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Sunita Narain questions allocation on Ganga conservation

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:20

Environmentalist Sunita Narain Thursday raised questions on allocations on clean energy and Ganga conservation that were announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden budget Thursday.

Rope in industry stalwarts and reward CSR incentives for Ganga clean-up drive: PHD Chamber

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:12

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 16:12

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.

`Spitting, throwing waste in Ganga river could be punishable offence`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 16:43

Throwing waste in Ganga river is likely to be a punishable offence and can land you behind bars.

27 drown during Ganga Dussehra celebration in UP

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 12:01

At least 27 people were killed in separate incidents while taking dip in rivers on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra in Uttar Pradesh, police said Monday.

Ganga rejuvenation plan: Water resources secretary Alok Rawat appointed head of CoS

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 22:07

Water resources secretary Alok Rawat has been appointed as the head of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) which will prepare a plan for cleaning and rejuvenating the Ganges, reports said on Friday.

Four ministries to work together for cleaning up the Ganges

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 18:41

As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s mission to clean up the Ganges, four ministries would work hand in hand to cleanse the polluted holy river and make it a hub of spiritual tourism.

Water level in Ganga, Brahmaputra to increase till 2050: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 18:59

A new study has revealed that water supply in rivers like Ganga, Brahmaputra and Indus will increase in the coming decades.

Saving the Ganges

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 17:20

Prominent Hindu and Muslim leaders appealed for action to save the Holy River.

Nepal president helps clean up Bagmati river

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 17:59

Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav was among the thousands who Sunday took part in an event here to mark 50 weeks of cleaning the Bagmati river that joins the Ganges in India.

US to build partnerships from Ganges to Great Wall: Pritzker

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 08:55

Giving Obama administration`s Asia Pacific re-balance an economic tilt, a top American official said the US is determined to "build and expand" this partnership from the `Ganges` to the `Great Wall of China`.

Entire Ganges to be cleaned

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 11:01

A Hardiwar-based spiritual group desires to clean the entire Ganges river over a period of five years.