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Oct 31, 2017
Nitin Gadkari irked over 'slow progress' in Namami Gange project, asks officials to change perception about flagship projectGadkari was of the opinion that innovative methods and latest technology should be used for cleaning not only the Ganga, but also its tributaries
Sep 19, 2017
A week before Durga Puja, devotees offer prayers to ancestors on MahalayaOn the occasion of Mahalaya, devotees perform 'Pind Daan' during traditional Hindu ritual of 'tarpan', for the peace of the souls of ancestors, on the banks of the River Ganga near the Howrah Bridge in Kolkata on Tuesday.
Aug 05, 2017
Land slide due to heavy rain foil annual Badrinath, Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimageHeavy rains have disrupted the annual Badrinath and Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Uttarakhand
Jul 14, 2017
Pollution in Ganga: National Green Tribunal bans construction activity within 100 metres of river edgeThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday said that it is the solemn duty of the government and citizens to keep the Ganga clean and said that despite the government spending over Rs 7,000 crore in two years to clean the Ganga, it still remains a "serious environmental issue".
Jul 13, 2017
NGT bans dumping of waste within 500 metres from edge of Ganga: 'UP is duty-bound to shift tanneries'The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday declared 100 metres from the edge of River Ganga as a ‘No-Development Zone’ in the stretch between Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.
Jun 11, 2017
Centre drafts bill to make damaging Ganga a criminal offence; seven years in jail, Rs 100 crore fineA Centre-appointed panel has drafted a bill, the National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Bill 2017, which if passed into a law will also prescribe seven years in jail and a fine of up to Rs 100 crore for anyone who commits a range of offences on the river.
Mar 21, 2017
Uttarakhand HC verdict giving 'living status' to river Ganga pits human interest against natureIt needs to be noted that the Ganga- Yamuna river system is a unique river system for India as it is the only one of the great snow fed river systems India has over which it actively controls the source.
Aug 14, 2016
Nitish Kumar conducts aerial survey as Ganga continues to remain above danger markBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar conducted an aerial survey of four districts after the water level in Ganga swelled following heavy downpour.
Aug 02, 2016
Sonia Gandhi arrives in Varanasi to launch Congress' UP campaignCongress President Sonia Gandhi will lead a roadshow in Varanasi on Tuesday to kickstart the party’s campaign for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh elections.
Jul 16, 2016
Uttarakhand rainfall: River Alaknanda reaches danger mark, submerges templesHeavy rainfall in Srinagar on Saturday reportedly caused river Alaknanda to reach danger level mark and submerge some temples. The Gangotri temple got flooded because of the spate in river Ganga.