29 Sep 2014
New York: Showering effusive praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former US President Bill Clinton on Monday said no one else before him had "knowledge and votes" to build a national economy, as the Clinton couple met the Indian leader here.
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.
17 Sep 2014
Puducherry: AINRC MLA Ashok Anand on Tuesday called upon the administration to take immediate steps to prevent chemical industries from "indiscriminately discharging industrial effluents" considering the safety of sub soil water in the neighbouring coastal village of Kalapet.
23 Sep 2014
Ahmedabad: Union Minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Monday praised Gujarat government for the work done by it in keeping rivers clean and announced launch of a nationwide water management programme next year.
23 Sep 2014
Mathura (UP): The Centre will take up the cleaning of Yamuna on priority basis, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati has said. She announced this while participating in a public meeting organised to pay tribute to Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay on his birth anniversary.
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.
04 Aug 2014
Ahmedabad: In a bid to tackle pollution in several river stretches across the state, the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has roped in a Mumbai-based expert, who will submit a report documenting the causes as well as the steps needed to improve the situation.
20 Sep 2014
Washington: America's power plants are among the leading global sources of carbon emission than the entire economies of Russia, India, Japan or any other nation put together besides China, a latest report said on Friday.
23 Aug 2014
New Delhi: With the Narendra Modi government moving toward cleaning India's rivers, including the sacred Ganga and its tributary, the Yamuna, authorities are worried that coming religious festivals might just aggravate the river's pollution.
06 Aug 2014
Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.