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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......

  People speak for ganga river basin authority

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Joyesh Dirty
Q. 'NGRBA' which was recently in news stands for- 1 National Gangotri River Basin Authority 2 National Godavari River Basin Authority 3 National Ganga River Basin Authority 4 None of the above
Joyesh Dirty:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/ngrba-which-was-recently-in-news-stands-for---1-national-gan/24391876/answers/

QueSera Sera
Q. "On a daily basis, 2900 million litres of sewage goes into the river Ganga" ... PM Man Mohan Singh.And he further said that Ganga provides water to 40% of Indians in 11 states.Should we think seriously about it?
QueSera Sera:  A. National Ganga River Basin Authority more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/on-a-daily-basis-2900-million-litres-of-sewage-goes-into-the/22588996/answers/24391918

radhakrishnan
Q. Magsaysay award-winner ' Rajendra Singh and two others on Saturday quit the National Ganga River Basin Authority, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh [ Images ], protesting the government's "negligence" of the river.--Do you think that our Government is really doing anything in this regard to clean up the River Ganga?
Radhakrishnan:  A. Whom to make responsible for pollution of this Holy River. Why proper action should not be taken to keep this river pollution free:Describing the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/magsaysay-award-winner--rajendra-singh-and-two-others-on-sat/22256016/answers/22589056

radhakrishnan
Q. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved a Rs 7000-crore project for cleaning of River Ganga to be implemented by the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA).- Will it clean corruption or add more scams?
Radhakrishnan:  A. This is the second time they are doing;May be they are hoping that after the Ganga is made pure, they can take a holy dip in it to wash their sins,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-cabinet-committee-on-economic-affairs-today-approved-a-r/22256016/answers/19694663

  Web results for Ganga River Basin Authority
National Ganga River Basin Authority approves sewage treatment plant at Bithoor

KANPUR: A team of (NGRBA) met the officials of Kanpur Development Authority on Wednesday evening and expressed interest in the River Front... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kanpur/National-Ganga-River-Basin-Authority-approves-sewage-treatment-plant-at-Bithoor/articleshow/38991208.cms
Govt

The government today said that it has so far sanctioned projects for conservation of 62 lakes in 14 states across the country. Environment... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/projects-sanctioned-for-conservation-of-62-lakes-govt-114072401008_1.html
India Released ₹1,230 Crore for Cleaning Ganga in Last 29 Years

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Uma Bharti addressing the National Conference on "Preserving Rivers... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/india-has-released-1230-crore-cleaning-ganga-river-last-29-years-604944
Uma Bharti

With the Government according top priority for cleansing river Ganga, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti today exuded confidence that the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/namami-gange-programme-to-take-off-by-october-uma-bharti-114072101271_1.html
Action plan for Ganga, Yamuna clean-up by year-end

Since the inception of the National Ganga River Basin Authority, 76 schemes at a total cost of Rs 5,004.19 crore have been sanctioned in 48 towns.... ...

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