03 Mar 2014
Rishikesh: The Centre has established National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) and also halted work at Lohri Nagpal dam near Uttar Kashi as it is serious about cleaning holy river Ganga, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said.
01 Mar 2014
Rishikesh: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday advocated creation of a zero-pollution zone in the hill state to present a model of environment conservation to the world.
04 Feb 2014
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has written to her Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal requesting him to ensure that untreated industrial effluent and sewage is not released in Sutlej river and its tributaries.
05 Mar 2014
Panaji: The Goa BJP is opposed only to offshore casinos and not onshore ones, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the state Assembly on Wednesday. He also said no operational offshore casino would be allowed to function in the Mandovi River off Panaji by 2015.
21 Feb 2014
Beijing: Chinese capital has issued a yellow alert for heavy air pollution over the next three days, with children and the elderly being advised to stay indoors.
04 Mar 2014
Nay Pyi Taw: Despite decades-old disputes over sharing of waters between Bangladesh and India, notably from the Teesta river, Dhaka hopes it can finalize a host of treaties with New Delhi.
18 Feb 2014
Rajkot: Gujarat Minister of State for Water Resources Nanubhai Vanani has criticized the Aam Admi Party (AAP) for picking social activist Medha Patkar as a candidate for the coming Lok Sabha elections and called her ‘anti-Narmada’.
22 Feb 2014
Beijing: Smog continued to blanket China's north and central regions for the third day on Saturday, prompting the National Meteorological Centre (NMC) to issue a yellow alert for air pollution.
11 Jan 2014
Varanasi: Taking note of a complaint filed by an environmental scientist, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has asked the Union Environment Ministry to probe the reasons behind increasing pollution level in river Ganga.