Shut industries in Delhi's residential areas in a month: NGT

The National Green Tribunal Friday cracked the whip on industries located in the city's residential areas with a direction to close them within a month for discharging untreated toxic waste in drains leading to Yamuna.

Committed to construction of Satluj-Yamuna Link: Haryana CM

Haryana government said it is committed to construction of Satluj-Yamuna Link and has urged the Centre to seek early hearing of Presidential Reference regarding validity of the Punjab Termination of Agreements Act of 2004, the Assembly was told on Monday.

Ramdev to extend support to 'clean Yamuna' campaign

Stressing the need of clean Yamuna, Yoga guru Ramdev on Saturday announced his support to the foot march organised by the Yamuna Rakshak Dal on the issue.

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Muzaffarnagar: Crops washed away as water in Yamuna overflows

The overflowing water discharged from Hathni Kund barrage today raised the level of Yamuna in Kairana area, damaging crops on the river bank here in Shamli district.

Special police post established at Gurgaon to stop water theft: Minister

The Haryana Government has established a special police post at Gurgaon for patrolling of canals to stop theft of water, the Union Government said on Monday.

Arvind Kejriwal to head body to deliver 70-point agenda

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will head a new agency - The Delhi Dialogue Commission - that will implement the AAP`s 70-point agenda for the capital`s growth, officials said Friday.

Be united for Yamuna's cause: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Seemingly worried over the present state of Yamuna here, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Wednesday called for a joint effort by the people to make the polluted river clean again.

Factories discharging effluents into Yamuna asked to shift
Factories discharging effluents into Yamuna asked to shift

As many as 67 small factories in the city who are discharging effluents directly into the Yamuna have been asked to shift from their current location by end of next month.

Prince Charles supports Indian river cleaning project
Prince Charles supports Indian river cleaning project

Prince Charles, Britain’s heir to the throne, has offered support to a British government initiative for a major urban development project in Aluva, the industrial capital of the south Indian state of Kerala.

VHP wants Akbar's fort in Allahabad to be replaced with night shelter

Kicking up a controversy, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday said the fort built by Mughal emperor Akbar on the banks of the river Yamuna here is a "symbol of subjugation of Hindus" and wanted the imposing structure to be replaced with a night shelter for poor pilgrims visiting to have a dip in the holy Sangam.

Act against units operating without consent in Wazirpur: NGT

 The National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take legal action against steel pickling industries operating without consent and not complying with mandatory pollution standards.

Kiran Bedi knows Delhi like back of her hand: PM Modi at Karkardooma rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed election rally in east Delhi's Karkardooma, as part of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ongoing election campaign in the city.

Rubber check dams suggested to conserve Yamuna water

 Uttar Pradesh is looking to install rubber check dams in the Yamuna river close to the Taj Mahal to conserve water for the lean months.

Hindu seer hacked in Allahabad

A Hindu seer was Tuesday murdered at the Magh Mela here on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, police said.

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.

NGT bans vegetables' farming along Yamuna river bed
NGT bans vegetables' farming along Yamuna river bed

The National Green Tribunal on Friday banned cultivation of vegetables along the Yamuna river bed in the national capital.

Rain, hailstorm intensify cold wave in Agra

Rain and hailstorm in Uttar Pradesh's Agra city led to a drop in temperatures, forcing authorities to shut down schools till January 18, officials said on Thursday.

'Hefty fines for throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna'

Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.

Throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna to attract hefty fines
Throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna to attract hefty fines

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on people spotted throwing waste or religious items into the river Yamuna.