Pipe: India

Govt to launch 'zero liquid discharge' pilot project

Mon, 2014-10-27 20:57
If the Centre gets states on board, it will not allow any of the 140 drains between Gangotri and Gangasagar to open into the river Ganga to discharge municipal and industrial waste water.

Yamuna reduced to sewer canal again

Mon, 2014-10-13 02:13
Thousands daily pack the ghats in Vrindavan, Mathura, Agra and Bateshwar for a holy dip in the Yamuna during this month of Kartik.

Students take first step to save Hooghly river

Sun, 2014-10-12 14:48
Delhi Public School, Howrah, recently organized a campaign to keep the Hooghly clean.

Neck-deep in loss, Air <b>India</b> spends $6 million to insure 6 grounded planes

Sun, 2014-10-12 05:33
MUMBAI: National carrier Air India, which is sitting on a huge debt pile and surviving on the Rs 30,000- crore government bailout, is allegedly getting ...

Supreme Court raps government over state of affairs in Air <b>India</b>

Sun, 2014-10-12 02:22
NEW DELHI: With Air India grappling with financial crisis, the Supreme Court has rapped the government for giving "profitable routes" to private ...

Heavy rains lash Andhra as cyclone moves towards Vizag

Sun, 2014-10-12 00:19
Heavy rain with squally wind on Sunday lashed coastal Andhra Pradesh, disrupting transport, snapping electricity and communication as cyclonic storm Hudhud is moving towards Visakhapatnam city.

Burning garbage a health hazard for Gurgaon’s Sohna Road residents

Sat, 2014-10-11 17:20
According to them, the burning of waste in the open leads to discharge of poisonous gases, impacting the health of residents, particularly triggering asthma and respiratory diseases.

Heritage trees to get 'health-card' in Kerala

Sat, 2014-10-11 12:49
In an ambitious project to protect grand old trees in public places, the Kerala Forest Research Institute has come out with a proposal to mark them with a "health-card".