With 5,000 MW planned for commissioning in the 12th Five-Year Plan, Neyveli Lignite Corporation is looking for allocation of coal blocks to fuel its growth.

The work for procuring and distributing the Ganga water in the city has finally been begun by the Greater Noida Authority. The Authority will begin mixing 85 cusecs of Ganga water with groundwater across the city by 2012. The project will cost Rs 300 crore.

According to GNIDA sources, "Groundwater will be enough for the estimated population of 12 lakh by 2021.

OUR BUREAU New Delhi A test conducted on samples of water of the Ganges, lifted at nine sites, has revealed that it is not fit for use even in farming, let alone for human use.

The Delhi- based Shriram Institute for Industrial Research and STAR News carried out the research by lifting samples from sites as diverse as Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Malda in West Bengal and compared them with sample

Lucknow Indian Railways has agreed to fall in line with the Uttar Pradesh government

The State of the Environment report 2010 released by the UP environment directorate calls for urgent measures to organise solid waste management in a scientific and environmentally sustainable manner. The disposal of solid waste in UP is a major problem. Most cities have poor cleanliness and sanitation.

The quality of river water is an area of concern in Uttar Pradesh, if the State of Environment report, 2010 is to be believed. The report, released on Sunday by directorate of environment, UP, reveals that between 2004 and 2008, water quality indicators in many cases are negative.

It is Allahabad -superstar Amitabh Bachchan's hometown -and not Lucknow which is the most populous district in Uttar Pradesh.

Corruption in implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in UP may be another point of tussle between the state and Central governments, already at loggerheads over various issues.

After getting no exact response from the state government over repeated queries regarding the action taken against officials, responsible for financial irregularities co

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Tuesday claimed that the recently released six-city study on air pollution sources by the Environment Ministry was

Deepa Jainani

The Uttar Pradesh government has came one step closer to achieve the target of producing 25,000-mw power by the end of the 12th Five Year Plan period as the state government has joined hands with Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited for setting up a 1,980 mw coal-based power project in the state.

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the NLCL and the Uttar Prade