India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 13, 2014
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
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...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 4, 2014
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'.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 29, 2014
The ashes of actress Suchitra Sen were immersed in Ganga river today.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday January 29, 2014
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...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 14, 2014
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.
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.