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).
07 Sep 2016
Bangalore: Continuing their protests against the Supreme Court's direction for releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, a farmer in Mandya on Wednesday attempted to commit suicide. Karnataka, in compliance with the top court's direction, on Wednesday morning released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. As soon as the news spread, protesters intensified the agitation.
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".
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.
06 Sep 2016
London: Love to wear designer perfumes? Be careful, as certain molecules produced in these man-made fragrances act as potential contaminants of the environment, and may also impact our ecosystem in the long run, said a study conducted in the canals of Venice, also known as the city without sewers.
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.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna in Delhi has crossed the warning level due to discharge of water from a barrage in Haryana even as the Delhi government has deployed several motor boats to evacuate riverside dwellers.
08 Jun 2011
In the past three decades, Yamuna River has receded into a drain carrying large scale pollutants. A major reason behind the depleting level of the river has been the soaring pollution level. Originated as a small stream from Yamunotri, River Yamuna stretches to a distance of 1,375 kilometres before merging into River Ganga at Sangam of Allahabad.
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.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) was today taken to task over construction of a sewage treatment plant by the National Green Tribunal which warned its officials not to play a "smart game" on the issue concerning pollution in river Yamuna.