Dehradun Senior Superintendent of Police Neeru Garg convened a meeting with the representatives of Wedding Points’ Association to discuss measures to control noise pollution in Dehradun on Monday.

Anyone violating the orders of Supreme Court on noise pollution by using loudspeakers in parties or other events after the fixed time in the State capital will face legal action.

Today is World Heritage Day and this is the apt occasion to deliberate upon the need for making India’s holy river, Ganga, a UNESCO world heritage site.

A special Tiger Protection Force (TPF) will be set up in the Rajaji National Park soon.

The government does. It says area under forests has been increasing for the last 13 years.

Residents living across the capital city are facing the brunt of the department due to non-functioning tubewells which has affected supply of potable water.

The amended draft of the Dehradun Master Plan is replete with the mistakes which were expected to be corrected.

Hundreds of young and old eco-activists turned up at the Yamuna ghats in this Taj city on Sunday morning to pick up trash, mostly polythene bags, to mark the start of World Water Week March 18-25.

Programme coordinator Shravan Kumar Singh said: "UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is known for his love for environmental and nature conservation programme. Through our clean up exercise today (Sunday) we have sent out a strong message - that we want the cleaning up of Yamuna to be taken up at the earliest and on war-footing."

Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has termed the Railway Budget as anti-people and anti-poor stating that the increase in railway fares will hit every section.

The GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, has bagged ‘Mahindra Samraddhi India Agri Award-2012’ in recognition of its services in the field of agriculture education.