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Delhi Jal Board starts process of cleaning Yamuna river

Taking its maiden step towards cleaning Yamuna, Delhi Jal Board on Monday launched the first phase of its 59-km interceptor sewer project which will ensure that only treated sewage is discharged......

Crores spent yet Yamuna remains dirty

A parliamentary panel has noted that Yamuna river seems "dirtier" than before despite Rs 6,500 crore having been spent on its clean-up even as a project to lay interceptor sewers along the three......

Delhi Ganesh immersion: Toll in drowning goes up to 17

Nine more bodies were recovered from the Yamuna river on Thursday, taking the death toll to 17, during the immersion of statutes of Lord Ganesha on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Yogesh......

PHOTOS: Yamuna flows into streets of East Delhi

Low-lying areas along the Yamuna remained submerged for the second consecutive day though the water level in the river started receding on Thursday. The water level in the river was recorded at......

PIX: Yamuna water rising to unprecedented level, 1 drowns

Low-lying areas along the Yamuna were on Wednesday flooded as water level in the river inched closer to breaking the 207.49 metres mark, the highest in recorded history, prompting the authorities......

Soon, take a hovercraft over Yamuna to the Taj

The government also wants to build floating hotels and helipads to increase tourism along rivers. Cleaning the famed Yamuna may require a secondary sewage line and cost Rs 4,000 crore (Rs 40......

Why the Yamuna's just a dirty drain

Over Rs 2,000 crore (Rs 20 billion) has flown into the sewage canal the river Yamuna has become since the government began its efforts to clean it up in 1985 - Delhi's allocation of the Yamuna......

India's first high quality township

The expressway that cuts a swathe through the rich soil between the banks of the Yamuna and the Hindon rivers has been spruced up. On either side, poxing the fields with sudden eruptions, are......

Monsoon woes: Antiquated drainage can't handle new pressures

Reasons for recurring rain-related problems are many apart from the apathy and inefficiency of the civic bodiesCome rain and normal life in most cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, is thrown out of......

PM for developing 1,100 islands, 300 lighthouses: Gadkari

The move will lead to augmentation of water infrastructure in the country Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shown keen interest in developing 1,100 islands and 300 lighthouses across the nation to......

'People like me got limited roles'

I was born in a sprawling house by the Yamuna River in Delhi. When I was a few minutes old, Grandmother welcomed me into the world by writing 'Om,' which means 'I am' in Sanskrit, on my tongue......
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Police dispose of UP girl's body in Yamuna

The girl, a resident of Biwar area of Hamirpur district, took the extreme step after she was harassed by Jitenddra Yadav and Bhura Yadav, aides... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/uttar-pradesh-girl-immolated-herself-police-throw-body-yamuna/1/454481.html
Sharma joins as BBMB's member (irrigation)

l engineering graduate SK Sharma has been appointed Bhakra Beas Management Board's member (irrigation) by the Union Ministry of Power. Sharma on... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/sharma-joins-as-bbmbs-member-irrigation.html
BJP demands judicial or CBI probe in Hamirpur firing incident

Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh BJP on Monday demanded a judicial or CBI probe into the mob violence and police firing in Hamirpur in which two villagers... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/uttar-pradesh/bjp-demands-judicial-or-cbi-probe-in-hamirpur-firing-incident_1637145.html
Two youths feared drowned in Yamuna river in UP

Muzaffarnagar Jul 27 (PTI) Two youths are feared to have drowned in river Yamuna at Kairana bridge in Shamli district, where they had gone to take... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6304341_Two-youths-feared-drowned-in-Yamuna-river-in-UP.html
Missed deadlines take Yamuna to its death bed

Six months down the line, there is little movement on almost all aspects of the Rs 4,000 crore plan-drawn up after a sustained hearing - thanks to... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/yamuna-polluted-national-green-tribunal/1/454249.html

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