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  • Op-ed: Himalayan glacier error was 'really serious', admits climate panel

    Op-ed: Himalayan glacier error was 'really serious', admits climate panel

    Amidst the doomsday scenario presented by the United Nations panel on climate change, there is one silver lining. The glaciers in the Himalayas are not disappearing for at least a couple of centuries. The billion plus people who inhabit the fertile f...

  • US businessman drowns in Ganga trying to save another

    US businessman drowns in Ganga trying to save another

    The founder of a popular Argentine restaurant in Miami and New York City was found dead in a river in India after he jumped in to help a man struggling in the current, according to a statement released Saturday by his restaurant group.

  • What Varanasi expects from Narendra Modi

    What Varanasi expects from Narendra Modi

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's supporters claim only he can save the Ganga, and protect the culture of Varanasi, its dharma.

  • Inspection ordered over Ganga pollution in Uttar Pradesh

    Inspection ordered over Ganga pollution in Uttar Pradesh

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and its Uttar Pradesh unit to inspect a sugar mill, a distillery and a dairy plant on whether they were discharging effluents into the Ganga river.

  • Uttar Pradesh threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over Ganga pollution

    Uttar Pradesh threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over Ganga pollution

    Alleging that Delhi was emptying its 16 drains into the Yamuna river which was later converging with the Ganga and polluting it, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal government and threatened to cut water supply to...

  • Allahabad: Lakhs take holy dip on Basant Panchmi

    Allahabad: Lakhs take holy dip on Basant Panchmi

    Lakhs of devotees took a holy dip at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical river Saraswati in Allahabad today on the auspicious occasion of 'Basant Panchmi'.

  • Tribunal upholds Sebi's restraint on SMC Global Securities

    Tribunal upholds Sebi's restraint on SMC Global Securities

    The Securities Appellate Tribunal on Friday upheld an order by market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) restraining SMC Global Securities from taking up any new assignments in view of the violations related to reporting of margin ...

  • Suchitra Sen's ashes immersed in Ganga

    Suchitra Sen's ashes immersed in Ganga

    The ashes of actress Suchitra Sen were immersed in Ganga river today.

  • Buxar: 9 killed after boat capsizes in river

    Buxar: 9 killed after boat capsizes in river

    The bodies of nine people, killed on Tuesday after the boat they were travelling in capsized, were today recovered from the Ganga River in Bihar's Buxar district. There were 23 people on the boat which capsized while returning from neighbouring Ghazi...

  • Thousands take holy dip in Saraswati river on Makar Sankranti

    Thousands take holy dip in Saraswati river on Makar Sankranti

    Braving chilly weather, thousands of people visited the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati in Allahabad today for a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

  • To purify Ganga, we will have to first purify Delhi, says Narendra Modi in Varanasi: Highlights

    To purify Ganga, we will have to first purify Delhi, says Narendra Modi in Varanasi: Highlights

    Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, addresses rally in Varanasi. Below are the highlights:

  • Patna: Chhath celebrated amidst tight security

    Patna: Chhath celebrated amidst tight security

    People in large numbers congregated on the banks of Ganga River for evening 'arghya' (offering) to the Sun god today on the occasion of Chhath, which is being celebrated in Patna amidst tight security.

  • Britain's Royal couple attends 'Ganga Arti' on first day of India visit

    Britain's Royal couple attends 'Ganga Arti' on first day of India visit

    Amid chants of Vedic hymns and blowing of conch shells, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles today took part in an elaborate "Ganga Arti" for the peace of those who died in Uttarakhand.

  • Chhath begins as millions take a holy dip

    Chhath begins as millions take a holy dip

    Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar today as the four-day Chhath festival began.

  • Nitish Kumar takes on BJP for marching with ashes of Patna blast victims

    Nitish Kumar takes on BJP for marching with ashes of Patna blast victims

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has censured his political rival, the BJP, whose party workers are marching to the Ganga with the ashes of six people who were killed in Sunday's blasts ahead of a rally held by Narendra Modi in Patna.

  • Spiritual group vows to clean up Ganga in five years

    Spiritual group vows to clean up Ganga in five years

    A Hardiwar-based spiritual group has said it will clean the entire Ganges river over a period of five years. As a fortnight-long clean-up programme ended in Haridwar, the Gayatri Pariwar announced its decision to spruce up the 2,525-km long river, f...

  • When Amitabh Bachchan was slapped by a monkey

    When Amitabh Bachchan was slapped by a monkey

    This isn't Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. It's much closer home - Haridwar, in fact, was the setting for a superstar-simian face-off and the superstar in question was no less a person than Amitabh Bachchan.

  • Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu celebrate their anniversary today

    Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu celebrate their anniversary today

    Thespian Dilip Kumar, who celebrates his 47th wedding anniversary with Saira Banu on Friday (October 11), says their bond is more meaningful and stronger than ever before. He has also thanked his fans for their prayers.

  • Allahabad High Court bans immersion of idols in Ganga, Yamuna

    Allahabad High Court bans immersion of idols in Ganga, Yamuna

    The Allahabad High Court on Monday put a ban on the immersion of idols of Gods and Goddesses in Ganga and Yamuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Dilip Kumar likely to be discharged in two days

    Dilip Kumar likely to be discharged in two days

    Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who is recuperating at a city hospital here, is likely to be discharged in the next two days, sources said.

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