29 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday called for Indo-German cooperation in rejuvenation of the Ganga river.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.