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An app to map Ganga water, aquatic life

The app will provide field researchers with a complete data entry solution to monitor the aquatic population in the river.

The river must flow

Ascribing legal rights to rivers helps counter pollution, may revive water bodies.


Namami Gange gets global recognition at world summit

The Global Water Awards are presented at the Global Water Summit, the major business conference for the water industry worldwide.

Overseas Indians contributed less than 2 per cent to Clean Ganga Fund, 86 per cent from govt entities

The CGF was cleared by the Union Cabinet on September 24, 2014, and constituted in January 2015. It is managed by the National Mission for Clean Ganga under the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

West Bengal: 100 houses on banks of Ganga swept away within a week, 600 people homeless, residents say

Those affected have now taken shelter in relief camps set up by the Murshidabad administration and local MLA Mainul Haque. Some have taken shelter in primary schools and health centres.

Ganga water levels going down as groundwater storage around river depletes, finds study

The river depletion is linked to groundwater storage depletion in adjoining Gangetic aquifers, according to the study in Nature's Scientific Reports.


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

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.

NGT orders Rs 50,000 fine for dumping waste into Ganga

The bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the authorities that no waste dumping should be allowed within 500 meters from the edge of the Ganga.

Ganga-polluting industries have shot up: Survey

The latest survey, carried out by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), shows that there were in fact 1,109 grossly polluting industries along the Ganga river instead of the 764 that were known till now.

Clean Ganga: Corporates to fix sewage in towns

The government has been inviting corporates, both in the public and private sector, to ‘adopt’ towns and cities of their choice and fix the sewerage system there.