04 Feb 2014
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has written to her Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal requesting him to ensure that untreated industrial effluent and sewage is not released in Sutlej river and its tributaries.
25 Mar 2014
New Delhi: According to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), around 7 million people were killed in 2012 as a result of air pollution, making it the biggest environmental health risk.
27 Mar 2014
Washington: White children suffer from asthma due to higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) more frequently than their black counterparts, a new Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study revealed.
21 Mar 2014
New York: People, who were exposed to a massive dust cloud of air pollution at Ground Zero when the 9/11 twin terror attacks took place, are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
25 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who reached Varanasi on Tuesday to hold a referendum on whether he should take on Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, took a dip in holy river Ganga.
28 Apr 2012
The Madhya Pradesh government has taken up the task of purification of river Narmada considered to be the lifeline of the state. The Urban Administration Department has prepared a survey to purify the river within a period of ten years.
11 Jan 2014
Varanasi: Taking note of a complaint filed by an environmental scientist, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has asked the Union Environment Ministry to probe the reasons behind increasing pollution level in river Ganga.
31 Mar 2014
Washington: As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) drew a grim picture in its latest report on global warming, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that "the clock is ticking" and asked countries to match the urgency of response with the scale of the science.
26 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who announced his candidature for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat and challenged BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to a debate, will be highlighting local issues concerning River Ganga, the plight of weavers and the appalling state of sewer system in his campaign.