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NDTV shores up support to save India's coastline

Files petition before NGT for stop-work on ports under Sagarmala

NDTV shores up support to save India's coastline

In a first of sorts, New Delhi Television (NDTV) has filed a petition before the National Green Tribunal (NGT), asking for the Indian coastline to be protected. In its petition before the tribunal, the company that runs one of India’s prominent bouquet of TV news channels, has asked for work to be stopped on all new ports of the country, till the tribunal gives a decision on the case to the coastal environment and livelihoods of coastal communities. NDTV has contended that the innumerable ports being planned across the Indian shoreline could be dangerous for coasts and ...