VARANASI: Varanasi is set to become the first city in UP to use cow dung cakes for cremation despite opposition from a section of wood-sellers.

The Centre is considering an ambitious plan to make PM Narendra Modi's constituency, Varanasi, a "clean electricity city" where only renewable energy would be used.

VARANASI: After the detection of first cases of Zika virus in Gujarat, the health department in Varanasi has issued an alert suggesting dos and don'ts for preventing and controlling mosquito breedi

VARANASI: The solid waste management (SWM) project of Varanasi will be operated by a private company, which has expertise in generating power by using solid waste as fuel.

Varanasi: The city's air quality deteriorated sharply on Wednesday with maintaining hazardous trend for the third consecutive day with a 202-point rise in pollution levels within 24 hours.

VARANASI: Making an ecofreindly move to utilize solar power, UP New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) took the initiative to install the first 75 kw rooftop solar power plant at Vika

A workshop on open defecation was held at the cultural complex on Sunday. It was attended by around 400 gram pradhans (village heads).

Varanasi: The rising Ganga and Varuna have inundated almost all localities along the rivers.

Varanasi: The stand of Union water resource ministry, headed by Uma Bharti, to oppose major hydroelectric projects proposed on Alaknanda-Bhagirathi-Mandakini river basins has been appreciated and w

Varanasi: The Varanasi Municipal Corporation (VMC) has decided to use solar energy in its offices across the five zones and 14 sub-zones.