01 May 2016
New Delhi: Commuters may face inconvenience as nearly 27,000 diesel-run taxis will not be allowed to ply on the capital's roads from today after the Supreme Court yesterday refused to extend the April 30 deadline fixed for their conversion into CNG mode.
04 Dec 2015
Agra:In a novel protest to highlight the pollution in Yamuna river, the city activists rowed a boat in the 'dry' river. The activists lamented that despite tall promises, nothing had been done for one of the holiest Indian rivers, which remains highly polluted and dry for most part of the year.
17 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Expressing doubts over the second phase of the fortnight-long odd-even scheme, a scientist has moved the National Green Tribunal seeking independent monitoring of air pollution levels.
19 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today termed as "bizarre" the media reports that pollution levels in the national capital had spiked despite the odd-even traffic scheme.
21 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today accused the BJP of setting Delhi's dump yards on fire to sabotage the city government's flagship odd-even restrictions on plying four-wheelers for reducing pollution in the national capital.
18 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Three days after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's odd-even scheme was implemented in Delhi, it faced its real test today when it witnessed maximum traffic during office hours.
14 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal yesterday claimed that the trial of the odd-even scheme on pilot basis during January did not actually bring down the pollution level as much as was expected but it did bring down the vehicular congestion on Delhi roads. Analysing several media reports regarding different pollution levels during the first phase of the odd-even scheme, Arvind Kejriwal signalled that the project in its second phase is all set for implementation on Delhi roads from tomorrow onwards.
21 Mar 2016
Kolkata: To ensure minimum damage to the ecosystem of the Sundarbans during this polling season, the district administration and political parties have decided to minimise carbon footprint in the islands.
14 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to take the initiative to clean Yamuna river and also sought help of his volunteers for welfare programmes of the city 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".