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Down the Ganga: Toilets make for study in contrast in this tale of two Ganga villages

Down the Ganga Part 5: Salempur in Bihar is a dusty spot on the map with 543 residents. Gahmar is dotted with concrete houses, while Salempur is a cramped collection of mud homes.

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‘No one can separate me from Ganga’, says sulking Uma Bharti

“No one can separate me from Ganga. Ganga is still with me… If I had failed how could Gadkari get this portfolio because I had worked in close coordination and close consultations with him (Gadkari) on Namami Gange project”, said Uma Bharti.

Nitin Gadkari, 60, Minister, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation: Ganga clean-up the biggest challenge

Among Gadkari’s tasks will be taking forward a move to enact a Ganga law, on which there has been little movement after a committee headed by Justice (retired) Giridhar Malviya submitted its report last May

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Rs 7,000 crore spent on Ganga in two years without improvement: National Green Tribunal

The NGT (National Green Tribunal) also appointed a supervisory committee, headed by the secretary of the Water Resources Ministry and comprising IIT professors and officials from Uttar Pradesh government to oversee implementation of its directions.

Uttarakhand doesn’t want living person status for Ganga, Yamuna

In a special leave petition before the Supreme Court, the Uttarakhand government has said that “the High Court has erred in not considering that the Ganga and Yamuna are inter-state rivers”.

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Will take 10 years to completely clean the Ganga: Uma Bharti

“The framework of this plan has been drawn. The Uttar Pradesh government is making efforts to shift the tanneries located in Kanpur to other places,” said Bharti.

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Ganga silting: Nitish Kumar requests PM Modi to send experts to Bihar

Kumar reiterated that the severity of the silting condition cannot be acknowledged without visiting its stretch in Bihar.

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Post Hooghly Jetty collapse: To improve safety of passengers, govt to roll out 5 steel vessels soon

Could accommodate 250 people, manage to withstand high tides.

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Centre approaches SC over Uttarakhand HC order on Ganga

The court order came on a PIL filed by Haridwar resident Mohammad Salim, regarding the high levels of pollution and encroachment in the river and its tributaries.

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Declared living entity, Uttarakhand HC issues notice to river Ganga, wants its response by May 8

River Ganga gets a court notice: This is the first time a river has been issued notice by a court.

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Ganga to be clean by July 2018: Uma Bharti

She said the return of river dolphins, turtles and gold fish in the Ganga aqua life system would be the biggest benchmark to prove that the river has rejuvenated.

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Submit data on sewage in Ganga in a week or pay fine: NGT to UP

NGT had on January 15 directed Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand government to identify seriously polluting industries located on the banks of Ganga and apprise it about “quantity and quality” of discharge in the river.

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Twenty recycling plants coming up along Ganga: Nitin Gadkari

Parliament’s nod to convert 111 rivers across the country into waterways is a “revolutionary step” and paves the way for utilisation of 35,000 km of waterways in the country for sustainable development.

Ganga projects: Uma Bharti objects, Prakash Javadekar rejects

Two days after Uma flagged objections, the Environment Ministry filed the affidavit in the Supreme Court.

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Simply put: Aims and hurdles of cleaning the Ganga

The government’s Namami Gange programme seeks to tackle the problem at several levels at the same time.