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Feb 06, 2019
Sewers could be making the water quality of India's great Ganges river worseThe urgency to invest, not only in sewers, but in the treatment of sewage has never been greater.
Oct 22, 2018
World's fastest melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries: Seasonal melting feeds Yangtze, Yellow, Mekong, GangesThe glacier has lost 60 percent of its mass and shrunk 250 meters (820 feet) since 1982, according to a 2018 report in the Journal of Geophysical Research.
Oct 21, 2018
Nitin Gadkari aims at completing more than 200 Ganga projects by March 2019 as govt looks to make the river 'nirmal' and 'aviral'In a bid to actualise the dream of a "nirmal" and "aviral" Ganga, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said Sunday the government is looking to complete about 200 projects for ghats and crematoria by March 2019.
Aug 19, 2018
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Ganga; massive crowd gathers at Haridwar's Har ki Pauri to bid adieu to ex-PMFormer prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes have been immersed in the Ganga. A huge crowd came to bid farwell to the ex- prime minister
Jun 23, 2018
Uttarakhand HC bans river rafting and other water sports in state, says safety and health of environment needs to be priorityA division bench of justices Rajiv Sharma, Lokpal Singh in Uttarakhand directed the state government to prepare a transparent policy, to regulate adventure sports in the state.
Nov 09, 2017
Bihar: Nitish Kumar government to develop 'corridor' along river Ganga to boost organic farmingBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said the state would give a boost to organic farming by forming a "corridor" along both sides of the river Ganges.
Jun 28, 2017
Narendra Modi's visit to Israel is of 'unprecedented importance', says ambassador Daniel CarmonIndia and Israel will elevate their ties to a strategic partnership during Narendra Modi's visit of "unprecedented importance" to that country from 4 July
Apr 08, 2017
Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina ink over 20 pacts but water issue remains unresolved: What is the Teesta dispute?The Teesta water-sharing agreement has been in talks since the Hasina-led Awami League government returned to power in 2009. However, water sharing dispute between the two neighbours is not something of the recent vintage.
Mar 22, 2017
World Water Day: Ganga river gets an Intach hope to free itself from being awash in trashThe reality is that more than one billion gallons of raw sewage and industrial effluents enter the Ganges every day and it is now ranked one of the ten most polluted rivers in the world.
Feb 04, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: From migration to pollution, the key issues that may determine pollsMigration, unemployment, women and child health, ecological disasters, depreciating tourism, water conservation, man-animal conflict, illegal wildlife trade, ill-conceived hydropower projects, forest fires and deforestation are all serious issues concerning Uttarakhand voters