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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.