The CAG report which studied the pollution levels in Lucknow and Varanasi from 2011 to 2015 has revealed that the Gomti river is more polluted than the Ganga.

Gomti is more polluted than Ganga, reveals the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report that was tabled in Vidhan Sabha on Thursday.

Delhi, Faridabad and Varanasi have the poorest air quality among the 32 Indian cities which are connected to the web-based system National Air Quality Index Portal.

Varanasi: The city's air quality deteriorated sharply on Wednesday with maintaining hazardous trend for the third consecutive day with a 202-point rise in pollution levels within 24 hours.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi has made its way to the list of 27 new smart cities announced by the Urban Development Ministry on Tuesday.

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.

Varanasi: The Varanasi Municipal Corporation (VMC) has decided to use solar energy in its offices across the five zones and 14 sub-zones.

VARANASI: After energy efficient LED bulbs the Purvanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited in collaboration with the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is going to provide energy efficient fans

Varanasi: The city is suffering insanitation woes as the municipal waste has not been transported to the dumping site in Ramna locality for last four days.

VARANASI: To prevent the majestic ghats from caving in, the experts of Geological Survey of India (GIS) and National Institute of Hydrology (NIH) will assess the measures to check erosion on the le

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