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Taj city bans polythene

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 14:20

The Agra administration has banned polythene in a bid to clean up the Yamuna river.

After Ganga, govt to form committee for cleansing of Yamuna river

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 17:58

Close to the heels of a secretaries-level group to rejuvenate Ganga river, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday announced a separate committee for cleansing the polluted Yamuna river in Delhi.

Modi government wants to make `dead` Yamuna navigable

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 20:12

Can you visualise boats sailing on the almost dead Yamuna river in Delhi? The Narendra Modi government is exploring the possibility of making the river - and possibly other rivers as well - navigable to transport people and goods.

Agra water supply may be snapped, warn authorities

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 14:22

Civic authorities in Agra have warned that water supply in the city could be suspended in view of Yamuna river`s already high pollution reaching levels much beyond treatment.

Yamuna`s interceptor drains project to finish by March

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:45

The second monetary instalment for laying interceptor sewers to prevent untreated water flowing into the Yamuna has been released and the project is likely to be completed by March, the urban development ministry said Friday.

Depot shifting: DDA expresses inability in providing plot

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 20:34

The DDA on Wednesday expressed inability before the Delhi High Court in providing alternative piece of land to city government for shifting out the DTC Millennium bus depot, built on the fragile Yamuna river bed ahead of 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Millennium Depot`s shifting will cost DTC Rs.300 crore, court told

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 00:30

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) Thursday told the Delhi High Court said that to relocate its Millennium Bus Depot, built on the Yamuna river bed ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, to another location , would cost "Rs.300 crore".

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 18:55

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining.

Delhi`s Millennium Bus Depot to be shifted in nine months

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 00:23

The city government Thursday told the Delhi High Court that in nine months, it will shift the DTC Millennium Bus Depot, built on the Yamuna river bed ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, to another location.

26 Mughal gardens in, near Agra, claims Austrian researcher

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 20:10

An Austrian researcher has claimed that Mughals had built 26 gardens in and around Agra, which has sent the divisional administration here on a spree to locate the gardens.

Toll during Ganesha idols immersion rises to 13

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 16:37

As least 13 persons drowned during the ceremonial immersion of Lord Ganesha`s idols in the Yamuna river here Wednesday. Rescue operations were continuing Thursday and authorities said the toll might go up.

Yamuna water level recedes in Agra

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12:53

The Yamuna began receding Sunday morning, after almost touching the low flood level of 495 feet, officials said.