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Mystic Mantra: Bhagat Ravidas - Devotion regardless of caste

Bhagat Ravidas, an ardent devotee of the God, was a Bhakti saint whose hymns are included in the Guru Granth Sahib.

28 Feb 2020 2:21 AM

Immersion of idols in Ganga, tributaries to attract a Rs 50,000 fine

The chief secretaries of all the states will have to submit a report on the action-taken with 7 days from the end of each festival.

03 Oct 2019 6:11 PM

Pollution control board directs 4 state to take action against ganga polluters

It said action, including the closure of industries violating norms, will be taken within 15 days of submission of the inspection reports.

02 Aug 2019 3:12 PM

Parents kill 16-year-old daughter in Bengal, dumps her body in Ganga; held

The incident, a suspected case of honour killing, occurred on Friday in Mahendratola village, they said.

07 Jul 2019 10:34 AM

NMCG lays stress on cleaning tributaries of Ganga

Ganga is joined by Ramganga, Gomti, Ghaghara, Gandak, Kosi, and Mahananda from left bank and Yamuna, Tamsa, Son, Punpun from right bank.

04 Jul 2019 6:03 PM


River Ganga gets a new breath of life in Kanpur as level of dissolved oxygen improves

The government's efforts by restricting flow of urban sewage and industrial effluents from cities will help keep the holy river clean.

24 Jun 2019 2:03 PM

Mauritius PM 'couldn't stop' from taking dip in Ganga at Kumbh: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

He said that more than 3,200 NRIs witnessed the Kumbh Mela and for first time Ambassadors from 70 countries came for Kumbh.

06 Mar 2019 9:59 AM

Earth Day Network President in Delhi

Earth Day Network is a global phenomenon, and is today the world’s largest environmental movement.

18 Feb 2019 7:18 AM

Death of environment too big a price to pay

The grandiose schemes drawn up to restore the Ganga remain mostly on paper.

14 Oct 2018 2:04 AM

Government to sign MoU to promote cultural ties in UK, says CM Mamata Banerjee

Talks will be held to attract tourism and promote educational ties.

05 Jul 2018 7:11 AM


Govt gives nod to a 10-km long bridge over Ganga

The decision was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

06 Jun 2018 7:29 PM

Santoor Maestro Pdt Tarun Bhattacharya creates new raga

The maestro’s new creation expresses his sentiment of sadness and melancholy as people slowly destroy the river Ganga.

07 Aug 2017 2:43 PM

Government plans law for clean Ganga

Discussions on the proposed law are already under way and the draft law has been submitted to the ministry of water resources.

25 Jul 2017 6:32 AM

Aquatic life in Ganga stretch is flourishing: WII

Scientists attached to the WII have also discovered new breeding spots of the Indian Skimmer bird.

15 May 2017 2:47 AM

Only human: As a person, Ganga has a better chance

Giving the Ganga and the Yamuna the status of living persons could be the best way to revive the rivers.

27 Mar 2017 3:01 AM


It ain’t just a river anymore!

The Uttarakhand High Court declaring rivers Ganga and Yamuna as living entities provides a fillip to conservationists.

25 Mar 2017 12:06 AM

Help keep rivers clean

The spirit behind the ruling is more important than the legal battles to be fought to clear their banks of encroachments.

22 Mar 2017 2:24 AM

Ode to the Ganga

Celebrated in myth and legend, in literature and art, the Ganga, in many ways, defines India.

19 Mar 2017 12:34 AM

Across the rivers

Let’s take a peek into some of the most iconic bridges that the country has to offer.

18 Dec 2016 12:15 AM

Boatmen trade blows over invalid Rs 1,000 notes floating in Ganga

Nineteen Rs 1,000 notes in a torn condition have been recovered from the river.

12 Nov 2016 2:08 PM