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NGT seeks more information about tanneries on Ganga banks before ruling

NGT seeks more information about tanneries on Ganga banks before ruling

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.

tanneries on Ganga banks,   NGT,   National Green Tribunal,   pollution for tanneries,  
India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

29 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday called for Indo-German cooperation in rejuvenation of the Ganga river.

Ganga rejuvenation,   Ganga river pollution,   Water Resources Minister,   Uma Bharti,   Indo-German cooperation,   clean Ganga,  
Centre plans to create special agency for Ganga cleaning

Centre plans to create special agency for Ganga cleaning

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.

Ganga cleaning,   Ganga river pollution,   agency for Ganga cleaning,   Namami Ganga,   Uma Bharti,   M Venkaiah Naidu,   clean Ganga,  
NGT imposes Rs 5,000 fine on throwing waste, religious itmes in <strong>Yamuna</strong>

NGT imposes Rs 5,000 fine on throwing waste, religious itmes in Yamuna

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.

National Green Tribunal,   Yamuna river pollution,   NGT Chairperson,   Justice Swatanter Kumar,   fine on Yamuna violators,   dumping waste at yamuna,  
<strong>Yamuna</strong> activists to protest in Delhi

Yamuna activists to protest in Delhi

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.

Narendra Modi,   Yamuna river,   Madhu Mangal Shukla,   Yamuna activists,   ,  
Supreme Court pulls up Modi government over Ganga cleaning; seeks 'verifiable progress'

Supreme Court pulls up Modi government over Ganga cleaning; seeks 'verifiable progress'

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.

Ganga cleansing programmes,   Supreme Court,   River Ganga pollution,   Clean Ganga initiative,  
Nepal's Sarda <strong>river</strong> identified to be linked with <strong>Yamuna</strong>: Minister

Nepal's Sarda river identified to be linked with Yamuna: Minister

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.

Nepal,   Sarda River,   Yamuna,   Rajya Sabha,   Sardha-Yamuna link,   Ghaghra River,   MoS,   Sanwar Lal Jat,   Rajasthan,   Uttar Pradesh,   Haryana ,  
<strong>Yamuna</strong> Expressway toll hiked, pay extra for journey to Taj

Yamuna Expressway toll hiked, pay extra for journey to Taj

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.

Yamuna Expressway toll hike,   NCR Agra highway toll,   Uttar Pradesh government,   Greater Noida Agra highway,  
PM Modi pitches for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

PM Modi pitches for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

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.

Ganga river pollution,   Indian Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   PM Modi,   Ganga cleaning process,   Namaami Gange,  
<strong>Yamuna</strong> Expressway may be closed briefly on January 27 for Obama's Agra visit

Yamuna Expressway may be closed briefly on January 27 for Obama's Agra visit

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.

Yamuna Expressway,   Delhi Agra Expressway,   US President,   Barack Obama,   Taj Mahal,  

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