25 Mar 2014
New Delhi: According to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), around 7 million people were killed in 2012 as a result of air pollution, making it the biggest environmental health risk.
18 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Five youths drowned in Yamuna river when they were taking a bath after playing Holi in north Delhi's Sonia Vihar on Monday, police and fire officials said.
31 Mar 2014
New Delhi: State-owned power equipment maker Bhel has secured Rs 125 crore contract for setting up a 120 MW Hydro Electric Project in Bhel.
27 Mar 2014
Washington: White children suffer from asthma due to higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) more frequently than their black counterparts, a new Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study revealed.
21 Mar 2014
New York: People, who were exposed to a massive dust cloud of air pollution at Ground Zero when the 9/11 twin terror attacks took place, are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
31 Mar 2014
Washington: As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) drew a grim picture in its latest report on global warming, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that "the clock is ticking" and asked countries to match the urgency of response with the scale of the science.
26 Mar 2014
Beijing: Quitting smoking may not be enough to improve your lung function if the ventilation in the kitchen is not proper, research says.
01 Mar 2014
Rishikesh: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday advocated creation of a zero-pollution zone in the hill state to present a model of environment conservation to the world.
14 Mar 2013
With the official announcement that an additional 250 cusecs of water would be released into the Yamuna through a new canal from Hathini Kund in Haryana, the 'save Yamuna' marchers had a reason to celebrate on Thursday.
13 Mar 2013
Activists heading the Yamuna Bachao Andolan have threatened to sit on an indefinite fast from Wednesday if the government failed to release more water into the river.