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'Namami Gange' programme to commence Thursday

The Modi government will commence execution of its ambitious 'Namami Gange' programme on Thursday with the launch of 300 projects including those of STP installations aiming to clean the holy river and ensuring its unfettered flow.

Selfie craze claims seven young lives as students drown in river Ganga

Selfie craze claims seven young lives as students drown in river Ganga

The selfie craze doesn't seem to be dying anytime soon, but a lot of people are dying because of it. 

 

Solar-powered boats launched at Varanasi for plying on river Ganga: PM Modi's top 10 quotes

Solar-powered boats launched at Varanasi for plying on river Ganga: PM Modi's top 10 quotes

Accusing the erstwhile Congress governments of pursuing "vote bank politics", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took potshots at Nehru-Gandhi family and reached out to the numerically significant Nishad community in Uttar Pradesh as he launched solar-powered boats for plying on river Ganga.

Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar - Watch

The Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar has always been mesmerizing to say the least.

Was just washing hands, adjusting my pants, not urinating: Allahabad ADM

Was just washing hands, adjusting my pants, not urinating: Allahabad ADM

Allahabad ADM OB Shrivastava, who was caught on camera urinating at 'Triveni Sangam' said on Tuesday that he was just washing hands and adjusting his pants.

Shocker! Allahabad ADM caught urinating at 'Triveni Sangam', images go viral

Shocker! Allahabad ADM caught urinating at 'Triveni Sangam', images go viral

In a photo which has gone viral on social media, Allahabad ADM (Nazul) OP Shrivastava was caught relieving himself in Ganga-Yamuna-Saraswati Triveni Sangam.

Clean Ganga: Muslim outfit to spread awareness

At a time when the Centre is seeking public participation for its clean Ganga campaign, an RSS-linked Muslim outfit has decided to spread awareness about it amongst community members.

French tourist vows to clean holy Ganges

Inspired by Prime Minister Modi`s Clean Ganga campaign, Krish took the responsibility of cleaning the river in Varanasi.

Group demands Namami Gange like programme for cleaning Cauvery

Members of Cauvery Nadi Swachhata Andolan called on Union Ministers Uma Bharti, Sadananda Gowda and BJP chief Amit Shah and expressed concerns over the "alarming" pollution level of the river.

'Comprehensive law for rejuvenation of river Ganga under consideration'

Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti shared the information.

No dearth of funds for 'Clean Ganga' mission: Gadkari

Projects worth crores of rupees have been launched to make river Ganga pollution free. 

ITBP mission for 'Swachh Ganga' flagged off from Uttarakhand

ITBP mission for 'Swachh Ganga' flagged off from Uttarakhand

A 2,350-km long 'Swachh Ganga' river rafting expedition of border guarding force ITBP was today flagged off by Union Minister Uma Bharti from the banks of the holy river in Uttarakhand.

Idol immersion row: Outfits claim UP police lathicharged them

The Sri Kashi Maratha Ganesha Utsav Samiti members, who have been staging a dharna here against preventing them from immersing idols in Ganga river, on Wednesday claimed that they were lathicharged by the police.

Germany proposes to clean part of River Ganga

Keen to be part of 'Clean Ganga' initiative, Germany has offered to rejuvenate a segment of the river in Uttarakhand by using technology it had employed to clean the Rhine, considered one of the most important waterways in Europe.

Ban on idol immersion in Varanasi

In the wake of an order by Allahabad High Court banning immersion of idols in Ganga and Yamuna rivers, Varanasi district administration has issued directions to the effect, ahead of festivals such as Ganesh Chaturthi and Durga Puja.

South Australia keen to assist Centre in Clean Ganga campaign

After Germany, South Australia has also offered to assist the Centre in its 'Clean Ganga' campaign, a pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Aircraft likely to be used for mapping the Ganga

Fitted with powerful cameras, Special Purpose Aircraft may soon fly over the Ganga to survey the river as it courses through five states for a geospatial mapping of its basin to rid it of pollution and encroachment.

UP govt more competent than Centre in cleaning Ganga: Azam

Senior Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan on Sunday claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government was more competent than the Centre in cleaning the Ganga river.

Action soon against industrial units polluting Ganga: Govt

Government has asked the pollution control boards to initiate action against industrial units discharging contaminated effluents in river Ganga, Union Minister Uma Bharti informed Lok Sabha today.

Railways announce three special trains for Kawad Yatra

The Northern Railway on Friday announced that it would run three special trains for Kawad Yatra which is slated to begin on August 1.