India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 20, 2015
Large amounts of industrial effluents have been found in the groundwater and rivers flowing through several districts of Uttar Pradesh, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) told the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today.
Mumbai News | Written by Ankita Sinha | Wednesday November 4, 2015
Concern over rising levels of water pollution has once again gripped Mumbai after a dead dolphin washed ashore Manori beach on Monday. While a toxicology report stating the cause of death is yet to be released, experts are concerned over the increasing number of such incidents in India's maximum city.
Delhi News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Sunday November 1, 2015
Are some residents of Delhi and Gurgaon drinking toxic water? That's the question the National Green Tribunal wants to find out after it ordered the Haryana government to carry out an analysis of the groundwater around the Bandhwari waste processing plant on the Gurgaon-Faridabad road.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 29, 2015
Decrying the practice of immersion of idols in water, the Madras High Court today observed that it pollutes the ecosystem and poses a threat to fish and birds and termed it is "an illiterate attitude towards water that should be put to an end."
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 23, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Chicago as they will conduct a two-month-long challenge inviting fresh ideas to improve air and water quality in the capital.
India News | Press Trust of Inda | Tuesday October 6, 2015
National Green Tribunal has taken the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh to task for acute air and water pollution in Singrauli and Sonebhadra districts where coal mines and thermal plants are operating, asking whether the people there have the right to live.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 5, 2015
Expressing serious concern over pollution in Indira Gandhi Canal in Rajasthan, the State Pradesh Congress Committee President Sachin Pilot today said the canal water needs purification so that it can be used for human consumption too besides irrigation.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday August 11, 2015
More than 100 villagers in western Madhya Pradesh indulged in stone pelting and violence in the industrial area of Jhabua district last week, alleging that chemical factories are flouting pollution norms. The administration has arrested one person on Sunday, and shut down three factories.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
Introduction of a new river and sewage separation system will fulfill the needs of over a million citizens of the country who lack the availability of drinking water, says renowned water conservationist Rajendra Singh.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
The Mobile Bhuvan app is meant to enable the public to collect and report information on pollution sources that affect the water quality of the Ganga.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Guanabara Bay, the?Rio 2016 Olympic sailing venue, remains littered with trash and untreated sewage despite a government pledge to reduce 80 percent of waste flowing into its waters.
Polls | Monday June 1, 2015
These perils sicken, disable and kill millions in India annually, making for one of the worst public health disasters in the world, writes The New York Times' Gardiner Harris.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
The government is in the advanced stages of preparing the final draft of a law, which will incorporate criminal provisions, in its bid to abate pollution and maintain sustainable cleanliness in River Ganga.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma, Edited by Aashna Harjani | Sunday May 3, 2015
Members of the Central Pollution Control Board or CPCB visited the Varthur lake in Bengaluru on Saturday after repeated complaints from angry residents to local athourites about the spilling of toxic water into the roads of the Whitefield area in the city.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 30, 2015
A McDonald's joint venture in China supplying its outlets with French fries has been slapped with a record 3.9 million yuan ($630,000) fine for water pollution, state media reported.
Gopal Sathe | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Millions of Indians rely on water purifiers to ensure clean water supply, will we need to do the same to breathe fresh air?
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Corals in the Great Barrier Reef are eating small plastic debris in the ocean, Australian researchers said on Tuesday, raising fears about the impact the indigestible fragments have on their health and other marine life.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Pushing for time-bound effort to stop pollution of the Ganga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said legal actions should be taken against polluting industrial units and suggested setting up of environment- friendly crematoria along the river in achieving the goal.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 14, 2014
Union Minister Uma Bharti today asserted that the Centre was committed to cleaning up Ganga within three years even as she voiced dismay over the extent of pollution after inspecting the river at Allahabad.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 11, 2014
The world's oceans are laden with nearly 269,000 tons of plastic pollution, international researchers said on Wednesday after a six-year study of conditions across the globe.
Saturday August 23, 2014
Beverages giant Coca-Cola has shelved the plan to expand its bottling plant at Varanasi citing "inordinate delay" in receiving clearance for the project from the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA).
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 4, 2014
The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has roped in a Mumbai-based expert to tackle pollution in several river stretches across the state who will submit a report documenting the causes as well as the steps needed to improve the situation.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 2, 2014
Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung today agreed to measures suggested by a high-powered committee to curb air and water pollution in the national capital.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
All rivers are divine and the government will not neglect any of them in its zeal to rejuvenate Ganga, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said in the Lok Sabha today.