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Agra`s leather shoe units told to check pollution

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 20:38

After hundreds of petha (sweetmeat) units were forced to shut down in Agra last fortnight, Uttar Pradesh`s pollution control body has now shifted its focus to pollution causing leather shoe units here.

`Air quality, water availability worsened in Delhi`

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 19:04

Air pollution and drinking water availability worsened in the last five years in the national capital with the transport sector, industries and wastage of water adding to the problem.

China chocked by pollution, dense fog

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 15:20

China`s pollution woes continued as it battled both air and water pollution across the country, while dense fog swathed much of eastern and central regions.

Uttarakhand to stop untreated water flows into Ganga

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 17:39

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has announced that by 2013 untreated water will stop flowing into the Ganga river in the state.

Water pollution: Par panel to summon officials of 6 ministries

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 12:32

Terming water pollution as a "national crisis", a Parliamentary committee has decided to summon officials of at least six central ministries to seek their views to find ways to check the problem.

Sans hype, Sadhu dies fasting to save Ganga

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 09:01

While Ramdev sipped juice to end his fast, an unknown sadhu, fasting to save the Ganges, died next door.

`Stop effluents discharge into Ganga`

Last Updated: Monday, November 08, 2010, 18:06

UP Pollution Control Board has directed the Kanpur Jal Nigam to stop the discharge of water from sewers and tanneries into river Ganga and utilise it for irrigation.

Water meet focuses on pollution and quality

Last Updated: Sunday, September 05, 2010, 20:34

Water pollution and dwindling quality across globe will be focus for 20th edition of World Water Week.