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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
Float And Cruise

The Ganga is awash with state patronage. The budget provides for a generous Rs 6,337 crore for the holy river under three different heads: Ganga... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Float-And-Cruise/291381
RLEK chief seeks CBI probe into SGRCA's use of funds

itigation and Entitlement Kendra (RLEK) chairperson Avdhash Kaushal has said that a CAG audit and CBI inquiry should be initiated to find how funds... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/rlek-chief-seeks-cbi-probe-into-sgrcas-use-of-funds.html
Human waste pollutes holy Ganges the most

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allocated Rs 2,037 crore to clean up the Ganga and also pledged to set up an NRI fund for the same. But will the... ...

http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/article/3/201407112014071101455023485fcb3c/Human-waste-pollutes-holy-Ganges-the-most.html
Environmentalists

Environmentalists claim that Ganga's pollution level, which is already high enough to harm human health, will deteriorate if barrages are built... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/gangas-infrastructural-rejuvenation-threat-aquatic-lives-sewage-treatment-essential-604075
Squatter key to Tolly's Nullah revamp

Two World Bank officials inspected Tolly's Nullah on Wednesday for a project to overhaul the waterway, the success of which depends on whether the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140710/jsp/calcutta/story_18598787.jsp

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