Ganga

15 lakh take dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima

Special emphasis was laid on installation of toilets to ensure an open defecation free environment.

Nov 04, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
NGT asks Modi & Yogi govts: What steps taken to clean Ganga?

NGT asks Modi & Yogi govts: What steps taken to clean Ganga?

The NGT has directed the Centre, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments to file affidavits.

Oct 15, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
18-year-old spends 42 days in UP jail for social media posts

18-year-old spends 42 days in UP jail for social media posts

He made light of the Ganga being declared a "living entity", debated BJP's promise of building a Ram Mandir and wondered why the Centre was not withdrawing the Haj subsidy given to Air India.

Oct 11, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

Govt approves turtle sanctuary in Allahabad

The sustenance of more than 2000 aquatic species in the Ganga exemplifies the rich biodiversity of the river, lifeline to over 40 per cent of the country's population.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Egypt flourished on the banks of the river Nile while the civilisation back home was nurtured by the river Indus also referred to as the Sindhu.

Sep 27, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

The Vice President said that Subbulakshmi`s music is immortal and everyone in this country was influenced and thrilled by her music. He said that music acquired a "divine dimension" when she lent her voice to various compositions.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Bihar: Six of a family drown in Ganga

Bihar: Six of a family drown in Ganga

Six members of the family had gone to take bath in the river when one or two persons slipped into deep waters.

Sep 14, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Ganga cleaning: NGT asks panel to submit report on Haridwar-Unnao stretch

Ganga cleaning: NGT asks panel to submit report on Haridwar-Unnao stretch

The green panel also asked various parties and stakeholders to submit their action plan with regard to Phase-II of the Ganga cleaning — from Unnao to the border of UP (with Bihar).

Sep 05, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
No one can separate me from Ganga, says sulking Uma Bharti

No one can separate me from Ganga, says sulking Uma Bharti

"I have successfully implemented most of the projects of my ministry and completed most of the projects," she said.

 

Sep 05, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

Three washed away in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh

"There is no trace of the them till. Divers are at looking for them. Chances of finding them are slim as the river is in spate," said Inspector Kamlesh Kumar Singh.

Aug 25, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

Cleanliness of river Ganga duty of all: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday that maintaining the cleanliness and 'aviralta' (ever-flowing nature) of Ganga was the responsibility of all, as rivers were connected to the development of present and future generations.

Aug 09, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

155 projects, worth Rs 12,400 cr sanctioned under Namami Gange programme: Govt

The government has sanctioned 155 projects, worth Rs 12,423.63 crore, under its Namani Gange programme, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Jul 18, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

Rs 7K cr spent on Ganga in two yrs without improvement: NGT

In a detailed judgement, the tribunal also prohibited dumping of waste within 500 metres from the river, ordering that every offender would be liable to pay a penalty of Rs 50,000 per default.

Jul 13, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Delhi Police take anti-terror measures for Kanwar Yatra

The Kanwar Yatra began on Monday, then first day of the Hindu month of Shravan, and will conclude on July 21. 

Jul 11, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Hundreds of fish found dead in Ganga

A team from the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board inspected the place and collected water samples for forensic tests. 

Jul 07, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand HC's order declaring Ganga, Yamuna a 'living entity'

Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand HC's order declaring Ganga, Yamuna a 'living entity'

Earlier in March, the Uttarakhand HC accorded the status of "living human entities" to the two sacred rivers in India.

Jul 07, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

High alert in 10 Uttar Pradesh districts over heavy rains

Due to the heavy downpour, rivers including the Ganga, Yumuna, Saryu and Ghaghra, are in spate and the water levels are likely to increase further.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Heavy rains to lash Uttar Pradesh: Met office

The orange code -- warning of very heavy rains -- has been flashed for many areas.

Jul 05, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
Clarify stand on Ganga encroachments, NGT directs Centre, other stakeholders

Clarify stand on Ganga encroachments, NGT directs Centre, other stakeholders

The green panel asked the ministries of environment and water resources, the National Mission for Clean Ganga, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Jun 15, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
CM Nitish Kumar dedicates two road bridges to people of Bihar

CM Nitish Kumar dedicates two road bridges to people of Bihar

The distance between various destinations between south and north Bihar too will be reduced drastically by more than 100 km.

Jun 11, 2017, 16:04 PM IST