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Dec 10, 2015
Ganga clean up: National Green Tribunal bans plastic, demands bio-toiletsThere will be a complete ban on use of plastic of any kind from Gomukh to Haridwar along Ganga with effect from 1 February, the National Green Tribunal directed on Thursday while slapping a penalty of Rs 5,000 per day on erring hotels, dharamshalas and ashrams spewing waste into the river.
May 18, 2015
Now, polluting Ganga to be criminal offense; govt to launch pilot project in JuneThe government is in the advanced stages of preparing the final draft of a law, which will incorporate criminal provisions, in its bid to abate pollution and maintain sustainable cleanliness in River Ganga.
Jan 19, 2015
Bodies surface in Ganga: Hindu religious beliefs come in the way of river's clean-upPolitical and religious bodies lock horns over how to cremate bodies which have surfaced in the Ganga.
May 25, 2014
Rishikesh-based NGO offers to help Modi clean up GangaLauding Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi for his pledge to clean up the Ganga, the Rishikesh-based Ganga Action Parivar has offered its help in the effort while proposing to host a 'Ganga parliament' to highlight the urgent need to protect the river.