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River experts miffed at being ignored on Ganga revival plan

  Were river experts excluded from IIT consortium on the Ganga River Basin Management Plan? Rashme Sehgal reports. Why were India’s leading river experts including a group of......

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......

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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Is India equipped to tackle floods?

Flood control as a subject is not included in any of the legislative lists of India be it the Union List, the State List or the Concurrent List.... ...
How to deal with foreign policy headaches from neighbourhood

Ashok Malik 17 November 2015 Despite the promise of 2014, India's neighbourhood policy has run into some confusion. There are many examples. With... ...
More help on way for drought-hit farmers

Ranchi: After announcing a drought relief package of Rs 1,350 crore, the state government on Monday decided to distribute subsidized seeds and pay... ...
Trust over Ganga Cleanup Dips, Enter SPV

NEW DELHI: The Centre is proposing to create special purpose vehicles (SPVs) in five states following a trust deficit in carrying out its Ganga... ...
NGT directs to create 200m buffer zone on Ganga

New Delhi, Nov 5: Taking serious note of the rampant illegal construction activities on the banks on Ganga river, the National Green Tribunal (NGT)... ...

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