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Why Gadkari was given the job of cleaning the Ganga

Only 40 of the 160 projects under the Namami Gange Mission -- a Rs 20,000 crore project for cleaning the river -- have been completed.   Faced with the herculean task of fulfilling the......

Varanasi: Clean ghats, unclean rivers

N Sundaresha Subramanian explains the challenges authorities face in cleaning the Ganga and other holy rivers in Varanasi. On an e-rickshaw on the road to Banaras Hindu University, Alka, a......

Boat tragedy toll mounts to 24; PM, Nitish announce ex-gratia

As the toll in boat tragedy in river Ganga in Patna climbed to 24, the opposition on Sunday blamed the alleged mismanagement and negligence at a government organised event for the incident even as......

19 dead as boat capsizes in River Ganga in Patna

At least 19 people were drowned, including some minors, when a boat capsized on the Ganga in Bihar on Saturday, suspectedly because of overloading. IMAGE: A rescue boat searching for people in......

This 11-yr-old girl is swimming 550 km from Kanpur to Varanasi for 'clean Ganga'

With a message of 'clean Ganga', an 11-year-old girl has taken up an uphill task of swimming across the mighty river to cover a distance of 550 km from Massacre Ghat in Kanpur to Varanasi in just......

Infosys' tryst with Kumbh Mela

Sikka promises to develop tech for event Image: Priests perform evening aarti on the banks of River Ganga during the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Jitendra......

Eco-friendly cars to Ganga as transport hub... Gadkari's big plans

Promoting ethanol-friendly cars, turning river Ganga into a waterway and rolling out 50 stalled road projects are three top agendas that figure prominently in new Transport & Highways and Shipping......

How we can clean the highly polluted Ganga river

Water is drawn for agriculture, industry and cities, but only waste is returned to the river says Sunita Narain. Way back in 1986, Rajiv Gandhi launched the Ganga Action Plan. But years later,......

HUDCO to fund Bihar's Ganga Expressway

Much awaited construction work of Bihar's mega project the Ganga Expressway along the banks of the river here on the lines of Mumbai's Marine Drive, is all set to begin in November this year, Bihar......

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......

'The problem is that people in our country get used to bad news'

Kadvi Hawa has some very bad news for us all. A timid, old man walks barefoot on a parched piece of land. Dressed in a white dhoti, he has no use for a shirt that gets drenched in his sweat. The......

Aishwarya, Abhishek visit Allahabad to immerse her father's ashes

The last time the Bachchans visited the city was a decade ago. Aishwarya Rai visited Allahabad along with husband Abhishek Bachchan to immerse the ashes of her father at the Sangam, the holy......
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Four persons shot dead in Bihar, bodies thrown into river

Four persons were shot dead and their bodies thrown into river Ganga in Khagaria district of Bihar, police said today.The men were shot dead near... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/four-persons-shot-dead-in-bihar-bodies-thrown-into-river-117111900405_1.html
'It is not impossible to clean the Ganga, but it's very difficult'

About five years ago, when Financial Times journalist and author Victor Mallet began living in Delhi, he was shocked to discover that the Yamuna --... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a788869.html
NGT to CPCB

The plea has also sought directions to ensure that fly ash is not released into the Ganga river or its tributaries Last Updated at November 13,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/file-report-on-power-plants-on-ganga-or-pay-fine-ngt-to-cpcb-117111301354_1.html
Flight of Hans | Change maker Bhargava funds innovations to light up Uttarakhand

You are being considered as a brand ambassador of Bhole Baba and Mata Mangla...How do you find yourself in the new role? I don’t consider... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/jaipur/interview-a-dialogue-with-jc-flight-of-hans-change-maker-bhargava-funds-innovations-to-light-up-uttarakhand-2559418
'Govt working hard to rejuvenate Ganga, public participation

The government is working hard to rejuvenate the Ganga, but public participation is of utmost importance in ridding the river of pollution,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/govt-working-hard-to-rejuvenate-ganga-public-participation-117110601029_1.html

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