India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 16, 2015
The National Green Tribunal has directed Irrigation and Flood Control Department and concerned authorities to build special ghats on the banks of Yamuna where people can immerse idols and other religious offerings which will then be disposed of in a ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 13, 2014
The Delhi Development Authority today approved setting up of a centre for conserving, restoring and rejuvenating the ecosystem of Yamuna.
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with PTI inputs) | Thursday November 13, 2014
The body of a 27-year-old tourist from Delhi, who was raped and murdered three weeks ago during a visit to Uttarakhand, is believed to have been fished out of river Yamuna in Uttarkashi today.
Cities | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday November 1, 2014
Twenty people, including five policemen, were injured in Mathura today after hundreds of farmers clashed with the police demanding more compensation for their land acquired for building the Gokul Barrage on the Yamuna.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The widows of Vrindavan today lit hundreds of earthen lamps at the banks of Yamuna as they today began their three-day Diwali celebrations through which they intend to spread awareness about the need for the river's cleanliness.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 6, 2014
Search operation resumed on Sunday to find three of five bodies in river Yamuna in Agra. Five people drowned while immersing the idols of goddess Durga into the river, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
With just a few days left for the Durga Puja celebrations to begin, Delhi government is geared up to put in place all arrangements for idol immersion in Yamuna in order to check pollution of the river water.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Three youngsters who had gone for Ganesh idol immersion drowned in the Yamuna river in Uttar Pradesh's Agra on Monday, police said.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Immersion of Ganesh idols in the Yamuna river will not be permitted in Agra.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Close on the heels of the formation of a secretaries-level group to rejuvenate Ganga River, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today announced a separate committee for cleansing the polluted Yamuna River in Delhi.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 5, 2014
India's tourism icon and a symbol of earthly love, the 17th century white marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, is a victim of both nature and man.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 22, 2014
Bollywood actress Hema Malini, who is making her maiden foray in this year's Lok Sabha elections, said on Saturday that she is very happy that the BJP has fielded her from Mathura for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 23, 2014
Two men said to be 'tantriks' have been arrested in Agra after they allegedly dug out the body of a young girl buried after death allegedly in order to do occult rituals, police said on Sunday. The men were allegedly in search of gold.
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'.
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
Thousands of devotees gathered at the banks of Yamuna River in the national capital today to offer prayers to the Sun on the third day of the Chhath puja.
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 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 19, 2013
Eight people drowned in the Yamuna river during immersions of Ganesh idols in Delhi on Wednesday, police said.
Cities | Associated Press | Monday August 26, 2013
The plan for the 1,200 acres include an ancient fort, a Buddhist stupa, flocks of exotic birds and white tigers in the zoo.
India | Reported by Anant Zanane, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday July 31, 2013
Despite being roundly criticized for suspending an IAS officer who had cracked down on the sand mining mafia, the Uttar Pradesh government has asked the officer for an explanation and is even readying a charge sheet.
India | Reported by Anant Zanane; edited by Mala Das | Monday July 29, 2013
A woman IAS officer, who had recently taken on the powerful sand mafia in Uttar Pradesh, has been suspended barely six months after she got her first posting in the state. Durga Shakti Nagpal, the Sub-Divisional magistrate of Greater Noida, was remov...
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 | Sunday July 7, 2013
Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh have triggering landslides in various places and increased water levels in rivers. An alert has been sounded off for people living along the banks to move to safer place.