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An ISRO study of satellite images over 15 years shows over 75% of Himalayan glaciers in retreat

Climate Change: Himalayan Glacial Retreat, Variable Monsoon Major Threats To India, Says Report at COP-27

Glacial retreats not only reduce water availability in the rivers but also put hydropower projects in the Himalayan region under greater risk, says one of the authors of the report. Large hydropower projects are on India’s...

15 November 2022

The famous Lakshman Jhula across the river Ganga

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: The Ganga In Devbhoomi

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


Few sites have begun functioning along rivers like Ganga, Yamuna, Gomati, Hooghly and Chambal.

75 Sites Along The River Ganga Are All Set To Be Developed Into Eco-Tourism Hubs

This comes with an aim to promote sustainable tourism options like homestays, river walks, health & wellness centres, biodiversity watches, village tours, religious tours, jungle safaris and teach how to do chemical-free...


Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Singh Yadav's Ashes To Be Immersed In Ganga In Haridwar On Monday

Acharya Radha Mohan Mishra, from Mathura-Vrindavan, who is reciting the Garuda Purana, said the former chief minister's family will go to Haridwar on Sunday and immerse the ashes in the holy river as per Vedic rituals the...

16 October 2022

The Chennai December Deluge- Lest We Forget!

Ganga Crosses Danger Mark In UP’s Varanasi, Several Areas Inundated

The officials said 18 municipal wards and more than 80 villages have been affected by the floods in Ganga and its tributary Varuna in UP’s Varanasi.


Security, Traffic Arrangements In Place For Upcoming 'Kanwar Yatra': Delhi Police

The Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate arrangements to segregate the movement of Kanwariyas and other road users to minimise inconvenience to the general public and devotees.

12 July 2022

The confluence of rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda at Devprayag

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: The Land Of Spirituality

Where the Ganga takes form and beliefs reinforced, it is there that the spirits come alive

04 September 2022

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Haridwar Fully Geared Up For Kanwar Yatra: DM Vinay Shankar Pandey

As part of the annual yatra, kanwariyas (devotees of Lord Shiva) from different parts of the country collect water from the Ganga river at Haridwar in Uttarakhand to offer at Shiva temples back home.

07 July 2022

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29 June 2022
Delhi Government To Set UP 175 Camps For The Upcoming Kanwar Yatra

Delhi Government To Set UP 175 Camps For The Upcoming Kanwar Yatra

The Delhi government is expected to set up 175 camps for the convenience of the kanwariyas during the upcoming Kanwar Yatra.


22 June 2022
India’s Very Own River Cruise Will Soon Embark On The World’s Longest River Journey

India’s Very Own River Cruise Will Soon Embark On The World’s Longest River Journey

Antara Luxury River cruises: Journey starting from Kashi, Uttar Pradesh and ending in Dibrugarh in Assam – covering 27 small rivers, five states and two...


01 June 2022
Rag Rag Mein Ganga: In The Land Of The Ramayana

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: In The Land Of The Ramayana

Small steps play a big role in saving Sarayu, the holy river of the Ramayana that is also the largest tributary (by volume) of the Ganga


01 June 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


01 June 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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07 May 2022
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


01 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...


20 March 2022
As Years Pass, Kashi Fades

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...


19 March 2022
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...


14 March 2022
River Ganga’s Water Is Fit For Bathing: Govt

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...


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


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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


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.


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