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Wednesday, June 23, 2021



Algae in Yamuna, water supply in Delhi to be affected

June 13, 2021 9:09 am

The areas likely to be affected include places around Civil Lines, Hindu Rao Hospital, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar, Karol Bagh, Pahar Ganj and NDMC areas, Old & New Rajinder Nagar, Patel Nagar (East & West), Baljeet Nagar, Prem Nagar, Inderpuri, and part of Cantonment and South Delhi areas.

DDA Master Plan: Emphasis on increasing interaction with Yamuna, green zones

June 10, 2021 8:12 am

While the Yamuna flows from the northern part of the city through east and southeast into Uttar Pradesh, it can barely be called a river by the time it exits, with hardly any fresh water flowing in it.

Draft of Delhi Master Plan 2041 focuses on tackling pollution and urban development

June 10, 2021 8:30 am

The master plan is a roadmap for the future development of the city. It assesses the present condition of the city and works as a guideline to achieve the desired development.

Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi from Thursday

May 05, 2021 5:29 pm

DJB blamed Haryana government for reducing the amount of water released in the river, causing a dip in the level of Wazirabad pond and supply will affect parts of north, south, central and west Delhi apart from Cantt and NDMC areas.

Water supply to be hit in parts of Delhi

May 01, 2021 12:34 am

As a result, the Board said, water production at three plants has been curtailed to a certain level.

Water supply to be affected Sunday evening onwards in parts of Delhi

April 24, 2021 8:19 pm

Areas where water supply is likely to be affected include places around Civil Lines, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar, Karol Bagh, Paharganj, Rajinder Nagar, Patel Nagar, Kalkaji, Govindpuri, Tughlakabad, Sangam Vihar Delhi Gate, Burari and areas within the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). 

Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi for a week starting from Saturday evening

April 17, 2021 3:16 pm

In a statement, the DJB said supply will remain affected in parts of east, north east, south Delhi and the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) areas till the situation improves.

Delhi reels under water crisis as Yamuna level dips, rain falls short

March 07, 2021 4:36 am

Data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) shows that rainfall in northwest India has been below normal levels so far this year.

How a Delhi school for farmers’ children along the Yamuna riverfront won world recognition

February 15, 2021 9:49 am

The international Beazley Award for Architecture this year was given to a structure that not only questioned permanence in form, but also the right to the city

Dirty water wars: Why it's Delhi versus Haryana on Yamuna's ammonia levels

December 30, 2020 7:21 am

The issue is a long-standing one between Haryana and Delhi. It is brought into focus every time the concentration of ammonia increases in the river.


Aftermath of Durga Puja: Clean-up drive begins at artificial ponds in Delhi

October 11, 2019 9:43 am

NGT and various environmentalists have time and again raised concerns about the issue of pollution. Government reports show that the quality of water in the river has deteriorated significantly even after the immersion is over. Using materials such as plaster of paris and toxic paints has been banned.

Thousands evacuated in Delhi as Yamuna breaches danger mark

August 21, 2019 6:57 am

On Monday, CM Arvind Kejriwal said the water level in the river is likely to rise further with more discharge from the Hathnikund barrage by neighbouring Haryana.

Yamuna water level recedes, nearly 14,000 people moved to safer places

August 02, 2018 6:41 am

Even though the Yamuna water has started receding, rescue and relief operations continue. Many homeless were shifted to nearby tent setups by the government. The people are currently being aided with food and medical assistance.

Yamuna water level still above danger mark, evacuation underway

August 01, 2018 9:08 am

The water level in Yamuna river crossed danger mark after Haryana released 3,11,190 cusec of water Hathini Kund Barrage on Saturday. The Delhi government sounded an alert, with authorities evacuating people from adjoining low-lying areas.


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.

Makar Sankranti: Thousands take holy dip

January 15, 2016 5:15 am

Haridwar, Jan 15 (ANI): On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, devotees were seeing braving the biting cold to take the holy dip that also marked the beginning of the annual month-long religious congregation 'Magh Mela'. Thousands converged in Allahabad at the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna which is also called Sangam, walking several miles on foot to take the holy dip. People were seen wading in waist-deep waters to pray and perform pujas.