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Yamuna river


Will not participate in 'shahi snan' in Yamuna unless water is clean: Hindu seers

February 28, 2021 9:23 am

The declaration to boycott the 'shahi snan' in the river on three remaining auspicious days -- March 9, 13 and 25 -- and thereafter during subsequent Kumbh fairs was made by the chief of the Ayodhya-based Maha Nirvani Akhara, Mahant Dharm Das.

Yamuna panel concludes proceedings, says action inadequate on reviving river

January 29, 2021 12:03 am

The principal bench of the NGT, headed by chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, said the committee has presented a clear roadmap for preventing pollution of the river and rejuvenating it, but action by authorities continues to remain inadequate.

Polluted Haryana drains among reasons for high Yamuna ammonia levels: Experts

January 18, 2021 1:44 am

The committee said in the email, “We have been repeatedly highlighting specific fault lines but we are not sure whether the recommendations of the CPCB and of NEERI given in 2019 have been brought to your notice.”

Haryana rejects draft report that sought more water for Yamuna revival

January 15, 2021 2:04 am

A draft report by the institute had stated that the river stretch between Haryana’s Hathnikund barrage and Delhi’s Okhla needs more water for maintaining its environmental flow (e-flow).

Panel red-flag: Delay in tree felling nod impacting Yamuna

November 28, 2020 9:28 am

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officials informed the Committee during a meeting on November 4 that application for felling 860 trees to build Rithala STP was made over 11 months ago and has been pending for approval with Environment Minister Gopal Rai’s office since September 17.

Delhi: Yamuna’s ammonia level shoots up

October 31, 2020 8:38 am

DJB Vice-Chairman Raghav Chadha said water supply in parts of south, east, and north Delhi was affected due to the closure of the plants, adding that it will be restored by Saturday morning.

More freshwater, fewer pollutants behind Yamuna’s new blue hues

April 07, 2020 11:45 am

Jal Board officials told The Indian Express that throughout March and so far in April, a significant amount of water has been consistently released into the river after the Wazirabad Barrage, as states through which the Yamuna passes saw good rainfall last month.

At Haryana village, farmers in a fix as Yamuna river submerges fields

August 23, 2019 8:26 am

While there are no official figures yet on how many villages are affected, an official from the Sonipat revenue department said crop losses due to flooding will be estimated by Monday

‘The first thing I grabbed as the Yamuna rose...’

August 23, 2019 3:05 am

23,000 people have been evacuated since the river crossed the danger mark. The Indian Express spoke to some of them about what they made sure to take from home.

Delhi: As water rises, family of 4 finds safety atop a tree

August 22, 2019 7:52 am

Over 16,000 people living on the floodplains and low-lying areas have been evacuated so far. As per an official estimate, over 23,000 people reside in areas that have been flooded.


Flooded Yamuna displaces around 14,000 in Delhi

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Close to 14,000 Delhi residents had to be moved out of their homes due to flooding in the Yamuna river. The water levels have since reduced.