Yamuna

Govt approves turtle sanctuary in Allahabad

The sustenance of more than 2000 aquatic species in the Ganga exemplifies the rich biodiversity of the river, lifeline to over 40 per cent of the country's population.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Egypt flourished on the banks of the river Nile while the civilisation back home was nurtured by the river Indus also referred to as the Sindhu.

Sep 27, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

The Vice President said that Subbulakshmi`s music is immortal and everyone in this country was influenced and thrilled by her music. He said that music acquired a "divine dimension" when she lent her voice to various compositions.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand HC's order declaring Ganga, Yamuna a 'living entity'

Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand HC's order declaring Ganga, Yamuna a 'living entity'

Earlier in March, the Uttarakhand HC accorded the status of "living human entities" to the two sacred rivers in India.

Jul 07, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

High alert in 10 Uttar Pradesh districts over heavy rains

Due to the heavy downpour, rivers including the Ganga, Yumuna, Saryu and Ghaghra, are in spate and the water levels are likely to increase further.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Heavy rains to lash Uttar Pradesh: Met office

The orange code -- warning of very heavy rains -- has been flashed for many areas.

Jul 05, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

Activists blame political inaction for pollution in Yamuna

"People voted the BJP to power at the Centre and Uttar Pradesh with a hope that sincere efforts would be made to clean it. However inaction by both the governments so far, has disheartened the people," chief of Vishwa Shanti Sewa charitable trust Bhagwatacharya Devakinandan Thakur said.

Jun 04, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

Yogi Adityanath visits Yamuna near Taj Mahal, pulls up officials over sewage

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday visited the Yamuna, between the two world heritage monuments - the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort - and pulled up officials for letting raw sewage drain into the river.

May 08, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

NEWS TONIGHT | Yamuna Authority rejects building plans of 7 builders

Yamuna Authority rejects building plans of 7 builders

Apr 20, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Fine should be levied on Delhi government, NGT for saying 'yes' to Yamuna event, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Fine should be levied on Delhi government, NGT for saying 'yes' to Yamuna event, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

His remarks came after the report of an expert committee set up by NGT said it would take Rs 42.02 crore and a decade for the ecological rehabilitation of the Yamuna floodplains from adverse damages caused by the festival.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna rivers as 'living entities', gives them legal rights

Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna rivers as 'living entities', gives them legal rights

Besides Ganga, which is one of the largest rivers in India and considered to be the holiest river and holds a high place in the mythology of India, similar status has been given to river Yamuna, the tributary of Ganga.

Mar 21, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
Man held for having sex with girl's corpse in Delhi

Man held for having sex with girl's corpse in Delhi

The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested a man for allegedly having unnatural sex with the body of a girl.

Dec 06, 2016, 19:50 PM IST

More water to be released in Yamuna to bring pollution down: Bharati

"Sewage is flowing into Yamuna from Delhi, which is very sad. It was a difficult task to see water is discharged from the barrage in Yamuna,” Uma Bharti said.

Oct 17, 2016, 22:24 PM IST
World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

With many of the world's rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, over 70 countries are taking part in this year’s celebrations.

Sep 25, 2016, 04:28 AM IST
Bihar floods kill eight more; water recedes in UP but still in red

Bihar floods kill eight more; water recedes in UP but still in red

There was no let up in flood fury in Bihar with eight fresh deaths reported on Thursday.

Aug 25, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

Two die as car swept by Yamuna

Two persons drowned in the Yamuna in Allahabad on Tuesday after a car was swept away in the river, police said.

Aug 23, 2016, 15:21 PM IST

Rains, floods create havoc in UP

Incessant rains in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have resulted in floods and rivers including the Ganga and Yamuna continue to be in spate, an official said on Friday.

Aug 19, 2016, 09:18 AM IST
Flood alert! Yamuna breaches warning level in Delhi after Haryana releases water

Flood alert! Yamuna breaches warning level in Delhi after Haryana releases water

The water level in Yamuna has breached the warning level due to discharge of water from a barrage in Haryana, prompting the Delhi government to deploy disaster and flood management teams.

Aug 14, 2016, 10:58 AM IST
Alarm bells ring as Ganga, Yamuna swell; water level rises at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad - See Pics

Alarm bells ring as Ganga, Yamuna swell; water level rises at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad - See Pics

With various tributaries pouring in huge amount of water in Ganga and Yamuna, the water level has significantly risen at Triveni Sangam.

Aug 09, 2016, 09:30 AM IST

Cloud burst causes havoc in Uttarkashi

 Rains continued to wreck havoc in Uttarakhand on Thursday as destruction was reported from two villages after a cloud burst in Yamuna and Ganga valleys.

Jul 28, 2016, 10:20 AM IST