petty purpose of grabbing land

Bengaluru won't die in five years; it's already dead
Life

Bengaluru won't die in five years; it's already dead

A study conducted by IISc predicts that Bengaluru will become a dead city in five years. In this writer's opinion, we have already reached that point.

PDP demands judicial probe into the killing of a youth during anti-encroachment drive in Samba
India

PDP demands judicial probe into the killing of a youth during anti-encroachment drive in Samba

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday demanded a judicial probe into the alleged killing of a member of a Gujjar community in Samba.

4,400 acres of forest land still with encroachers
India

4,400 acres of forest land still with encroachers

A total of 4400 hectares of forest land in Kerala is still in the hands of encroachers, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the Assembly today.

Three Corbett tigers dead in a week: Victims of 'revenge' killings?
India

Three Corbett tigers dead in a week: Victims of 'revenge' killings?

With three tigers found dead in the Corbett Tiger Reserve within a week, preliminary investigations have raised questions about the cause of death.