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  • 2 Kids Killed As Boat Capsizes In Yamuna In Allahabad

    2 Kids Killed As Boat Capsizes In Yamuna In Allahabad

    Three persons, including two children, drowned in river Yamuna this evening when a boat carrying more than a dozen people capsized because of the impact of a storm, police said.

  • Minister Kapil Mishra Wants Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Culture Festival To Be Held Again On Yamuna Floodplains

    Minister Kapil Mishra Wants Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Culture Festival To Be Held Again On Yamuna Floodplains

    Rejecting an expert panel's findings that it will take extensive effort to reverse the damage caused to the Yamuna floodplains by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's cultural extravaganza last year, Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra said that the event should in fact be held again and "only on its banks". He has also invited Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi S...

  • 10 Years Of Damage, 42 Crores: Alleged Cost Of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art Of Living Yamuna Event

    10 Years Of Damage, 42 Crores: Alleged Cost Of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art Of Living Yamuna Event

    It will take 10 years to reverse the damage done to the banks of the River Yamuna by a huge cultural festival organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the country's top environmental court was told today. A team of experts who have visited the area where the three-day event was held last year have said restoring the flood plain will also cost about 42 cr...

  • Metro Ride For PM Modi, Australian Premier (With Selfie); Then, A Temple

    Metro Ride For PM Modi, Australian Premier (With Selfie); Then, A Temple

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, skilled practitioner of selfies, had a gotcha moment today riding the Delhi metro with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The leaders then visited the famous Akshardhma temple on the banks of the River Yamuna, where they posed with garlands.

  • Environmentalists Hopeful About River Ganga's 'Living Entity' Status

    Environmentalists Hopeful About River Ganga's 'Living Entity' Status

    In a landmark judgement on Monday, the Uttrakhand High court gave rivers Yamuna and Ganga rights similar to a living person. This new status of "living entity of India" is making environmentalists and locals hopeful about the future. The court's decision is expected to have a positive bearing on efforts to clean up the polluted and abused rivers.

  • What It Means To Declare River Ganga A Being With Legal Rights

    What It Means To Declare River Ganga A Being With Legal Rights

    In an evocative order, the Uttarakhand High Court has declared the rivers Ganga and the Yamuna, "legal and living entities, having the status of a legal person with all corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person". This means now the Ganga and Yamuna can represent themselves in court over any violation they face.The judges said ...

  • River Ganga Named India's First Living Entity, Court Names Parents Too

    River Ganga Named India's First Living Entity, Court Names Parents Too

    The river Ganga, said to be the cradle of Indian civilization, has been given the status of the "first living entity of India" by the Uttarakhand high court. The landmark judgment of the court gives Ganga rights similar to a living person, and is expected to have a positive bearing on efforts to clean up the polluted and much abused river.

  • Chhath Puja: Devotees Pay Homage To Sun God At Ghats In Delhi

    Chhath Puja: Devotees Pay Homage To Sun God At Ghats In Delhi

    Thousands of devotees celebrating Chhath Puja gathered on the banks of the Yamuna river, lakes and canals in the national capital early this afternoon to pay obeisance to the Sun God on the third day of the festival.

  • Delhi Government Launches Yamuna Riverfront Project

    Delhi Government Launches Yamuna Riverfront Project

    The Yamuna riverfront will be the "polar opposite" to the one along Sabarmati river banks in Ahmedabad, the Delhi government said on Tuesday, while launching a Rs 200-crore project here in this regard.

  • More Water To Be Released In Yamuna To Bring Pollution Down: Uma Bharti

    More Water To Be Released In Yamuna To Bring Pollution Down: Uma Bharti

    To bring down the level of pollution in Yamuna and ensure unfettered flow in the river, adequate water will "soon" be released in it from Haryana's Hathni Kund barrage, Union Minister Uma Bharti has said as she sought to address concerns raised by local religious leaders in Mathura.

  • Large Population Straining India's Water Resources: Hamid Ansari

    Large Population Straining India's Water Resources: Hamid Ansari

    India's growing population has placed unreasonable demands on its natural resources including water Vice President Hamid Ansari said today. He pointed to the plight of the Yamuna River - considered among the most polluted in the country - as an example of stressed water resources. Blaming inequitable water distribution, non-utilisation and ill-plan...

  • 98-Year-Old Freedom Fighter Prevented From Jumping Into Yamuna

    98-Year-Old Freedom Fighter Prevented From Jumping Into Yamuna

    A 98-year-old freedom fighter, who has been campaigning against liquor addiction, tried to jump into the Yamuna river in Agra but was prevented from doing so by the police.

  • Green Panel Notice To Centre, Delhi Government On Yamuna 'Water Taxi Project'

    Green Panel Notice To Centre, Delhi Government On Yamuna 'Water Taxi Project'

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has moved the National Green Tribunal seeking its nod for commencement of boat transport service on a section of the Yamuna river, prompting the green panel to seek response from the centre and Delhi government on the issue.

  • Two Die As Car Swept By Yamuna In Yamuna

    Two Die As Car Swept By Yamuna In Yamuna

    Two persons drowned in the Yamuna in Allahabad on Tuesday after a car was swept away in the river, police said.

  • Ferry Service On Yamuna In Two Years: Uma Bharti

    Ferry Service On Yamuna In Two Years: Uma Bharti

    Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said the Centre was committed to clean up the Yamuna river and start ferry service between Vrindavan and Agra in Uttar Pradesh in two years.

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