20 Dec 2014
Lucknow: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday met with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at his official residence and discussed in detail the irrigation projects in the state and issue of cleaning of Ganga and other rivers.
19 Dec 2014
Rajahmundry: The West Godavari district administration has sent Rs 94 crore proposal to the Andhra Pradesh government for developmental works for the 'Godavari Pushkaralu' (river festival) to be held next year.
15 Dec 2014
Sonapyrdi (Meghalaya): Two rivers flowing towards Bangladesh in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue apparently due to "high acid" content leading to demand from environment activists to take immediate action to check pollution.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday mourned the death of imminent jurist and former Supreme Court judge V R Krishna Iyer. When the House met for the day, Chairman Hamid Ansari mentioned of the passing away of Iyer on December 4 at the age of 100.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: India has urged China to ensure that interests of downstream states are not harmed by any activities in upstream areas of the Brahmaputra river, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
04 Dec 2014
Kochi: Eminent jurist V R Krishna Iyer, a left-leaning intellectual who had stood for the rights of the downtrodden and reinterpreted bail jurisprudence as a Supreme Court judge, died on Thursday.
14 Dec 2014
New Delhi: After Union Minister Sushma Swaraj favoured declaring Gita as "national scripture", veteran BJP leader L K Advani on Sunday urged people to read Mahabharata and Ramayana saying the epics are a great source of knowledge on politics and morality.
05 Dec 2014
Kolkata: Criticising the interlinking of rivers (ILR) project of the Indian government, a leading geologist and environmental expert on Friday warned the move could disrupt rainfall pattern which could be a significant issue in the wake of climate change.
08 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Centre has released Rs 5,160 crore to various states for implementation of pollution abatement works in rivers, Parliament was informed on Monday.
03 Dec 2014
Bhubaneswar: In view of the increasing commercial traffic on National Highway-143, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Centre for construction of a second bridge over river Brahmani near Rourkela, official sources said.