02 Sep 2014
Mathura: Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said some states are trying to create water dispute although she asserted that Uttar Pradesh would get its share of water.
02 Sep 2014
Seoul: South Korea has delayed a proposed tax on vehicle carbon emissions by over five years to the end of 2020, amid pressure from domestic and U.S. car makers who fear the levy would curb sales.
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.
01 Sep 2014
Bhopal: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Monday praised the Madhya Pradesh government for raising the irrigation potential which led to higher agriculture production in the state.
31 Aug 2014
Guwahati: One of the first luxury river cruises from Patna to Varanasi on the Ganga River, traversing a distance of over 420 km has been launched. The cruise, ‘MV Rajmahal’ has been launched by the state-based Assam Bengal Navigation Company (ABN).
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.
30 Aug 2014
Toronto: Despite what appears to be an insurmountable problem, researchers have found that it is possible to turn the situation around and significantly reduce water scarcity in just over 35 years.
29 Aug 2014
Itanagar/ Kokrajhar: Incessant rainfall for the past couple of days has triggered landslides and floods in several parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.
16 Aug 2014
Faridabad: Union Minister for Roads, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari announced Rs 15,000 crore road projects in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.
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.