30 Jul 2014
Thane: Nearly 50 villages in the district have been cut-off from the tehsil headquarters and two bridges remained submerged as heavy rains continued to lash Thane on Wednesday.
28 Jul 2014
Kolkata: The Ganga Jagran Yatra which started a month back from Haridwar in Uttarakhand culminated in Kolkata on Sunday. The ‘rath’, in the past 30 days, covered more than 1,000 kilometres in five states and carried the message of rejuvenating River Ganga.
27 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.
28 Jul 2014
Washington: Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms in the US, a new study has found.
26 Jul 2014
Kanpur: The water level of river Ganga is constantly on the rise and is approaching the danger mark due to release of water from Narora dam and heavy rainfall in the hills.
21 Jul 2014
Lakhisarai: Ganga Jagran Rath, which took off from Rudraprayag carrying along a message of cleansing River Ganga, entered Lakhisarai district in Bihar on Sunday. The yatra will conclude at Ganga Sagar in West Bengal.
14 Jul 2014
Berlin: A new sensor to measure particulate matter in the air is being developed. German scientists are developing a sensor that can be attached to a smart-phone and measures fine dust levels in the air.
16 Jul 2014
Gandhinagar: Gujarat government on Tuesday told the state Assembly that it would take another three years to complete the ongoing Narmada dam project, for which Rs 342 crore would be required, in addition to the Rs 1,892 crore spent so far on it.
18 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat directed the officials to expedite removal of silt from major rivers so that populated areas located close to their banks are safe from flooding.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Air Algerie flight which went missing from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, according to reports has crashed in river Niger in Africa.