River activists, environmentalists walk to save Yamuna

The march was organized to draw attention towards receding water levels of the river which also pose a threat to the foundation of Taj Mahal.

Eco-activists urge government to save Yamuna river
Eco-activists urge government to save Yamuna river

 Eco-activists of the Yamuna basin area, from Delhi to Taj city Agra in Uttar Pradesh, have raised an alarm over failure of the state and central governments to control pollution and free the flood-plains from encroachments to save the river.

Japan evacuates 100,000 in floods sparked by rare torrential rains
Japan evacuates 100,000 in floods sparked by rare torrential rains

Japan evacuated about 100,000 people from their homes on Thursday, after rare torrential rains unleashed floods that left at least two people missing and stranded many more when rivers surged over their banks.

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Sheena’s Brother Mikhail says that his mother wanted to murder him too. The driver opens up that Indrani hired a killer to kill Sheena in 10 lakhs.

Search for the mythical Saraswati

Efforts to revive the mythical Saraswati river are gaining momentum.

Ganga rejuvenation plan to get Israel as partner

The Narendra Modi government`s ambitious plan to rejuvenate the holy river Ganga is set to get Israel as a partner.

Awareness rally in Tripura on 66th Vanmahotsabha to save River Howrah

Hundreds of children took part in an awareness rally in Tripura with the theme `save Howrah and keep Howrah clean` on the occasion of the 66th Vanmahotsabha in the state.

No nod for dams that hinder environmental flow of rivers: Uma Bharti

The Central Water Commission (CWC) has been directed not to give permission for dam projects that hinder environmental flow of rivers, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said.

Madhya Pradesh: Inspiring kids make road to river to find drinking water

Inspiring kids makes road into a river to find drinking water in Guna of Madhya Pradesh.

Blocked river in Nepal raises fear of flood in UP

The fear of floods in parts of Uttar Pradesh has emerged with Nepali authorities warning about chances of the bursting of an artificial lake, created after the Kali Gandaki river got blocked by a massive landslide early on Sunday.

Cabinet approves 'Namami Gange' programme

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the flagship "Namami Gange" programme, which attempts to integrate the efforts to clean up and protect the Ganga river in a comprehensive manner.

Two girls drown in river Godavari in Telangana

Two girls on Monday drowned in river Godavari while they had gone to take bath at Mogilipet village, nearly 90 km from here, police said.

Haryana: Saraswati river found in Yamuna Nagar

Saraswati river has been found in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana.

'River Ganga cleaning campaign could shift India's view of responsibilities to safeguard natural bounty'

Government's ambitious Ganga cleaning programme and setting up of the National Green Tribunal could shift India's view of its responsibilities to safeguard its natural bounty, a study by Circle of Blue has revealed.

Taiwan plane black boxes reveal both engines failed to provide thrust
Taiwan plane black boxes reveal both engines failed to provide thrust

Engines of a TransAsia plane that crashed into a river in Taipei killing 35 people failed to produce enough thrust to the propellers for two minutes after take-off, authorities said on Friday, revealing attempts to turn off and restart one engine.

Mission 'Clean Brahmpautra' launched in Guwahati

 An initiative called 'Mission Clean Brahmaputra' was launched here on Sunday to keep the river clean for a better habitat of aquatic animals and for a greater benefit of the people.

Build special ghats for religious items: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has directed Irrigation and Flood Control Department and concerned authorities to build special ghats on the banks of Yamuna where people can immerse idols and other religious offerings which will then be disposed of in a scientific manner.

River linking project revives Kshipra river with Narmada water

India's first multi-crore electricity driven river linking project which pumps Narmada river water into the Kshipra river has become successful due to which faithful pilgrims would have ample water to take a holy dip in Ujjain during the Simhastha Mela next year, a senior official said here Thursday.

DNA: Over 100 dead bodies found afloat in Ganga in Unnao, UP

More than 100 decaying dead bodies surfaced in the river Ganga near Pariyar between Kanpur and Unnao on Tuesday.

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UP: Scores of dead bodies found floating in Ganga river in Unnao

In a sensational development, scores of dead bodies were found floating in Ganga river in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.