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16-year-old Bengaluru girl to have a minor planet named after her

16-year-old Bengaluru girl to have a minor planet named after her

Sahithi Pingali, a class 12 student from Bangalore’s Inventure Academy, joins an elite group of people having their names named after stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.

Yogi Adityanath government's big step to save river Ganga - Kanpur tanneries may be shifted soon!

Yogi Adityanath government's big step to save river Ganga - Kanpur tanneries may be shifted soon!

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, known for taking big and bold steps, is likely to take another big decision to save river Ganga.

Pollution pushing New Zealand to environmental limits: Report

The report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said New Zealanders enjoyed a high environmental quality of life and access to pristine wilderness, Xinhua news agency reported.

SHOCKING: Keep your mouth shut! 2016 Rio Olympics athletes, tourists warned of faeces-infested water

SHOCKING: Keep your mouth shut! 2016 Rio Olympics athletes, tourists warned of faeces-infested water

Researchers have found that many of the beaches in Rio de Janeiro have been long contaminated with raw sewage, household garbage, and even dead bodies.

Government mulling law to punish those polluting Ganga, says Uma Bharti

Government mulling law to punish those polluting Ganga, says Uma Bharti

The government will soon bring forth a legislation to punish those who pollute the Ganga river, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti said on Monday.

National Green Tribunal questions tradition of cremating in Hindus, says it causes air, water pollution

National Green Tribunal questions tradition of cremating in Hindus, says it causes air, water pollution

In order to tackle the environmental pollution, the concept of electric cremation was commissioned in India in January 1989 as a part of the Ganga Action Plan.

Arunachal rivers free from pollution: CGWB

As per CPCB report, only about 40-50 per cent of the population of the major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore were served by sewer systems.

Jharkhand minister takes on fight against water pollution

Jharkhand minister takes on fight against water pollution

There would be a survey of rivers and water bodies and reports would be prepared to be given to different officials concerned, highlighting adverse impact on water resources by industrial waste and other pollutants.

Pollution killing corals in Vietnam

Pollution killing corals in Vietnam

Many coral reefs under the sea off Phu Quoc island, off southern Vietnam, have disappeared due to climate change and water pollution over the past several years, the media reported on Monday.