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.

Dams have short life, rivers are eternal: Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today emphasised the need to ensure that the ecological flow of river is not hampered by construction of dams.

Kerala, Odisha opposed to inter-linking of rivers project

Kerala and Odisha are opposing the NDA government's ambitious project to interlink rivers in the country while the Centre has received the backing of other states over the contentious project.

Ancient buried canyon in Tibet unearthed

An ancient, deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo river in south Tibet has been found.

Re-framing Delhi's relationship with the Yamuna

 The sense of belonging and ownership by Delhi's 16 million citizens is what the Yamuna river requires to rekindle its relationship with the city.

Swami Girishanand initiate a cleanliness drive for holy river Narmada

An initiative to clean river Narmada has been taken upon himself by Swami Girishanand.

Delhi HC pulls up civic agencies for pumping toxins in water

The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up the city's civic agencies for "pumping toxins" in the blood of people in the national capital by letting "black drains" merge into the Yamuna river.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Chhath Puja

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greetings on the occasion of Chhath Puja.