510 Hectare Acquired By State Govt For Township

Lucknow: Just when the Centre gears up to clear the way for the long-pending land acquisition bill, a group of farmers from five villages near Agra havestarted a protest march to Lucknow seeking return of their land acquired by the state government for a township tobedevelopedby theJaypee Group. The agitation comes close on the heels of resentment brewing amongst farmers in Bhatta Parsaul which saw a raging protest by farmers who have not only been demanding return of their land but also release of their leaders who were put behind the bars by the then BSP government.

60 cities found to generate staggering 3,501 tonnes a day

The Supreme Court Wednesday described the "frightening" quantity of undisposed and ubiquitously strewn plastic waste as a "time bomb," while expressing deep concerns if municipal authorities across

We are sitting on a plastic time bomb,” the Supreme Court said on Wednesday after the Central Pollution Control

Observing that amount of plastic waste in the country has become “frightening”, the Supreme Court today issued notices to municipal commissioners of Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Agra, Jaipur and Fari

Urbanisation, Insecticides Pushing Winged Creatures Towards Extinction

Lucknow: Many bird species once sighted commonly across Uttar Pradesh are now vanishing. The reasons could be many and diverse, but technology appears to be the biggest factor behind this threat looming over the feathered friends of man. First mynahs faced the extinction threat, then sparrows and vultures followed. And now, the existence of graceful peacock is also threatened due to various factors.

Letter to Central Empowered Committee from D. K. Joshi (Member, Monitoring Committee, constituted by Supreme Court of India) on the issue of an educational institution, Anand Engineering College belonging to Sharada Group of Institutions operating within the Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Agra.

Had Proposed To Charge 5.25/Unit After 100 Units

Lucknow: The UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) plans to raise sagging revenue and reserve by hiking power tariff received a setback on Monday when the UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) set aside the annual revenue requirement (ARR) submitted by the corporation for the financial year 2013-14 in the absence of audited accounts for financial year 2010-11.

Survey Among 1,800 Kids In Delhi, Agra, Bangalore And Pune Throws Up Shocking Facts

An extensive survey among children has found that while 19.2% males and 18.1% females were overweight/obese, a whopping 64.8% of mothers were in a similar condition. These findings were part of a three-year survey done among 1,800 children aged 9-18 years in government and private schools and were recently accepted by international peer-reviewed journal ‘Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism’. It was conducted in Delhi, Agra, Bangalore and Pune by Diabetes Foundation, India (DFI).

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday announced a slew of measures for development of infrastructure, including setting up of two new airports and a Rs 23,000-crore package to upgra