Vrindavan widows march for clean Yamuna

The 1,000-odd widows of Vrindavan Tuesday evening marched through the narrow streets of this holy town, demanding a cleaner Yamuna and urgent steps to check pollution in the river.

Widows of Vrindavan pledge to keep Yamuna clean this Diwali

Pledging to keep Yamuna clean, widows of Vrindavan will offer thousands of 'diyas' on the ghats of the river this Diwali to raise awareness about its pollution.

People flock Radha Kund, cause traffic jam on Delhi-Mathura road

Commuters had a harrowing time on the Delhi-Mathura national highway Thursday due to blocked traffic as people gathered near Radha Kund for a dip in the Yamuna river, police said.

Delhi govt embarks on ambitious project to rejuvenate Yamuna

The Delhi government has embarked on an ambitious project to rejuvenate the Yamuna with an aim to rid the river of pollutants, stop discharge of all sorts of effluents into it and making its river-front beautiful as well as environment friendly.

View from the sky: Delhi Eye reopens
View from the sky: Delhi Eye reopens

Delhi's answer to London, the Delhi Eye, reopened on Thursday.

LG Najeeb Jung asks Delhi residents to participate in cleanliness drive

Amidst the ongoing cleanliness drive in the capital witnessing the participation of prominent leaders of the Union Cabinet, Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Najeeb Jung today appealed to the people to also participate in the drive as only Government efforts are not enough.

'Use public transport to avoid delay due to idol procession'

Anticipating traffic disruption in some areas in view of Vishvakarma idol procession on Friday, Delhi Traffic police has suggested commuters to use public transport to avoid delays.

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory.

Remove dumped construction material from capital: NGT to DMRC

Taking a stern view on dumping of construction material in national capital by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, the National Green Tribunal today directed DMRC to ensure that all such materials be removed and taken to a designated site without any further delay.

Taj city bans polythene

The Agra administration has banned polythene in a bid to clean up the Yamuna river.

After Ganga, govt to form committee for cleansing of Yamuna river

Close to the heels of a secretaries-level group to rejuvenate Ganga river, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday announced a separate committee for cleansing the polluted Yamuna river in Delhi.

Modi government wants to make `dead` Yamuna navigable

Can you visualise boats sailing on the almost dead Yamuna river in Delhi? The Narendra Modi government is exploring the possibility of making the river - and possibly other rivers as well - navigable to transport people and goods.

Agra water supply may be snapped, warn authorities

Civic authorities in Agra have warned that water supply in the city could be suspended in view of Yamuna river`s already high pollution reaching levels much beyond treatment.

Millennium Depot`s shifting will cost DTC Rs.300 crore, court told

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) Thursday told the Delhi High Court said that to relocate its Millennium Bus Depot, built on the Yamuna river bed ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, to another location , would cost "Rs.300 crore".

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining.

Delhi`s Millennium Bus Depot to be shifted in nine months

The city government Thursday told the Delhi High Court that in nine months, it will shift the DTC Millennium Bus Depot, built on the Yamuna river bed ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, to another location.

26 Mughal gardens in, near Agra, claims Austrian researcher

An Austrian researcher has claimed that Mughals had built 26 gardens in and around Agra, which has sent the divisional administration here on a spree to locate the gardens.

Toll during Ganesha idols immersion rises to 13

As least 13 persons drowned during the ceremonial immersion of Lord Ganesha`s idols in the Yamuna river here Wednesday. Rescue operations were continuing Thursday and authorities said the toll might go up.

Yamuna water level recedes in Agra

The Yamuna began receding Sunday morning, after almost touching the low flood level of 495 feet, officials said.

Delhi govt to construct concrete wall along Yamuna

Delhi government will construct an RCC wall along the Yamuna river at an estimated cost of Rs 10 crore to safeguard inhabitants.