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'Ganga' - 515 News Result(s)

  • Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

    Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

    After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through Allahabad and Varanasi.

  • Lawyer Seeks CBI Probe Into Money Spent On Ganga Cleaning

    Lawyer Seeks CBI Probe Into Money Spent On Ganga Cleaning

    Noted environmentalist and lawyer MC Mehta today demanded a CBI enquiry into the spending of over Rs 7000 crore by the Centre and state government in cleaning the 500 km stretch of the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Move Tanneries, Set Guidelines For Ganga's Ghats, Uttar Pradesh Is Told

    Move Tanneries, Set Guidelines For Ganga's <i>Ghats</i>, Uttar Pradesh Is Told

    In its latest move to protect the Ganga river, the country's top green court has banned the dumping of any kind of waste within 500 metres of the river's edge; anyone caught littering the river will be charged Rs 50,000. It has also instructed the government of Uttar Pradesh to move polluting tanneries and to set up guidelines - along with the hill...

  • No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

    No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

    The Yamuna and Ganga are not to be considered living entities, said the Supreme Court today, cancelling an earlier verdict that gave the rivers the same legal rights as a person.

  • Tamil Nadu Hospital To Launch Air Ambulance

    Tamil Nadu Hospital To Launch Air Ambulance

    An air ambulance service of a private hospital in Tamil Nadu, claimed to be the first such facility to be run by a hospital in the country, will be launched on June 25. IAF chief Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa would inaugurate the 'Ganga Air Ambulance' helicopter service of Ganga Hospital, a release from the hospital said today.

  • Mistake To Call Ganga, Yamuna Living Entity To Protect Society's Faith, Uttarakhand Tells Top Court

    Mistake To Call Ganga, Yamuna Living Entity To Protect Society's Faith, Uttarakhand Tells Top Court

    Months after cheering the high court verdict declaring Ganga and Yamuna as human entities, Uttarakhand's Trivendra Singh Rawat government on Thursday petitioned the Supreme Court to cancel the landmark verdict, saying the court had exceeded its jurisdiction.

  • Lalu Yadav Is 70 Years Old? Nitish Kumar Doesn't Quite Agree

    Lalu Yadav Is 70 Years Old? Nitish Kumar Doesn't Quite Agree

    The up-again-down-again relationship between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and alliance partner Lalu Yadav took a definite upturn as the veteran RJD leader celebrated his 70th birthday today.

  • 7-Year-Old Boy Abducted By His School Teacher Rescued, 3 Arrested

    7-Year-Old Boy Abducted By His School Teacher Rescued, 3 Arrested

    The police today arrested three people and rescued a seven-year-old boy who was abducted by them on June 5 from Karimpur Mubarak village, even as the alleged mastermind was absconding.

  • On Camera: UP Water Minister By Side, BJP Lawmaker Tosses Bottle In River

    On Camera: UP Water Minister By Side, BJP Lawmaker Tosses Bottle In River

    Uttar Pradesh's Water Resources Minister Dharampal Singh knows his job pretty well and can speak confidently into the camera on how it is so important to keep the rivers clean. And he does, minutes after accompanying BJP lawmaker tossed a plastic water bottle into Saryu river.

  • Praises, Promises During Adityanath's First Varanasi Visit As Chief Minister

    Praises, Promises During Adityanath's First Varanasi Visit As Chief Minister

    Just before Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public relations office in Ravindra Puri in Varanasi, which is the PM's Lok Sabha constituency, it began to pour. The downpour was symbolic in more ways than one.

  • KPS Gill, 'Supercop' Who Rooted Out Militancy From Punjab, Dies At 82

    KPS Gill, 'Supercop' Who Rooted Out Militancy From Punjab, Dies At 82

    Former Punjab top cop KPS Gill has died at a hospital in Delhi after a sudden cardiac arrest due to cardiac arrhythmia. He was 82.

  • Surge In Dehydration, Diarrhoea Patients In Delhi Hospitals

    Surge In Dehydration, Diarrhoea Patients In Delhi Hospitals

    As the national capital continues to sweat, many hospitals are witnessing a rise in heat stroke, diarrhoea and dehydration cases, doctors said on Tuesday. Three hospitals in the city - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia and Saroj Super Specialty Hospital - have reported an almost 30 per cent surge in patients in the Out Patients Departments ...

  • Quality Of Water In Major Rivers Across UP Not As Per Norms: Government Audit

    Quality Of Water In Major Rivers Across UP Not As Per Norms: Government Audit

    The water quality of major rivers and water bodies in Uttar Pradesh is not as per the norms and the main reason for this is inadequate sewage and industrial effluent treatment facilities in the state, a CAG report said.

  • Sonia Gandhi Discharged From Hospital

    Sonia Gandhi Discharged From Hospital

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who was undergoing treatment for food poisoning at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, was discharged tonight, hospital authorities said.

  • In Hospital With Food Poisoning, Sonia Gandhi Dials Mamata Banerjee

    In Hospital With Food Poisoning, Sonia Gandhi Dials Mamata Banerjee

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital after a bout of food poisoning. Hospital chairman DS Rana said the 70-year-old, who was admitted on Sunday, is better and will be discharged today. From her hospital bed, Mrs Gandhi on Tuesday called West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Trinamool Congress...

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'Ganga' - 515 News Result(s)

  • Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

    Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

    After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through Allahabad and Varanasi.

  • Lawyer Seeks CBI Probe Into Money Spent On Ganga Cleaning

    Lawyer Seeks CBI Probe Into Money Spent On Ganga Cleaning

    Noted environmentalist and lawyer MC Mehta today demanded a CBI enquiry into the spending of over Rs 7000 crore by the Centre and state government in cleaning the 500 km stretch of the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Move Tanneries, Set Guidelines For Ganga's Ghats, Uttar Pradesh Is Told

    Move Tanneries, Set Guidelines For Ganga's <i>Ghats</i>, Uttar Pradesh Is Told

    In its latest move to protect the Ganga river, the country's top green court has banned the dumping of any kind of waste within 500 metres of the river's edge; anyone caught littering the river will be charged Rs 50,000. It has also instructed the government of Uttar Pradesh to move polluting tanneries and to set up guidelines - along with the hill...

  • No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

    No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

    The Yamuna and Ganga are not to be considered living entities, said the Supreme Court today, cancelling an earlier verdict that gave the rivers the same legal rights as a person.

  • Tamil Nadu Hospital To Launch Air Ambulance

    Tamil Nadu Hospital To Launch Air Ambulance

    An air ambulance service of a private hospital in Tamil Nadu, claimed to be the first such facility to be run by a hospital in the country, will be launched on June 25. IAF chief Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa would inaugurate the 'Ganga Air Ambulance' helicopter service of Ganga Hospital, a release from the hospital said today.

  • Mistake To Call Ganga, Yamuna Living Entity To Protect Society's Faith, Uttarakhand Tells Top Court

    Mistake To Call Ganga, Yamuna Living Entity To Protect Society's Faith, Uttarakhand Tells Top Court

    Months after cheering the high court verdict declaring Ganga and Yamuna as human entities, Uttarakhand's Trivendra Singh Rawat government on Thursday petitioned the Supreme Court to cancel the landmark verdict, saying the court had exceeded its jurisdiction.

  • Lalu Yadav Is 70 Years Old? Nitish Kumar Doesn't Quite Agree

    Lalu Yadav Is 70 Years Old? Nitish Kumar Doesn't Quite Agree

    The up-again-down-again relationship between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and alliance partner Lalu Yadav took a definite upturn as the veteran RJD leader celebrated his 70th birthday today.

  • 7-Year-Old Boy Abducted By His School Teacher Rescued, 3 Arrested

    7-Year-Old Boy Abducted By His School Teacher Rescued, 3 Arrested

    The police today arrested three people and rescued a seven-year-old boy who was abducted by them on June 5 from Karimpur Mubarak village, even as the alleged mastermind was absconding.

  • On Camera: UP Water Minister By Side, BJP Lawmaker Tosses Bottle In River

    On Camera: UP Water Minister By Side, BJP Lawmaker Tosses Bottle In River

    Uttar Pradesh's Water Resources Minister Dharampal Singh knows his job pretty well and can speak confidently into the camera on how it is so important to keep the rivers clean. And he does, minutes after accompanying BJP lawmaker tossed a plastic water bottle into Saryu river.

  • Praises, Promises During Adityanath's First Varanasi Visit As Chief Minister

    Praises, Promises During Adityanath's First Varanasi Visit As Chief Minister

    Just before Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public relations office in Ravindra Puri in Varanasi, which is the PM's Lok Sabha constituency, it began to pour. The downpour was symbolic in more ways than one.

  • KPS Gill, 'Supercop' Who Rooted Out Militancy From Punjab, Dies At 82

    KPS Gill, 'Supercop' Who Rooted Out Militancy From Punjab, Dies At 82

    Former Punjab top cop KPS Gill has died at a hospital in Delhi after a sudden cardiac arrest due to cardiac arrhythmia. He was 82.

  • Surge In Dehydration, Diarrhoea Patients In Delhi Hospitals

    Surge In Dehydration, Diarrhoea Patients In Delhi Hospitals

    As the national capital continues to sweat, many hospitals are witnessing a rise in heat stroke, diarrhoea and dehydration cases, doctors said on Tuesday. Three hospitals in the city - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia and Saroj Super Specialty Hospital - have reported an almost 30 per cent surge in patients in the Out Patients Departments ...

  • Quality Of Water In Major Rivers Across UP Not As Per Norms: Government Audit

    Quality Of Water In Major Rivers Across UP Not As Per Norms: Government Audit

    The water quality of major rivers and water bodies in Uttar Pradesh is not as per the norms and the main reason for this is inadequate sewage and industrial effluent treatment facilities in the state, a CAG report said.

  • Sonia Gandhi Discharged From Hospital

    Sonia Gandhi Discharged From Hospital

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who was undergoing treatment for food poisoning at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, was discharged tonight, hospital authorities said.

  • In Hospital With Food Poisoning, Sonia Gandhi Dials Mamata Banerjee

    In Hospital With Food Poisoning, Sonia Gandhi Dials Mamata Banerjee

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital after a bout of food poisoning. Hospital chairman DS Rana said the 70-year-old, who was admitted on Sunday, is better and will be discharged today. From her hospital bed, Mrs Gandhi on Tuesday called West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Trinamool Congress...

  • National Green Tribunal Fines 3 Industries In Uttar Pradesh For Polluting Ganga

    National Green Tribunal Fines 3 Industries In Uttar Pradesh For Polluting Ganga

    The National Green Tribunal on Friday slapped fine of Rs 10 lakh each on three industrial units in Uttar Pradesh for discharging untreated effluents and extracting ground water without permission from the Central Ground Water Authority.

  • Manikarnika: Kangana Ranaut Takes Dip In The Ganga, Performs Aarti In Varanasi

    <I>Manikarnika</I>: Kangana Ranaut Takes Dip In The Ganga, Performs <I>Aarti</i> In Varanasi

    Manikarnika: Kangana Ranaut arrived in Varanasi's Dashashwamedh Ghat and took a dip in the Ganga ahead of unveiling the poster on Thursday. Later, she also participated in the Ganga aarti

  • Narmada River To Be Granted Status Of 'Living Human Entity'

    Narmada River To Be Granted Status Of 'Living Human Entity'

    The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet today gave an in-principle nod to granting the status of "living human entity" to Narmada river, over a month after the Uttarakhand High Court accorded the status to the Ganga and Yamuna rivers.

  • Ganga Receives 1st Legal Notice After Getting Human Status

    Ganga Receives 1st Legal Notice After Getting Human Status

    After being accorded human status recently, river Ganga received its first legal notice from the Uttarakhand High Court today asking it to explain why its land was given for construction of a trenching ground.

  • Himalayan Hard Rocks May Up Flood Risk, Affect Millions: Study

    Himalayan Hard Rocks May Up Flood Risk, Affect Millions: Study

    Earthquakes and landslides in the Himalayas - that lead to large volume of hard rocks being dumped into rivers - can increase flood risk up to hundreds of kilometres downstream, potentially affecting millions of people in India and neighbouring countries, a new study warns.

  • The First Underwater Tunnel To Run Beneath The Ganga, 1.7 Kms Long

    The First Underwater Tunnel To Run Beneath The Ganga, 1.7 Kms Long

    The Kolkata Metro will be the first project in India to have an underwater tunnel. The construction of the tunnel, which will run under the river Ganga, has already started. It is part of the Kolkata Metro's east-west corridor. Visiting the site, Union Minister Babul Supriyo said, "this is the first such project in the country. Building a tunnel un...

  • Ganga Tunnel Of East West Metro To Be The Country's First

    Ganga Tunnel Of East West Metro To Be The Country's First

    The underwater tunnel of East-West Metro Corridor Project here, built below the Ganga river bed, is the first of its kind in the country, said Union Minister Babul Supriyo today after going into the tunnel.

  • Development Only Mantra To Change People Lives For Better: PM Narendra Modi

    Development Only Mantra To Change People Lives For Better: PM Narendra Modi

    Terming development as the "only mantra" for betterment of people's lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said more the development, more of changes for better would be ushered in people's lives. "To bring change in the lives of people, the only mantra is development, development and development. With more development, there will be more changes ...

  • With Clean Ganga Project Not Delivering, PM Narendra Modi Intervenes: Report

    With Clean Ganga Project Not Delivering, PM Narendra Modi Intervenes: Report

    India's $3 billion plan to clean the Ganga is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene, said Reuters, based on government officials and documents that the news agency said it had seen. Much of the money allocated to the project, a flagship initiative for the...

  • Deepika Padukone Performs Ganga Aarti In Rishikesh, Pics Go Viral

    Deepika Padukone Performs Ganga <I>Aarti</i> In Rishikesh, Pics Go Viral

    Pictures of Deepika performing aarti with the gurus of the Parmartha Niketan Ashram have been shared on social media and are going viral

  • Environmentalists Hopeful About River Ganga's 'Living Entity' Status

    Environmentalists Hopeful About River Ganga's 'Living Entity' Status

    In a landmark judgement on Monday, the Uttrakhand High court gave rivers Yamuna and Ganga rights similar to a living person. This new status of "living entity of India" is making environmentalists and locals hopeful about the future. The court's decision is expected to have a positive bearing on efforts to clean up the polluted and abused rivers.

  • IIT Roorkee Students To Raise Rs 50 Lakh For Bio-Toilets At Ganga Ghats

    IIT Roorkee Students To Raise Rs 50 Lakh For Bio-Toilets At Ganga Ghats

    Students at IIT-Roorkee have taken to crowdfunding to raise Rs 50 lakh for building bio-toilets on the ghats of river Ganga and design drones to monitor water pollution as their contribution to "Clean Ganga" campaign.

  • Gangetic Dolphins Sighted In Highly Polluted Pockets Of Hooghly River

    Gangetic Dolphins Sighted In Highly Polluted Pockets Of Hooghly River

    Experts from Worldwide Fund for Nature-India, who mapped the abundance of and threats to Gangetic dolphins in the Hooghly, say one of the most "striking features" of the study was that the endangered mammals were sighted in highly polluted pockets of the river.

  • What It Means To Declare River Ganga A Being With Legal Rights

    What It Means To Declare River Ganga A Being With Legal Rights

    In an evocative order, the Uttarakhand High Court has declared the rivers Ganga and the Yamuna, "legal and living entities, having the status of a legal person with all corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person". This means now the Ganga and Yamuna can represent themselves in court over any violation they face.The judges said ...

  • River Ganga Named India's First Living Entity, Court Names Parents Too

    River Ganga Named India's First Living Entity, Court Names Parents Too

    The river Ganga, said to be the cradle of Indian civilization, has been given the status of the "first living entity of India" by the Uttarakhand high court. The landmark judgment of the court gives Ganga rights similar to a living person, and is expected to have a positive bearing on efforts to clean up the polluted and much abused river.

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