02 Oct 2015
Frankfurt: Embattled auto giant Volkswagen said yesterday an investigation it has commissioned into its massive pollution cheating scandal would take several months, as Australia became the latest country to warn the company it could face huge fines.
29 Sep 2015
Prague: Skoda, the Czech car-maker within the Volkswagen group, said today that over a million cars were fitted with pollution cheating software to dupe emissions tests.
22 Sep 2015
Berlin: The crisis enveloping Volkswagen AG, the world's top-selling carmaker, escalated today as the company issued a profit warning following a stunning admission that some 11 million of its diesel vehicles worldwide were fitted with software at the centre of a US emissions scandal.
01 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday fixed for final hearing of plea by Telangana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra relating to a row over distribution of Krishna river water among them on October 15.
28 Sep 2015
Chaygaon (Assam): An overcrowded mechanised boat carrying nearly 200 people today capsized in River Kolohi in Assam's Kamrup district. The details on the casualty is not known yet, and there are no reports yet on any passenger being rescued.
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Cleaning of river Ganga is expected to be completed by 2020, by which time desired results of initiatives taken up for the purpose will be visible, the government has said.
23 Sep 2015
Srinagar:A flood alert was sounded in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, Pulwama and Srinagar districts today as Jhelum River crossed the danger mark. The river crossed the danger mark at Anantnag's Sangam.
06 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The government has asked the pollution control boards to initiate action against industrial units discharging contaminated effluents in river Ganga, Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti informed the Lok Sabha today.
07 Apr 2015
London: Tampons may not be an obvious scientific tool, but engineers from the University of Sheffield in Britain have found in them a new utility - using them to identify the sources from where sewage is discharged into the river.
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.