Yamuna river

Water supply to be affected in East and South Delhi on October 15 and 16

Water supply to be affected in East and South Delhi on October 15 and 16

Water supply will be affected in south and east Delhi on October 15 and 16.

Oct 14, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal lays foundation stone of sewage line project to save Yamuna

Arvind Kejriwal lays foundation stone of sewage line project to save Yamuna

The 75-km sewage line will lead to a sewage treatment plant in Burari and is expected to be completed in 30 months.

Sep 24, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
22 dead after boat capsizes in UP's Baghpat, CM Yogi Adityanath announces compensation

22 dead after boat capsizes in UP's Baghpat, CM Yogi Adityanath announces compensation

At least 22 people died and many feared drowned in the Yamuna river as a boat capsized in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district on Thursday.

Sep 14, 2017, 10:04 AM IST

Inadequate flow, untreated sewage behind Yamuna pollution: Minister

According to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report, in Delhi the Yamuna flows for 46 km, and receives around 70 per cent of the total pollution between Wazirabad and downstream Okhla barrage. This length is less than two per cent of the entire river stretch. 
 

Jul 25, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
Alert sounded along Yamuna river in Haryana after heavy rainfall

Alert sounded along Yamuna river in Haryana after heavy rainfall

The Yamunanagar district administration on Wednesday issued a flood warning in low-lying areas of the district along the river.

Jul 12, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Delhi: Two minors drown in Yamuna

Delhi: Two minors drown in Yamuna

Two young boys drowned in the Yamuna River in Delhi's Burari while taking bath.

 

Jun 07, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Environmentalists say Taj Mahal still not safe from pollution

Environmentalists say Taj Mahal still not safe from pollution

The Supreme Court had issued a series of directives including shifting and closure of all polluting industries in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone.

Jun 05, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Activists blame political inaction for pollution in Yamuna

"People voted the BJP to power at the Centre and Uttar Pradesh with a hope that sincere efforts would be made to clean it. However inaction by both the governments so far, has disheartened the people," chief of Vishwa Shanti Sewa charitable trust Bhagwatacharya Devakinandan Thakur said.

Jun 04, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
Cattle blood flowing into Yamuna compels NGT to condemn Delhi govt, civic bodies

Cattle blood flowing into Yamuna compels NGT to condemn Delhi govt, civic bodies

The observations came after a self-styled Swami, Om, appearing on behalf of a religious outfit, sought immediate action into the matter saying that the authorities have failed to ensure compliance of the NGT order.

May 29, 2017, 21:39 PM IST

16 km long waterway to be built over Yamuna river to manage Delhi traffic

16 Km long waterway to be built over Yamuna river to manage the traffic in Delhi. Watch complete news story of Aap Ki News for getting detailed updates!

Oct 15, 2016, 16:53 PM IST

Plea in NGT seeks stay on construction of Yamuna riverfront

Beautification and rejuvenation work of the Yamuna riverfront in the temple town of Vrindavan has come under the lens of the National Green Tribunal, with an environment activist seeking a stay on the ongoing construction activity in the area.

Oct 09, 2016, 12:57 PM IST
World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

With many of the world's rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, over 70 countries are taking part in this year’s celebrations.

Sep 25, 2016, 04:28 AM IST
Delhi's waste chokes Yamuna of all aquatic life

Delhi's waste chokes Yamuna of all aquatic life

Noted ecologist CR Babu, who is helping the Delhi government in developing a riverfront for the Yamuna, says that the river is in fact "ecologically dead" in the 22 km urban stretch -- between the Wazirabad and Okhla barrages.

Aug 24, 2016, 14:24 PM IST
Flood situation remains grim in UP, MP and Bihar; Ganga flowing above danger mark

Flood situation remains grim in UP, MP and Bihar; Ganga flowing above danger mark

Flood situation in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh continues to remain grim with major rivers flowing above danger mark in these states.

Aug 22, 2016, 09:36 AM IST

Hema Malini lauds Centre's 'Namami Gange' scheme

Calling the Centre's initiative to clean the Yamuna under the 'Namami Gange' project as historic, actress-turned-politician Hema Malini said the river is "bound to become clean" after its completion.

Aug 18, 2016, 15:02 PM IST
UP making millions from Taj Mahal yet unable to protect it: NGT

UP making millions from Taj Mahal yet unable to protect it: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has come down heavily on the Akhilesh Yadav government over dumping of solid waste in River Yamuna near the Taj Mahal, saying the state was unable to protect the 17th century monument from which it was making "millions".

Aug 05, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

'Namami Gange': Khattar inaugurates Sewerage Treatment Plant of 25 MLD at Panipat

As part of the clean Ganga drive under 'Namami Gange' project, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today inaugurated a Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) of 25 million litre per day capacity at village Siwah near Panipat today.

Jul 07, 2016, 21:47 PM IST