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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......

764 firms polluting Ganga; 48 told to shut down: Govt

Directions have been issued to about 48 industrial units polluting River Ganga to close down, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday. The Ministry of Environment & Forests has identified 764......

NDA govt making Ganga cleaning a Hindutva project: Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today accused the National Democratic Alliance government of turning the programme to clean Ganga as a "Hindutva project" by attempting to polarise politics through......

Ganga activist G D Agrawal ends fast after govt's promise

Environment scientist-activist G D Agrawal on Friday broke his fast after the government promised to convene a meeting of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh-led National Ganga River Basin Authority......

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......

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......

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......

Pranab Mukherjee's Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget for 2009-10 on July 6. Following is the BudgetSpeechof Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee:Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for......

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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

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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

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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

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  Web results for Ngrba
NGRBA expert questions IIT consortium report

Varanasi: An expert member of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) and environmental scientist at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Prof B... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/NGRBA-expert-questions-IIT-consortium-report/articleshow/45152471.cms
Uma takes U-turn

Varanasi: Taking a U-turn on the issue of restricting `Asthi-Visarjan' (disposal of mortal remains) in the Ganga, union water resource minister Uma... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Asthi-Visarjan-in-Ganga-Uma-takes-U-turn/articleshow/45051373.cms
Rajendra

SAHARSA: Magsaysay award winner Rajendra Singh, regretting that the country still does not have a river policy, said at Mahishi that the government... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/patna/Govt-must-have-a-river-policy-Rajendra/articleshow/45015613.cms
Ganga experts not invited at NGRBA meet

Varanasi: Is Union minister of water resource, river development and Ganga rejuvenation Uma Bharti keeping a distance from the experts of National... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Ganga-experts-not-invited-at-NGRBA-meet/articleshow/44965215.cms
Government forms panel to review reports on Ganga Hydropower projects

NEW DELHI: The NDA government has finally taken the first step towards formulating a policy for hydropower projects on the Ganga — Alakananda and... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/power/government-forms-panel-to-review-reports-on-ganga-hydropower-projects/articleshow/44954607.cms

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