June 06, 2016 10:32 pm
AOL claimed that there has been no scientific assessment of pre and post situation of the floodplains till now
June 06, 2016 12:33 pm
The NGT had refused to prohibit the World Culture Festival, but slapped a fine of Rs. 5 cr on the foundation for damaging biodiversity of the ecologically sensitive floodplains.
June 04, 2016 7:21 am
On March 9, the NGT had ordered a Rs 5 crore compensation for damage caused to the floodplains, of which the foundation has paid Rs 25 lakh so far.
April 25, 2016 12:27 am
The National Green Tribunal has been brushed off, and it is its own fault.
April 22, 2016 2:06 am
At the hearing on March 9, however, the NGT charged AOL with a Rs 5-crore “initial compensation” to be adjusted against the final amount determined.
April 13, 2016 3:21 am
The area is now barricaded and boards that stated, ‘Property of the Delhi Development Authority, trespassers will be prosecuted’ can be seen across the venue.
April 05, 2016 1:49 am
On April 1, the day the fee was due, the foundation filed an application seeking permission to submit a bank guarantee in place of the payment of the balance amount of Rs 4.75 crore.
March 31, 2016 5:15 am
In an official email, AOL had listed the agencies that would be involved in cleaning up the Yamuna floodplains, the festival venue, and said a team of volunteers would participate in the exercise.
March 20, 2016 3:56 am
As many as 21 expensive mobile phones have been recovered from the duo, said police, adding that most of them were stolen during the festival.
March 19, 2016 4:44 am
For the task, the Army has deployed one company comprising at least 100 personnel, who are further divided into sections of 10 men each.
March 12, 2016 12:51 pm
Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena members protest against National Green Tribunal (NGT) for fining Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation Rs 5 crores for conducting 'World Culture Festival' on the ecologically sensitive banks of the Yamuna.
March 12, 2016 12:49 pm
World Culture Festival organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation on the banks of Yamuna will witness people from over 40 countries.
March 11, 2016 11:01 am
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living will kick off its grand World Culture Festival on Friday.
March 08, 2016 12:51 pm
The World Culture Festival, March 11-13, is claimed to be attended by 3.5 million people. It has stoked a controversy because it is being organised on the floodplains of the Yamuna in New Delhi.
March 10, 2016 6:41 pm
At an Express Adda session, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar spoke about the true meaning of spirituality and its relationship with science and religion. Here are some nuggets of wisdom to keep in mind.
March 12, 2016 1:12 pm
March 11, 2016 10:43 am