India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 6, 2015
The government today launched a new air quality index on, under intense pressure to act after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared New Delhi the world's most polluted capital.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 4, 2015
The two young women who received praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over their cleanliness initiative at 'Prabhu ghat' in Varanasi, on Saturday pitched for better sanitation facilities at the ghat.
Offbeat | Thursday April 2, 2015
Two young women from Varanasi, Temsutula Imsong and Darshika Shah -decided to take up the task of cleaning Prabhu Ghat.
Others News | Reuters | Thursday April 2, 2015
As India launches an $18 billion or Rs 1.12 lakh crore plan to spread the information revolution to its provinces, some of the problems it faces are a holdover from the past - electricity shortages, badly planned, jam-packed cities, and monkeys.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday March 25, 2015
On Thursday, Mr Modi will meet at his residence in Delhi with the Chief Ministers of five states to review the measures taken by them to further his ambitious initiative to clean the Ganga.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 19, 2015
The Solar Impulse 2 had arrived in Varanasi on Wednesday from the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state for an overnight stopover.
World News | Thursday March 19, 2015
Solar Impulse-2, the world's only 'no-fuel' solar-powered aircraft, is now on its way to Myanmar from Varanasi where it landed on Wednesday evening after a week's stopover in Ahmedabad. It took little over 13 hours to reach Varanasi. This was the onl...
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Niha Masih; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday March 19, 2015
The world's only 'no-fuel' solar-powered aircraft 'Solar Impulse-2' today took off for Varanasi from Ahmedabad after a week's stopover in the city and a two-hour delay this morning. It will take approximately 12 hours and 30 minutes to reach Varanasi...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday March 18, 2015
After several delays, as the world's first solar plane finally took off from Ahmedabad for Varanasi - the only stretch in India it will fly - the team that was to receive it in the temple town was still stuck in Ahmedabad.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The Solar Impulse 2 took off from Ahmedabad on Wednesday, and is expected to touch down in Varanasi at around 9pm IST.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The world's only solar-powered aircraft 'Solar Impulse-2' today took off for Varanasi from Ahmedabad after a week's stopover in the city as part of its round-the-world trip.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The world's only solar-powered aircraft 'Solar Impulse-2' is all set to fly to Varanasi tomorrow after a week's stop over in the city as part of its round-the-world trip.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
"A provision of Rs 19 crore has been included for feasibility study of Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Railwa Corridors in the Railway Budget 2015-16," he said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Solar Impulse 2 landed in India late on Tuesday, completing the first major sea leg of its epic bid to become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 9, 2015
The aircraft is also likely to hover above the Ganges in Varanasi to spread the message of cleanliness and clean energy.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 6, 2015
Nepal and India today launched a direct bus service between Kathmandu and Varanasi from here, linking the two prominent cities - home to Pashupatinath and Kashi Vishwanath temples.
Richard Eilers, guardian.co.uk | Monday February 9, 2015
For pilgrims to India's holy city, the day begins in delicious fashion with kachoris stuffed pastry balls fried at street stalls and served with vegetable curry.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 9, 2015
Ravi Shankar Prasad also promised a project worth over Rs. 100 crores to boost Internet connectivity in the district.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 8, 2015
Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today inaugurated BSNL's free Wi-fi service in Varanasi and promised a project worth over Rs 100 crore to boost Internet connectivity in the district.
Thursday February 5, 2015
Buoyed by retail participation in the recent Coal India divestment programme through offer for sale (OFS), National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday said brokerages and investors need to keep adequate funds ready to buy shares in such issues as they ...
Assembly Delhi | Wednesday February 4, 2015
In his last rally ahead of Saturday's assembly elections in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was a "Dilliwallah" and therefore "equally responsible" for its development.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 3, 2015
Budget carrier SpiceJet today said it will launch two daily return flights from New Delhi for Varanasi from March 1.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Sunday January 25, 2015
As US president Barack Obama arrives on Sunday for a three-day visit, weavers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Varanasi constituency are waiting with a special gift for Michelle Obama - over 100 banarasi saris.
India News | Niha Masih | Monday January 19, 2015
Before his morning walk this morning, Anwar Khan put to paper his complaints about dirty sewage water, open garbage dumps and the lax attitude of the municipal corporation in his area. Mr Khan wants the parliamentarian from Varanasi to fix these prob...