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".
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.
20 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The ceramic factories in Uttar Pradesh's Khurja city on Monday came under the lens of the National Green Tribunal, which sought response from the UP government and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) on a plea seeking their closure.
14 Apr 2015
Mathura: Farmers blockaded the Yamuna Expressway on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh, demanding more money as compensation for crops damaged by untimely rainfall.
17 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Armed with clean energy biomass stoves, tea-sellers in India's western city of Nashik are becoming unlikely heroes in the country's battle against indoor air pollution by not only using the wood-fuelled stoves for their trade but also selling them.
11 Apr 2015
New York: Oral diabetes medications are more effective than insulin in protecting diabetics from the adverse effects of high traffic pollution, says a study.
07 Apr 2015
New Delhi: People across India can now track the quality of air they breathe with the click of a button! Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a National Air Quality Index (AQI), which will monitor the quality of air in major urban centres across the country on a real-time basis.
07 Apr 2015
London: Tampons may not be an obvious scientific tool, but engineers from the University of Sheffield in Britain have found in them a new utility - using them to identify the sources from where sewage is discharged into the river.
02 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Differences of opinion among the members of a panel set up to decide on the 'Environmental Flow' in Yamuna river has forced the Ministry of Water Resources to ask them to arrive at a consensus so that their report can be submitted to another body set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
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.