30 Oct 2014
Bhopal: Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on the importance of land and water management resources and called for new perspectives to protect the environment.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga including snapping water and power connections to them while slamming Centre and State Pollution Control Boards for their "failure" to punish erring units.
29 Oct 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal government has taken up a slew of projects to develop Sagar Island at the confluence of the river Ganga and Bay of Bengal as a major tourist destination. Two virgin beaches will be developed as part of the programme.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: In a scathing attack, the Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up Centre and state pollution control boards and questioned the veracity of actions taken by the Modi-led government in connection with rejuvenating holy river Ganga.
07 Oct 2014
London: Air pollution has had a significant impact on the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere, a new study has found.
27 Oct 2014
Nagpur: Union Minister Uma Bharti discussed various issues related to rejuvenation of river Ganga with scientists at the city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).
15 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday urged his Himachal Pradesh counterpart Virbhadra Singh to jointly put up an effective monitoring mechanism for the cleaning up of Ghaggar river. In a letter to Virbhadra Singh the Punjab Chief Minister informed him about the deterioration of the water quality of Ghaggar in Punjab, an official release said.
16 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday wrote to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung urging him to ensure that the national capital celebrates a noise-pollution free Diwali.
09 Oct 2014
Beijing: The highly polluted fog is back again to haunt the Chinese capital as the government issued a yellow alert for air pollution for the next three days advising residents to take a number of precautions.
05 Aug 2014
Narmada (Gujarat): At lest five teenaged students died when a school van plunged into Narmada river off a bridge near Gora village in Narmada district of Gujarat on Monday.