India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 21, 2014
There has been improvement in water quality of the Ganga after a mass cleanliness and awareness drive conducted by Shantikunj, a Haridwar-based spiritual organisation.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday October 15, 2014
The Supreme Court today strongly rebuked the Centre for being unable to articulate to the court what its vision for cleaning the Ganga river is. The court said corruption was stalling the project and "heads must roll for this."
Friday October 10, 2014
Actor Shah Rukh Khan came across contestant Nora John, a Delhi-based nurse, on the show Dil Se Naachein Indiawaale, and he danced with her
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday October 10, 2014
Bhutan king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck along with his wife Jetsun Pema yesterday offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple and attended the famous Ganga aarti at Dashashwamedh ghat, an official said in Varanasi.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 9, 2014
The government is expected take up with social networking giant Facebook social sector issues like education and empowerment of the girl child, female foeticide and 'Clean Ganga' campaign and seek its help in promoting them.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
As India gears up for the gigantic task of cleaning up the Ganges river, the Netherlands, which has vast experience in river rejuvenation, has suggested that finding alternate ways for waste disposal is key to stop pollution in the holy river.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today announced cleaning of Gomti river in Lucknow on the same lines as river Ganga.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
Showering effusive praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former US President Bill Clinton today said no one else before him had the "knowledge and votes" to build a national economy, as the Clinton couple met the Indian leader in New York.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
Water supply to Delhi and several UP districts including Noida would be affected due to maintenance work in Ganga Canal from October 3 to October 24, according to officials.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 25, 2014
The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the government needs the cooperation of Ganga-basin states - Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal - for the successful execution of its project to clean the Ganga.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
After being rapped by the Supreme Court for its approach to clean Ganga, the Narendra Modi government has placed before it a blueprint of short, medium and long term measures that spread over 18 years and thousands of crore of investment to restore t...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
Union Minister Uma Bharti today reiterated her commitment to clean India's longest river Ganga and promised to do so in three years while also asserting that she would not entertain any questions in this regard before the task was achieved.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
A total of sixty-one Mughal-era silver coins with Arabic inscriptions imprinted on them have been found from an earthen pot near the bank of river Ganga in Cantonment area, Kanpur.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
As part of its efforts to make the Ganga rejuvenation programme a mass movement, the Ministry of Water Resource today launched a web portal to connect with the public on the ambitious project of the National Democraic Alliance or NDA Government.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Israel has expressed interest in sharing its expertise on water purification and waste water treatment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project for cleaning river Ganga.
Cities | Written by Ketki Angre | Thursday September 4, 2014
The Supreme Court's unhappiness -- with the Centre's efforts to restore the glory of the Ganga -- finds resonance with the residents of Varanasi.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 4, 2014
The Centre's action plan may not help clean the river Ganga "even after 200 years", the Supreme Court said on Wednesday in a sharp critique, as it asked for a PowerPoint presentation within three weeks on a "stage-wise plan" to clean up India's holie...
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Narendra Modi, member of Parliament from Varanasi, took over as Prime Minister in late May, giving India's oldest city the status of a VIP constituency. A 100 days later, the lyrical and laid-back city is in no rush to assess its new MP's performance...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The Narendra Modi government today told the Supreme Court that it is committed to clean Ganga, which was its pre-poll promise, and steps would be taken to prevent pollution of the holy river.
Cheat Sheet | ndtv.com | Monday September 1, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held wide-ranging talks today to enhance cooperation in defence, civil nuclear and infrastructure development.