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  • Narendra Modi In Bihar LIVE: Projects Worth Rs 5,000 Crore Launched By PM

    Narendra Modi In Bihar LIVE: Projects Worth Rs 5,000 Crore Launched By PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Bihar today where he launched and attended the centenary celebrations of Patna University. The country's seventh oldest university, standing on the banks of the river Ganga, completed 100 glorious years on October 1 and the administration held a simple function to mark the historic occasion. PM Modi will also laun...

  • Nitin Gadkari Hopeful Of Change In Ganga Waters By March 2019

    Nitin Gadkari Hopeful Of Change In Ganga Waters By March 2019

    Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari today said there will be a lot of improvement in water quality of the Ganga by March 2019, though he remained non-committal on whether the river will be cleaned completely in the time frame.

  • PM Narendra Modi To Launch Patna University Centenary Bash On October 14: Varsity

    PM Narendra Modi To Launch Patna University Centenary Bash On October 14: Varsity

    The country's seventh oldest university, standing on the banks of the river Ganga, completed 100 glorious years on October 1 and the administration held a simple function to mark the historic occasion.

  • 4 Feared Drowned After Boat Capsizes In Ganga Near Allahabad

    4 Feared Drowned After Boat Capsizes In Ganga Near Allahabad

    A boat capsized in the River Ganga in Meja sub-division of this district yesterday evening and four people are feared to have drowned, officials said.

  • Goddess Durga's Idol Saves Three From Drowning In Ganga

    Goddess Durga's Idol Saves Three From Drowning In Ganga

    Clinging to a wooden structure of an immersed idol of goddess Durga helped save three people who drifted away after high tide of river Ganga. They were rescued around 8 km away in the city today, police said.

  • Work Initiated To Stop Flow Of Garbage In River Ganga: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

    Work Initiated To Stop Flow Of Garbage In River Ganga: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

    A massive work plan has been initiated to ensure that garbage and waste stop flowing into the River Ganga before the 2019 'Ardhkumbh', UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today.

  • No One Can Separate Me From Ganga, Says Sulking Uma Bharti

    No One Can Separate Me From Ganga, Says Sulking Uma Bharti

    Apparently upset over being stripped of the Ganga Rejuvenation portfolio, Uma Bharti on Tuesday said no one can separate her from the river Ganga and announced that she will begin a padyatra along the banks of the holy river from Gangasagar next month.

  • Ganga Cleaning: NGT Issues Warrants Against Haryana, Rajasthan

    Ganga Cleaning: NGT Issues Warrants Against Haryana, Rajasthan

    The National Green Tribunal has issued bailable warrants against Haryana and Rajasthan governments for not submitting their action plan on cleaning and rejuvenation of the river Ganga.

  • On Jyotiraditya Scindia Row, Speaker's Emotional Comment In Parliament: 10 Points

    On Jyotiraditya Scindia Row, Speaker's Emotional Comment In Parliament: 10 Points

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today took some moments in parliament to clarify that a controversy involving Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia - in which he has demanded a public apology from two BJP parliamentarians - was the result of a mistake by her office. Mr Scindia, a Congress MP from Madhya Pradesh, has accused the BJP's Virender Kuma...

  • Cleaning Of Ganga A Challenge, Results Will Show in 2018, Says Uma Bharti

    Cleaning Of Ganga A Challenge, Results Will Show in 2018, Says Uma Bharti

    Work on a new Ganga law to lay down guidelines for cleaning the holy river and implement the 'Namami Gange' programme is underway and will be shared with the states before tabling it in Parliament, the government told the Rajya Sabha today.

  • Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

    Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

    After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through Allahabad and Varanasi.

  • Move Tanneries, Set Guidelines For Ganga's Ghats, Uttar Pradesh Is Told

    Move Tanneries, Set Guidelines For Ganga's <i>Ghats</i>, Uttar Pradesh Is Told

    In its latest move to protect the Ganga river, the country's top green court has banned the dumping of any kind of waste within 500 metres of the river's edge; anyone caught littering the river will be charged Rs 50,000. It has also instructed the government of Uttar Pradesh to move polluting tanneries and to set up guidelines - along with the hill...

  • No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

    No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

    The Yamuna and Ganga are not to be considered living entities, said the Supreme Court today, cancelling an earlier verdict that gave the rivers the same legal rights as a person.

  • Lalu Yadav Is 70 Years Old? Nitish Kumar Doesn't Quite Agree

    Lalu Yadav Is 70 Years Old? Nitish Kumar Doesn't Quite Agree

    The up-again-down-again relationship between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and alliance partner Lalu Yadav took a definite upturn as the veteran RJD leader celebrated his 70th birthday today.

  • On Camera: UP Water Minister By Side, BJP Lawmaker Tosses Bottle In River

    On Camera: UP Water Minister By Side, BJP Lawmaker Tosses Bottle In River

    Uttar Pradesh's Water Resources Minister Dharampal Singh knows his job pretty well and can speak confidently into the camera on how it is so important to keep the rivers clean. And he does, minutes after accompanying BJP lawmaker tossed a plastic water bottle into Saryu river.

  • Quality Of Water In Major Rivers Across UP Not As Per Norms: Government Audit

    Quality Of Water In Major Rivers Across UP Not As Per Norms: Government Audit

    The water quality of major rivers and water bodies in Uttar Pradesh is not as per the norms and the main reason for this is inadequate sewage and industrial effluent treatment facilities in the state, a CAG report said.

  • Narmada River To Be Granted Status Of 'Living Human Entity'

    Narmada River To Be Granted Status Of 'Living Human Entity'

    The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet today gave an in-principle nod to granting the status of "living human entity" to Narmada river, over a month after the Uttarakhand High Court accorded the status to the Ganga and Yamuna rivers.

  • Ganga Receives 1st Legal Notice After Getting Human Status

    Ganga Receives 1st Legal Notice After Getting Human Status

    After being accorded human status recently, river Ganga received its first legal notice from the Uttarakhand High Court today asking it to explain why its land was given for construction of a trenching ground.

  • The First Underwater Tunnel To Run Beneath The Ganga, 1.7 Kms Long

    The First Underwater Tunnel To Run Beneath The Ganga, 1.7 Kms Long

    The Kolkata Metro will be the first project in India to have an underwater tunnel. The construction of the tunnel, which will run under the river Ganga, has already started. It is part of the Kolkata Metro's east-west corridor. Visiting the site, Union Minister Babul Supriyo said, "this is the first such project in the country. Building a tunnel un...

  • Ganga Tunnel Of East West Metro To Be The Country's First

    Ganga Tunnel Of East West Metro To Be The Country's First

    The underwater tunnel of East-West Metro Corridor Project here, built below the Ganga river bed, is the first of its kind in the country, said Union Minister Babul Supriyo today after going into the tunnel.

  • Development Only Mantra To Change People Lives For Better: PM Narendra Modi

    Development Only Mantra To Change People Lives For Better: PM Narendra Modi

    Terming development as the "only mantra" for betterment of people's lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said more the development, more of changes for better would be ushered in people's lives. "To bring change in the lives of people, the only mantra is development, development and development. With more development, there will be more changes ...

  • With Clean Ganga Project Not Delivering, PM Narendra Modi Intervenes: Report

    With Clean Ganga Project Not Delivering, PM Narendra Modi Intervenes: Report

    India's $3 billion plan to clean the Ganga is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene, said Reuters, based on government officials and documents that the news agency said it had seen. Much of the money allocated to the project, a flagship initiative for the...

  • 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.

  • IIT Roorkee Students To Raise Rs 50 Lakh For Bio-Toilets At Ganga Ghats

    IIT Roorkee Students To Raise Rs 50 Lakh For Bio-Toilets At Ganga Ghats

    Students at IIT-Roorkee have taken to crowdfunding to raise Rs 50 lakh for building bio-toilets on the ghats of river Ganga and design drones to monitor water pollution as their contribution to "Clean Ganga" campaign.

  • Gangetic Dolphins Sighted In Highly Polluted Pockets Of Hooghly River

    Gangetic Dolphins Sighted In Highly Polluted Pockets Of Hooghly River

    Experts from Worldwide Fund for Nature-India, who mapped the abundance of and threats to Gangetic dolphins in the Hooghly, say one of the most "striking features" of the study was that the endangered mammals were sighted in highly polluted pockets of the river.

  • 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.

  • UP Election 2017 - 'Either Rahul Gandhi Can Jump Into The Ganga Or I Will:' Uma Bharti's Riposte

    UP Election 2017 - 'Either Rahul Gandhi Can Jump Into The Ganga Or I Will:' Uma Bharti's Riposte

    The BJP's riposte to Rahul Gandhi's "Ganga" attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi was delivered by union minister for water resources Uma Bharti. In many jibes and a word of advice when she said, "I urge Rahul Gandhi not to run away to Thailand as he is likely to once the assembly election results are out. He should come with me to the Ganga and i...

  • Camping Allowed Again At Select Sites Along Ganga Near Rishikesh

    Camping Allowed Again At Select Sites Along Ganga Near Rishikesh

    As a hotter-than-normal summer looms ahead, there is some good news for lovers of camping and recreational sports - camping along the river Ganga near Rishikesh is allowed once again. The National Green Tribunal has lifted a 2-year-old ban today, accepting the Uttarakhand government's proposal to allow camping in 25 selected areas. But the camp sit...

  • Ganga Cleaning: Panel Set Up To Probe UP Project Submits Report To NGT

    Ganga Cleaning: Panel Set Up To Probe UP Project Submits Report To NGT

    A committee set up by the National Green Tribunal to inspect the status of two sewage treatment plants (STP) in Garhmukteshwar in western Uttar Pradesh, today submitted its report to the green panel.

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