Not just in Gautam Budh Nagar, where former SDM Durga Shakti Nagpal is believed to have been suspended for taking on the sand mafia, illegal mining activities have shot up across UP with no fresh l

VARANASI: Taking an environment friendly step, the Sewapuri block office of Varanasi district will soon be turning to solar energy for all its energy needs in coming months.

The Varanasi Municipal Corporation (VMC) had prepared the CSP with support from GIZ-ASEM (German International Cooperation), Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society (CDD), Bangalore and CEPT Un

There are no rules by which one can dispose of medical waste that is generated at home.

The Centre for Pollution Control (CPC), the agency authorised by Centre Pollution Control Board for the treatment of bio-medical waste, has as many 280 registered health-care establishments which t

VARANASI: District health department is not holding any awareness programme to mark World No Tobacco Day on Friday.

Is Varanasi heading towards epidemics? So far, overflowing sewage, heaps of dumped garbage, contaminated water supply through taps were hinting this situation.

Ganga, the holiest river that has been washing people's sins and granting 'moksha' since time immemorial, today itself needs attention of those who call it 'mother'.

Though agriculture has always been considered as a robust growth engine for Bihar, the farm mechanisation remained a low priority for the successive State Governments till a few year ago.

Two more deaths in U.P.; temperatures below normal at most places

The cold wave continued to affect normal life in most parts of North India on Tuesday as more two persons lost their lives due to extreme cold in Uttar Pradesh. Residents of the national Capital had a taste of the harsh winter with the minimum temperature dipping to 4.8 degrees, three degrees below normal for this time of the season. Though the sun shone bright through the day, there was chill in the air even as the maximum temperature rose to 20.4 degrees, which was one degree below normal.