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NGT Clears Decks For Inland Waterway Project On Ganga River From Prayagraj to Haldia

NGT Clears Decks For Inland Waterway Project On Ganga River From Prayagraj to Haldia

The NGT bench noted that there is no scope for the tribunal to consider the matter as the Allahabad High Court has already decided the issue

07 May 2022
Amrit Sarovar Scheme A ‘Bhagiratha-Like’ Effort By PM Modi To Save Ponds: Haryana CM

Amrit Sarovar Scheme A ‘Bhagiratha-Like’ Effort By PM Modi To Save Ponds: Haryana CM

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said the Amrit Sarovar scheme announced by PM Modi to save ponds is a Bhagiratha-like effort, a reference to the mythical king...

01 May 2022

As Years Pass, Kashi Fades

The architecture of the Kashi corridor is a mockery to the sentiments of the city, its dwellers, to the Gods, the saints and the sincere believers. The...

Govt Plans To Sell Treated Sewage And Dirty Water From Ganga, In A First IOCL To Purchase

Govt Plans To Sell Treated Sewage And Dirty Water From Ganga, In A First IOCL To Purchase

Director general (DG) of National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) Asok Kumar said the sewage water collected from the Ganga will be treated in sewage treatment...

19 March 2022

River Ganga’s Water Is Fit For Bathing: Govt

Under the Namami Gange Programme, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is carrying out water quality assessment of the River Ganga at 97 locations in...

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08 March 2022
Agri Min Ready With New Scheme To Promote Natural Farming; To Seek Cabinet Nod Soon

Agri Min Ready With New Scheme To Promote Natural Farming; To Seek Cabinet Nod Soon

The scheme aims to adopt a complementary and cluster approach and will focus on intensive handholding of farmers practising natural farming


02 March 2022
Rising Sea Level Could Cause $50 Billion Loss To Mumbai, Says UN Body On Environment

Rising Sea Level Could Cause $50 Billion Loss To Mumbai, Says UN Body On Environment

The IPCC report says greenhouse gas emissions have caused the Indus to shift course from Pakistan towards Kutchh due to heavy floods


23 February 2022
Indian Hotels Company Expands Presence in Uttarakhand With the Signing of a New SeleQtions Resort

Indian Hotels Company Expands Presence in Uttarakhand With the Signing of a New SeleQtions Resort

With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have seven hotels across brands including three under development in Uttarakhand


24 January 2022
Rag Rag Mein Ganga: In Service of the Holy River

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: In Service of the Holy River

Saving the Ganga requires selfless service, and Haridwar displays this in copious amounts


24 January 2022
Rag Rag Mein Ganga: The Ganga's Blessings in Devbhoomi

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: The Ganga's Blessings in Devbhoomi

The birthplace of India’s holiest river is a sangam of all kinds that needs to be cherished, treasured and preserved


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19 December 2021
Hindutvawadi Bathes Alone In Ganga, Says Rahul In Amethi, Targeting PM Modi

Hindutvawadi Bathes Alone In Ganga, Says Rahul In Amethi, Targeting PM Modi

The former Congress president and his sister and party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took out a padyatra (foot march) from Jagdishpur to village Harimau where...


13 December 2021
12 BJP CMs, 9 Dy CMs To Attend 2-Day Varanasi Conclave

12 BJP CMs, 9 Dy CMs To Attend 2-Day Varanasi Conclave

Modi will inaugurate the Kashi-Vishwanath Dham, a renovated pilgrimage corridor at the centre of which is the Kashi Vishwanath Temple on Monday, an event the...


02 December 2021
PM Modi To Inaugurate Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project This Month

PM Modi To Inaugurate Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project This Month

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project has been built in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi. The project will connect Kashi Vishwanath Temple (KVT) with Ganga river.


02 November 2021
Ganga River Most Visited Pilgrimage Spot With 2 Crore Visitors A Year, Claims Union Minister

Ganga River Most Visited Pilgrimage Spot With 2 Crore Visitors A Year, Claims Union Minister

The Union Minister for Tourism and Culture G Kishan Reddy said Ganga river is the most visited pilgrimage site in the world.


29 August 2021
Between Shells And Dams: J&K’s Gurez Valley, Where Land Is Needed And People Are Not

Between Shells And Dams: J&K’s Gurez Valley, Where Land Is Needed And People Are Not

The Kishenganga Project left the historically rich ‘Dard-Shin’ tribe of Gurez valley devoid of their land, identity, culture and livelihood. Now, they are...


30 July 2021
After Ban On ‘Kanwar Yatra’, Now People Can Buy Gangajal From Post Offices In Western UP

After Ban On ‘Kanwar Yatra’, Now People Can Buy Gangajal From Post Offices In Western UP

Post Master General Sanjay Singh, who is the incharge for western UP, said over 300 post offices have been made sales centres in the region.


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13 May 2021
NHRC Issues Notice To Centre, Bihar And UP Govt Over Bodies Found Floating In Ganga

NHRC Issues Notice To Centre, Bihar And UP Govt Over Bodies Found Floating In Ganga

The National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) has demanded for an action-taken report in 4 weeks.


07 February 2021
UP On High Alert After Flash Floods In Neighbouring Uttarakhand

UP On High Alert After Flash Floods In Neighbouring Uttarakhand

A glacier splintered in Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, causing floods in the area


08 December 2020
The Tragic Song Of Our Rivers Of Hope

The Tragic Song Of Our Rivers Of Hope

The alarming degradation of our rivers is a reflection of our times. But if they die, so do we.


30 November 2020
Plastic Pollution From Fishing Nets Threatening Ganges Wildlife: Study

Plastic Pollution From Fishing Nets Threatening Ganges Wildlife: Study

Short lifespan of fishing equipment and lack of appropriate disposal systems have amassed plastic waste in the sea, the research showed.


15 October 2020
A discussion on National Mission for Clean Ganga with Rajiv Ranjan Mishra

A discussion on National Mission for Clean Ganga with Rajiv Ranjan Mishra

This week Planet Outlook talks to Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, DG, National Mission for Clean Ganga on the various initiative to clean the Ganga, achievements so...



23 June 2020
Two Tamil Village Girls Among 3 Youngest Winners Of Quiz Contest On River Ganga

Two Tamil Village Girls Among 3 Youngest Winners Of Quiz Contest On River Ganga

A month-long contest, named as Gangaquest-2020, concluded on May 30 and its result was declared on the World Environment Day on June 5.


20 June 2020
Cow, Ganga And Gita Made India World Leader: UP BJP Minister

Cow, Ganga And Gita Made India World Leader: UP BJP Minister

'When there were no buffaloes in our country, there were only cows. Even doctors say that after mother's milk, it is the milk of an Indian cow which is the...


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