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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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Cleaning of Rivers

The Central Government has been supplementing the efforts of the State Governments through Ministry of Water Resources, RD &GR in abatement of... ...

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Union minister of state for water resources Sanwar Lal Jat said relevant stakeholders will be involved in Namami Gange programme as per the... ...

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MNGC chief examines projects on Ganga

Varanasi: Director of National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMGC) TVSN Prasad visited the city on Monday to assess efforts to clean the holy river. The... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/MNGC-chief-examines-projects-on-Ganga/articleshow/46993862.cms
How Climate Change And Pollution Are Destroying The Sundarbans

Debi Miridha listens intently to our conversation with her neighbour Bhagirath Mandal as she unduly delays what she has come to do: freshen up at... ...

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Five Reasons Why World's Largest Delta Is Dying And Only You Can Save It

Debi Miridha listens intently to our conversation with her neighbour Bhagirath Mandal as she unduly delays what she has come to do: freshen up at... ...

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