05 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Hydrologists may soon be able to communicate water levels of river basins at the press of a cell phone button, with the Central Water Commission proposing a mobile application.
17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: At a time Delhi is grappling with deteriorating air quality, experts from across the country are coming together to prepare an action plan to improve the scenario. Around 100 experts from the scientific and the academic communities would discuss threadbare the circumstances that led to the situation and try to formulate short-term as well as long-term policies and solutions in this regard.
17 Jun 2015
New York: Long-term exposure to air pollution may lead to loss of white matter in the brain, a research has found. White matter in the brain is made of axon cells, which enable the nerves to communicate.
26 Jun 2015
Srinagar: Residents of Kashmir Valley heaved a sigh of relief with a dip in the water level of the Jhelum easing flood concerns even as the river continues to flow above the danger mark in the South and Central parts.
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.
06 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached Bangladesh capital Dhaka on his maiden visit to the south Asian nation. During his two-day visit, Modi will hold wide-ranging talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on the whole gamut of ties and ways to move forward further.
25 Jun 2015
Srinagar: The water level in Jhelum crossed the danger mark at Sangam in South Kashmir early morning today as most parts of the Valley were lashed by incessant rains since yesterday.
24 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The Centre has launched a mobile application, where the public can upload pictures of pollution sources of the Ganga river for further action by the authorities concerned.
11 Mar 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said that an online monitoring system was being introduced to check pollution in Ganga river.
05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Mājuli, the largest river island in the world, is struggling for its existence. The environmental conditions recently have not been cooperating well because of which the Island situated on Brahmaputra river in Assam is not able to sustain itself and is expected to vanish if required steps are not taken soon.