Patna: If you are using power generators at your home or commercial complex, either follow the provisions of Environment (Protection) Act or be ready to be booked under Section 188 of IPC (disobeyi

Patna: Despite all efforts being made by the state government to check noise pollution in the state capital, little success has been achieved and the city continues to be bracketed as the 'excessiv

Patna: In the wake of a survey conducted by the World Health Organization in May last year, in which Patna ranked second after Delhi in the list of the most polluted cities, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar h

The government today termed as "inappropriate" the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report which ranked several Indian cities, including Delhi, among top 20 most polluted ones globally, and s

One of the first announcements of Prime Minister Narendra Modi pertained to cleaning the Ganga. But this is not the first time an attempt has been made to clean the river. River cleaning schemes initiated in 1974, 1985, 1993, 1996 and 2008-09 have been monumental failures. While the Prime Minister's announcement was followed by a lot of rhetoric and initial moves towards the goal were frantic, two years later, there has been little improvement in the state-of-affairs.

After a lot of soul-searching and odds and evens, Delhi has managed to remove itself from the dubious distinction of being the most polluted city in the world.

In a bid to check the increasing air pollution in the Bihar capital, the government has banned 15-year-old diesel vehicles from the roads from Wednesday.

Patna: The Patna Junction area now has the dubious distinction of being the most polluted part of the state capital, followed by Patna City and Gandhi Maidan.

Patna: In a recent report released by the World Health Organisation ( WHO ), Patna has been ranked at sixth place out of 795 cities in 67 countries across the globe in terms of air pollution .

The Patna high court has directed the environment and forest department to file its reply by March 3 on a PIL regarding increasing air pollution in the state.