07 Oct 2014
Agartala: India would develop a river port in Bangladesh to ferry essentials, foodgrain and heavy machinery to northeast region from different parts of the country and abroad, an Indian diplomat said here on Tuesday.
14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung chaired the first meeting of the multi-agency centre on Yamuna and said rejuvenating the river would be high on the priority of the city government.
07 Oct 2014
London: Air pollution has had a significant impact on the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere, a new study has found.
05 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Following the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, a study has been initiated to assess the causes behind the unprecedented deluge amid possibility of diverting the Jhelum river around Srinagar to prevent such catastrophe in the future.
29 Sep 2014
New York: Showering effusive praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former US President Bill Clinton on Monday said no one else before him had "knowledge and votes" to build a national economy, as the Clinton couple met the Indian leader here.
04 Oct 2014
Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said her discussions with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on several issues concerning both the countries in the United Nations were fruitful.
10 Sep 2014
Vadodara: Over two lakh people in the city are facing a flood-like situation as the Vishwamitri river here has swelled due to incessant rains in catchment areas and inundated residential colonies in its vicinity.
08 Sep 2014
New Delhi: India and Germany agreed to prepare a roadmap for cooperation in skill development, solid waste management and cleaning of rivers as visiting Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who described the two nations as "made for each other".
15 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday urged his Himachal Pradesh counterpart Virbhadra Singh to jointly put up an effective monitoring mechanism for the cleaning up of Ghaggar river. In a letter to Virbhadra Singh the Punjab Chief Minister informed him about the deterioration of the water quality of Ghaggar in Punjab, an official release said.
23 Sep 2014
Ahmedabad: Union Minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Monday praised Gujarat government for the work done by it in keeping rivers clean and announced launch of a nationwide water management programme next year.