18 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Five youths drowned in Yamuna river when they were taking a bath after playing Holi in north Delhi's Sonia Vihar on Monday, police and fire officials said.
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.
20 Feb 2014
Agra: Civic authorities in Agra have warned that water supply in the city could be suspended because of Yamuna River’s already high pollution reaching to levels which are beyond treatment.
25 Mar 2014
New Delhi: According to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), around 7 million people were killed in 2012 as a result of air pollution, making it the biggest environmental health risk.
31 Mar 2014
New Delhi: State-owned power equipment maker Bhel has secured Rs 125 crore contract for setting up a 120 MW Hydro Electric Project in Bhel.
27 Mar 2014
Washington: White children suffer from asthma due to higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) more frequently than their black counterparts, a new Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study revealed.
21 Mar 2014
New York: People, who were exposed to a massive dust cloud of air pollution at Ground Zero when the 9/11 twin terror attacks took place, are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
25 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who reached Varanasi on Tuesday to hold a referendum on whether he should take on Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, took a dip in holy river Ganga.
23 Apr 2012
What has come as most surprising that despite more than Rs 1, 300 crore being spent for 19 years on several Yamuna cleaning projects outcome has remained nothing. This is a startling revelation made by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
31 Mar 2014
Washington: As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) drew a grim picture in its latest report on global warming, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that "the clock is ticking" and asked countries to match the urgency of response with the scale of the science.