Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Flagging a cause for concern, a recent AIIMS study has found elements of antibiotics in water samples collected from Yamuna river, which experts said can impact the aquatic ecosystem and may lead to drug resistance in microbes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 16, 2015
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today expressed disgust at the dumping of solid wastes in river Yamuna near the Taj Mahal, saying it demonstrated a sad state of affairs and directed the Uttar Pradesh government and its authorities to get it all cleaned immediately.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Around 1,000 elderly Vrindavan widows started a two-day Diwali celebration today on the bank of river Yamuna and five of their ashrams in Vrindavan.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today restrained Delhi Jal Board (DJB) from spending in excess of Rs 50 crore on river Yamuna till its further orders or directions after it was informed that over Rs 900 crore has been spent for cleaning the river.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today banned sand mining on the Yamuna after a plea alleged that some private firms were engaged in the activity and a temporary bridge was made on the river obstructing its natural flow of water.
Agra News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today issued bailable warrants against seven colonies in Agra for releasing untreated sewage into the Yamuna and for the failure of their representatives to appear before it.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
Hundreds of river activists and environmentalists organized a walk demanding release of water in Yamuna and speed up cleaning programmes to save the river from further degradation.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
The Central government is as serious in cleaning river Yamuna as it serious for rejuvenation of river Ganga, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today said.
Noida News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 19, 2015
The Noida Authority Board today approved two metro projects worth Rs 6,710 crores along with allotting 210 acre land to Taiwan Industrial Association (TIMA) for electronic manufacturing cluster.
Agra News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 28, 2015
The National Green Tribunal has fined the Agra Municipal Corporation Rs 1 lakh ($1,500) for dumping garbage into the Yamuna river.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today came down heavily on the Delhi government for permitting sand mining in the name of dredging and directed the authorities concerned to stop illegal mining on the Yamuna river bed and its surrounding areas.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
With the Yamuna crossing the warning mark of 204.00 metre today, Delhi government swung into action and told people residing in low-lying areas to stay alert for evacuation.
Agra News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 26, 2015
A parliamentary panel has expressed concern over pollution affecting the Taj Mahal and linked it to the polluted Yamuna River that flows along the monument in Agra.
Agra News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 23, 2015
Agra is breathing easy as there are fewer road jams in the Taj city following a major drive launched two weeks ago against encroachment. The drive will continue till September-end.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 10, 2015
The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine on the Akshardham temple management for carrying out expansion without prior environmental clearance and asked a committee on revitalisation of Yamuna to examine whether the expanded portion fell on the river's floodplains.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 17, 2015
In an alleged suicide bid, a young man jumped from the Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyover in the Yamuna river, bringing traffic on the busy route to a grinding halt on Monday afternoon.
Delhi News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Thursday February 12, 2015
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday ordered the Delhi Tourism and Transport Department to get an environmental clearance for the ambitious "Signature Bridge" over the Yamuna river in the national capital.
India News | 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 scientific manner.
Delhi News | 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 News | 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.
Agra News | 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.
Delhi News | 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.