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It was just not the Super Cyclone that wrought havoc in 14 coastal districts of Odisha in 1999.

Beware! Goddess durga is watching you cutting the trees and exploiting the women.

Various puja committees in the industrial town have erected eco-friendly mandaps, with an aim to send the message of saving greenery.

Preparations for the nine-day festival, which began from Oct 5, are in full swing. Artists from Kolkata, Bihar have come to the city to give finishing touches to the idols.

Taking a strict view of the increasing pollution in major rivers, the Allahabad High Court has refused permission for immersion of idols in the Ganga and the Yamuna.

In a decision of far reaching significance, a division bench comprising Justice Arun Tandon and Justice Ashok Bhushan yesterday denied permission to the Allahabad administration to allow immersion of idols in the rivers.

दुर्गा पूजा समारोह में शामिल होने वाले श्रद्धालुओं को पर्यावरण संरक्षण का संदेश देन की पूरी तैयारी चल रही है। पांडाल पर्यावरण अनुकूल सामग्री से बनाए जा रहे हैं। कई जगह प्रसाद देने के लिए जूट के वि

Hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) concerning pollution in river Ganga, the Allahabad high court on Monday did not modify its earlier order by, which it had directed that no idol would be i

The Karbi Anglong hills district administration keeping an eye on the upcoming Durga Puja here has geared up for celebrating an eco–friendly Durga Puja this year with the Pollution Control Board of Assam (PCBA) laying out the green and smooth guidelines.

A meeting was held at the Conference Hall of the Kheroni police station today at 12–10 pm here with presidents and secretaries of puja committees of the Kheroni and its adjoin areas, where the Officer In–charge, Badan Chandra Das said the administration will strictly enforce the Board’s guidelines and asked the committees to promote idols made of natural materials.

The Pollution Control Board Assam (PCBA) has issued guidelines for celebration of Durga Puja in an eco-friendly manner.

The guidelines issued by the Pollution Control Board, Assam in accordance with provisions of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Environment Protection Act 1986 to be enforced by to help facilitate the people of the district in celebration of Durga Puja festival in the st

Idol worship has been in the practice in India since ancient time. In present scenario, metals, ornaments, oily substances, synthetic colours,chemical are used to make polish and decorate idols for worship and when theseidols are immersed our aquatic and surrounding environment get severally affected. Hence, there is urgent need to develop the guidelines for idol immersion.