VARANASI: Varanasi is set to become the first city in UP to use cow dung cakes for cremation despite opposition from a section of wood-sellers.

The Ghaghra river is swelling unabated. In the last three days' flood report, it has shown a rising trend.

The ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC) has set up a committee to decide whether the Varanasi Turtle Sanctuary should be de-notified.

VARANASI: After the detection of first cases of Zika virus in Gujarat, the health department in Varanasi has issued an alert suggesting dos and don'ts for preventing and controlling mosquito breedi

VARANASI: The solid waste management (SWM) project of Varanasi will be operated by a private company, which has expertise in generating power by using solid waste as fuel.

VARANASI: Making an ecofreindly move to utilize solar power, UP New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) took the initiative to install the first 75 kw rooftop solar power plant at Vika

It is not just the Opposition that is out to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emotive connect with the Ganga.

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections slated for early next year and a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his Lok Sabha constituency, Varanasi, the Expenditure Finance Committee

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency, where he launched the Clean India Campaign on November 8, 2014, is facing the worst solid waste disposal crisis.

The National Green Tribunal on Monday slammed the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government over pollution in the Ganga in Varanasi and said their slogans on cleaning up the river rang hollow.

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