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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......

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"......

Modi@1: Some positive steps, long way to go

It has been said that by 2025, India could become among the top five economies in the world. If India does become a $5 trillion economy but gets all its rivers polluted, food chain poisoned and......

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......

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......

No untreated waste to flow into Ganga by 2020

No untreated municipal sewage and industrial effluents will flow into the river Ganga by 2020 as part of 'Mission Clean Ganga', according to the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) which......
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NGT decision on Kanpur tanneries hailed

KANPUR: Tannery associations and owners have hailed National Green Tribunal (NGT) decision to allow closed tanneries, situated on the banks of the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/environment/pollution/ngt-decision-on-kanpur-tanneries-hailed/articleshow/47453821.cms
Dammed, damned!

A 100km drive from Rishikesh takes one to Srinagar in Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand. It is the last town in the plains. From here, the... ...

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Some positive steps, long way to go

It has been said that by 2025, India could become among the top five economies in the world. If India does become a $5 trillion economy but gets... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/modi-one-some-positive-steps-long-way-to-go/20150526.htm
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

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