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Ganga close to danger mark in Rishikesh as heavy rainfall lashes Uttarakhand

The IMD has issued an alert of heavy to very heavy rainfall for all districts of Uttarakhand, including Dehradun. 

Jul 10, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

5W1H: Saints upset over not including elephants in Kumbh procession

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest updates. saints upset over not including elephants in Kumbh procession. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 22, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

Spirituality and politics in Kumbh Mela, the world's largest gathering of humanity

During the Kumbh Mela, to be held in UP's Prayagraj, millions of pilgrims will bathe at the confluence of the Ganges, the Yamuna, and a mythical third river, the Saraswati.

Dec 21, 2018, 09:41 AM IST

Narrative of nature has to find more mainstream context in cinema: Dia Mirza

"There are enough central themes that can make for a very engaging and riveting view," she said.

Jun 05, 2018, 16:30 PM IST

These 10 rivers are responsible for feeding the seas with 95% of plastic waste

While eight of these 10 river systems are in Asia, two are in Africa.

Oct 18, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

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

Ganga second-most polluting river in world; China's Yangtze tops the list

The study added that two-thirds of the pollution comes from the 20 most polluting rivers, with majority of them in Asia.

Jun 09, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

NGT to inspect most polluted parts of Ganga

The tribunal said the NGT Registrar General would communicate the date and time when it would carry out the inspection.

May 03, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

NGT directs MoEF, MoWR to state environmental flow level of Ganga

The apex environment watchdog also said that unless the excessive extraction of water and discharge of high pollutants are controlled, it would be difficult to restore Ganga to its original pristine condition.

Apr 17, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

How India lost an island chain in the Bay of Bengal

If this long island chain that stretched from north to south had not been swallowed by the sea, it could have offered a natural barrier against tsunamis like the one that killed thousands in 2004, they say.

Apr 05, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

Ganga clean-up: After cleaning river Danube, Germany’s Bavaria offers help

Bavaria is one of the federal states of Germany and has an experience of successfully cleaning river Danube there, according to a Union Water Resources Ministry statement.

Mar 30, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

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

Steve Waugh visits Varanasi to fulfill deceased friend's last wish of scattering his ashes in Ganges

Waugh also expressed his views on the much talked about 'Steve Smith – DRS' controversy that took place during the Bengaluru test.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

“Not a single drop of river Ganga cleaned so far,” says NGT; slams govt agencies on wasting public money

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the agencies to work together on the project to clean the river, saying, "The Prime Minister has given you a goal, take it as a national project".

Feb 06, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

NGT questions stakeholders on cleaning of Ganga; decides to hear PIL from February 6

Out of 86, about 30 storm drains flow directly into the river.

Jan 26, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

Hundreds take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

Hundreds of devotees braced the cold across Himachal Pradesh on Saturday and took dips in rivers to mark the holy day of 'Makar Sankranti'.

Jan 14, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Over a million take holy dip at Ganga Sagar on Makar Sankranti

Over a million pilgrims from across India and abroad took a holy dip in the river Ganges on Saturday braving the icy cold water and chilly winds, at the annual Ganga Sagar Fair here on Makar Sankranti.

Jan 14, 2017, 11:42 AM IST

Government mulling law to punish those polluting Ganga

There are 764 industries on the banks of Ganga which are polluting it. We have taken action against some, and our government is committee to taking most stringent action.

Jul 18, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

'Namami Gange Anthem' is what you need for mind, body and soul cleansing! Watch video

We are all aware of the massive need to keep our pious and holy Ganga or Ganges clean.

Jul 13, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

Lord Shiva – As He revealed himself to a Hungarian artist!

Among the pantheon of Indian deities, there is one who is particularly known for his simplicity and innocence and thus lovingly addressed as “Bhole Baba”.

Mar 07, 2016, 13:39 PM IST