CHANDIGARH: The Haryana environment ministry has taken action in 35 cases of wheat-stubble burning in the state since January 1 this year and imposed fines totaling to Rs 27,500.

MUMBAI: The state government on Wednesday has declared drought in 8 talukas from three districts.

Stuggling to contain stubble-burning, Punjab features among the top four states with maximum cities that have failed to meet the national air quality standards in India.

The tribunal, however, said that it wanted to verify the statement and asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to file an affidavit within a week

Project will be on display at IIT-Delhi’s Open House

JAIPUR/ALWAR: Unprecedented rainfall and heavy dust storm created havoc late on Wednesday night in eastern Rajasthan with 14 people, including five children, killed in Dholpur and six in Bharatpur

CHANDIGARH: To provide an alternative to burning of crop residue to check air pollution, Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala has proposed the use of waste decomposer in the fields, which could convert the c

Haryana Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Om Prakash Dhankar said the government has sought report from all deputy commissioners about the estimated loss to the crop.

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing action plan for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop t

Drylands account for three-quarters of Sub-Saharan Africa's cropland, two-thirds of cereal production, and four-fifths of livestock holdings. Today frequent and severe shocks, especially droughts, limit the livelihood opportunities available to millions of households and undermine efforts to eradicate poverty in the drylands.