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".
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.
26 Mar 2015
Washington: Exposure to air pollution in the womb may be bad for children's brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioural problems, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, a small imaging study of 40 kids has said.
25 Mar 2015
London: Air pollution is linked to a higher risk of stroke, particularly in developing countries, finds a new study, while another study links pollution to anxiety.
22 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Around 2,225 million litres per day (MLD) of untreated water is either seeping into the ground or being discharged into Yamuna every day as only 40 per cent of sewage is treated in 18 treatment plants in Delhi, an RTI reply reveals.
17 Mar 2015
Chandigarh: Haryana government said it is committed to construction of Satluj-Yamuna Link and has urged the Centre to seek early hearing of Presidential Reference regarding validity of the Punjab Termination of Agreements Act of 2004, the Assembly was told on Monday.
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The level of air pollution in Delhi exceeds the limits prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), government said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The air quality monitoring data for Delhi provided by Central Pollution Control Board indicates that the levels of particulate matter (PM2.5) exceed the WHO guidelines by a "factor of 7 to 12", Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
25 Feb 2015
Mathura (UP): Seemingly worried over the present state of Yamuna here, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Wednesday called for a joint effort by the people to make the polluted river clean again.
11 Mar 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said that an online monitoring system was being introduced to check pollution in Ganga river.
11 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Amidst concern over rising air pollution levels in Delhi, the government on Tuesday decided to provide daily updates on air quality in the city through a uniform and scientific validation process.