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.
24 Jan 2015
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre for a special sanction of Rs 926.07 crore for providing safe drinking water to 1340 habitations under critical category.
28 Nov 2014
Bhopal: The toxic waste after the Bhopal Gas tragedy lying at the Union Carbide plant here is still awaiting disposal, even after 29 years of the world's worst industrial disaster, amid concerns of air and water pollution.
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.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL that sought ban on use of loudspeakers at religious sites on the ground that they cause noise pollution besides causing communal riots.
18 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The central government's Rs 1,000-crore irrigation scheme aims at bringing irrigation water to every village by converging ongoing schemes being implemented by various ministries.
20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Japanese electronics giant Sony launched its SmartWatch 3 wearable device for Rs 19,990 in India.
09 Jan 2015
Toronto: Just two hours of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can result in fundamental changes to a person's DNA, a new research claims. According to researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can lead to health-related changes in biology by switching some genes on, while switching others off.
13 Dec 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Congress led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala on Saturday decided to strictly implement the guidelines for comprehensive protection of water sources in the wake of increasing water and environmental pollution.
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.