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Ganga River


Big draw on banks of Ganga in Patna: mock tests for Railways

April 18, 2022 10:49 am

These 90-minute mock test sessions are the brainchild of S K Jha, a mechanical engineer by qualification who has been coaching Railways and SSB aspirants since 2014.

Dharma Sansad case: Yati Narsinghanand sent to 14-day judicial custody

January 16, 2022 10:32 pm

He has been booked under Sections 295 (A) and 509 of the Indian Penal Code and sent to Roshnabad Jail, Haridwar police station SHO Rakinder Singh Kathait said.

Samajwadi Party workers 'purify' places visited by CM Yogi Adityanath in Sambhal

September 23, 2021 2:05 pm

A case was lodged later and Samajwadi Party Yuvjan Sabha state president Bhavesh Yadav and 8-10 others were arrested, Superintendent of Police Chakresh Misra said on Thursday.

Corpses in Ganga: Buxar locals more worried about water contamination than where bodies came from

May 19, 2021 1:53 am

Residents of Bihar's Buxar district say bodies are often found in the Ganga, but never in such numbers. While the spectacle has jolted some locals into taking Covid more seriously, they say govt yet to address concerns.

SC notice to Centre on plea against encroachments on Ganga floodplains in Patna

February 02, 2021 2:05 pm

The plea said the dwellers were causing deleterious environmental impacts on the rich biodiversity and were destroying the habitat and, thereby, the very survival of Dolphins, a Schedule I species under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, on the stretch.

World Bank boost to Namami Gange

July 08, 2020 5:00 am

The project is aimed at stemming river pollution and strengthening management of the river basin, which is home to more than 50 crore people.

Rainfall decreasing over key agrarian states in Ganga, Brahmaputra river basins: IMD study

March 31, 2020 12:24 am

Changes in rainfall-bearing systems have been mainly attributed for this variation observed from 1989 to 2018, for which district-wise and state-wise rainfall was analysed.

Four years into Namami Gange, high volume of sewage still flows into river

December 15, 2019 2:24 am

A document presented at the National Ganga Council meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, shows that as on September 30, the existing sewage capacity is 1,957 MLD (million litres per day).

'Public address systems to warn of high tide at Ganga banks’

October 21, 2019 11:20 am

Besides, the KMC has decided to install lights near statues of eminent personalities at the banks and surrounding areas.

An app to map Ganga water, aquatic life

September 23, 2019 4:51 am

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