11 Jun 2016
Washington: The Milky Way is invisible to more than one third of humanity, including 60 percent of Europeans and nearly 80 percent of North Americans, a new world atlas of light pollution suggested yesterday.
26 May 2016
London: Pregnant women exposed to air pollution may be at a greater risk of stillbirth, a new study has claimed.
22 May 2016
Imphal: Torrential rains in the past few days triggered landslides, swelling of rivers and inundated low lying areas in Manipur's hill districts.
03 Jun 2016
Paris/Longjumeau, France: Torrential rain forced thousands of people from their homes south of Paris while the River Seine surged to its highest level for over 30 years in the French capital, shutting down the famed Louvre and Orsay museums and a metro line.
25 May 2016
Beijing: Chinese capital Beijing will implement the world's new strictest vehicle emission standards by next year to reduce hazardous hydrocarbon emissions by five percent, authorities said today.
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.
04 Dec 2015
Agra:In a novel protest to highlight the pollution in Yamuna river, the city activists rowed a boat in the 'dry' river. The activists lamented that despite tall promises, nothing had been done for one of the holiest Indian rivers, which remains highly polluted and dry for most part of the year.
04 May 2016
New Delhi: When it comes to Indian rivers, the first pictures that come to mind are Ganga and Yamuna rivers in a sorry state, looking more like drains. But, in the North-East, there is a panoramic water body that boasts of crystal clear water and makes for a pleasant sight.
03 May 2016
Mexico city: Mexico City officials issued a new air pollution alert, meaning that 40 percent of vehicles will be banned today, while industries will be required to cut emissions.
13 Apr 2016
New Delhi: India today joined hands with Germany to attain "pristine" status of Ganga by adopting river basin management strategies used for cleansing rivers like Rhine and Danube of pollutants.