A bench headed by Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore said the factories operating in residential areas cause air pollution and is extremely harmful to the people who are living in the surrounding areas.
The refund offices set up by railway had received a total number of 14,648 claims during August 20-October 20, 2018 and a sum of Rs 84.14 lakh was paid.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the roads should be made free of congestion to decrease air pollution in the national capital.
The annual census report of winter migratory birds released by the forest department on January 7 said that the number of avian winter species has come down to 1,09,059 against 1,12,937 last year.
Rescuers who have been pulling bodies from mountains of mud called off the search with one person still unaccounted for after heavy rains triggered the deadly slides in West Java province.
Delhi's air quality had improved significantly on January 6 after rains washed away the pollutants and cleansed the air on Saturday, the authorities said.
The project will be executed at an estimated cost of Rs 186.74 crore based on 90:10 funding pattern between the Union government and the state.
Delhi's air quality has been oscillating between 'very poor' and 'severe' categories for the past three weeks.
Ghaziabad recorded 'severe' air quality while Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida recorded 'very poor' air quality.
Meteorologists said Pabuk, the first tropical storm in decades to strike during the peak holiday season, had intensifed January 4 morning and was due to make landfall imminently.
The Meghalaya mining disaster shows how India has woken up again to the proliferation of illegal mining.
According to a source, departures were put on hold from 7.30 am to 9.30 am due to low visibility conditions.
The mud that rolled from the surrounding hills on December 31 buried 30 houses, leaving 61 people displaced.
The approval for the financial assistance was given at a high level committee chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Fifty-seven people died in the mountainous Bicol region, southeast of Manila, while 11 were killed in the central island of Samar, mostly due to landslides and drownings.
The state government said that a crop loss of 33% and above had been recorded in some pockets of the state as a result of erratic rainfall and moisture-stress condition.
The company in a statement said the rig had tilted at an angle in the aftermath of cyclone Pethai which hit coastal Andhra Pradesh earlier this month.
Authorities said 426 people had been killed -- down from a previous tally of 430 -- with double-counting by different districts blamed for the change.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
The GMPF has been agitating for several months now demanding amendment in mining laws for the resumption of mining operations in Goa.
According to CPCB data, 17 areas recorded severe pollution, while 15 areas witnessed 'very poor' air quality.
The system, already deployed in some areas of Uttarakhand, consists of a network of sensors that detect different types of seismic waves travelling through the layers of the Earth after a quake.
New Delhi recorded one of the highest pollution levels of the year on December 23 with the air quality index, measuring sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide, touching 450.
The research team found more natural variability in oxygen levels in the Oxygen Minimum Zones than previously known.
According to the CPCB data, 21 areas recorded severe pollution, while 13 areas witnessed 'very poor' air quality.