Ganga water

High tension wire falls on tractor trolly in UP; two Kawadiya brothers, farmer electrocuted

Two kawad pilgrims were electrocuted and three severely injured after a high tension wire fell on their tractor trolly in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh.

Aug 01, 2016, 14:01 PM IST
India Post to soon deliver Gangajal at doorsteps, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

India Post to soon deliver Gangajal at doorsteps, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

“I used to get several requests that with this vast network of post can we get Ganga water?” Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.  

May 30, 2016, 18:21 PM IST
Study to look into medicinal value of Ganga water

Study to look into medicinal value of Ganga water

The health ministry on Monday said that it will initiate a study to find out if the water of the Ganga river has medicinal properties to destroy various kinds of bacteria and microbes.

Nov 16, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Rope in industry stalwarts and reward CSR incentives for Ganga clean-up drive: PHD Chamber

Amidst growing focus on the Ganga clean-up drive, the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Government to rope-in voluntary contributions of the stalwarts of the India Inc. and the leading Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), to clean rivers such as Ganga and Yamuna by rewarding them with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tax incentives.

Jun 27, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

Ganga water can cause cancer: Study

Ganga is considered as the holiest of the holy rivers, serving as a gateway for souls to escape the cycle of rebirth and attain salvation.

Jun 25, 2014, 16:12 PM IST

When drinking Ganga water made Gerard Butler fall sick!

Hollywood heartthrob Gerard Butler, who loves travelling to new places every now and then, recently packed his bags to spend some time in the serene surroundings of the mighty Himalayas.

May 28, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

Uttarakhand to stop untreated water flows into Ganga

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has announced that by 2013 untreated water will stop flowing into the Ganga river in the state.

Jan 10, 2013, 17:39 PM IST

Idol immersion further polluting Ganga water

The State Pollution Control Board in Bihar would conduct a test of the Ganga water to ascertain level of contamination due to immersion of thousands of idols in the city containing toxic synthetic materials and paints.

Oct 26, 2012, 16:16 PM IST

Delhi comes alive with `kanwariyas`

Orange-robed men on the streets, roadside camps for them to rest, high decibel cries of "Har Har Mahadev"... Delhi is witnessing an intoxicating fervour in one of the biggest annual religious events of northern India.

Aug 07, 2010, 18:21 PM IST