UP govt to conduct Gangetic dolphin survey from Oct 5-8
UP govt to conduct Gangetic dolphin survey from Oct 5-8

A survey of the Gangetic dolphin, covering 3,350 km stretch of major rivers including Ganga and Yamuna, will be conducted soon by the UP government, with an aim to ascertain vital information about the endangered animal's population and devise a plan for its conservation.

Sorry state of Yamuna mulled on World Rivers Day

The problems of the Yamuna and other Indian rivers were again in focus on the annual World Rivers Day on Sunday, as the people of Braj Mandal joined millions around the world to highlight environmental degradation and pollution in rivers which have sustained life and culture in many societies.

Ensure no cattle blood flows into Yamuna: NGT to Delhi govt

A day before Eid-ul-Zuha, the National Green Tribunal Thursday asked the Delhi government to ensure that no blood is allowed to directly seep into the Yamuna river due to slaughtering of cattle.

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.

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Kejriwal against privatising water sector

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday reiterated his stand of not privatising the water sector in the national capital, saying that doing so would lead to "cronyism and corruption".

Pollution-free Yamuna, a government commitment: Uma Bharti

A "pollution-free Yamuna is a commitment of our government and we will do whatever is required to rejuvenate Ganges and Yamuna", union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti has said.

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NGT slams DJB over construction of sewage treatment plants

The National Green Tribunal today slammed the Delhi Jal Board over delay in construction of sewage treatment plants (STPs) in the capital.

Centre mulls linking Sarada river with Gujarat

In line with NDA government's ambitious project to interlink rivers, the Centre is considering linking Sarada river, originating from Nepal, with Gujarat after it traverses through six states.

Yamuna crosses warning level; Delhi on alert

River Yamuna crosses the danger level due to heavy rains, may enter Delhi tonight, according to reports.

Yamuna flowing above warning level; no flood threat says Delhi govt

Despite Yamuna flowing above the warning level, Delhi government on Tuesday said that there is no danger of flood and they are prepared for deal with the situation.

Yamuna crosses warning mark, Delhi govt asks people to be alert
Yamuna crosses warning mark, Delhi govt asks people to be alert

With the Yamuna crossing the warning mark of 204.00 metre on Monday, Delhi government swung into action and told people residing in low-lying areas to stay alert for evacuation.

Yamuna Nurseries: NGT summons 38 after they refuse to accept notice

The National Green Tribunal has directed concerned persons associated with 38 nurseries to appear before it after they allegedly refused to accept notice issued to them for causing pollution on the floodplains of river Yamuna here.

NGT seeks report on service stations operating in capital

Automobile service stations operating in the capital and discharging toxic pollutants like grease and oil into the Yamuna have come under the radar of the National Green Tribunal which has sought a status report on their functioning.

Centre, Delhi government to clean Yamuna together

The central and Delhi governments have decided to come together to clean up the Yamuna river in the capital.

Water quality at Sangam gets affected during Kumbh: Govt

Water quality of Ganga and Yamuna rivers gets affected at Sangam in Allahabad due to mass bathing during Kumbh and other religious activities, apart from discharge of sewage, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

NGT directs DMRC to remove dumped material near Yamuna
NGT directs DMRC to remove dumped material near Yamuna

 The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday took strong exception to dumping of construction debris by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) near Yamuna riverbed and directed immediate removal of all such material.

Heavy rains lash east UP

Heavy rains and thundershowers occurred at isolated places of eastern Uttar Pradesh while light to moderate rainfall lashed few parts of the state on Saturday.

NGT favours lower charges for sewer connections in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal has favoured reduction of charges for sewerage connections in unauthorised colonies here and asked Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to publicise their benefits, saying this was necessary for curbing pollution of river Yamuna.