Fly-ash mismanagement cause of pollution in Odisha

Coal-rich Odisha may have drawn huge investments in the electricity sector to emerge as a powerhouse of India but the state has been unsuccessful in utilising the fly ash produced in thermal power plants which has led to massive air and water pollution.

Govt to make changes in rules to control pollution: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Monday said the government is in the process of making necessary changes in rules and regulations to control pollution.

X-Rays help farmers boost yields, cut pollution
X-Rays help farmers boost yields, cut pollution

Researchers are using X-rays to help farmers increase yields and cut water pollution following an unexpected discovery in pea and bean crop.

Pollution: NGT orders joint inspection at steel plant

The National Green Tribunal has directed the central and Uttar Pradesh pollution control boards to jointly inspect Rathi Steel and Power Ltd's plant at Ghaziabad for alleged failure to take steps to control air and water pollution.

Watershed conservation can reduce pollution in India: Study
Watershed conservation can reduce pollution in India: Study

Indian cities like Mumbai, Gurgaon, Rajkot and several others that suffer from water pollution, have the potential to reduce pollution at the source by 10 percent through practices like watershed conservation and river bank restoration, a new study says.

India's air pollution policies more successful than water pollution ones: Study
India's air pollution policies more successful than water pollution ones: Study

India's air pollution policies are more successful than the water pollution ones because of the country's Supreme Court's effective intervention to address matters polluting the atmosphere, according to a new study.

Good days ahead for Hisar ?

Though Hissar has been given the title of counter magnet city, they are facing the problem of water pollution.

NGT restrains Punjab from spending funds for controlling water pollution

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday restrained Punjab from spending the first instalment of Rs 16.13 crores being disbursed by Union Urban Development Ministry for controlling contamination of under-ground water in the state till it examines the details as to how they want to spend the money.

`Air quality, water availability worsened in Delhi`

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.

No proof to link water pollution with cancer: Azad

India reports around 11 lakh cancer cases every year and there is no evidence available to attribute it to rising levels of water pollution, Health and Family Welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.

China chocked by pollution, dense fog

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.

Water pollution: Par panel to summon officials of 6 ministries

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.

`Stop effluents discharge into Ganga`

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.