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Scores of Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Pooja in US

Scores of Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Pooja in US

31 Oct 2014

Washington: Scores of Indian-Americans, some even driving a few hundred miles, gathered on the banks of the historic Potomac river in the suburb of the US capital here and celebrated the ancient Hindu festival of Chhath.

Chhath,   Chhath Pooja,   Chhath festival,   Chhath in US,   Potomac river,   Washington,   ,  
Land, water management resources are need of the hour: Prakash Javadekar

Land, water management resources are need of the hour: Prakash Javadekar

30 Oct 2014

Bhopal: Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on the importance of land and water management resources and called for new perspectives to protect the environment.

Prakash Javadekar,   Environment,   Union Minister for Environment and Forests,   IIFM,   Institute of Forest Management,   pollution in India,   Ganga,  
SC asks NGT to act against industrial units polluting Ganga

SC asks NGT to act against industrial units polluting Ganga

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga including snapping water and power connections to them while slamming Centre and State Pollution Control Boards for their "failure" to punish erring units.

Supreme Court,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT,   Industrial units,   Ganga,   Water,   Power connections,   Centre,   Pollution Control Boards,  
Sagar Island to be developed as major tourist destination

Sagar Island to be developed as major tourist destination

29 Oct 2014

Kolkata: West Bengal government has taken up a slew of projects to develop Sagar Island at the confluence of the river Ganga and Bay of Bengal as a major tourist destination. Two virgin beaches will be developed as part of the programme.

Sagar Island,   Tourist Destination,   West Bengal,   River Ganga,   Bay of Bengal,   CM Mamata Banergee,  
Rejuvenating <strong>Yamuna</strong> on high priority: Najeeb Jung

Rejuvenating Yamuna on high priority: Najeeb Jung

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.

Najeeb Jung,   Rejuvenating Yamuna,   Yamuna river,   BJP,   AAP,   Delhi government,   ,  
Ganga rejuvenation: SC ridicules Centre, says adequate actions not being taken

Ganga rejuvenation: SC ridicules Centre, says adequate actions not being taken

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: In a scathing attack, the Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up Centre and state pollution control boards and questioned the veracity of actions taken by the Modi-led government in connection with rejuvenating holy river Ganga.

Ganga rejuvenation,   SC,   Supreme Court,   River Ganga,   Umar Bharti,   Narendra Modi,   BJP,   NDA,   Nirmal Ganga,   HL Dattu,   ,  
Hundreds of devotees take holy dip in <strong>Yamuna</strong>

Hundreds of devotees take holy dip in Yamuna

25 Oct 2014

Mathura: Hundreds of devotees took a dip at the Yamuna ghats in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura and Vrindavan cities on the occasion of Yam Dwitiya on Saturday morning, undeterred by the stink and high level of pollutants in the water, activists said.

Yamuna,   Mathura,   Vrindavan,   Vishram Ghat,  
Air <strong>pollution</strong> increases <strong>river</strong>-flows: Study

Air pollution increases river-flows: Study

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.

Air pollution,   river-flows,   aerosols,   environment,   climate change,  
Uma Bharti discusses Ganga rejuvenation plan with NEERI

Uma Bharti discusses Ganga rejuvenation plan with NEERI

27 Oct 2014

Nagpur: Union Minister Uma Bharti discussed various issues related to rejuvenation of river Ganga with scientists at the city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).

Uma Bharti,   Ganga rejuvenation plan,   NEERI,   Ganga conservation,   Holy river,   PM Modi,   Narendra Modi,   water resources minister,  
Uma Bharti promises to control <strong>Yamuna</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

06 Aug 2014

Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.

Uma Bharti,   Yamuna pollution,   Union Minister for Water Resources,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,   Ram Shankar Katheria,   BJP,   Lok Sabha member ,  

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