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.

Ensure no illegal mining takes place in Haridwar: NGT to MoEF

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Environment Ministry and Uttarakhand government to ensure that no "illegal and unscientific" sand mining is being carried out in Haridwar district.

Yogi Adityanath calls for bar on non-Hindus to Har Ki Pauri

Stoking another controversy, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday called for barring non-Hindus in Har Ki Pauri, a famous ghat along the banks of the Ganga in the city.

Australia assures India full technological support to clean Ganga

Australia Monday assured India that it would extend full technological support for the ambitious project to cleanse the Ganga, saying measures like controlling effluent discharge could be used to clean the river.

Now get purified ganga jal in Varanasi

A few Ganga devotees have come up with an action plan to purify the water of Ganga.

Centre committed to cleaning all rivers: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Sunday said the Centre was committed to cleaning the country's rivers on the lines of project on Ganga taken up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Zee Media Exclusive: An Evening in Paris!

As PM Narendra Modi kicked off his 3-nation tour on Thursday and France being his first stop, Zee Media brings you an Exclusive report from the romantic city of Paris.

Clean Ganga not possible without clean Yamuna: Bharti

 Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati has said the Centre will soon start fulfilling the promises made for cleaning up River Yamuna.

Duo praised by Modi bats for sanitation at Varanasi ghats

The two young women who received praise from Prime Minister Modi over their cleanliness initiative at 'Prabhu ghat' here, on Saturday pitched for better sanitation facilities at the ghat.

Hindu devotee from Pakistan drowns to death in Haridwar

A Hindu devotee from Pakistan on Friday drowned in the Ganga while having a bath here.

Arsenic traces in rice cause health worries

Eating large daily helpings of rice tainted with high levels of arsenic has been linked to various health worries.

Centre to take up cleaning of Yamuna, other rivers

 Centre has planned to clean Yamuna and other rivers in the country on the lines of the project on Ganga, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

Govt to make law to protect Ganga from pollution
Govt to make law to protect Ganga from pollution

The Centre will enact a law for permanent protection of river Ganga from pollution as Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for an "uncompromising mission-mode approach" to stop its further pollution.

Modi calls for 'uncompromising' approach to clean Ganga
Modi calls for 'uncompromising' approach to clean Ganga

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for an "uncompromising mission mode approach" to stop pollution of the river Ganga.

PM Modi to chair National Ganga River Basin Authority meet Thursday
PM Modi to chair National Ganga River Basin Authority meet Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose government has given top priority to cleansing the Ganga, would chair the fifth meeting of National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) Thursday.

Centre seeks action plans from municipalities, ULBs on Ganga

Concerned over unabated pollution of River Ganga, the Centre Wednesday directed 118 municipalities, urban local bodies (ULBs) in five states to furnish action plans for reducing pollution or face legal action for non-compliance.

Climate change to have considerable impact on Ganga's dynamics
Climate change to have considerable impact on Ganga's dynamics

 Climate change will have a "considerable" impact on the dynamics of the river Ganga, affecting a major portion of north India which is directly dependent on it for its agriculture and industrial needs, a recent study said.

'Directions issued in UP to check dumping of bodies in rivers'

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued directions to authorities to stop the practise of dumping dead bodies directly into rivers, after 81 bodies were recovered from Ganga in Unnao district of the state early this year, the Lok Sabha was told on Thursday.

BJP MP's query on origins of Ganga leaves LS amused

A question by a BJP MP in the Lok Sabha about the origins of Ganga and the "effects" of bathing in it left many members amused on Thursday as the minister quoted a legend to say that King Bhagirath had brought it.