The UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) ordered closure of a yeast manufacturing unit in Bulandshahr district. The orders were given on July 6 after the factory did not adhere to water pollution control rules.

A sharp fall in the water level of the Ganga downstream from Narora in Bulandshahr district of western Uttar Pradesh has fuelled fears of the grand old river being reduced to a trickle at the holy Sangam in Allahabad. The fall in the level of the river, considered the lifeline of the State since ancient times, has set alarm bells ringing. The state of the river in Varanasi is no better than in Allahabad.

A diagnostic survey was conducted in rice-wheat and maize-wheat blocks of Bulandshahr district for identification of tillage and other related soil physical constraints in farmers' fields.

Lucknow: In a bid to meet shortfall of power in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to build five thermal power plants with a total generation capacity of 9,940 MW.