17 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s ‘World Culture Festival’ has ‘completely destroyed’ the Yamuna riverbed, a panel of experts has told the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
03 May 2016
New Delhi: The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) was today taken to task over construction of a sewage treatment plant by the National Green Tribunal which warned its officials not to play a "smart game" on the issue concerning pollution in river Yamuna.
12 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday lifted its embargo on registration of high-end diesel cars and SUVs having engine capacity of 2000cc and above in Delhi and National Capital Region on payment of one per cent of the ex-showroom price of such vehicles as green cess.
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.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna in Delhi has crossed the warning level due to discharge of water from a barrage in Haryana even as the Delhi government has deployed several motor boats to evacuate riverside dwellers.
23 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Health issues caused by air pollution led to approximately 16 lakh premature deaths in the country, the Lok Sabha was yesterday informed.
01 Jul 2016
Beijing: Long-term exposure to air pollution, which has risen to alarming levels in the past years, is likely to cause damages to the kidneys, irrespective of age, warns a study.
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.
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".
20 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Diesel vehicles in the city which are 15 years old should be deregistered first and will not get NoC for plying outside Delhi-NCR, the National Green Tribunal today said.