India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
The National Green Tribunal has refused permission to rafting camps operating from the banks of Ganga from Shivpuri to Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
Northern Railway today announced that it would run three special trains for Kawad Yatra which is slated to begin on August 1.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
Cleaning of river Ganga is expected to be completed by 2020, by which time desired results of initiatives taken up for the purpose will be visible, the government has said.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
A 55-year-old tribal farmer allegedly committed suicide in Ganga Mhalundi village, around 35 kms from Nashik, for not having enough money to purchase fertilisers for his crops.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Indian space agency officials are hoping their BIG offering would soon benefit the masses and gain popularity in the market.
Patna News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
A sand-laden boat capsized in the Ganga in Patna district today with villagers saving all 12 on board from drowning.
Kanpur News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Two junior doctors of a state-run medical college in Kanpur have been suspended for allegedly dumping a woman patient on barrage of river Ganga, police said on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
RJD chief Lalu Prasad today latched on to the cancelled visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Varanasi to take a dig at him saying that even Mother Ganga is upset with his "betrayal" of promises.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi on Thursday, Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti today inspected the ongoing cleaning exercise in the river and its ghats in the holy city and announced that its sewage treatment capacity will be increased to 411.8 MLD from 101.8 MLD.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 14, 2015
Bihar is planning to start a unified survey of Gangetic dolphins this year as a part of its conservation efforts, officials said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 12, 2015
Voicing confidence that Shivraj Singh Chouhan will come out unscathed in the Vyapam probe, BJP's Madhya Pradesh unit president Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan today said the chief minister is "as holy as the river Ganga" and the CBI investigation would prove this.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balausbramanian (With Inputs from PTI) | Sunday July 12, 2015
Heavy rain lashed large parts of North India, causing landslides at a number of places in Uttarakhand that claimed four lives. Delhi received rain overnight, causing waterlogging in a number of areas. Traffic jams have also been reported from across the national capital.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 7, 2015
China the world's largest carbon emitter, has put up advertisements at public places depicting the environmental issues in Indian cities like Mumbai to warn its people about the impact of climate change and encourage them to plan future around low carbon development.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today imposed a complete ban on plastic bags in the pilgrimage towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh, slamming the authorities for lackadaisical attitude in keeping the Ganga clean, warning of action against those violating the order.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
Union Minister Uma Bharti today showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling him a "dynamic and dashing" personality.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
The Mobile Bhuvan app is meant to enable the public to collect and report information on pollution sources that affect the water quality of the Ganga.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 6, 2015
Toeing a line different from his party-led government on ambitious 'Namami Gange' programme, senior BJP leader Murali Manohar Joshi today said Ganga can't be cleaned even in next 50 years they way the project to clean the river was being carried out.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 20, 2015
In what is claimed to be the first such case in the world, Indian surgeons have removed a kidney tumour weighing 5.018 kg from a patient suffering from kidney cancer along with dissection of the lungs.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 19, 2015
To ensure effective implementation of the first phase of Ganga rehabilitation programme, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti today said she has decided to spend 3-4 days a week on the banks of the river to keep a tab on the drains flowing into it.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey and Krishna Prasad, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday May 19, 2015
A historic Urdu library in Bihar's Munger District was ransacked last week, and about 12,000 books, some very rare, were taken out and many of them dumped in the Ganga river, according to police.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
The government is in the advanced stages of preparing the final draft of a law, which will incorporate criminal provisions, in its bid to abate pollution and maintain sustainable cleanliness in River Ganga.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday May 14, 2015
Ganga Bai, a retired school headmistress, had won the Tamil Nadu State Women's Championship three times in 1970, 1974 and 1977, said the Tamil Nadu Chess Association.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The Union Cabinet today approved a massive Rs 20,000 crore budget for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet 'Namami Gange Programme' for the next five years, which is a five-fold increase over the money spent in the last three decades towards the conservation of the river.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
The daughter of Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor was today feared drowned in the Ganga river in Rishikesh while she went for rafting with her friends.