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.
06 Aug 2014
Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.
02 Sep 2014
Mathura: Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said some states are trying to create water dispute although she asserted that Uttar Pradesh would get its share of water.
06 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Delhi Jal Board on Friday started the trial run of the interceptor sewage project aimed at checking pollution of Yamuna.
14 Nov 2014
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government is drafting an export policy to boost the state industry and its products, an official said on Friday.
07 Nov 2014
Washington: Children who are exposed to more indoor pollution suffer more from asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever), shows a study done by an Indian American on Indian children.
08 Nov 2014
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has pulled up the Maharashtra Government for not prosecuting organisers of religious festivals who violated noise pollution rules. A bench of justices Abhay Oka and A S Gadkari further questioned the Government as to why it had issued fresh licences to the organisers of religious festivals when they had allegedly breached the noise pollution levels in the past.
02 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Expediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project of cleansing the Ganga, the Centre will be constituting 25 special teams to check the source of pollution of the holy river so that further action could be taken accordingly.
05 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Air pollution in India is impacting the productivity of wheat crops, reducing it by almost half, a research paper has said. Noting that India has already been negatively affected by recent climate trends, the paper said the significant decreases in yield could be attributed to two air pollutants black carbon and ground level ozone.
05 Jun 2014
Agra: India's tourism icon and a symbol of earthly love, the 17th century white marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, is a victim of both nature and man. If the monument looks sick and pale to visitors, the reason is the dry and heavily polluted Yamuna that once formed an integral part of the Taj Mahal complex.