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India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

29 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday called for Indo-German cooperation in rejuvenation of the Ganga river.

Ganga rejuvenation,   Ganga river pollution,   Water Resources Minister,   Uma Bharti,   Indo-German cooperation,   clean Ganga,  
Centre plans to create special agency for Ganga cleaning

Centre plans to create special agency for Ganga cleaning

29 Jan 2015

New Delhi: To check pollution in the Ganga river, the Central government plans to create a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for setting up and maintaining Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) in 118 cities and towns located by the river.

Ganga cleaning,   Ganga river pollution,   agency for Ganga cleaning,   Namami Ganga,   Uma Bharti,   M Venkaiah Naidu,   clean Ganga,  
21 dead as boat capsizes in China

21 dead as boat capsizes in China

17 Jan 2015

Beijing: Twenty one out of the 22 people who went missing after a tugboat capsized on Yangtze River in China's eastern Jiangsu Province were declared dead on Saturday while one person was still being searched for but the fate of an Indian on board the vessel remained unclear.

21 dead,   boat capsizes,   Yangtze River,   China,   Jiangsu province,   ,  
<strong>River</strong> linking has immense benefits, says Uma Bharti

River linking has immense benefits, says Uma Bharti

07 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said there will be immense benefits of inter-linking of rivers and the government will ensure that there is no impact on the environment in the projects.

Uma Bharti,   Supreme Court,   inter-linking of rivers,   Water Resources,   environment,   river inter-linking,  
Supreme Court pulls up Modi government over Ganga cleaning; seeks 'verifiable progress'

Supreme Court pulls up Modi government over Ganga cleaning; seeks 'verifiable progress'

14 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Supreme Court on Wednesday said Ganga cleansing programmes have been going on for over three decades with almost no impact on the ground and wondered whether the government wanted to do something during this tenure or would it spill over to the next term.

Ganga cleansing programmes,   Supreme Court,   River Ganga pollution,   Clean Ganga initiative,  
Yamuna activists to protest in Delhi

Yamuna activists to protest in Delhi

10 Jan 2015

Agra/Mathura: Green activists plan to stage protests in Delhi on  February 1st to demand that the Narendra Modi government act fast to clean up the highly polluted Yamuna river.

Narendra Modi,   Yamuna river,   Madhu Mangal Shukla,   Yamuna activists,   ,  
NGT imposes Rs 5,000 fine on throwing waste, religious itmes in Yamuna

NGT imposes Rs 5,000 fine on throwing waste, religious itmes in Yamuna

13 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.

National Green Tribunal,   Yamuna river pollution,   NGT Chairperson,   Justice Swatanter Kumar,   fine on Yamuna violators,   dumping waste at yamuna,  
Nepal's Sarda <strong>river</strong> identified to be linked with Yamuna: Minister

Nepal's Sarda river identified to be linked with Yamuna: Minister

22 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The Sarda river in Nepal has been identified for connecting with river Yamuna as the Sarda-Yamuna link, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

Nepal,   Sarda River,   Yamuna,   Rajya Sabha,   Sardha-Yamuna link,   Ghaghra River,   MoS,   Sanwar Lal Jat,   Rajasthan,   Uttar Pradesh,   Haryana ,  
PM Modi pitches for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

PM Modi pitches for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

06 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Pushing for time-bound effort to stop pollution of the Ganga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said legal actions should be taken against polluting industrial units and suggested setting up of environment-friendly crematoria along the river in achieving the goal.

Ganga river pollution,   Indian Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   PM Modi,   Ganga cleaning process,   Namaami Gange,  
Ban Ki Moon to inaugurate canal top solar power plant in Gujarat

Ban Ki Moon to inaugurate canal top solar power plant in Gujarat

10 Jan 2015

Vadodara: UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon will inaugurate Gujarat's first 10 MW solar power plant on Narmada river canal in Vadodara on Sunday, state Energy Minister Saurabh Patel said on Saturday.

Gujarat solar power plant,   Ban Ki Moon,   UN Secretary General,   Narmada river canal,   Saurabh Patel,   Gujarat first solar powerplant,   Vadodara,   Sardar Sarovar project,  

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