Kumbh Mela: Thousands take holy dip during first 'Shahi Snan'

Lakhs of people are diving in the Godavari River on the auspicious day of Purnima. The event is very well maintained where the first dive comes from ‘Akhara’ clan and then comes the turn of common people. The crowd is much excited to see the Naga sadhus who are taking the first dive today.

Devotees to get free wi-fi facility at Har ki Pauri

Devotees converging on the banks of Ganga river at Har ki Pauri in Haridwar will soon get free wi-fi facility.

Suvra Mukherjee's ashes immersed in the Ganga

The ashes of Suvra Mukherjee, wife of President Pranab Mukherjee, were immersed into the Ganga river at Har ki Pairi here this evening.

Five things to do in the holy city of Haridwar
Five things to do in the holy city of Haridwar

The ringing of the temple bells, the chants of the mantras, the mesmerizing Ganga aarti, the pristine river water and the aura that everything on this soil reflects is simply magical.

Patna High Court orders regular desilting work in Ganga

The Patna High Court Wednesday ordered regular desilting of the Ganga, which had moved five km away from the Patna town, but was dredged back to the original place acting on a high court directive.

Three kids drown in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh

 Three children drowned in the Ganga river on Thursday and one child was reported missing, a police officer here said.

NYKS to deploy youth volunteers to clean Ganga

The Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) on Tuesday said it will deploy youth volunteers to help clean the Ganga river.

IIT Roorkee student drowns in Ganga

 A student of IIT, Roorkee, drowned in the Ganga river near Shivpuri in Rishikesh when he went to the riverside for a bath along with a group of friends, police said here on Saturday.

Cautiously optimistic of Teesta being inked during Modi visit: Bangladesh envoy

Bangladesh envoy Syed Moazzem Ali on Friday voiced "cautious optimism" on the Teesta water sharing agreement being inked during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Bangladesh June 6-7.

Daughter of UP minister Shahid Manzoor buried

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor's daughter Abida, who drowned in the Ganga river in Rishikesh, was buried at Kasba Kithore here.

Saints, local residents clash over illegal mining in Haridwar

Saints and local residents in Haridwar clashed over illegal mining in the river Ganga.

Uma Bharti inspects drains leading into River Ganga

 Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti inspected twelve major drains falling into river Ganga near Haridwar and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.

Rs 7,000 cr will be spent on payment of dues previous clean Ganga projects: Bharti

 A day after Cabinet approved Rs 20,000 crore for the flagship 'Namami Gange' programme, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday said around Rs 7000 crore will be spent on payment of dues of previous clean Ganga projects, which have escalated due to time and cost overruns.

How can we save Ganga river from getting impure?

Uttrakhand Government has planned to open a floating restaurant on Tehri Lake. But how can we save Ganga river from getting impure?

Ganga rejuvenation cannot be modelled on foreign rivers: Bharti

 Despite getting several international offers, rejuvenation of Ganga cannot be modelled on foreign rivers as the river has cultural and religious significance, Water Minister Uma Bharti said on Saturday.

PM urges Aga Khan Foundation to play 'key role' in Swacch Bharat, Ganga clean-up

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the Aga Khan Foundation to "play a key role" in the 'Swachh Bharat' and 'Ganga Rejuvenation' initiatives.

'Development of country while protecting environment possible'

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the Centre will strive to implement the developmental projects in the country without damaging the environment.

UP govt to introduce online Ganga pollution check

Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday said that an online monitoring system was being introduced to check pollution in Ganga river.

Govt to set up network of monitoring stations along Ganga

The government has sanctioned a project for the setting up of a network of 113 real-time water quality monitoring stations at critical locations along the Ganga river, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

Govt finishing Ganga in Himalayas itself: Sharad Yadav

 Lashing out at the Centre for allegedly suggesting construction of new dams in the Himalayas, the JD(U) on Thursday said the government was "finishing" river Ganga under the garb of rejuvenating it.