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.
07 Sep 2016
Bangalore: Continuing their protests against the Supreme Court's direction for releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, a farmer in Mandya on Wednesday attempted to commit suicide. Karnataka, in compliance with the top court's direction, on Wednesday morning released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. As soon as the news spread, protesters intensified the agitation.
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.
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.
23 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Health issues caused by air pollution led to approximately 16 lakh premature deaths in the country, the Lok Sabha was yesterday informed.
30 Aug 2016
Rajkot: Amid the discontent among the Patels over quota row and Dalit agitation in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time addressed a public rally on Tuesday in his home state after becoming the Prime Minister.
10 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Namami Gange programme is "atonement" for the pollution of the Ganga post-Independence, Union minister Uma Bharti said on Wednesday and appealed to MPs from constituencies along the river to help make the campaign successful.
01 Jul 2016
Beijing: Long-term exposure to air pollution, which has risen to alarming levels in the past years, is likely to cause damages to the kidneys, irrespective of age, warns a study.
04 May 2011
Taking a serious note of the rising pollution level in River Narmada, the Madhya Pradesh High Court (HC) has rapped the state administration and Pollution Control Board for their futile efforts to check the pollution in the river.The court also directed them to submit an affidavit within four weeks, giving details about the steps taken so far to check pollution in the river.