Left Menu
Development News Edition

SC partially lifts ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR, allows it from 6 am to 6 pm

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 09-12-2019 15:22 IST | Created: 09-12-2019 15:22 IST
SC partially lifts ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR, allows it from 6 am to 6 pm

The Supreme Court Monday allowed construction activities in Delhi-NCR between 6 am and 6 pm, partially lifting its complete ban order on the issue. The apex court perused the report filed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which said that construction activities should not be allowed between 6 pm to 6 am.

A bench comprising justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta was told by Additional Solicitor General A N S Nadkarni that the Centre had constituted a high-level committee in pursuance of the apex court's direction to examine the feasibility of using technology like smog towers to combat air pollution. The bench also directed the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana to furnish before it the updated report of stubble burning up to December 11.

The top court said it would hear the pollution matters on December 16.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)



China: A savior for emerging markets or a poison pill?

... ...

Future of Urban Planning: Artificial Intelligence guiding the way

Advances in emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can help us understand our cities better and derive useful insights from real-time data collected through automated models....


Latest News

Muraleedharan visits Gulf Medical University in UAE, lauds efforts of doctors, parademics

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Thursday visited the Gulf Medical University in Thumbay Medicity in Ajman, United Arab Emirates UAE, where he appreciated the hard work by doctors and paramedics during the COVID-19 ...

Egypt's cabinet toughens law banning female genital mutilation

Egypts cabinet has toughened a law banning female genital mutilation FGM - imposing jail terms of up to 20 years as part of efforts to stamp out the ancient practice.Nearly 90 of Egyptian women and girls aged between 15 and 49 have undergon...

Emotional Siraj heads straight to father's grave from airport, offers prayers

Mohammed Siraj went straight to the graveyard on his return from a historic tour and paid his last respects to his father who died two months ago while the India speedster was doing national team duty in Australia.As Siraj stood and prayed ...

Furlenco raises Rs 20 cr venture debt from Blacksoil

Blacksoil Capital on Thursday said it has invested Rs 20 crore as venture debt in furniture subscription platform Furlenco.The year 2021 will see a new phase of growth for Furlenco. We have a lot of exciting initiatives planned for this yea...

Give Feedback