The city is astonishingly recording low pollution.

NEW DELHI: Gujarat is still smarting over the loss of some of its Gir lions to Madhya Pradesh.

New Delhi: The World Bank has lined up an over $4.83-billion loan to India for ramping up road and rail infrastructure over the next five years as part of country assistance programme to help boost economic development, officials said on Thursday.

The bank is also looking at funding possibilities in ports and inland waterways projects, being planned by the government during the 12th Plan period. However, the funding from the bank could come with riders on safety and maintenance.

Despite the tall claims of the UP government of providing pollution-free water at Sangam, Allahabad, devotees at Kumbh continue to take their holy dip in polluted water.

Till March 2012, UPPCL Had More Than 30,000 Crore Debt

Lucknow: The state government is all set to introduce privatisation of power distribution system as part of the Centre’s ambitious power sector restructuring plan. The plan was approved by the state cabinet on Wednesday. Well placed sources in the energy department told TOI that the state government is working on a couple of models for the same. One of the models, which is being worked upon involves privatisation of loss-making local distribution feeders, where in lossmaking areas within a city would be identified and handed over to a private franchisee. Interestingly, the UP Power Corporation Limited is finding it challenging to recover the pending dues from some of these localities citing law and order problem.

Sangam (Allahabad): Sometimes a walk can change your life -- as well as the lives of millions of others.

The Government today informed the Lok Sabha that the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has recommended that there is need to ban diesel vehicles in Delhi to prevent th

New Delhi: With the capital’s skyline disappearing under the thick smog cover leaving many breathless under the weight of the pollutant-laden air, Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit made it out to be the resu

KANPUR: "Everybody is concerned about the plight of the Ganga, but still the pollution in the river goes unchecked.

Central public sector company Neyveli Lignite Corp Ltd (NLC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidhyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL) to set up a power project in the state at an estimated investment of Rs 14,858 crore.

A joint venture company between NLC and UPRVUNL will set up the 1,980-Megawatt (3x660 Mw) coal-based super critical thermal power station in Ghatampur, Kanpur Nagar, in five years. The capital investment of Rs 14,858 crore would be shared in the ratio of 51:49 by NLC and UPRVUNL.

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