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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"......

Govt moves to clean Ganges; no remains to be immersed in holy river

With the Government actively looking for ways to check pollution in river Ganga, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said immersion of mortal remains would not be allowed on 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......

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......

  People speak for national 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 National Ganga River Basin Authority
187-year-old Kolkata crematorium to be modernised

The 187-year-old Nimtala crematorium here where the last rites of noble laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore were performed in 1941 will be modernised... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a515884.html
Saving Ganga will require planning and partnership

A devotee prays at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad. The Ganga is India's most important... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/comment/analysis/saving-ganga-will-require-planning-and-partnership/article1-1298565.aspx
TAKE BALANCED VIEW ON SIX HYDEL PROJECTS

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to take a balanced and holistic view on the cluster of six hydroelectric power... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/newsplus/power-coal-nuclear/sc-to-centre-take-balanced-view-on-six-hydel-projects/
Govt

The government today said 223 dams have been identified in four states for structural intervention and preparations were on for an emergency action... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/223-dams-identified-for-structural-intervention-govt-114121500774_1.html
Prevention of Discharge of Untreated Water into Ganga

The Ganga Rejuvenation plan include projects and activities for comprehensive pollution abatement measures for different sources of pollution such... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/prevention-of-discharge-of-untreated-water-into-ganga-114121500643_1.html

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