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Namami Gange: River surface cleaning to begin, backed with public monitoring app
Times of India

Namami Gange: River surface cleaning to begin, backed with pub...

The idea is to have floating debris collected and cleaned off the Ganga river surface to ensure people can see and feel a visible difference in the cleanliness levels of the river waters. A complete work package including river surface cleaning, ghat cleaning ... Economic Times, 1 day ago

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India's first project to translocate dolphins 600 km from Chambal river

BHOPAL: Top wildlife officers of Madhya Pradesh have planned India's first ambitious project to translocate Gangetic dolphins from one river to the other as a last resort to save the species from extinction. Population of Gangetic river dolphins in ...
 Times of India5 days ago Sand mining, reservoirs threaten gharials and Gangetic dolphins in MP  Hindustan Times3 days ago Madhya Pradesh moots India's first project to translocate dolphins  Times of India4 days ago

The river in distress

Namami Gange is the best chance to clean up As the Namami Gange project takes shape, it is important to ensure that this most recent, and indeed the biggest, attempt to clean the Ganga is not plagued by the same problems and concerns that rendered ...
 New Delhi Pioneer5 days ago Namami Gange: Old wine in a new bottle  HT Syndication5 days ago 'Namami Gange' Video Trailer Up on FB  New Indian Express1 week ago
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Namami Gange

Narendra Modi-led government’s flagship programme to restore purity and glory of India’s holiest river has made little progress on ground Special Feature: One year of NDA government: Development Modi-fied
 Down to Earth3 days ago Rs 20,000 crore to be spent on Ganga cleaning  The Financial Chronicle1 week ago Centre okays Rs. 20,000-crore budget for Namami Gange scheme  The Hindu1 week ago Cabinet approves flagship Namami Gange Programme  News on Air1 week ago

Devotees throng banks of Ganges to take holy dip on lunar eclipse

Thousands of devotees took a holy dip in river Ganges in Varanasi on the occasion of lunar eclipse. "During lunar eclipse people take holy dip in Ganges. As per our mythology, bathing in Ganges during lunar eclipse gives huge positive outcomes for life. You ...
 Sify1 month ago
Business Standard

INDIA: Ministry promulgates law to make polluting Ganges a criminal act

India's Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation is said to be working on a law to protect the river Ganges that local press report could make polluting the river a criminal act. Water resources minister Uma Bharti ...
 IWA Publishing6 days ago Minister for freeing rivers from encroachment to save Dhaka from floods  Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha2 weeks ago Budgetary Allocation to Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation  PIB2 months ago UN Law Can Help China And India Share Himalayan Waters  Asian Scientist1 week ago

Farakka Barrage lock-gate collapses

A damaged lock-gate of the Farakka Barrage across the Ganges river near the Indo-Bangla border has been washed away following which authorities have diverted excess water to a feeder canal and towards Bangladesh. "Gate number 49 has been washed away. It was ...
 Zee News2 months ago

Assam to benefit from Inland Waterways Bill

SHILLONG, May 2 India would connect 101 rivers through inland waterways, including Ganges and Brahmaputra, after passing a landmark legislation in the Parliament this session.Union Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Jairam Gadkari said the legislation would ...
 The Assam Tribune3 weeks ago
Money Today

The politics of Patna pul

Patna pul, or the Mahatma Gandhi Setu, is a bridge over the river Ganges that some believe not only connects Patna with North Bihar but is also its lifeline. (Photos: Sarika Malhotra) Sarika Malhotra It was in December 2012 that this correspondent first heard ...
 Money Today1 month ago

Image of Asia: A Holy Dip in the Ganges on Auspicious Day

In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, Indian Hindus help bathe an elderly woman as they perform rituals in the river Ganges in Allahabad, India . Devotees believe the Somvati Amavasya, or no moon day that falls on a Monday, is more auspicious and ...
 ABC News1 week ago
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