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Swami Sivananda starts indefinite fast against Ganga mining

Demanding a complete ban on mining around the banks of River Ganga, Swami Sivananda Saraswati today started his indefinite fast at his ashram here. "I have no other way to stop the activity and save the river other than sacrifice myself for the ... Business Standard, 17 minutes ago
NGT rejects plea for total ban on mining in Ganga New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Security beefed up in Kanpur, ban on Ganga baths on Holi

Keeping in view the rising number of drowning cases every year in Ganga during the Holi festival, the district authorities have decided to beef up security in the city and have banned people from taking baths on the river barrage, officials said on Monday.
 IBN Live4 weeks ago PTI - HOLI-SECURITY (RPT) - (Repeating with changes in para 4) Security beefed up, ban on Ganga baths on Holi  Namibia Press Agency4 weeks ago Security beefed up, ban on Ganga baths on Holi  Press Trust of India4 weeks ago Security stepped up for Holi, round-the-clock patrolling  Times of India3 weeks ago
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Seer's fast forces govt to ban illegal mining in Ganga at Haridwar

DEHRADUN/HARIDWAR: On Thursday as Brahmachari Atmabodhanand's fast against illegal mining in Ganga entered the 22nd day, the local administration swung into action and announced that sand mining from the river at Haridwar would be banned with ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Green tribunal threatens to shut Kanpur's 700 tanneries

National Green Tribunal threatened to ban 700 tanneries as they were a major source of pollution in Ganga. NOTING that the 700 tanneries in Kanpur on the banks of Ganga were one of the highest sources of pollution in the river, the National Green ...
 Indian Express2 months ago NGT seeks more information about tanneries on Ganga banks before ruling  24Dunia2 months ago

Ban Ki-moon lauds India`s efforts for clean energy

 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday lauded India's efforts to scale-up solar power and clean the Ganga river through?an ambitious rejuvenation project and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "leadership and vision" in the field of sustainable ...
 Zee News1 month ago BAN-INDIA - Ban lauds India's efforts for clean energy  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Ban Ki-moon lauds India's efforts for clean energy  Topnews.in1 month ago

Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest

Excelsior Correspondent KATRA, Mar 4: A Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Meerut in UP, died of cardiac arrest near Ban Ganga, here today. The deceased has been identified as Naresh Kumar (55), son of Bal Mukand of Meerut. He was taking bath at Ban ...
 Daily Excelsior.com3 weeks ago

Speedy trial, strict punishment more effective than ban on films

The least the BBC documentary does is it makes us think, ask some hard questions and provoke us in wanting to change society at large. Is this insignificant? Is India’s image really so fragile that it can be destroyed by a film or a book? A vast majority of ...
 Asian Age6 days ago
Outlook India

Unholy Questions About Operation Cleanup Ganga

The cleaning of the Ganga has been on for the last 30 years and around Rs 2000 crore have been spent so far, India's Supreme Court said a few weeks ago, scolding this government. "Do you want to complete it this term or the next term...keeping the ...
 Outlook India2 weeks ago Cleaning Ganga won't clean up India  Asian Age2 weeks ago
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SC kept in dark about threat from 6 Uttarakhand dams

The Supreme Court asked the Union environment ministry to review six specific hydroelectric projects on the upper Ganga basin in Uttarakhand. On Wednesday, the ministry informed the apex court that its expert committee had checked and found the six had almost all the requisite and legitimate clearances. But, the ministry did not tell the court the experts, in the report to the ministry, had also warned these dams could have a huge impact on the people, ecology and safety of the region, and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago SUPREME COURT RESUMES HEARING ON SIX HYDROPOWER PROJECTS IN UTTARAKHAND  IPA Newspack.com2 weeks ago Uttarakhand dams: Six new projects await SC review  Business Standard India1 month ago

Varanasi too has its share of bodies floating in Ganga

Varanasi: The unearthing of over 80 human bodies in the Ganga in Unnao may have the country mystified, but a research report on year-on-year disposal of bodies in the river conducted by environment expert and Ganga researcher B D Tripathi suggests ...
 Times of India2 months ago Bodies in Unnao piled up at pillar base in Ganga; State Govt Sends Report to Centre  Times of India2 months ago
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