Chennai's link to development of River Ganga

Chennai has a 160-year-old link to the development of the mighty 2,500 km long Ganga river.

Survey of India to soon map Ganga river

The Survey of India would soon begin work to map and survey Ganga river at an estimated cost of Rs 542 crore that will determine the sources of pollution along its basin, a top official said here on Tuesday.

Govt plans dedicated institute for Ganga rejuvenation
Govt plans dedicated institute for Ganga rejuvenation

As part of its efforts to relieve the Ganga of the clutches of pollution, the government has planned to establish an institute dedicated for the holy river.

JD(U) for separate ministry to preserve the Himalayas

Stressing that hydropower projects in the Himalayan region will damage the fragile environment of the hills, JD(U) on Sunday demanded a separate ministry and a policy for the Himalayas.

Sulabh built poor quality toilet during Kumbh for Rs 9.5L: Congress

The state Congress on Monday alleged that Sulabh International organisation constructed a "poor quality" toilet on the banks of Ganga during Kumbh Mela at the cost of Rs 9.5 lakh.

Ghaziabad NGO to build electric crematoria on Ganga banks

 A Ghaziabad-based NGO in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) will construct electric crematoria on the banks of the Ganga river, an official said here Friday.

Mulling Varanasi for branch of central water research station: Uma Bharati

The government is mulling a proposal for opening a branch of the Central Water and Power Research Station in Varanasi with a view to intensifying study and research on rivers in the region, Union Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharati said here on Wednesday.

Ganga cleaning improves aquatic life
Ganga cleaning improves aquatic life

The Ganga cleanliness drive is helping improve the river's aquatic life.

Centre calls meeting of five states on Ganga
Centre calls meeting of five states on Ganga

The central government has called a meeting of five states to stop the flow of untreated sewage water into the Ganga river, said a statement Wednesday.

Industries along Ganga should adopt self-regulatory measures: Minister

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Wednesday said industries along the Ganga river can contribute a lot in the mission to clean the river by adopting self-regulatory measures to check pollution.

Industries along Ganga should adopt self-regulatory measures: Minister

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Wednesday said industries along the Ganga river can contribute a lot in the mission to clean the river by adopting self-regulatory measures to check pollution.

Multiple measures to be used to clean Ganga: Uma Bharti

Multiple measures, including short-term and long-term steps, would be employed to make river Ganga clean over the next three years, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said on Tuesday.

Planning multiple measures to cleanse Ganga: Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Tuesday said that steps are being taken to ensure that river Ganga flows uninterrupted and clean in three years.

SC questions Centre on way to implement clean Ganga project

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over Centre's blueprint to clean river Ganga but sought response on how it plans to implement the ambitious policy.

Kanpur: Mughal-era silver coins found on the banks of river Ganga

Mughal-era silver coins found on the banks of river Ganga in Kanpur.

Set up expert panel on construction of new ghats at Varanasi: HC
Set up expert panel on construction of new ghats at Varanasi: HC

The Allahabad High Court today directed the Uttar Pradesh government to constitute an expert committee to look into the feasibility of proposed construction of four new ghats along the river Ganges in Varanasi.

Yamuna river needs to be cleaned, says Uma Bharti

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti stressed on cleaning the Yamuna river during a surprise visit to the ghats here.

Luxury river cruise sails up to Varanasi from Patna

One of the first luxury river cruises from Patna to Varanasi on the Ganga River, traversing a distance of over 420 km has been launched.

Centre sets three-year target to rejuvenate Ganga River

With the Narendra Modi government according top priority to cleaning River Ganga, the Centre has set a target of three years to rejuvenate the polluted holy river.

Expert cautions against building barrages on Ganga river

Rajendra Singh, a water conservationist also known as India`s waterman, Monday cautioned the central government over its plan to build barrages on the Ganga river.