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<strong>Yamuna</strong> will be brought under Environment Protection Act: Government

Yamuna will be brought under Environment Protection Act: Government

23 Mar 2015

New Delhi: The government has promised to bring the Yamuna under the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".

Yamuna river,   Environment Protection Act,   Indian government,   Ravishankar Prasad,   Yamuna pollution free,   Yamuna River Bed,  
Bharat Stage IV emission norms from April 2017

Bharat Stage IV emission norms from April 2017

20 Aug 2015

New Delhi: Mass emission standards Bharat Stage IV (BS IV) will come into force across the country from April 1, 2017, the ministry of road transport and highways announced on Wednesday.

emission standards,   Bharat Stage IV,   BS IV,   Ministry of road transport,   Pollution ,  
 Space photos from ISS helps decode light <strong>pollution</strong> on earth

Space photos from ISS helps decode light pollution on earth

12 Aug 2015

London: Photos taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have helped scientists reliably measure the amount of light pollution worldwide.

Space photos,   ISS,   earth light pollution,   International Space Station,   space,   Latest science news,  
Uma Bharti promises to control <strong>Yamuna</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

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.

Uma Bharti,   Yamuna pollution,   Union Minister for Water Resources,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,   Ram Shankar Katheria,   BJP,   Lok Sabha member ,  
Athletes shrug off <strong>pollution</strong> issues at Rio Olympic test

Athletes shrug off pollution issues at Rio Olympic test

02 Aug 2015

Rio de Janerio: Athletes, coaches and organizers at a major test event for next year's Olympic Games shrugged off a simmering dispute over safety at watersports venues by diving into the controversial waters off Copacabana Beach on Saturday.

Athletes and coaches,   2016 Olympic Games,   Copacabana Beach,   Latest News,  
Action soon against industrial units polluting Ganga: Government

Action soon against industrial units polluting Ganga: Government

06 Aug 2015

New Delhi: The government has asked the pollution control boards to initiate action against industrial units discharging contaminated effluents in river Ganga, Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti informed the Lok Sabha today.

Industrial units,   Pollution,   Ganga,   Government,   Pollution control boards,   River Ganga,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister,   Uma Bharti,   Lok Sabha,   Latest Nation News,  
Activists go ahead with march for <strong>Yamuna</strong> clean-up

Activists go ahead with march for Yamuna clean-up

17 Mar 2015

Mathura: Spiritual leaders and activists who are taking part in the 'Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra' on Monday rejected Union minister Uma Bharati's plea to them to suspend the march.

Yamuna clean up,   Yamuna river pollution,   Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra,   Uma Bharati,   Yamuna river cleaning,  
Trucks passing through Delhi flouting SC order: SCWLA to NGT

Trucks passing through Delhi flouting SC order: SCWLA to NGT

09 Aug 2015

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has sought the Centre's response on a plea of a group of women lawyers, who have alleged that commercial vehicles passing through the capital were flouting directions of the apex court.

National Green Tribunal,   NGT,   Commercial vehicles,   Ministry of Environment and Forests,   Central Pollution Control Board,   Supreme Court,   Latest News ,  
Ganga likely to be clean by 2020: Centre

Ganga likely to be clean by 2020: Centre

30 Jul 2015

New Delhi: Cleaning of river Ganga is expected to be completed by 2020, by which time desired results of initiatives taken up for the purpose will be visible, the government has said.

River Ganga,   Modi government,   Ganga cleaning,   Namami Ganga,   Ganga pollution ,  
Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

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.

Uma Bharti,   water dispute,   Uttar Pradesh,   Yamuna,   Ganga Rejuvenation,   Narendra Modi,   Yamuna pollution free ,  

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