India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today decided to hold a meeting with officials of Uttarakhand government on Thursday to deliberate on a strategy to make Ganga pollution- free in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
The European Union (EU) can help India improve water quality of Ganga and tackle water scarcity and river ecology issues in the country, Union Minister Sanwar Lal Jat said on Monday, as the Union expressed its interest in cooperating in the cleaning of the revered river.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 23, 2015
The cleaning of solid waste like clothes, parts of dead bodies from the surface of the mainstream of Ganga will begin in January next year, the Centre said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The four-day Chhath festival ended today with devotees offering 'Argaya' this morning to the rising sun. Lakhs of devotees thronged the banks of Ganga early in the morning to offer 'argaya' to the rising Sun god.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 17, 2015
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti today dismissed concerns over alleged slow progress in the Centre's Namami Gange programme saying the NDA Government has resolved to make the river as "one of the cleanest" in the world by October 2018.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Monday November 16, 2015
Does water from the River Ganga or "Gangajal" have special self-cleansing properties that kill its high bacterial content?
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 15, 2015
The four-day Chhath festival, one of the most popular and biggest in Bihar, began early today as hundreds of thousands of devotees thronged the river banks to take bath before preparing traditional food.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 13, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate in New Delhi on Saturday the India International Trade Fair (IITF) that is expected to see participation of over 7,000 Indian and foreign companies.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 8, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate this year's India International Trade Fair (IITF) in Delhi on November 14, which is expected to see the participation of over 7,000 Indian and foreign companies.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today came out with an idea of evolving a 500 m buffer zone on the banks of river Ganga like in Western countries to ban constructions for protecting it from pollution.
India News | Press Trust of Inda | Monday November 2, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today directed the Uttarakhand government and National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) to give details about the financing of schemes for the Clean Ganga project.
Opinion | Shivam Vij | Saturday October 31, 2015
I don't know what the BJP is seeking votes in Bihar for: for the Ganga of development to flow in the state, to ban cow slaughter which has already been banned here since 1955, to save or disturb affirmative action for the lower castes, or to prevent fireworks in Pakistan.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 28, 2015
About 500 activists will cycle all the way to the Bay of Bengal in support of a clean Ganga, a spiritual group said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 22, 2015
The Ganga water supply to Noida, trans-Hindon areas of Ghaziabad and Delhi would remain disrupted Saturday night onwards, an official said in Ghaziabad on Wednesday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 18, 2015
Hundreds of activists today took part in a mass campaign across four states to clean numerous 'ghats' of the Ganges, a spiritual group in Haridwar said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today asked the government to name "one place" where the Ganga is clean and said that despite spending huge sums, the situation has gone from bad to worse.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Friday October 9, 2015
Three swimmers of the Air Force today launched an ambitious campaign to trace the stream of the river Ganga, swimming over 2,800 kilometres from Devaprayag in Uttarakhand to Ganga Sagar in West Bengal.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 6, 2015
The National Green Tribunal, which was asked to act against industrial units polluting Ganga by the Supreme Court, today unveiled its stage-wise plan to restore the river to its pristine glory.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday October 3, 2015
Known to secure and guard the borders of the county, the Indo-Tibetan-Border-Police are now undertaking a unique mission to spread awareness about government initiatives. A 46 member team headed by ITBP commandant, Surendar Khatri will set their rafts along the river Ganges in Devprayag, where the tributaries Alaknanda and Bhagirathi merge into the...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 30, 2015
The story of Masaan revolves around four lives which intersect along the ghats of the Ganga in Benares. A low-caste boy falling hopelessly in love; a daughter ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy; a hapless father with fading morality
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
During a meeting with PM Modi on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly session, the World Bank President praised the progress made in 'Swachh Bharat' and 'Clean Ganga' programme where the World Bank is an important partner, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
World Bank President Jim Young Kim has said reforms initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have had a huge impact on the way world looks at India and praised the progress made in 'Swachh Bharat' campaign and 'Clean Ganga' programme.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 22, 2015
India has invited the US industry to participate in building smart cities and cleaning the Ganga River among other government initiatives and build long-term links with India's economic growth story.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
The Central government is as serious in cleaning river Yamuna as it serious for rejuvenation of river Ganga, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today said.