A two-year-old project to rejuvenate Varanasi's ghats could get a boost under the new government with the new tourism and culture minister, Shripad Naik, announcing he would discuss plans for the h

VARANASI: Even if all the Banarasis start to act according to the call given by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Narendra Modi, there is little chance that the holy city can get a cleaner look in near fut

A two-day workshop on "Simulation modelling and climate change: Issues and challenges" organized by Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) began on Mon

The Ganga Action Plan (GAP) advocates people's participation in controlling pollution of the Ganga but in reality it is not being implemented.

The formulation of Ganga River Basin Management Plan (GRBMP) by a consortium of seven IITs could be viewed as one of the most significant development for the region in 2013.

For the health of Ganga, the Ganga River Basin Management Plan (GRBMP) has suggested some restriction of environmentally harmful activities that damage the river and its environment.

The bio-medical waste at Shri Shiv Prasad Gupta (SSPG) divisional hospital is not being disposed off properly.

Solid waste management in the city shows no signs of improvement.

The condition of solid waste management in the city is not showing any sign of improvement.

In an innovative move, a pitcher or ghada-shaped pots with Gangajal would be placed at 10 spots across the city.