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<strong>Yamuna</strong> will be brought under Environment Protection Act: Government

Yamuna will be brought under Environment Protection Act: 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".

Yamuna river,   Environment Protection Act,   Indian government,   Ravishankar Prasad,   Yamuna pollution free,   Yamuna River Bed,  
Experts to chalk out plan to tackle rising <strong>pollution</strong> in Delhi

Experts to chalk out plan to tackle rising pollution in Delhi

17 Jun 2015

New Delhi: At a time Delhi is grappling with deteriorating air quality, experts from across the country are coming together to prepare an action plan to improve the scenario. Around 100 experts from the scientific and the academic communities would discuss threadbare the circumstances that led to the situation and try to formulate short-term as well as long-term policies and solutions in this regard.

Delhi pollution,   Air pollution,   Air quality,   Pollution experts,   Delhi air,   Indian Association for Air Pollution Control,   IAAPC,  
 Air <strong>pollution</strong> may damage brain: Study

Air pollution may damage brain: Study

17 Jun 2015

New York: Long-term exposure to air pollution may lead to loss of white matter in the brain, a research has found. White matter in the brain is made of axon cells, which enable the nerves to communicate.

Air pollution,   brain,   pollution,   axon cells,   neurosciences,   Latest health news,  
Uma Bharti promises to control <strong>Yamuna</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

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.

Uma Bharti,   Yamuna pollution,   Union Minister for Water Resources,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,   Ram Shankar Katheria,   BJP,   Lok Sabha member ,  
Activists go ahead with march for <strong>Yamuna</strong> clean-up

Activists go ahead with march for Yamuna clean-up

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.

Yamuna clean up,   Yamuna river pollution,   Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra,   Uma Bharati,   Yamuna river cleaning,  
Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

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.

Uma Bharti,   water dispute,   Uttar Pradesh,   Yamuna,   Ganga Rejuvenation,   Narendra Modi,   Yamuna pollution free ,  
Breastfeeding protects babies from air <strong>pollution</strong>

Breastfeeding protects babies from air pollution

25 May 2015

London: Mother's milk may protect her babies from the adverse effects of environmental pollution, suggests a new research. The researchers assessed how exposure to environmental pollution during pregnancy affects health and examine the role of diet in physical and neuro-behavioural development in infancy.

Breastfeeding,   mother milk,   air pollution,   environmental pollution,   health care,   latest lifestyle news,  
DJB starts trial run of interceptor sewage project

DJB starts trial run of interceptor sewage project

06 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Delhi Jal Board on Friday started the trial run of the interceptor sewage project aimed at checking pollution of Yamuna.

DJB,   Interceptor sewage project,   Yamuna pollution,   Palam drain,   Pappan Kalan Sewage Treatment Plant,   DDA,   Groundwater,  
IAF fighter jet successfully lands on <strong>Yamuna</strong> Expressway

IAF fighter jet successfully lands on Yamuna Expressway

21 May 2015

New Delhi: In a first, a Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday successfully landed on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura as part of trials to use national highways for emergency landing. The aircraft landed at about 6:40 AM, senior IAF officers said, adding that the force has plans to activate more such stretches on highways in the future.

Fighter jet,   Indian Air Force,   IAF,   Mirage 2000,   UP,   Yamuna Expressway,   India,   Mathura,   Latest India news ,  
Taj Mahal: A victim of man and nature

Taj Mahal: A victim of man and nature

05 Jun 2014

Agra: India's tourism icon and a symbol of earthly love, the 17th century white marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, is a victim of both nature and man. If the monument looks sick and pale to visitors, the reason is the dry and heavily polluted Yamuna that once formed an integral part of the Taj Mahal complex.

Taj Mahal,   world environment day,   Yamuna,   pollution in Agra,   effects of pollution on Taj Mahal,   yellowing of Taj Mahal’s marbels ,  

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