The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on June 1 a plea against alleged rampant culling of stray dogs in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh following deaths of several children in the area over

Over 1,500 Villages Inundated

Lucknow: The state government on Sunday said 152 persons have died in the floods so far.

Even as rivers continued to rise in the state, flooding more low-lying villages in various districts of the state, affecting over 20,000 people, state government stepped up relief operation and rel

Sitapur: Taking a cue from their counterparts in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh, who participated in neck-deep ‘Jal Satyagraha’ in September 2012 demanding the lowering of the water level in th

LUCKNOW: More areas in Terai region along the UP-Nepal border and central UP were flooded as water level of rivers flowing via Nepal continued to rise on Tuesday.

LUCKNOW: The `Earth Hour' on Saturday evening failed to make any significant impact on the demand for power in the state. With the government machinery choosing to ignore the call, it remained confined to some private efforts, mostly at educational institutions. The Raj Bhawan, however, remained a noted exception and remained under the cover of darkness for the full one hour.

Ajay Modi / Jaipur November 16, 2009, 0:53 IST

Financial losses at nearby units in crores, air quality severely affected.

A team of scientists from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is monitoring air, water and soil in the areas affected by the fire that broke out in 11 IOC tanks in Jaipur in Rajasthan.

Air pollution caused by the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) fire may lead to environmental hazards, including acid rain, even as the blaze in two of the 11 oil storage tanks at Sitapura continued on Tuesday, the sixth day.