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Is Art of Living damaging the Yamuna floodplains?

IMAGE: Indian Army soldiers build a pontoon bridge over the Yamuna for the Art Of Living World Culture Festival. Photograph: Kind courtesy Santhosh Kottayi/@kottayimavoor/Twitter 'Does the......

Delhi: Old Yamuna bridge closed for traffic

The Old Yamuna Bridge, connecting east Delhi with the heart of New Delhi, was shut for rail and road traffic early Tuesday morning after the water level in Yamuna rose dangerously."The Old Yamuna......

Saraswati river did exist, says government constituted panel

The Saraswati river, so far considered mythical, did exist, a government-constituted expert committee has found. Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said the government will take action......

REWIND: India in the last 24 hours

Here’s a recap of the events from the past 24 hours. A loaded truck falls in a river off a collapsed bridge at Ambassa, 65 km from Agartala, Tripura. The National Highway 44 which serves as......

Art of Living event 'completely destroyed' Yamuna floodplains, NGT told

The 'World Culture Festival' extravaganza organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living on Yamuna has "completely destroyed" the riverbed, an expert committee has told by the National Green......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

The truth about India's highways

When Nitin Gadkari took charge as Road Transport and Highways Minister in 2014, he had set a target of constructing 40 km a day in two years. But construction at this point is a mere 16 km a day.......

CBI shielding Tatas, Balwa tells court

The "CBI's heart beats for the Tatas", 2G scam accused Shahid Usman Balwa alleged in court, questioning the agency's portrayal of the group as a "victim" of A Raja's spectrum allocations.......

Will the $9.6 bn Vedanta-Cairn deal ever get approved?

More than eight months ago, India's oil and gas sector saw the signing of its biggest acquisition deal.That was when on August 16, 2010, Anil Agarwal-controlled Vedanta Resources entered into an......

India to get info on Swiss accounts from Jan 2011

India can get information on secret bank accounts from Swiss authorities for cases dating from January 2011, once the revised taxation treaty between the two countries is ratified by the......

Pix: Who wore it best at Cannes?

Minissha Lamba debuts at the 64th Cannes Film Festival with a Guari and Nainika Karan gown in a very safe and predictable colour. But there's no denying the fact that for a first-timer, Minissha......

Does casting couch exist? Yes, say these actors

Actors rarely talk against their directors. In fact, these relationships generally turn into great friendships through the years. But, sometimes, it can turn sour. Like in the recent case of......

When celeb moms flaunted their baby bumps

Konkona Sen Sharma, the newest Bollywood mommy on the block, became the first Indian celebrity to pose on a magazine cover, flaunting her pregnant belly. The actress appeared on the cover of OK!......

Remembering Tamil actress Sujatha

For an industry that is all about glitz and glamour quotient, it's no surprise that Tamil cinema thrives on larger-than-life action stories, with its women mostly lurking in the......

Anushka Sharma's bridal dreams

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Anushka Sharma poses beside a mannequin wearing a bridal outfit during the unveling of the 'Band Baaja Baraat wedding collection', in Mumbai......

World awaits mouth-watering Champions League final

All the ingredients are in place for a classic Champions League final at Wembley on Saturday when millions of fans around the world will settle down to dine on what should be a rare footballing......

Resurgent Windies geared up for Ireland threat

Aware that any slip-up could pose a serious threat to their quarter-final chances, a resurgent West Indies will take on giant-killers Ireland in an interesting group B match of the World Cup in......

5 Things I Didn't Like about the World Cup

Old rediff.com hand and cricket aficionado Faisal Shariff on five things that put him off Cricket World Cup 2011  1. The opening ceremony. Drab and devoid of any entertainment value.......

Captaincy, a dream come true: Gambhir

Handed over the responsibility of captaining India in the first two ODIs against New Zealand in Mahendra Singh Dhoni's absence, opener Gautam Gambhir on Sunday said leading the national team in the......

Images: Malinga, Mathews too hot to handle for Kiwis

Electing to bat, New Zealand made a disastrous start, losing opener Martin Guptill in the second ball of the first over. Trying to cut an away going delivery from Malinga, Guptill's leading edge......
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Rs 20,000 crore down the drain. Cleaning Ganga is all talk and no walk

The Ganga is the third largest river in the world. It also one of the most polluted. This 2,500 km-long ‘goddess’ is truly the lifeline... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/environment-news/rs-20-000-crore-down-the-drain-cleaning-ganga-is-all-talk-and-no-walk-55202.html
Signature Bridge set to miss sixth deadline, cost rises by Rs 456 crore

The Delhi government's state-of-the-art Signature Bridge, supposed to connect north-east Delhi with outer Delhi, is all set to miss the July... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-signature-bridge-set-to-miss-sixth-deadline-cost-rises-by-rs-456-crore-2361299
304 cartons of liquor found hidden in oil tanker; 1 held

More than 304 cartons of liquor were found hidden inside an oil tanker during an anti-smuggling drive ahead of Holi, district excise department... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/up-304-cartons-of-liquor-found-hidden-in-oil-tanker-1-held-117031100059_1.html
Duo kill 7-yr-old by pushing him into Yamuna

With the fear of being caught, kidnappers killed a seven-year-old boy by pushing him into the Yamuna river in the national Capital on February 20.... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-duo-kill-7-yr-old-by-pushing-him-into-yamuna-2335584
Man held, 369 cartons of illegal liquor seized

A man was arrested and 369 cartons of illegal liquor, worth Rs 25 lakh, smuggled from Haryana were seized at Yamuna bridge checkpost in Kairana of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/man-held-369-cartons-of-illegal-liquor-seized-117022600197_1.html

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