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In pics: Umngot river's <strong>water</strong> transparent as crystal

In pics: Umngot river's water transparent as crystal

04 May 2016

New Delhi: When it comes to Indian rivers, the first pictures that come to mind are Ganga and Yamuna rivers in a sorry state, looking more like drains. But, in the North-East, there is a panoramic water body that boasts of crystal clear water and makes for a pleasant sight.

Umngot river,   water transparent,   River in Meghalaya,   River in India,   Jaintia Hills,   Dawki,   Latest Lifestyle News,  
Mexico City bans 40 percent of cars again over air <strong>pollution</strong>

Mexico City bans 40 percent of cars again over air pollution

03 May 2016

Mexico city: Mexico City officials issued a new air pollution alert, meaning that 40 percent of vehicles will be banned today, while industries will be required to cut emissions.

Mexico City,   cars ban in Mexico,   pollution in Mexico city,   Vehicle,   Latest World News,  
Why no action taken on 15-year-old vehicles: NGT to Delhi Police

Why no action taken on 15-year-old vehicles: NGT to Delhi Police

03 May 2016

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal today rapped the Delhi Police asking why it has not taken any action against vehicles more than 15 years old from plying on the roads in the national capital.

NGT,   Delhi police,   Central Pollution Control Board,   Justice Swatanter Kumar,   Delhi government,   State news,  
Don't play smart game with us: NGT warns DJB

Don't play smart game with us: NGT warns DJB

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.

Delhi Jal Board,   DJB,   Delhi Sewage Treatment Plant,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT on Yamuna Pollution,   Latest States News ,  
Uttarakhand forest fire: MI-17 choppers spraying <strong>water</strong> to douse blaze

Uttarakhand forest fire: MI-17 choppers spraying water to douse blaze

01 May 2016

Dehradun: After the government last night decided to press two MI-17 helicopters into service as NDRF, SDRF and Army personnel struggled to douse the flames which have claimed six lives and blighted around 1,900 hectares of forests in Uttarakhand, choppers today started spraying waters on the fire.

Uttarakhand fire,   Fire in Uttarakhand forest,   Water spraying,   Mi 17 choppers,   water,   Uttarakhand,   helicopters,   NDRF,   SDRF,   Latest States News,  
Diesel taxis to go off the roads in Delhi, NCR from today

Diesel taxis to go off the roads in Delhi, NCR from today

01 May 2016

New Delhi: Commuters may face inconvenience as nearly 27,000 diesel-run taxis will not be allowed to ply on the capital's roads from today after the Supreme Court yesterday refused to extend the April 30 deadline fixed for their conversion into CNG mode.

Diesel taxis,   Cabs in Delhi,   NCR,   Diesel run cabs,   Supreme Court,   CNG,   Pollution,   Latest Nation News,  
Organic pollutants are predominant cause of <strong>water</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>: Prakash Javadekar

Organic pollutants are predominant cause of water pollution: Prakash Javadekar

18 Dec 2015

New Delhi: Organic pollution is the predominant cause of water pollution across 2,500 locations which were monitored across the country, the government today said.

Organic pollution,   Water pollution,   Water pollution in India,   Government on Pollution,   Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar,   Latest India news,  
Sachin Tendulkar, Pepsi to help Maharashtra government tackle drought crisis

Sachin Tendulkar, Pepsi to help Maharashtra government tackle drought crisis

21 Apr 2016

Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and PepsiCo will jointly help Maharashtra government tackle the drought in Marathwada.

Maharashtra Drought,   Sachin Tendulkar,   Maharashtra Water Scarcity,   Maharashtra Water Crisis,   Marathwada Water Crisis,   Latest States News ,  
<strong>Water</strong> level dips to 22 percent in 91 major reservoirs

Water level dips to 22 percent in 91 major reservoirs

23 Apr 2016

New Delhi: The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country has dipped to 22 percent of their total capacity, government said yesterday.

water level,   reservoirs in India,   major reservoirs in India,   water level in India,   nation news,  
In pics: Oldest wells in the world

In pics: Oldest wells in the world

20 Apr 2016

New Delhi: As per the official records, this summer 256 districts in 10 states are reeling under severe drought and around one-third of India is facing scarcity of water. The Supreme Court of India has questioned the governments for not taking preventive actions before summer. Environmentalists say that due to lack of long term water conservation plans in the country, we are unable to curb drought and store enough water. In such a scenario, the well is a key source of water, as has been since the establishment of human civilisation across the world.

Drought,   Oldest wells,   scarcity of water,   Wells,   Water,   Water conservation,   Latest Nation News,  

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