Of these, 45 teams have been "pre-positioned" in the states where rains and floods usually occur during the monsoon season.
The bench passed its order in a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by activist Heta Shah, which claimed that after the state faced a drought situation in 2016, the government supplied water for industrial and commercial use, but common man and animals had to face problems due to acute water shortage.
Centre for Science and Environment said the Delhi-NCR has over 3,000 legal brick kilns, which had been largely practising the extremely polluting process, called FCBTK process (or Fixed Chimney Bull's Trench Kiln), of manufacturing bricks.
The environmental concerns of the al-Shabaab are not being taken seriously online with many users calling the ban the world's first 'eco-friendly' jihadist movement.
Plastic is notoriously difficult to recycle and only 12 percent of household waste is reprocessed.
The Centre had last month said that it would be cutting over 14,000 trees for building more than 25,000 flats for government employees in seven colonies of south Delhi.
With coal and other dirty fuels like petcoke and furnace oil banned, industrial units will have to shift to cleaner alternatives such as piped natural gas, electricity or BS-VI diesel.
The Environment Ministry has prepared the draft NCAP with an objective to come up with a comprehensive plan for prevention, control and abatement of air pollution, and to augment the air quality monitoring network across the country.
The researchers from UK National Oceanographic Centre (NOC) also found that upper-middle income countries such as China would see the largest increase in flood costs, whereas the highest income countries would suffer the least, thanks to existing high levels of protection infrastructure.
The high court prohibited the authorities from cutting down or taking away trees till July 26, the next date of hearing on a plea against felling of trees for housing projects and asked whether any environmental impact assessment was carried out before initiating the work.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur in Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati and Ganjam districts under the influence of a system formed over the west-central Bay of Bengal.
In a note to Baijal, Hussain said that the user agency has "failed" to carry out necessary compensatory tree plantation.
Four embassy staff, two each in Simikot and Tibet, have been deployed with necessary facilities so that the stranded pilgrims could contact with their home in India, the official said.
"As none of the respondents have filed replies in the case, we find justification in the argument of the applicant seeking interim orders. Considering that the size of the park is not very big, there is likelihood of the flora getting destroyed. Therefore, we restrain the respondents from allowing public function in the park," the bench said.
The authority also considered requesting the Central Water Commission to submit a proposal for setting up communication network to assess hydrological conditions.
Marking the Tree Plantation Day in the state, Patnaik said people from all walks of life will participate in the plantation drive.
On approaching the management company for an explanation, they were told that the charge was for management of the rainwater which flowed off their roofs into the sewer.
A decrease in air pollution level may cause a significant drop in the diabetes cases in heavily populated countries like India and even countries like US.
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit today called for following an eco-friendly path to preserve nature and "bequeath" its resources to the future generations.
While no pilgrim is allowed to proceed towards the cave shrine on foot, some yatris are using the helicopter services to undertake the pilgrimage, spokesperson of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board said.
The Maharashtra government yesterday relaxed the stringent ban on plastic usage by allowing small retailers to use plastic bags for packaging for the next three months.
On March 23, the state government imposed a ban on manufacturing, use, sale, distribution and storage of plastic materials such as one-time-use bags, spoons, plates, PET and PETE bottles and thermocol items.
To offset the negative economic impact in India, the World Bank report suggests enhancing educational attainment, reducing water stress, and improving job opportunities in the non-agricultural sectors.
AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj claimed that the environmental impact assessment report for the project was approved by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change and no public hearing was held on it.
In March, the Maharashtra government had imposed a ban on the manufacturing, use, sale, distribution and storage of plastic materials especially single use plastic items.