16 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday wrote to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung urging him to ensure that the national capital celebrates a noise-pollution free Diwali.
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.
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.
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.
14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung chaired the first meeting of the multi-agency centre on Yamuna and said rejuvenating the river would be high on the priority of the city government.
16 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Taking a stern view on release of effluents into Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed Simbhaoli Sugar Mills to pay a compensation of Rs 5 crore for "intentionally avoiding to discharge their social corporate responsibility" and polluting the river.
09 Oct 2014
Beijing: The highly polluted fog is back again to haunt the Chinese capital as the government issued a yellow alert for air pollution for the next three days advising residents to take a number of precautions.
07 Oct 2014
London: Air pollution has had a significant impact on the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere, a new study has found.
01 Oct 2014
Toronto: A simple change in your lifestyle to avoid air pollution can help manage asthma problems, shows a study.
11 Oct 2014
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state water utility, Cedae has begun work on a new sewage system designed to reduce pollution at the 2016 Olympic sailing venue.