Photo feature: A river flows through it – India Climate Dialogue

Photo feature: A river flows through it – India Climate Dialogue

Simple Share Buttons Adder (6.1.5) simplesharebuttons.com The 60 million people visiting Ujjain for the Kumbh Mela were not bothered about the dying Shipra and efforts to rejuvenate the holy river. What mattered was the pilgrimage that carried the promise of salvation...
India’s Kumbh Melas are running short of water

India’s Kumbh Melas are running short of water

“When I came to the Kumbh in my childhood, this was a beautiful river flowing with sweet water,” Badal Nath, 64, reminisced on the banks of the Shipra river in Ujjain in central India. “The last time [12 years ago], it was a stinking drain, nauseating even to step...
231 Namami Gange projects worth Rs 1500 Cr launched – PTI

231 Namami Gange projects worth Rs 1500 Cr launched – PTI

Haridwar/New Delhi, Jul 7 (PTI) In its bid to fast-track execution of the ambitious Namami Gange programme, the NDA government today launched 231 projects, including installation of sewage treatment plants and ghat constructions, at over 100 locations in seven states...