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UP government begins collating data on bodies fished from Ganga

May 22, 2021 7:25 am

Sources said that this is one of the 7-point on which the state government has sought a “weekly report” from the districts.

To boost 'Clean Ganga' campaign, UP govt to build over 1,000 ‘aarti’ platforms from Bijnor to Ballia

January 30, 2021 11:30 pm

According to the administration, by taking “Ganga aartis” to villages and towns it will make the "Clean Ganga" drive the biggest public campaign.

Industries shut for lockdown, Ganga water quality improves

April 06, 2020 8:34 am

IIT-BHU professor Dr P K Mishra attributed the improvement to the lack of industrial waste polluting the waters.  

Upto 80% of Ganga cleaning will be completed by March: Gadkari

December 06, 2018 10:37 pm

"By the end of March, 70-80 per cent of the Ganga will be cleaned, and my feeling is that by March 2020, the river will be 100 percent clean," Gadkari said.

Mother Ganga, Father Rhine

November 29, 2018 12:12 am

Indo-German development cooperation has deepened over six decades.

On 116th day of fast, Ganga activist Sant Gopaldas shifted to AIIMS

October 18, 2018 3:36 am

The seer, who had begun the fast at Badrinath in Chamoli district, entered the 116th day of the fast on Wednesday

Most demands of Ganga activist GD Agarwal had been accepted: Govt

October 11, 2018 10:08 pm

The government on Tuesday had come out with the e-flow gazette notification. The notification states the minimum environmental flows for Ganga river that is to be maintained at various locations on the water body.

March 2019 deadline for cleaning Ganga, improving water quality: Nitin Gadkari

May 11, 2018 7:56 am

The cleaning of the Ganga was one of the major poll promises of the BJP ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Gadkari said that efforts will be made to clean the river completely by December 2019.

Ganga cleaning: NGT asks panel to submit report on Haridwar-Unnao stretch

September 05, 2017 9:07 pm

NGT had directed the authorities concerned to commence the work of setting up sewage treatment plants and installing anti -pollution devices within four months and complete it within two years. It had also prohibited dumping of waste within 500 metres from the river.

River Ganga 'by and large' fit for bathing at Haridwar: Vijay Goel

July 24, 2017 5:57 pm

He said the authorities concerned were keeping a "strong" vigil on the industries at Haridwar to ensure a strict compliance of the stipulated environmental norms and implementation of the action plan on zero-liquid discharge and water conservation.


French tourist vows to clean Ganga

January 14, 2016 12:15 pm

Varanasi, Jan 14 (ANI): A French tourist is actively promoting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean Ganga' campaign in Uttar Pradesh, vowing to spread the message of keeping the holy river free from impurities in rural parts of the country. Krish, who came to India to take part in the 'Kumbh Mela' or 'Pitcher Festival' last year, was concerned on seeing the condition of the river considered holy by the Hindus. Inspired by the Clean Ganga campaign, Krish took the responsibility of cleaning the river in the 3,000-year-old riverside city of Varanasi. Krish says he will soon embark on an expedition from the holy town of Rishikesh to Kolkata city by boat in a bid to spread the message of keeping the river free from impurities.