28 Apr 2012
The Madhya Pradesh government has taken up the task of purification of river Narmada considered to be the lifeline of the state. The Urban Administration Department has prepared a survey to purify the river within a period of ten years.
04 Dec 2015
Agra:In a novel protest to highlight the pollution in Yamuna river, the city activists rowed a boat in the 'dry' river. The activists lamented that despite tall promises, nothing had been done for one of the holiest Indian rivers, which remains highly polluted and dry for most part of the year.
07 Apr 2015
London: Tampons may not be an obvious scientific tool, but engineers from the University of Sheffield in Britain have found in them a new utility - using them to identify the sources from where sewage is discharged into the river.
05 Aug 2014
Narmada (Gujarat): At lest five teenaged students died when a school van plunged into Narmada river off a bridge near Gora village in Narmada district of Gujarat on Monday.
07 Sep 2016
Bangalore: Continuing their protests against the Supreme Court's direction for releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, a farmer in Mandya on Wednesday attempted to commit suicide. Karnataka, in compliance with the top court's direction, on Wednesday morning released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. As soon as the news spread, protesters intensified the agitation.
04 May 2011
Taking a serious note of the rising pollution level in River Narmada, the Madhya Pradesh High Court (HC) has rapped the state administration and Pollution Control Board for their futile efforts to check the pollution in the river.The court also directed them to submit an affidavit within four weeks, giving details about the steps taken so far to check pollution in the river.
04 May 2012
Congress here on Thursday launched a campaign against illegal mining along the banks of Narmada river, even as the BJP workers showed black flags to the party MP Sajjan Singh Verma for using allegedly derogatory language about the river a few days ago.
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.
22 May 2012
Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation Minister, Babulal Gaur called on Union Urban Development Minister Kamalnath in New Delhi on Monday and handed over to him an action plan for the Narmada river conservation by the Madhya Pradesh Urban Administration and Development department.
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Cleaning of river Ganga is expected to be completed by 2020, by which time desired results of initiatives taken up for the purpose will be visible, the government has said.