Plant extracting groundwater, says state body

Beverages giant Coca-Cola's plant at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh has been shut after the Uttar Pradesh pollution control board withdrew permission to operate over alleged violation of environmental n

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) on a plea of soft drink giant Coca-Cola seeking to quash and set aside the order for closure of its Va

"Ma Ganga aur Benares se mera rishta purana hai," BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said, pledging his intent to restore the Ganga to its original glory while campaigning in Varanasi.

The bio-medical waste at Shri Shiv Prasad Gupta (SSPG) divisional hospital is not being disposed off properly.

Seeks Report In Four Weeks

Varanasi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of a news report on the plight of the Ganga published in The Times of India and issued a notice to the secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and the UP chief secretary, calling for a report in the matter within four weeks.

Solid waste management in the city shows no signs of improvement.

The condition of solid waste management in the city is not showing any sign of improvement.

In an innovative move, a pitcher or ghada-shaped pots with Gangajal would be placed at 10 spots across the city.

Ensuring a environment friendly journey for passengers as many as three trains running from Varanasi Cantonment Railway Station have received bio-toilets in different coaches.