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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"......

What NaMo will do in 2015

'Those who have seen the Modi government in Gujarat know that the issues related to Hindutva and issues of economy and growth function simultaneously.' 'Modi's politics are based 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
Muck of the River~II

The conservation of the Ganga has been limited to partially successful efforts towards improving the quality by treating waste water.... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/102642-muck-of-the-river-ii.html
NGT seeks more information about tanneries on Ganga banks before ruling

The National Green Tribunal Thursday sought more clarification on key issues before deciding the fate of about 700 Kanpur-based tanneries on the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/ngt-seeks-more-information-about-tanneries-on-ganga-banks-before-ruling-115012901621_1.html
water expert

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Rajendra Singh Even eight months after the change of government, Saving Ganga remains merely a slogan... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/saving-ganga-a-mere-slogan-now-water-expert/article6819566.ece?ref=tpnews
Setting right water quality in India

SK Sarkar IBNLive Specials | January 22, 2015 16:09 PM Recent media reports ( The Hindu , December 28, 2014) of... ...

http://m.ibnlive.com/news/setting-right-water-quality-in-india/524316-3.html
NGT

The National Green Tribunal today warned of complete closure of 700 tanneries located on the banks of river Ganga at Kanpur, terming them as one of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/kanpur-s-700-tanneries-major-source-of-pollution-in-ganga-ngt-115012001280_1.html

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