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NGT pulls up authorities over unauthorised borewells in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 19:30

Taking a serious note of "water scarcity" in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal today pulled up the authorities for failing to perform their statutory administrative obligation in ensuring adequate water supply.

150 polluted stretches along rivers in the country: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:33

Government has identified 150 polluted stretches along various rivers in the country, the Lok Sabha was told today.

Now, smartphone sensor to monitor air pollution in real time

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 11:11

What if your old smartphone could tell you about the pollution and dust levels present in air and could save you from various health problems?

Govt rejects study report on pollution level in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:47

Government on Wednesday rejected studies of WHO and Yale University which talked about India and its cities being among the most polluted, asserting that the parameters for determining air pollution were not considered by them.

Panel to assess pollution on Goa beaches

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 18:33

A high-level committee will assess pollution on Goa beaches, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.

High-level co to assess Goa beaches pollution: Javadekar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:27

Asserting that Narendra Modi Government is committed to "development without destruction", Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday said a high-level panel would assess reasons behind pollution in Goa coasts and formulate a redressal plan.

IBM signs up to help fight China`s war on smog

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 09:08

IBM Corp has signed an agreement with the city of Beijing to use advanced weather forecasting and cloud computing technologies to help tackle the Chinese capital`s persistent smog.

Bombay HC forms panel to check pollution, sanitation during festival

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 21:29

The Bombay High Court today formed a high-powered committee to provide proper sanitation and monitor pollution in Chandrabhaga river in the holy town of Pandharpur for the Asadi Ekadashi festival on July 9 amidst reports of manual scavenging prevailing there.

Beijing will take 16 years to attain safe air quality

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:08

Beijing`s fine-particulate pollutant intensity is expected to drop to the internationally recognised safe level in 16 years, environmental authorities said.

Beijing will take 16 years to attain safe air quality

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 15:43

Beijing`s fine-particulate pollutant intensity is expected to drop to the internationally recognised safe level in 16 years, environmental authorities said.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:55

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

Rope in industry stalwarts and reward CSR incentives for Ganga clean-up drive: PHD Chamber

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:12

Amidst growing focus on the Ganga clean-up drive, the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Government to rope-in voluntary contributions of the stalwarts of the India Inc. and the leading Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), to clean rivers such as Ganga and Yamuna by rewarding them with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tax incentives.