River

Rise in water levels of Punpun river in Patna

The water level in the Punpun river flowing above the danger mark in Bihar.

Oct 06, 2019, 07:08 AM IST

Monster, really? Mysterious long black object in river baffles netizens, but it turned out to be this

Netizens called it the 'Three Gorges Water Monster' as only the top part of the creature was visible in the water while some thought that pollution in the river gave birth to it. 

Sep 20, 2019, 09:07 AM IST

Students compelled to cross river to reach school in Odisha - Watch video

Scores of students are forced to cross a river every day to attend a school in Gujarat.

Nov 22, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

Now silt from river to be used to construct roads: Water Resources minister Uma Bharti

Water Resources minister Uma Bharti said her ministry is seeking the involvement of Transport and Highways Ministry to use the silt for road construction.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

A world's first - New Zealand's Whanganui River recognised as `legal person`

Under legislation passed on Wednesday that combines Western legal precedent with Maori mysticism, the Whanganui River was formally declared a living entity.

Mar 16, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

Scientists unearth possibly the first polluted river in the world

As per reports, the river was contaminated about 7,000 years ago by Neolithic humans who may have been producing copper metals from ores.

Dec 04, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

Three boys drown in pond in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri

Three school boys on Wednesday drowned in Anand Sagar pond in Karera town in the district when they had gone to take a bath, police said.

Aug 17, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

This is why they're man's best friend - WATCH Labrador performing a heroic rescue act

The dogs in the canoe takes the rope and places it over the side and into the water for the Labrador to grab a hold of. 

Aug 12, 2016, 16:16 PM IST

Water released from Haryana in Yamuna may make river cross danger mark

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Jul 19, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Funny video! This man was trying to nudge a dog into the river and then this happened - Watch

He was trying to nudge a dog into the river and then, something funny happened.

Feb 06, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

82 percent work done on interceptor sewerage project: Minister

Interceptor sewer project is being implemented for intercepting drains polluting river Yamuna. About 82 per cent work has been completed till date and is likely to be completed by 2016.

Dec 14, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

No detectable presence of arsenic contamination in rivers at monitored locations: Govt

CPCB is monitoring water quality at 1,275 locations on 445 rivers including Ganga.

Dec 02, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

River activists, environmentalists walk to save Yamuna

The march was organized to draw attention towards receding water levels of the river which also pose a threat to the foundation of Taj Mahal.

Oct 12, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

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.

Sep 19, 2015, 12:38 PM IST

Japan evacuates 100,000 in floods sparked by rare torrential rains

Japan evacuated about 100,000 people from their homes on Thursday, after rare torrential rains unleashed floods that left at least two people missing and stranded many more when rivers surged over their banks.

Sep 10, 2015, 14:27 PM IST

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Sheena’s Brother Mikhail says that his mother wanted to murder him too. The driver opens up that Indrani hired a killer to kill Sheena in 10 lakhs.

Aug 29, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Search for the mythical Saraswati

Efforts to revive the mythical Saraswati river are gaining momentum.

Aug 14, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Ganga rejuvenation plan to get Israel as partner

The Narendra Modi government`s ambitious plan to rejuvenate the holy river Ganga is set to get Israel as a partner.

Aug 13, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Awareness rally in Tripura on 66th Vanmahotsabha to save River Howrah

Hundreds of children took part in an awareness rally in Tripura with the theme `save Howrah and keep Howrah clean` on the occasion of the 66th Vanmahotsabha in the state.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

No nod for dams that hinder environmental flow of rivers: Uma Bharti

The Central Water Commission (CWC) has been directed not to give permission for dam projects that hinder environmental flow of rivers, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said.

Jun 29, 2015, 21:44 PM IST