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.
Patna News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
A sand-laden boat capsized in the Ganga in Patna district today with villagers saving all 12 on board from drowning.
Kanpur News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Two junior doctors of a state-run medical college in Kanpur have been suspended for allegedly dumping a woman patient on barrage of river Ganga, police said on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
RJD chief Lalu Prasad today latched on to the cancelled visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Varanasi to take a dig at him saying that even Mother Ganga is upset with his "betrayal" of promises.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi on Thursday, Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti today inspected the ongoing cleaning exercise in the river and its ghats in the holy city and announced that its sewage treatment capacity will be increased to 411.8 MLD from 101.8 MLD.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 14, 2015
Bihar is planning to start a unified survey of Gangetic dolphins this year as a part of its conservation efforts, officials said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 12, 2015
Voicing confidence that Shivraj Singh Chouhan will come out unscathed in the Vyapam probe, BJP's Madhya Pradesh unit president Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan today said the chief minister is "as holy as the river Ganga" and the CBI investigation would prove this.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balausbramanian (With Inputs from PTI) | Sunday July 12, 2015
Heavy rain lashed large parts of North India, causing landslides at a number of places in Uttarakhand that claimed four lives. Delhi received rain overnight, causing waterlogging in a number of areas. Traffic jams have also been reported from across the national capital.
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 carbon development.