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A world's first - New Zealand's Whanganui River recognised as `legal person`

A world's first - New Zealand's Whanganui River recognised as `legal person`

Under legislation passed on Wednesday that combines Western legal precedent with Maori mysticism, the Whanganui River was formally declared a living entity.

Scientists unearth possibly the first polluted river in the world

Scientists unearth possibly the first polluted river in the world

As per reports, the river was contaminated about 7,000 years ago by Neolithic humans who may have been producing copper metals from ores.

Three boys drown in pond in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri

Three school boys on Wednesday drowned in Anand Sagar pond in Karera town in the district when they had gone to take a bath, police said.

This is why they're man's best friend - WATCH Labrador performing a heroic rescue act

This is why they're man's best friend - WATCH Labrador performing a heroic rescue act

The dogs in the canoe takes the rope and places it over the side and into the water for the Labrador to grab a hold of. 

Funny video! This man was trying to nudge a dog into the river and then this happened - Watch

Funny video! This man was trying to nudge a dog into the river and then this happened - Watch

He was trying to nudge a dog into the river and then, something funny happened.

82 percent work done on interceptor sewerage project: Minister

Interceptor sewer project is being implemented for intercepting drains polluting river Yamuna. About 82 per cent work has been completed till date and is likely to be completed by 2016.

No detectable presence of arsenic contamination in rivers at monitored locations: Govt

CPCB is monitoring water quality at 1,275 locations on 445 rivers including Ganga.

River activists, environmentalists walk to save Yamuna

The march was organized to draw attention towards receding water levels of the river which also pose a threat to the foundation of Taj Mahal.

Eco-activists urge government to save Yamuna river

Eco-activists urge government to save Yamuna river

 Eco-activists of the Yamuna basin area, from Delhi to Taj city Agra in Uttar Pradesh, have raised an alarm over failure of the state and central governments to control pollution and free the flood-plains from encroachments to save the river.

Japan evacuates 100,000 in floods sparked by rare torrential rains

Japan evacuates 100,000 in floods sparked by rare torrential rains

Japan evacuated about 100,000 people from their homes on Thursday, after rare torrential rains unleashed floods that left at least two people missing and stranded many more when rivers surged over their banks.