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Army offers to join Ganga cleaning effort

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 21:37

Seeking to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s initiative to clean river Ganga, the Army has proposed to set up a task force under a retired Lieutenant General to carry out the project efficiently.

Army offers to join Ganga cleaning effort

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 20:20

Seeking to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s initiative to clean river Ganga, the Army has proposed to set up a task force under a retired Lieutenant General to carry out the project efficiently.

Narendra Modi works on ushering in `acche din` for Varanasi

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:15

Having elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Parliament, the ancient city of Varanasi is all set to see `acche din` (good days) promised during the election campaign.

Clean Ganga drive: Centre gives clearance to 6 new sewage treatment plants

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:02

Taking a positive step towards cleaning the holy river Ganga, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to rejuvenate it on a priority basis, the Centre has given clearance for six new sewage treatment plants (STPs).

Germany keen to give expertise for Ganga clean-up mission

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:03

Germany is keen to offer its expertise for the Ganga clean-up mission by bringing in the experience of cleaning Rhine river there.

Germany keen to give expertise for Ganga clean-up mission

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:00

Germany is keen to offer its expertise for the Ganga clean-up mission by bringing in the experience of cleaning Rhine river there.

CPCB uploads list of industrial units polluting Ganga on its website

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 14:17

Following an order of National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has uploaded a list of 972 industrial units polluting river Ganga and its tributaries on its website, government said on Thursday.

Rivers in UP continue to flow above the danger mark

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:51

Sharda and Ghaghra river in Uttar Pradesh continued to flow above the danger mark at few places as light to moderate rains and thundershowers occurred at isolated places in the state.

All rivers are as divine as Ganga, says Bharti

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:33

All rivers are divine and the government will not neglect any of them in its zeal to rejuvenate Ganga, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Action plan for Ganga, Yamuna clean-up by this year-end: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:17

An action plan for the clean-up of the Ganga and Yamuna rivers may be formulated by the end of this year after consultation with stakeholders, the government informed Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Dutch govt agrees to assist in comprehensive plan for Yamuna

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 12:00

The Centre plans to create mega reservoirs by dredging the bed of the Yamuna for which the Dutch government has agreed to facilitate an action plan.

Weather plays spoilsport in exhuming Badaun rape victims` bodies

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:43

Bad weather and surging Ganga waters threw a spanner in the CBI efforts Saturday to exhume the bodies of Uttar Pradesh`s Badaun gang-rape victims from the river bank.