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.
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.
23 Sep 2014
Mathura (UP): The Centre will take up the cleaning of Yamuna on priority basis, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati has said. She announced this while participating in a public meeting organised to pay tribute to Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay on his birth anniversary.
20 Sep 2014
New Delhi: State-owned ONGC's significant oil discovery in Bay of Bengal will begin production in 2019, with a peak output of 4.5 million tonnes a year, 20 percent more than previous estimates.
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.
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".
18 Sep 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the issue of construction of dams on the Brahmaputra River by China with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping.
03 Sep 2014
Mathura: Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti stressed on cleaning the Yamuna river during a surprise visit to the ghats here in Mathura.
13 Sep 2014
Srinagar: It has been revered as the lifeline of Kashmir Valley, but River Jehlum has in the last fortnight revealed its most horrific face, unseen by generations, as it ravaged a large part of Srinagar city. Experts feel that encroachment of water bodies, unplanned urban development and failure to put in place effective flood control measures during all these years are to be blamed for the huge impact of the calamity.