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...
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 ach...
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.
Reuters | Tuesday July 1, 2014
The launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California was called off less than a minute before liftoff on Tuesday when the pad's water system failed.
Goa News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
Goa's Mandovi river is unsafe for water sports and fishing due to high level of coliform bacteria in it, according to a recent study by state Pollution Control Board.
Friday June 20, 2014
Beverages giant Coca Cola will resume operations at its Varanasi plant in Uttar Pradesh following an order from the National Green Tribunal, which on Friday stayed UP Pollution Control Board's directive to close the facility.
IANS | Thursday June 12, 2014
The next time you want to savour a spiced, crunchy fried mussel or fancy some coconut-laced clam curry while lounging in a Goan beach shack, you might have to really try your luck!Recently, the Goa Forest and Environment Ministry ordered a probe into...
World News | Reuters | Friday May 23, 2014
China opened its first environmental court on Friday, state media reported, as the country looks for new ways to tackle crippling air, water and soil pollution.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
In Canada, a country with vast reserves of freshwater, the precious resource should reasonably be expected to be pristine and practically free to consumers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Haze shrouded Malaysia's capital and its surroundings on Tuesday, causing "unhealthy" air quality due to fires from a drought that has led to water rationing.
India News | Anchal Vohra | Thursday February 27, 2014
Around 50 lakh passengers use the Northern Railways and drink water from the stations. It is highly likely they putting their health at risk. NDTV has accessed an Indian Railway's internal report, which says that the water across Northern Railways, w...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday February 23, 2014
Nearly 300 families living within a radius of 500 metres of a metals industry in Kerala's Kollam district have been suffering for almost a decade because of toxic waste from the plant contaminating their groundwater.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
Alleging that Delhi was emptying its 16 drains into the Yamuna river which was later converging with the Ganga and polluting it, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal government and threatened to cut water supply to...
Agra News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Even after 20 years of judicial activism, major policy pronouncements and projects worth millions of rupees, this Taj city remains pock-marked with mounds of garbage. Air and water pollution threaten the health of people and the world famous monument...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday March 4, 2013
Thousands of activists, on a march from Vrindavan to Delhi demanding release of Yamuna water from Hathini Kund barrage, on Monday blocked the Delhi-Agra highway and rail route, disrupting traffic movement majorly.