Bengal, Rajasthan top in arsenic contamination

More than four crore people in rural India drink water contaminated by heavy metals, fluoride, arsenic, and nitrate.

PUNE: India has deposited its instrument of ratification with the UN Depositary to join the Paris Agreement.

PUNE: The Union government's decision to enforce particulate matter emission standards and on-board diagnostic system for bikes and three-wheelers for the first time might improve the air quality i

Pune: Torrential rain over some areas in the last few days has helped soothe the parched state, but experts advise that this will not end the spate of droughts.

PUNE: The total estimated investment in renewable energy power projects during last three years is around Rs.

PUNE: The ministry of environment, forest and climate change has notified new environment standards for Gensets running on Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) / Natural Gas (NG), Diesel with LPG / NG and Pe

PUNE: The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the move by union finance minister Arun Jaitley to integrate pollution concerns with the Union budget and send fiscal signals to disc

The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country as on last Thursday was 84.1468 BCM which is 53% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs.

PUNE: The ministry of environment and forest has announced the formation of Indian Resource Panel (InRP) on Resource Efficiency.

PUNE: Fixing the manufacturers' responsibility for the emission performance of their products is the most effective way to curb vehicular pollution, not on-road tests.