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.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 11, 2015
Noting the Ganga influences the lives of 40 per cent of Indians who live in the river's proximity, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on today called for generous contributions to the Namami Ganga and Swachh Bharat (Clean Ganga, Clean India) campaigns launched by the government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
With an aim to fulfil the wishes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma today announced introduction of a project for restoration and beautification of ghats and cleaning of the Ganga river in Varanasi.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Sunday August 30, 2015
In West Bengal, a 45-year-old man, who was caught throwing two bags allegedly containing body parts of a woman and her six-year-old daughter into the Ganga, has today been remanded to police custody for 12 days.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
Devotees converging on the banks of Ganga River at Har ki Pauri in Haridwar will soon get free wi-fi facility.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
After Germany, South Australia has also offered to assist the Centre in its 'Clean Ganga' campaign, a pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 14, 2015
The Narendra Modi government's ambitious plan to rejuvenate the holy river Ganga is set to get Israel as a partner.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 10, 2015
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned the use of plastic bottles around the banks of the river Ganga in Haridwar. This has been done to check the menace of pollution in and around the river Ganges, an official said on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 9, 2015
Senior Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan today claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government was more competent than the Centre in cleaning the Ganga river.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
The Defence Ministry has agreed to raise one battalion of Ganga Task Force initially, comprising ex-servicemen who will be residing along the river for monitoring pollution, Lok Sabha was informed today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
Government has asked the pollution control boards to initiate action against industrial units discharging contaminated effluents in river Ganga, Union Minister Uma Bharti informed Lok Sabha today.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The use of polythene bags is going on unabated in the pilgrimage town of Haridwar with traders and residents rampantly using them despite the ban order, the National Green Tribunal was told on Tuesday.
Richa Chadha | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Masaan has given me a lifetime of memories. As I write this, I can't help but get choked up. Images flash before me - of desolate, dusty Ganga ghats, of crazy, drunken parties in France, of a standing ovation that made adults sob like babies
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 4, 2015
The government is considering the feasibility of a proposal to link three rivers of the northeast with the Ganga, union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said on Monday.
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.