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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.