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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.