The doctors were travelling by Innova to Agra for celebrating the birthday of Dr Harshad, who was driving the car when a tanker hit it from the rear near 88 milestones on the expressway.
"You want Haryana to give you more water for dilution of the pollutants in the river but show us what have you done. Yamuna in your territory has become a sewer line," the bench observed.
In his budget speech, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while praising the mission, had specially mentioned about the Ganga gram scheme and declared that all 4,465 villages on the banks of the river had been declared open defecation free.
A bench comprising Justices Jawad Rahim and S P Wangdi ordered the apex pollution monitoring body CPCB to take the samples and detect the levels of ammonia and other pollutants at Tajewala in Haryana, Wazirabad water treatment plant, Okhla and ITO ba
Metro services on the 8.7-km stretch between Yamuna Bank and Vaishali stations were affected this afternoon today due to track maintenance work on the Blue Line.
The accident occurred at around 8:30 pm but the ambulances did not arrive till 10 pm.
The student was infuriated after he was rusticated from the Yamunanagar-based school by the principal four days ago.
A bench headed by Acting NGT Chairperson Justice U D Salvi said it is undisputed that animal blood going into the river is an act of violation of the provisions of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and it must be stopped.
The green panel also sought information on the number of sewage treatment plants (STP) which are proposed to be constructed in Phase-II, which primarily deals with Shahdara, Barapullah and other drains.
The green tribunal directed the Delhi Development Authority to utilise Rs 5 crore, paid by the Art of Living Foundation last year as fine, for restoring the floodplains.
Expressing displeasure over the slow pace of the Yamuna rejuvenation programme, the NGT said the ground reality shows that the project, which was to be completed by March 31 this year, was far away from the target.
Bollywood celebrities Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra, Taapsee Pannu and Arjun Kapoor voiced their concerns over Delhi smog.
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Jaiprakash Associates Ltd said it has an offer worth Rs 2,500 crore for hiving off the Yamuna Expressway.