28 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday voiced concern over the declining sex ratio in 100 districts of the country, with situation being “more serious” in Haryana, and pitched for a campaign to save girls through the social media.
26 Jun 2015
Srinagar: Residents of Kashmir Valley heaved a sigh of relief with a dip in the water level of the Jhelum easing flood concerns even as the river continues to flow above the danger mark in the South and Central parts.
17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: At a time Delhi is grappling with deteriorating air quality, experts from across the country are coming together to prepare an action plan to improve the scenario. Around 100 experts from the scientific and the academic communities would discuss threadbare the circumstances that led to the situation and try to formulate short-term as well as long-term policies and solutions in this regard.
17 Jun 2015
New York: Long-term exposure to air pollution may lead to loss of white matter in the brain, a research has found. White matter in the brain is made of axon cells, which enable the nerves to communicate.
20 Feb 2015
Suratgarh: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje raised the issue of polluted water coming in Indira Gandhi Canal in the state and urged her Punjab counterpart Prakash Singh Badal to look into the issue.
12 Jun 2015
New Delhi: With the scorching heat gripping the national capital, the fun filled and refreshing 'water parks' surely come as your saviour. If you are baked and grilled with the rising temperature, then it's high time to get ready for the fun roller coaster rides, splashing water slides and mesmerising swimming pools in your nearest water packs.
19 Jun 2015
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has declared holiday today due to heavy rains that are lashing the city and its suburbs. All courts in Mumbai including the High Court will remain shut for the day due to heavy rains, officials said.
15 Dec 2014
Sonapyrdi (Meghalaya): Two rivers flowing towards Bangladesh in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue apparently due to "high acid" content leading to demand from environment activists to take immediate action to check pollution.
25 May 2015
London: Mother's milk may protect her babies from the adverse effects of environmental pollution, suggests a new research. The researchers assessed how exposure to environmental pollution during pregnancy affects health and examine the role of diet in physical and neuro-behavioural development in infancy.
18 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A high-level committee formed to review green laws has recommended reduction of role of inspectors in approving plans and monitoring air and water pollution. The panel formed in August this year, submitted its recommendation report to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday and said that they have suggested measures to preserve the environment but at the same time make development much easier.