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.
12 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday lifted its embargo on registration of high-end diesel cars and SUVs having engine capacity of 2000cc and above in Delhi and National Capital Region on payment of one per cent of the ex-showroom price of such vehicles as green cess.
17 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s ‘World Culture Festival’ has ‘completely destroyed’ the Yamuna riverbed, a panel of experts has told the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
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.
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.
03 Aug 2016
Raigad (Maharashtra): At least two buses with about 22 passengers were washed away early on Wednesday in flood waters after a bridge collapse on the Mumbai-Goa Highway, an official said.
30 Jul 2016
Patna: Twenty-six people have died and about 22 lakh were affected so far in Bihar floods with many rivers, including Koshi, flowing above danger mark.
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.
20 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Diesel vehicles in the city which are 15 years old should be deregistered first and will not get NoC for plying outside Delhi-NCR, the National Green Tribunal today said.
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.