26 Mar 2015
Washington: Exposure to air pollution in the womb may be bad for children's brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioural problems, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, a small imaging study of 40 kids has said.
23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government has promised to bring the Yamuna under the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".
25 Mar 2015
London: Air pollution is linked to a higher risk of stroke, particularly in developing countries, finds a new study, while another study links pollution to anxiety.
17 Mar 2015
Mathura: Spiritual leaders and activists who are taking part in the 'Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra' on Monday rejected Union minister Uma Bharati's plea to them to suspend the march.
25 Mar 2015
Patna: Ruling JD(U) and Opposition BJP on Wednesday traded charges over poor upkeep of Mahatama Gandhi Setu over river Ganga considered as gateway to North Bihar from state capital which is witnessing heavy traffic flow.
11 Mar 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said that an online monitoring system was being introduced to check pollution in Ganga river.
21 Mar 2015
New Delhi: French utility services provider SUEZ environment is eying business in India from waste management, river cleaning and the upcoming smart city projects.
22 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Around 2,225 million litres per day (MLD) of untreated water is either seeping into the ground or being discharged into Yamuna every day as only 40 per cent of sewage is treated in 18 treatment plants in Delhi, an RTI reply reveals.
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The level of air pollution in Delhi exceeds the limits prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), government said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The air quality monitoring data for Delhi provided by Central Pollution Control Board indicates that the levels of particulate matter (PM2.5) exceed the WHO guidelines by a "factor of 7 to 12", Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: A question by a BJP MP in the Lok Sabha about the origins of Ganga and the "effects" of bathing in it left many members amused today as the minister quoted a legend to say that King Bhagirath had brought it.