Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 8, 2013
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.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 6, 2013
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.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 30, 2013
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...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 8, 2013
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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Save Ganga activist GD Aggarwal, who has been on indefinite fast since June this year to protest against hydel-projects on the river's tributaries in Uttarakhand, was brought to a city hospital today after his condition worsened.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 8, 2013
A specially decked-up chariot, carrying the remains of 1,500 people in urns, left Agra on Sunday for Soron on the banks of the Ganga, where the remains will be immersed in the river in accordance with traditional practice, officials said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 18, 2013
An one-year-old boy drowned and four others went missing as a boat capsized in river Ganga in Bihar's Munger district on Sunday, officials said.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 10, 2013
Most places in Uttarakhand today received light rains though the river Ganga was flowing close to the danger mark, flooding some villages.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 13, 2013
The water level in the Ganga in Kanpur is a mere 46-cm below the danger mark, prompting the district administration to issue a high alert for the villages situated on the banks of the river, officials said.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 12, 2013
At least 11 people lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh as monsoon rains lashed most parts of North India, with several rivers in the region flowing above the danger mark.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 14, 2013
At least four people, including a woman drowned, and more than 40 others were missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga River in West Bengal's Malda district today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 10, 2013
A woman tourist from Delhi drowned in the Ganga at Rishikesh when her raft overturned in the river on its way to Munikireti, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 28, 2013
A 29-year-old Ukrainian woman was feared drowned and her Russian husband injured on Tuesday after their vehicle plunged into river Ganga near Phoolchatti.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday May 10, 2013
Two minor brothers drowned while taking a bath in the Ganga river in Bejkanganj area, police said today.
BANG Showbiz | Friday April 19, 2013
Gerard Butler has revealed he had the worst trip of his life to the Himalayas. The Olympus Has Fallen actor loves globe-trotting in between breaks from his film career, although contracting severe food-poisoning on a camping trip in the mountain rang...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday March 29, 2013
A rafting guide drowned in Ganga river near Rishikesh after saving six tourists, all residents of Delhi, when the raft carrying them turned turtle downstream on Friday, police said.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 28, 2013
Eight youths drowned in the Ganga river in two separate incidents in Kanpur during Holi celebrations on Wednesday, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 27, 2013
At least eight youths drowned in two separate incidents while bathing in the Ganga river after taking part in the Holi revelry here in the city today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 15, 2013
Eight paper mills in the district have been closed for an indefinite period to prevent pollution in the river Ganga during the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, official sources said in Muzzafarnagar on Tuesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday January 14, 2013
The Maha Kumbh began on Monday morning with lakhs of devotees as well as ascetics and religious leaders of various orders converging on the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical river Saraswati in Allahabad for a holy dip on the occasion of Ma...