13 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.
21 Jan 2015
Greater Noida: Commmuters using Yamuna expressway will have to shell out more money as the Uttar Pradesh government has hiked the toll rates for Taj Expressway which connects the National Capital Region to Agra.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: On January 27, the Yamuna Expressway which connects Delhi with Agra, may be closed for normal traffic for a few hours as a back up route for US President Barack Obama who will be visiting Taj Mahal.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL that sought ban on use of loudspeakers at religious sites on the ground that they cause noise pollution besides causing communal riots.
10 Jan 2015
Agra/Mathura: Green activists plan to stage protests in Delhi on February 1st to demand that the Narendra Modi government act fast to clean up the highly polluted Yamuna river.
16 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed Irrigation and Flood Control Department and concerned authorities to build special ghats on the banks of Yamuna where people can immerse idols and other religious offerings which will then be disposed of in a scientific manner.
17 Jan 2015
Lucknow: A high alert has been sounded in Agra ahead of US President Barack Obama visit on January 27, officials said on Saturday.
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.
09 Jan 2015
Toronto: Just two hours of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can result in fundamental changes to a person's DNA, a new research claims. According to researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can lead to health-related changes in biology by switching some genes on, while switching others off.
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.