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Major jolt for Dr Singh-led NGRBA, 3 experts resign

Three expert members -- Rajendra Singh, Ravi Chopra and Rashid Siddiqui -- have resigned from the National Ganga River Basin Authority. The Authority is chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh The......

PM's talk on restoring Ganga promises nothing: Expert

Expressing displeasure at the prime minister's speech on the issue of the Ganga river basin, Himanshu Thakkar says that such sermons from the Centre have come and gone hundreds of times without......

Saving Ganga: Time is not on our side, says PM Singh

Speaking at the third meeting of the National Ganga River Basin Authority on Tuesday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh voiced concern over the discharge of 2,900 million litres of sewage in the Ganga......

Anna urges PM to convene meeting of Ganga Basin Authority

Anna Hazare on Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to immediately convene a meeting of Ganga Basin Authority and stop construction of dams on the holy river till a decision is taken by the......

Magsaysay award-winner, others quit body chaired by PM

Magsaysay award-winner ' Rajendra Singh and two others on Saturday quit the National Ganga River Basin Authority, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, protesting the government's "negligence"......

Cabinet okays Rs 7,000 cr to clean Ganga

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved a Rs. 7,000-crore (Rs. 70 billion) project for cleaning of River Ganga to be implemented by the National Ganga River Basin......

Jairam Ramesh finds a friend in Kapil Sibal

The Ministry of Environment and Forests, which, in the last few weeks, has not shared cordial ties with other ministries-- namely coal, civil aviation and transport -- has finally found a friend in......

'Centre must give us 2,000 MW free power'

In June, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will complete one year in office. In an interview with Shishir Prashant, Nishank talks about controversies plaguing his government as......

Entire text of finance minister's Budget Speech

Budget 2010-11 provided considerable relief to income tax payers by raising the slabs at two levels but hiked the central excise duty on non-petroleum products across the board from 8 to 10 per......

Environment ministry seeks Rs 2,200 cr

The ministry of environment and forestshas sought an outlay of Rs 2,200 crore (Rs 22 billion), a 17 per cent hike from Rs 1,880 crore (Rs 18.8 billion) in 2009-10, in the forthcoming Budget.The......
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Why Ganga is now less a river, more a toxic waterway

Over 70% of the sewage that flows into the Ganga is untreated," says Hukum Singh, BJP member from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh and chairman of the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/cleaning-the-ganga-how-sewage-is-turning-it-into-less-of-a-river-and-more-of-a-toxic-waterway/articleshow/47392528.cms
India's misunderstood rivers

It's the time of the year when everyone starts talking about the heat—how hot it was today and what it's going to be like in the coming days. The... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/xb05tga2lJHln7oot8lhXN/Indias-misunderstood-rivers.html
India's first project to translocate dolphins 600 km from Chambal river

BHOPAL: Top wildlife officers of Madhya Pradesh have planned India's first ambitious project to translocate Gangetic dolphins from one river to the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhopal/Indias-first-project-to-translocate-dolphins-600-km-from-Chambal-river/articleshow/47366050.cms
Bid to clean Damodar, Subarnarekha gets major boost

and State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) has received a major shot in its arms in the way of restoring pristine glory of the State's... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/ranchi/bid-to-clean-damodar-subarnarekha-gets-major-boost.html
Government mulls to include NGRBA under Parliament Act; polluting Ganga may soon be a crime

NEW DELHI: One year may not be enough for him to show results as far as his pet Ganga cleaning project is concerned, but Prime Minister Narendra... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/government-mulls-to-include-ngrba-under-parliament-act-polluting-ganga-may-soon-be-a-crime/articleshow/47338209.cms

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