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 ca...
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 ...
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 ...
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 conser...
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
The first phase of 'Clean Ganga' campaign will be completed by October 2016 for the conservation of the river, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 9, 2015
A capital expenditure of over Rs.600,000 crore (approx $100 bn) is needed to cleanse river Ganga of the sewage, industrial effluents and solid waste that is thrown into the river, say experts.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
Kolkata, Howrah, Kanpur and Allahabad are amongst the 118 towns that discharge maximum sewage into the River Ganga, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 21, 2015
A kidney weighing 2.75 kg, claimed to be the world's largest, has been removed from a 45-year-old patient, the authorities at a hospital in Delhi where the operation was performed said on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Despite getting several international offers, rejuvenation of Ganga cannot be modelled on foreign rivers as the river has cultural and religious significance, Water Minister Uma Bharti said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
Citing Centre's Jan Dhan Yojana and 'Ease of Doing business' initiatives, President Pranab Mukherjee today said concerted and determined efforts were needed to renew India to realise Mahatma Gandhi's dream of "swachh and samarth bharat".
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 15, 2015
The National Green Tribunal has convened a joint meeting of stakeholders on May 1 to discuss a strategy for making Ganga pollution-free and chalk out a workable solution.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 12, 2015
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said the Centre was committed to cleaning the country's rivers on the lines of project Ganga taken up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 7, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised Prince Karim Aga Khan for the work done by his foundation towards sanitation, heritage conservation and rural development.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2015
Describing the task of cleaning Ganga as "challenging", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pitched for an "uncompromising mission-mode approach" to stop further pollution of the river which would require the participation of people as well.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday March 25, 2015
On Thursday, Mr Modi will meet at his residence in Delhi with the Chief Ministers of five states to review the measures taken by them to further his ambitious initiative to clean the Ganga.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
A question by a BJP MP in the Lok Sabha about the origins of Ganga and the "effects" of bathing in it left many members amused today as the minister quoted a legend to say that King Bhagirath had brought it.