Unicef India has launched ‘Take Poo to the Loo', a digital campaign focusing on putting an end to open defecation. The three-month initiative aims to create awareness on the issue.

After the smoking ban which proved to be a dud, the civic authorities have now embarked on yet another drive which at best showcases their lofty intentions and at worst a non-starter.

The state government on Monday informed the AP high court that it has ambitious plans to beautify the entire 34 kilometres of Musi river spread in the GHMC area at a cost of Rs 922 crore.

An official at PCB confirmed development saying they had issued closure orders on Wednesday against Unit 5 of Mylan

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has issued a closure order against one of the manufacturing units owned by US generics drug maker Mylan Inc for violating effluent treatment norms.

Failure of the government in protecting the fast-disappearing water bodies in the city reflected in a report submitted by the HMDA to the Lok Ayukta on Thursday morning.

Almost one-fifth of the centrally-funded sewage treatment plants in the country are "non-operational", leaving millions of liters of untreated water either sink into the ground as a potential pollu

Relaxing regulations, the government has accorded administrative sanction for Rs 22.50 crore to the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) for the Krishna Drinking Wat

After having a master plan for the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region and a transportation plan in the works, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) plans to formulate an environmental

According to the latest data recorded by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APCB), noise levels in mana city are much higher than permissible norms.

As the Congress and the UPA coalition endorsed creation of a separate Telangana state from out of Andhra Pradesh, Down To Earth looks at the big challenges before the new state which are similar to those faced by Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh and Uttarakhand when they were created a decade ago.