28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Putting the onus back on Congress, the Centre said yesterday the party should convince its units in Goa and Maharashtra over the Mahadayi river dispute even as it stressed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ready to solve the issue by convening a meeting of the chief ministers of the two states and that of Karnataka.
23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government has promised to bring the Yamuna under the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".
26 Aug 2015
Nasik: Tens of thousands of devout Hindus took a dip in the water of the river Godavari to cleanse themselves of their sins, marking the first major bath of the Kumbh Mela (pitcher festival) in the Nasik today.
06 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The government has asked the pollution control boards to initiate action against industrial units discharging contaminated effluents in river Ganga, Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti informed the Lok Sabha today.
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Cleaning of river Ganga is expected to be completed by 2020, by which time desired results of initiatives taken up for the purpose will be visible, the government has said.
24 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Hindu devotees from all walks of life gathered on the banks of River Ganga and temples early on Monday to observe last Monday of the holy ‘Sawan’ month, which is dedicated and held in honour of Lord Shiva, the God of Destruction and one of the holy trinity.
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Mass emission standards Bharat Stage IV (BS IV) will come into force across the country from April 1, 2017, the ministry of road transport and highways announced on Wednesday.
21 Aug 2015
Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam worsened today following incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, affecting more than three lakh people in 13 districts.
12 Aug 2015
London: Photos taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have helped scientists reliably measure the amount of light pollution worldwide.
17 Mar 2015
Mathura: Spiritual leaders and activists who are taking part in the 'Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra' on Monday rejected Union minister Uma Bharati's plea to them to suspend the march.