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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. 
 

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

'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.

Don't surrender the amount allotted for Yamuna: NGT to DJB

The National Green Tribunal today directed Delhi Jal Board (DJB) not to surrender the amount allocated to it in the last fiscal for rejuvenation of Yamuna to the Delhi government.

Kejriwal seeks Sri Sri's assistance in cleaning Yamuna river

The Delhi Chief Minister said he is very "selfish" and is seeking help in two areas, include cleaning of Yamuna river.

Art of Living's 'World Culture Festival' to commence from today; will Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pay Rs 5 cr fine?

Art of Living's 'World Culture Festival' to commence from today; will Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pay Rs 5 cr fine?

A day after National Green Tribunal gave its nod, the World Culture Festival being organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art Of Living (AoL) foundation will commence from Friday.

SC junks plea seeking to stop World Culture Festival

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking its direction to stop the three-day mega event, World Culture Festival, at the banks of Yamuna river being organised by the Art Of Living Foundation (AOL) of spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

NGT gives nod to World Culture Festival, slaps Rs 5 crore fine on AOL; Sri Sri to challenge order

NGT gives nod to World Culture Festival, slaps Rs 5 crore fine on AOL; Sri Sri to challenge order

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday cleared the decks for the three-day cultural extravaganza of Art of Living (AOL) on the flood plains of Yamuna river from Friday.

Police find 5 major shortcomings in Sri Sri Ravi Shankar event

Lack of "structural stability" is among five major "shortcomings" detected by Delhi Police in the infrastructure being readied for the three-day World Culture Festival being organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation on the Yamuna flood plain in the national capital.