On May 17, the Centre had asked Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to prevent the dumping of dead bodies in the Ganga and its tributaries
10 Jun 2021 12:58 PM
The major cause of concern for the government has been the rising water level in four rivers - Kosi, Bagmati, Kamala Balan and Mahananda
17 Jul 2020 4:02 PM
Most Varanasi ghats were rebuilt after 1700 AD, when the city was part of Maratha Empire.
11 Aug 2019 1:48 AM
Houses constructed near the river have been submerged in water leading to the displacement of thousands of people.
13 Jul 2019 1:31 PM
It is therefore important to ensure that judicious distribution of Ganga water is done so that requirements of the common man are not affected.
01 Nov 2018 6:27 AM
PM Modi wants ministers to tell people how govt is cleaning river.
27 Oct 2018 1:32 AM
The green panel also directed NMCG to install display boards at a gap of 100 kms, indicating if the water was fit for bathing or drinking.
27 Jul 2018 6:22 PM
Accompanied by her brother, she also visited the Akshayvat tree and prayed at the iconic 'Bade Hanuman' temple.
09 Dec 2017 12:22 AM
Sena said, though govt has advertised much about state and Mumbai becoming open-defecation free, the claim is ‘far from reality’.
22 Nov 2017 2:07 PM
The plea asked that in case of human casualties, can the affected people file suit for damages against the Chief Secretary of the State.
07 Jul 2017 1:59 PM
Building a tunnel under the river had never taken place elsewhere in India, said Union Minister Babul Supriyo.
18 Apr 2017 11:19 AM
PM highlighted how tweets related to uncleanliness in railways receive prompt response and are met with quick action.
11 Apr 2017 9:23 AM
The language of the Uttarakhand judgment is almost telegraphic.
02 Apr 2017 5:11 AM
The compensatory amounts are a reflection of how cheap lives have become in a country of 1.25 billion.
16 Jan 2017 1:59 AM
Nitish Kumar announced an exgratia of Rs 4 lakh for the family of those who died in the incident.
15 Jan 2017 1:24 AM
The accident took place when the boat, carrying at least 34 people, was about to reach the river bank.
14 Jan 2017 11:05 PM
According to reports, the accident took place when the boat, carrying at least 34 people, was about to reach the river bank.
14 Jan 2017 9:14 PM
To be completed by August, 2019, IWAI expects 7.95 million tonnes per annum of cargo traffic at the Haldia terminal by 2020.
30 Dec 2016 5:28 AM