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Ganga cleaning campaign launched in Varanasi
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Priyanka Gandhi meets fishermen community members in Prayagraj
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Indian devotees take holy dip on spring festival
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Basant Panchami: Devotees take holy dip in Ganga River
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Mauni Amavasya: Devotees offer prayers, take holy dip in Ganga in Prayagraj
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Devotees take holy dip in Ganga on 'Mauni Amavasya'
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Nine dead and dozens missing after broken glacier floods Indian power plants
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Devotees take holy dip on Paush Purnima in Varanasi
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India holds massive ‘Kumbh Mela’ festival amid COVID worries
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Devotees take holy dip on occasion of 'Makar Sankranti'
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No new hydel units on Ganga, said govt in 2019
Massive flood as glacier breaks near Uttarakhand's JoshimathThe Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said that there was some cloudburst or breaching of the reservoir at around 10 a.m. which resulted in the flooding in Dhauliganga -- one of the six source streams..
Glacier breaks off in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, causing flash flood in Dhauli GangaA glacier burst in Raini area of Chamoli in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand on Sunday damaged the Tapovan- Vishnugad hydropower plant. A flood of water was seen gushing down the Ganga river. A high..
COVID-19: Uttarakhand bans holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima; seals Haridwar border till Nov 30This year, devotees coming from other states shall not be allowed to enter Haridwar to combat the COVID-19 spread.
With relaxed bid conditions, Indian firm bags bid for mega bridge over Ganga in Bihar, helps govt save Rs 600 cr
On mission clean Ganga, UP govt fines co 3 cr for polluting river
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: 2.85 crore voters to exercise franchise in 94 seats in 2nd phase of polling todayAs many as 41,362 polling stations have been set up across 17 districts, all of which except Patna, Bhagalpur, and Nalanda are situated north of the Ganges.
India launches Dolphin safaris in river Ganga
In big push to clean Ganga, PM Modi to inaugurate 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange todayThese projects include construction of a 68 MLD sewage treatment plant (STP), upgradation of the existing 27 MLD at Jagjeetpur in Haridwar and construction of an 18 MLD STP at Sarai in Haridwar.
First-of-its-kind museum on river Ganga to be inaugurated by PM Modi on Tuesday
Ganga, Yamuna rising at alarming rate; flood threat at PrayagrajAlthough both, the Ganga and Yamuna, are still flowing below the danger mark, the water being released from barrages in Kanpur and Mata Tila in Lalitpur has put the district administration on alert.
Bihar flood situation remains grim; 81.59 lakh in 16 districts affectedThe flood situation in Bihar remained critical as prominent rivers like the Ganga, Bagmati and the Burhi Gandak are in spate, while 81.59 lakh people across 16 districts are affected by the calamity,..
Flood situation in Bihar grim as water level in Ganga risesThe flood situation in Bihar remained grim, affecting 81.56 lakh people in 16 districts with the water level in Ganga continuing to rise on Monday, officials said.
No meaningful action taken for cleaning Ganga tributary: NGTHindon, a tributary of Ganga, is one of the polluted river stretches and no meaningful action has been being taken to clean it, the National Green Tribunal said Tuesday while directing the UP chief..
Kanwariyas barred from entering Haridwar; 14 days quarantine on arrivalKanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage of Lord Shiva's devotees known as Kanwars, who visit Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of the River Ganga..
PM Modi wishes people on Ganga Dussehra"May mother Ganga, the eternal source of Indian spirituality, culture, prosperity and harmony, provide healthy life and continued success to all countrymen. Best wishes on Ganga Dussehra," Modi tweeted..
Lockdown improves water quality of Ganga, YamunaAs the coronavirus-induced lockdown continues, the water quality of Ganga and Yamuna has improved significantly in the areas with reduced industrial activities. The river Ganga's water quality has..
Covid-19: Ganga aarti at Haridwar, Kashi closed to publicThe famous Ganga aarti of Varanasi, which is a prime attraction for domestic and foreign tourists, will now be conducted by just one priest, and without any public participation, with the Varanasi..
Nitish Kumar writes to PM about Bihar ascetic on fast over Ganga rejuvenationBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawing his attention towards a female ascetic hailing from the state who has been on a fast for more than a month..
Focus on Arth Ganga model: PM Modi to 5 statesPM Narendra Modi directed governments of five Gangetic states — UP, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and West Bengal — to focus on promoting religious and adventure tourism on the river to generate..
Rejuvenation of Ganga should be shining example of cooperative federalism: PM ModiHe also reviewed the progress of works under the ambitious Namami Gange project in the stretch of the river that is considered the most polluted, and deliberated on various aspects of cleaning the..
PM chairs meeting of Ganga council in KanpurThe prime minister was received by UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath and other dignitaries at the Chakeri airport. The PM chaired the meeting of the council at Chandra Shekhar Azad Agriculture..
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From ‘Pricklypear’ in US to ‘Ganges’ in IndiaIsrael's NSO Group, whose spyware was behind the cyber-attacks that infected mobile phones, allegedly used ’operators’ with codenames such Pricklypear, Ganges and AK-47 for their targets in 45..
Ganga likely to have necessary e-flow by December 15The Centre has directed hydropower and irrigation projects on Ganga to ensure a minimum and uninterrupted flow in the river by December 15, a notification said.
None of the river Ganga polluted stretches among the top 25 dirtiest patches, CPCB finds it cleaner than other rivers
Jal Shakti minister seeks public support for Namami GangeWe need the support of common people to make Ganga, its basin and its tributaries clean and pure. Government's efforts alone will not bear fruits, says Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Auction of gifts received by PM Narendra Modi starts today, proceeds to be donated to 'Namami Gange'PM Narendra Modi will be auctioning the gifts and mementoes received by him in the last one year. The mementoes would on display at the National Gallery of Modern Art in the capital and the proceeds of..
'Premier' auction kicks off this weekend, bids capped at Rs 2.5 lakhPrime Presents: Proceeds from gifts Modi received in past six months to be used for Ganga rejuvenation
Over 2700 gifts received by PM to be auctioned from September 14Over 1,800 gifts received by the prime minister were sold in a fortnight-long auction that began in January this year. The funds generated went towards the Namami Gange, a central government project to..
Govt allocated Rs 20,000 crore for 'Namami Gange' in last 5 yearsThe government on Wednesday asserted in Rajya Sabha that it is committed to cleaning the river Ganga and has earmarked Rs 20,000 crore for the 'Namami Gange' programme in the last five years.
Uttar Pradesh:'Kanwariyas' drown while taking bath in Ganga riverDivyam Saxena (23), Aman Gupta (22) and Devendra (30) slipped into deep water while bathing at Ataina ghat in Usaihata area, they said.
Kanwar fair begins amid tight securityScores of Shiva devotees poured into the city to collect sacred water from the Ganga as the annual kanwar yatra began Wednesday. Around 10,000 police and para military personnel, including bomb..
Kanwar Yatra kicks off: A look at what it entailsThe annual pilgrimage by Shiva devotees to the Hindu pilgrimage places, to fetch the holy waters of the Ganga, has begun. Popularly known as Kanwar Yatra, it is undertaken barefooted by devotees...
Yogi Adityanath offers golden crown weighing 2.5 kilogram to Lord HanumanUP CM Yogi Adityanath has offered a golden crown weighing 2.5 kg to Lord Hanuman during his visit to Shukratal in the district. He was visiting the holy site on Sunday to attend an event to mark the..
As Ganga overflows in Varanasi, people migrate to safer places"This year, the water level in Ganga is rising very fast. In the last three-four days, the water level has increased by 5.5 feet. We are facing a lot of problems. We have to shift to some safer..
Too old for traffic, Laxman Jhula shut down for goodA landmark, Laxman Jhula is a 450-foot-long iron suspension bridge constructed over the Ganga. The PWD is tasked with maintenance of the British-era bridge that was built in 1923. Local folklore has it..
Laxman Jhula closed for publicLaxman Jhula, the nearly century-old suspension bridge across the Ganges in Rishikesh, was closed on Friday by the local administration citing weak structure due to old age and high tourist footfall.
Lakshman Jhula bridge in Rishikesh closed downLakshman Jhula, the iconic suspension bridge across the Ganga in Rishikesh, was closed to traffic. The iconic bridge was closed on the recommendation of a team of experts who found most of its parts in..
Stunt gone wrong: Kolkata magician goes missing after lowered into GangaChanchal Lahiri, a magician who tried to perform tricks like legendary magician of escape games Harry Houdini, was reportedly drowned in the Ganga on Sunday while trying to perform an underwater live..
Seven of a family including two minors drown in Ganga in AmrohaSeven members of a family, including two minors, drowned in Ganga river while taking a bath at Brijghat in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district, police said Tuesday.