Pilibhit: Tuberculosis is one of the biggest killers in the country, but its numbers have been declining since the Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) programme came into effect in 2003

Agra: After a gap of 17 years, the UP tourism department has set about drafting a new tourism policy.

AGRA: Environmentalists and activists in the Taj city on Wednesday protested against state government's move to reduce the eco-sensitive zone area limits of the Soor Sarovar lake and forest from 10

Agra: Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC) authorities have been censured by a five-member committee for their ineptitude in dealing with the disposal of solid waste in the city.

Agra: In contravention of Supreme Court's orders and ignoring repeated pleas by the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF), the Taj Trapezium Zone Authority (TTZA) has not only regularized the

Mathura: Local activists here accused small factories involved in silver-plating and manufacturing silver anklets of discharging untreated waste containing highly toxic chemicals, adding that the l

Agra: Acting on directions of the state government, the Agra administration has recommended that the 250-meter radius surrounding the Soor Sarovar Bird Santuary be declared an eco-sensitive zone.

AGRA: As many as 21 of the 41 drains (nullahs) in the city directly discharge sewage into the river Yamuna instead of being routed through a treatment plant, according to Jal Nigam officials.

ALIGARH: For villagers of Chhota Jawan, adjacent to the Harduaganj Thermal Power Plant, Qasimpur, about 18 km from Aligarh city, there is no escaping the ashes.

AGRA: In a first-of-its kind green initiative, a rain water harvesting system will be set in the premises of the Taj Mahal.