30 Oct 2014
Bhopal: Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on the importance of land and water management resources and called for new perspectives to protect the environment.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga including snapping water and power connections to them while slamming Centre and State Pollution Control Boards for their "failure" to punish erring units.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi is recalling 382 units of its premium sports utility vehicle Q7 in India manufactured in March-December 2012 to replace faulty vacuum line in brake system as part of a global exercise.
27 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Honda Cars India (HCIL) is recalling 2,338 units of its hatchback Brio, compact sedan Amaze and sports utility vehicle CR-V manufactured between September 2011 and July 2014 to replace a faulty part related to airbags.
24 Oct 2014
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co said it would call back the new Fit hybrid subcompact model for the fifth time in less than a year in Japan, issuing a recall on Thursday of two defects that cover 425,825 cars in Japan.
17 Sep 2014
Puducherry: AINRC MLA Ashok Anand on Tuesday called upon the administration to take immediate steps to prevent chemical industries from "indiscriminately discharging industrial effluents" considering the safety of sub soil water in the neighbouring coastal village of Kalapet.
18 Oct 2014
Beijing: Toyota Motor China Investment Co. Ltd. will recall 1,880 imported Lexus vehicles in China due to fuel leakage risks starting from November 14.
15 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday urged his Himachal Pradesh counterpart Virbhadra Singh to jointly put up an effective monitoring mechanism for the cleaning up of Ghaggar river. In a letter to Virbhadra Singh the Punjab Chief Minister informed him about the deterioration of the water quality of Ghaggar in Punjab, an official release said.
20 Oct 2014
Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Police sent teams to a tribal area in Visakhapatnam district on Monday following reports that three Maoists were killed by the villagers after the extremists eliminated a tribal on suspicion that he was acting as a police informer.
16 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday wrote to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung urging him to ensure that the national capital celebrates a noise-pollution free Diwali.