Yamuna

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living responsible for damage to Yamuna floodplains: NGT

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living responsible for damage to Yamuna floodplains: NGT

The National Green Tribunal today held the Art of Living Foundation of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar responsible for the damage caused to the Yamuna floodplains due to holding of the World Cultural Festival organised by it in March 2016.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
STP for Yamuna: NGT orders inspection of land in Dichaon Kalan

STP for Yamuna: NGT orders inspection of land in Dichaon Kalan

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar constituted a team of officers from DJB and the city government to conduct an inspection.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
NGT miffed at availability of prohibited plastic in Delhi, seeks report from AAP govt

NGT miffed at availability of prohibited plastic in Delhi, seeks report from AAP govt

On Monday the Delhi government and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) had come under fire for delaying compliance of orders on the Yamuna cleaning project of the NGT.

Oct 24, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
NGT issues show cause notice to Delhi Jal Board, Delhi govt over failure to clean Yamuna

NGT issues show cause notice to Delhi Jal Board, Delhi govt over failure to clean Yamuna

The National Green Tribunal on Monday issued show cause notice to the Delhi Jal Board and the Delhi government for failing to comply with its orders to clean river Yamuna.

Oct 23, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

Govt approves turtle sanctuary in Allahabad

The sustenance of more than 2000 aquatic species in the Ganga exemplifies the rich biodiversity of the river, lifeline to over 40 per cent of the country's population.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Egypt flourished on the banks of the river Nile while the civilisation back home was nurtured by the river Indus also referred to as the Sindhu.

Sep 27, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

The Vice President said that Subbulakshmi`s music is immortal and everyone in this country was influenced and thrilled by her music. He said that music acquired a "divine dimension" when she lent her voice to various compositions.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand HC's order declaring Ganga, Yamuna a 'living entity'

Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand HC's order declaring Ganga, Yamuna a 'living entity'

Earlier in March, the Uttarakhand HC accorded the status of "living human entities" to the two sacred rivers in India.

Jul 07, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

High alert in 10 Uttar Pradesh districts over heavy rains

Due to the heavy downpour, rivers including the Ganga, Yumuna, Saryu and Ghaghra, are in spate and the water levels are likely to increase further.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Heavy rains to lash Uttar Pradesh: Met office

The orange code -- warning of very heavy rains -- has been flashed for many areas.

Jul 05, 2017, 10:14 AM 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

Yogi Adityanath visits Yamuna near Taj Mahal, pulls up officials over sewage

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday visited the Yamuna, between the two world heritage monuments - the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort - and pulled up officials for letting raw sewage drain into the river.

May 08, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

NEWS TONIGHT | Yamuna Authority rejects building plans of 7 builders

Yamuna Authority rejects building plans of 7 builders

Apr 20, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Fine should be levied on Delhi government, NGT for saying 'yes' to Yamuna event, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Fine should be levied on Delhi government, NGT for saying 'yes' to Yamuna event, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

His remarks came after the report of an expert committee set up by NGT said it would take Rs 42.02 crore and a decade for the ecological rehabilitation of the Yamuna floodplains from adverse damages caused by the festival.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna rivers as 'living entities', gives them legal rights

Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna rivers as 'living entities', gives them legal rights

Besides Ganga, which is one of the largest rivers in India and considered to be the holiest river and holds a high place in the mythology of India, similar status has been given to river Yamuna, the tributary of Ganga.

Mar 21, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
Man held for having sex with girl's corpse in Delhi

Man held for having sex with girl's corpse in Delhi

The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested a man for allegedly having unnatural sex with the body of a girl.

Dec 06, 2016, 19:50 PM IST

More water to be released in Yamuna to bring pollution down: Bharati

"Sewage is flowing into Yamuna from Delhi, which is very sad. It was a difficult task to see water is discharged from the barrage in Yamuna,” Uma Bharti said.

Oct 17, 2016, 22:24 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
Bihar floods kill eight more; water recedes in UP but still in red

Bihar floods kill eight more; water recedes in UP but still in red

There was no let up in flood fury in Bihar with eight fresh deaths reported on Thursday.

Aug 25, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

Two die as car swept by Yamuna

Two persons drowned in the Yamuna in Allahabad on Tuesday after a car was swept away in the river, police said.

Aug 23, 2016, 15:21 PM IST