Mughal-era silver coins discovered in Kanpur
Mughal-era silver coins discovered in Kanpur

At least 61 Mughal-era coins were discovered in Kanpur in the area situated on the bank of River Ganga, as per news reports on Saturday.

Govt launches web portal on Ganga Rejuvenation Plan
Govt launches web portal on Ganga Rejuvenation Plan

In a major step towards its cleanliness drive, the Ministry of Water Resource on Friday launched an exclusive web portal on the river Ganga.

Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project

Israel has expressed interest in sharing its expertise on water purification and waste water treatment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project for cleaning river Ganga.

Make Ganga rejuvenation mass movement, stop fresh pollutants: PM Modi
Make Ganga rejuvenation mass movement, stop fresh pollutants: PM Modi

Emphasising on the need to make Ganga rejuvenation a mass movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the first priority of this mission should be to stop fresh generation of pollutants.

Call to check industrial pollution in Ganga

The water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation ministry and the environment, forests and climate change ministry Thursday said they will jointly check industrial pollution of the Ganga river.

Will fully follow SC directives on Ganga clean-up: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said her ministry will follow the directives of Supreme Court in "letter and spirit" as regards the cleaning up of the Ganga.

Discharge in Ganga: NGT orders joint inspection into polluting industries

Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and Yamuna, National Green Tribunal directed CPCB and UPPCB to conduct a joint inspection of "polluting industries" on the bank of both rivers.

Army offers to join Ganga cleaning effort

Seeking to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s initiative to clean river Ganga, the Army has proposed to set up a task force under a retired Lieutenant General to carry out the project efficiently.

Army offers to join Ganga cleaning effort

Seeking to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s initiative to clean river Ganga, the Army has proposed to set up a task force under a retired Lieutenant General to carry out the project efficiently.

Demand in RS for a comprehensive plan to clean rivers

A demand for a detailed plan for launching cleanliness drive in all rivers including Ganga was made in Rajya Sabha Friday.

Ganga action plan may be extended to other rivers: Govt

The government today said that based on the outcome of the action plan on Ganga, it may extend it to other major rivers of the country.

150 polluted stretches along rivers in the country: Govt

Government has identified 150 polluted stretches along various rivers in the country, the Lok Sabha was told today.

After Nigmanand, another saint dies while fasting for Ganga

A saint, who claimed to be `Peethadheeshwar` (head) of Kashi Mahashamsan Peeth and was on fast for over a month seeking clean and uninterrupted flow of water in the Ganga river, passed away at a hospital.

Sunita Narain questions allocation on Ganga conservation

Environmentalist Sunita Narain Thursday raised questions on allocations on clean energy and Ganga conservation.

Sunita Narain questions allocation on Ganga conservation

Environmentalist Sunita Narain Thursday raised questions on allocations on clean energy and Ganga conservation that were announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden budget Thursday.

Ganga rejuvenation plan to commercially exploit river: Scientists

Environmental scientists associated with the Ganga Rejuvenation Programme have claimed that the Union Government`s proposal to build barrages, dams on the river is going to effect aquatic life.

Uma Bharti hits out at Jairam Ramesh, accuses him of politicising `clean Ganga project`

BJP leader and Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti hit out at Congress` Jairam Ramesh on Monday and accused him of politicising the clean Ganga project.

Now, Shankaracharya calls Sai Baba `Muslim`, stokes controversy

Dwarakapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand stirred up another controversy on Sunday after he said that Sai Baba used to refrain from taking a dip in the river Ganga.

Rope in industry stalwarts and reward CSR incentives for Ganga clean-up drive: PHD Chamber

Amidst growing focus on the Ganga clean-up drive, the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Government to rope-in voluntary contributions of the stalwarts of the India Inc. and the leading Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), to clean rivers such as Ganga and Yamuna by rewarding them with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tax incentives.

Ganga water can cause cancer: Study

Ganga is considered as the holiest of the holy rivers, serving as a gateway for souls to escape the cycle of rebirth and attain salvation.