30 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday sought more clarification on key issues before deciding the fate of about 700 Kanpur-based tanneries on the banks of river Ganga, termed as "highest sources of pollution" in one of its earlier observations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
21 Jan 2015
Greater Noida: Commmuters using Yamuna expressway will have to shell out more money as the Uttar Pradesh government has hiked the toll rates for Taj Expressway which connects the National Capital Region to Agra.
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.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: On January 27, the Yamuna Expressway which connects Delhi with Agra, may be closed for normal traffic for a few hours as a back up route for US President Barack Obama who will be visiting Taj Mahal.