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Nov 05, 2017
Bihar: Nine, including four children feared drowned in Ganga in Vaishali district, four others missingFour people, including three children, are feared to have drowned while they had gone to take a bath in river Ganga in Hajipur district of Bihar. Four others are missing.
Nov 04, 2017
Bihar: Stampede in Begusarai on Kartik Purnima kills 3, Nitish Kumar announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakhAt least two pilgrims were killed and over a dozen others were injured on Saturday in a stampede on the banks of the Ganga river in Bihar's Begusarai district.
Jun 05, 2017
Uma Bharti: Govt panel to tackle groundwater depletion in the Ganga basinGovt will form a panel of secretaries of ministries of water resources, environment and rural development to tackle groundwater depletion in Ganga basin
May 14, 2017
Govt expedition discovers encouraging signs of aquatic life in river GangaThe Centre has stumbled upon a few encouraging nuggets while studying the Ganga, with the discovery of a flourishing aquatic life in a single stretch of the river, considered one of the most polluted in the world.
Apr 28, 2017
Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter beams home images of the Ganges Chasma, named after India's GangaThe Ganges Chasma is a deep canyon at the eastern end of the Valles Marineris, one of the largest canyon systems in the solar system.
Mar 24, 2017
Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna living entities: Move could pave way for effective environmental lawsThe Uttarakhand High Court recently declared River Ganga and Yamuna as living entities — a first of its kind recognition in India.
Jan 15, 2017
West Bengal: Stampede at Gangasagar kills six; PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhThe only way to reach the pristine island is through mini jetties that ferry between the mainland and the island where the Ganga flows into the Bay of Bengal.
Jan 14, 2017
Boat with over 40 on board capsizes in Bihar, 20 feared dead, many missingAt least 20 people were feared dead, while several others are still missing, after a boat carrying 40 people capsized in the Ganga river near Patna on Saturday evening
Aug 15, 2016
Clean Ganga not possible unless its flow is uninterrupted, says Nitish KumarExpressing concern over poor condition of the Ganga river, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said a clean Ganga would not be possible unless its flow is uninterrupted.
Aug 01, 2016
Centre to soon initiate process for making ethanol from biomass: GadkariA Cabinet note on making ethanol out of biomass like wheat, cotton and rice straw will be moved in the coming weeks which will allow blending of this bio-fuel into petroleum to 22.5 per cent as against 10 per cent done currently, Gadkari said.