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PM Modi Reviews 8 Projects Worth Rs 59,900 Crore In 'Pragati' Meeting

PM Modi Reviews 8 Projects Worth Rs 59,900 Crore In 'Pragati' Meeting

PM Modi chaired the 40th edition of PRAGATI the ICT-based multi-modal platform involving both Centre and state governments.

26 May 2022
Union Budget 2022-23: Jal Shakti Ministry Gets Rs.86,189 Crore

Union Budget 2022-23: Jal Shakti Ministry Gets Rs.86,189 Crore

In total, the budget for central sector schemes saw a rise from Rs 2,456 crore to Rs 5,220 crore in 2022-23.

01 February 2022

Madrid Boss Zinedine Zidane Responds To Juventus Speculation: They're Still Important To Me

Zinedine Zidane was asked about reports linking him with former club Juventus after Real Madrid beat Liverpool on Tuesday

Cristiano Ronaldo: No Excuse For Juventus' Unacceptable 0-3 Defeat To Fiorentina

Cristiano Ronaldo: No Excuse For Juventus' Unacceptable 0-3 Defeat To Fiorentina

Juventus were soundly beaten in their last game of 2020 and Cristiano Ronaldo warned they must raise their game in the new year

23 December 2020

What Has The World’s Third Largest River To Do With Malnutrition?

As a historian tells the story of the Ganga in a new book, we connect the dots to see where mindless destruction of nature can take us

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16 August 2019
PM Narendra Modi To Address 'Ganga Sammelan' In UP

PM Narendra Modi To Address 'Ganga Sammelan' In UP

According to official sources, the programme is being organised by the Urban Development Ministry, and will be held in IIT-Kanpur. District magistrate Vijay...


31 July 2019
OPINION | 'The Current Of Destruction Is Strong, Even The Ganga Has Not Been Spared For Political Gains'

OPINION | 'The Current Of Destruction Is Strong, Even The Ganga Has Not Been Spared For Political Gains'

Siddharth Agarwal, who walks along rivers across India, feels the common man is being left in the lurch as urban desires will not solve the core issues...


31 May 2019
Govt Forms 'Jal Shakti' Ministry, Merges Water Resources And Drinking Water Ministries

Govt Forms 'Jal Shakti' Ministry, Merges Water Resources And Drinking Water Ministries

The ambit of the ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-states water disputes, the byzantine Namami Gange project, the flagship...


30 January 2019
You Want To Keep Ganga Clean And Also Wash Sins There: Shashi Tharoor's Dig On Yogi Adityanath's Kumbh Dip

You Want To Keep Ganga Clean And Also Wash Sins There: Shashi Tharoor's Dig On Yogi Adityanath's Kumbh Dip

Tharoor wrote: "Ganga bhi swachh rakhni hain, aur paap bhi yahi dhone hain. Iss Sangam mein sab nange hain. Jai Ganga Maiya ki!"


22 December 2018
Ganga Water Pollution Severe, Only One Of 39 Locations Clean: CPCB

Ganga Water Pollution Severe, Only One Of 39 Locations Clean: CPCB

According to the report, 34 areas showed moderate pollution in the river while three areas recorded severe pollution in the pre-monsoon period in 2017-18.


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10 November 2018
Varanasi: Modi Won A New Fort In 2014, His Hold Over It Still Seems Firm

Varanasi: Modi Won A New Fort In 2014, His Hold Over It Still Seems Firm

Modi seems to have held his appeal intact in Varanasi, a city suspended forever between a neo-Hindutva and ancient Hinduism.


21 October 2018
Govt Plans To Complete 200 'Nirmal' Ganga Projects For Ghats, Crematoria By March 2019: Nitin Gadkari

Govt Plans To Complete 200 'Nirmal' Ganga Projects For Ghats, Crematoria By March 2019: Nitin Gadkari

The government had in May 2015 approved Rs 20,000 crore under its ambitious 'Namami Gange' - integrated Ganga integrated Ganga conservation mission - programme...


15 October 2018
G D Agarwal Death: Agarwal Community Slams PM Modi For 'Exploiting' River Ganga

G D Agarwal Death: Agarwal Community Slams PM Modi For 'Exploiting' River Ganga

In a letter to Modi, Akhil Bharatiya Agrawal Sammelan (ABAS) National Secretary Summan R. Agrawal said that environmentalist G.D. Agrawal died on October 9...


11 October 2018
Environmentalist G D Agarwal, On Indefinite Fast To Save Ganga Since June, Dies In Rishikesh

Environmentalist G D Agarwal, On Indefinite Fast To Save Ganga Since June, Dies In Rishikesh

The 86-year old former IIT-Kanpur professor, Agarwal had been on hunger strike since June 22 for a pollution-free and uninterrupted flow in the Ganga.


05 September 2018
Ganga Cleaning: Bill Suggests Armed Force For Protection Of River, Punishment For Polluters

Ganga Cleaning: Bill Suggests Armed Force For Protection Of River, Punishment For Polluters

The draft says the existing environmental laws are not adequate to restore and protect the 2,500-km-long river.


30 August 2018
Ganga Cleaning: Germany To Provide Euro 120 Million As Soft Loan , Says Envoy

Ganga Cleaning: Germany To Provide Euro 120 Million As Soft Loan , Says Envoy

"The purpose of the project is to reduce the inflow of untreated waste water in River Ganga and, thus, to improve the water quality of the river," Dr. Jasper...


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28 July 2018
If Cigarette Packs Can Contain 'Injurious To Health' Warning, So Should Polluted Ganga: NGT

If Cigarette Packs Can Contain 'Injurious To Health' Warning, So Should Polluted Ganga: NGT

"It is of utmost necessity to comply with the right to live of persons using Ganga water and they are put to notice about the fitness of water."






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