India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday January 29, 2015
Some 60 skeletons have been found in a room at a police campus in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from IANS) | Tuesday January 27, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet projects found pride of place among the tableaux that glided down Rajpath this morning in the Republic Day parade, with US President Barack Obama present as chief guest. A giant pass book dominated the 'Jan Dhan Yoj...
India News | Written by Nihas Masih | Wednesday January 21, 2015
It was a celestial event that was happening after a gap of 122 years, and nearly a crore of devotees chose not to pass up the opportunity for a holy bath. Almost one crore people took a dip in the River Ganga at Allahabad on Mauni Amavasya, as part o...
Kanpur News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today warned of complete closure of 700 tanneries located on the banks of river Ganga at Kanpur, terming them as one of the "highest sources of pollution".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 16, 2015
BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday demanded a CBI investigation into the recovery of over 100 bodies from river Ganga in Unnao district over the past few days.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 14, 2015
About five lakh devotees today took holy dip in the confluence of the river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal on the auspicious occasion of 'Makar Sankranti'.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday January 15, 2015
The Centre has asked the Uttar Pradesh government for a report on the bodies suddenly found floating in Ganga yesterday.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday January 14, 2015
In a sharp criticism of the progress of the Ganga Action Plan today, the Supreme Court asked the NDA government whether it would be able to complete the cleaning of the river in this term or in the next.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Wednesday January 14, 2015
More than 100 decaying dead bodies surfaced in the river Ganga near Pariyar between Kanpur and Unnao today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
At least 30 bodies, which were ostensibly disposed of in the Ganga river as part of last rites by their kin, surfaced after the water receded near Pariyar ghat in neighbouring Unnao district, prompting administration to order an inquiry into it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Monday said that masses would be involved in the massive Ganga rejuvenation programme such as planting of saplings and preventing dirt from mixing up in the river.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Strongly batting for inter-linking of rivers, Tamil Nadu today asked the Centre to take it up on the lines of the Ganga Rejuvenation project, saying waiting for consensus from states not supporting the idea would only "delay" it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Pushing for time-bound effort to stop pollution of the Ganga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said legal actions should be taken against polluting industrial units and suggested setting up of environment- friendly crematoria along the river in ach...
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 1, 2015
Delhi reported the year's first case of swine flu, taking the figure to 39 since last year, health official said.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Thursday January 1, 2015
Varanasi erupted in joy when the announcement of Bharat Ratna being conferred on Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya was made a week ago. One of the oldest cities of India, on the banks of the Ganga, Varanasi is also known as the capital of knowledge, a city ...
India News | NDTV.com | Saturday December 27, 2014
The death of a 51-year-old woman in Delhi due to swine flu has once again brought the focus back on ways to avoid catching the infection. NDTV spoke to Dr Neeraj Jain, Senior Consultant, Ganga Ram Hospital, who talks about the symptoms and prevention...
India News | Agencies | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Congress president Sonia Gandhi was today discharged from a hospital in Delhi where she had been admitted for an infection in her lower respiratory tract.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Bollywood singer Kailash Kher, who was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to carry forward the Swachh Bharat campaign, wielded the broom at the Bhadaini ghat on the banks of river Ganga today, drawing praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who is being treated for lower respiratory tract infection, is recovering well and her test results are showing progressive improvement, doctors said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 21, 2014
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who is admitted to a hospital here for an infection in her lower respiratory tract, is feeling better, the hospital said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who has been hospitalized for lower respiratory tract infection, is feeling better but will remain under observation.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 18, 2014
Congress president Sonia Gandhi was on Thursday admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi for an infection in the lower respiratory tract. Her condition was stable, a hospital official said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 14, 2014
Union Minister Uma Bharti today asserted that the Centre was committed to cleaning up Ganga within three years even as she voiced dismay over the extent of pollution after inspecting the river at Allahabad.
Thursday December 11, 2014
On Dilip Kumar's 92nd birthday on Thursday, a host of Bollywood icons, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and singer Lata Mangeshkar, as well as his wife Saira Banu went down memory lane to pick their favourite among the veteran actor's popular film...