02 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Expediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project of cleansing the Ganga, the Centre will be constituting 25 special teams to check the source of pollution of the holy river so that further action could be taken accordingly.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Emphasising the need for inter- linking of rivers in the country, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Thursday said the project would bring about 90 percent of arable land under irrigation.
17 Nov 2014
Ahmedabad: Adding to the exotic charm of Sabarmati waterfront-- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project-- civic authorities here have decided to launch a cruise or a floating restaurant facility.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Karnataka government on Thursday said it has the right to construct a dam on the Cauvery river without violating the order of Cauvery River Water Tribunal.
18 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A high-level committee formed to review green laws has recommended reduction of role of inspectors in approving plans and monitoring air and water pollution. The panel formed in August this year, submitted its recommendation report to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday and said that they have suggested measures to preserve the environment but at the same time make development much easier.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Karnataka government on Friday said it has the right to construct a dam on the Cauvery river without violating the order of Cauvery River Water Tribunal.
21 Nov 2014
Beijing: A huge 3 million-year-old canyon, thousands of feet deep in places, has been discovered buried under a major river in Tibet.
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.
15 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Issues of inter-linking of rivers, repair and restoration of water bodies and water management will feature as part of deliberations at a meet starting here next week which aims to streamline policies to make them more people-friendly and responsive to the needs of the states.