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Ahead of Diwali, Delhi reiterates cracker ban

The restriction was endorsed by the Supreme Court in 2021, which rejected a challenge against the ruling

despite the ban, these norms are blatantly flouted around Diwali as the sounds of firecrackers reverberate in the city’s skies, subsequently blanketing Delhi in a carpet of smog. (HT Archive)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 12:09 AM IST

Haryana to transfer 187 acres to forest dept for black buck conservation

Badopal Black Buck habitat would be the first habitat owned by the state government, he said in a statement after presiding over a meeting of the officers of the forest department.

Black buck is the state animal of Haryana. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 27, 2023 01:41 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Experts urge Yadav, MPs not to table forest bill in House session

They have sought more time to submit objections to the joint committee of Parliament studying the draft legislation

The parliamentary panel is expected to submit its report during the monsoon session starting July 20 (HT)
Updated on Jul 19, 2023 12:21 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Minister issues directions to curb fires at Delhi landfills

Rai’s announcement came a day after a major fire at the Ghazipur landfill in east Delhi, which took more than eight hours to extinguish.

Environment minister Gopal Rai . (HTFile)
Updated on Jun 14, 2023 12:03 AM IST

Delhi's AAP government to provide free plants at doorstep. Know why

According to the latest India State of Forest Report, Delhi's green cover has increased from 21.88 per cent to 23.06 per cent of its geographical area.

According to biodiversity experts, small plants are easy to maintain and require fewer resources than larger ones.(Representative image)
Published on Apr 19, 2023 05:47 PM IST
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