The government Thursday approved a proposal for state-run hydro power giant NHPC to take over debt-laden Lanco's 500 MW Teesta hydro-electric power project in Sikkim.

NEW DELHI: In a move to sustain its improvements in reducing the HIV burden in India, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved continuation of the fourth phase of the N

GENEVA: Air pollution, both outside and inside homes, is a silent and prolific killer responsible for the premature death of seven million people each year, including 600,000 children, according to

NEW DELHI: Five out of the top 10 most-polluted cities in the world are in Delhi-NCR with Gurgaon being at the number 1 spot clocking an annual average PM2.5 reading of 135.8 micrograms per cubic m

NEW DELHI: Delhi's air improved to 'moderate' on Tuesday as the AQI clocked 140, an improvement from Monday's reading of 'poor' at 234.

NEW DELHI: The chemical formulation of 'green crackers' has now been finalised and its bulk manufacturing could start from May after getting approval from government agency.

A farmer burns paddy stubble at a village in Ludhiana

outweighs factors like cracker burning in Diwali or high motor vehicle congestion

New Delhi: Auto LPG industry in the country has sought a reduction in GST rates on LPG conversion kits for automobiles from current 28 per cent to 5 per cent to boost vehicle conversions to the env

MANALI: The elusive and rarely sighted snow leopard is now frequently being spotted in snow-bound Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh.

Coal Minister Piyush Goyal Monday dedicated to the nation a 1,000-megawatt (MW) thermal power project of Neyveli Tamil Nadu Power Ltd (NTPL) and a 150-MW solar power projects of NLC India Ltd (NLCI

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