Industrial units located on Ganga Banks to be shifted to ensure cleanliness – Uma Bharti | The Hindu

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Sunday said it would take 10 years to completely clean the Ganga, and it would be done in a phased manner. “In order to ensure a clean Ganga, industrial units located on its banks will be shifted. The framework of this plan has been drawn. The Uttar Pradesh government is making efforts to shift the tanneries located in More...

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Rajasthan government sends plan to Centre for rejuvenating ‘Saraswati’ river | The Economics Times

JAIPUR: The Vasundhara Raje government has sent a detailed plan to the Centre for tracing the course of the lost river ‘Saraswati’ through Rajasthan and rejuvenating it. Rajasthan’s minister of More...

By hinduismnow On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Har-ki-Pauri to be part of Ganga again | The Tribune

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today said the state government would nullify the order issued by the previous Congress government wherein it had declared the stream that passes through the sanctum sanctorum More...

By hinduismnow On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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GOI Seeks Help from Engineering and Science Community for Clean Ganga Project | PC Quest

The government of India has sought help from the engineering and science community to find a feasible solution to clean the national river of India. The members of the IET India IoT Panel, an IoT-focused panel of More...

By hinduismnow On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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First Timeline To Clean Ganga To Be Delayed By 8 Months: Uma Bharti

The first time-line to clean river Ganga will be delayed by at least eight months, Union Water Resources Minister, Uma Bharti said today. She said an authority (through the River Ganga Rejuvenation, Protection and More...

By hinduismnow On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Ganga, Yamuna declared human entities: What exactly does this order mean? | India Today

In a landmark judgement, Uttarakhand high court declared Ganga and Yamuna rivers “living entities” on Monday, days after a similar order was passed in New Zealand. The ruling raises hope that the More...

By hinduismnow On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Decoding Heartland Mandate: Ganga shows the way in UP | ABP

Being the largest State in terms of population and second largest in terms of area, different regions in Uttar Pradesh have their own issues, social complexities and political preferences. So, for example, while More...

By hinduismnow On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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IIT Roorkee has a new mission: Save Ganga | Hindustan Times

IIT Roorkee (IITR)’s annual fest Cognizance 2017 this year features a social campaign – Saving the Ganges. Indiscriminate use of the river is definitely bound to lead to disaster and this will be highlighted More...

By hinduismnow On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Uttarakhand High Court declares river Ganga ‘first living entity of India’ | India.com

In first of its kind decision, Uttarakhand High Court on Monday recognised river Ganga as the ‘first living entity of India’. Along with Ganges, river Yamuna has also been declared a living entity. As per More...

By hinduismnow On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Govt to crack the whip on 1,000 polluting industries along Ganga | Hindustan Times

The government has decided to crack the whip on 1,000 industrial units across five states along the Ganga that are continuing to empty untreated waste into the river. After the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) More...