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Yamuna: River in India
The Yamuna, also known as the Jumna or Jamna, is the second largest tributary river of the Ganges (Ganga) and the longest tributary in India. Originating from the Yamunotri Glacier at a height of 6,387 metres (20,955 ft) on the southwestern slopes of Banderpooch peaks of the Lower Himalaya in Uttarakhand, it travels a total length of 1,376 kilometres (855 mi) and has a drainage system of 366,223 square kilometres (141,399 sq mi), 40.2% of the entire Ganges Basin. It merges with the Ganges at Triveni Sangam, Prayagraj (Prayagraj), which is a site of the Kumbh Mela, a Hindu festival held every 12 years.


Delhi to face water shortage due to high ammonia level, Wazirabad plant functioning at full capacity

The water production impacted at water treatment plants at Wazirabad, Chandrawal and Okhla after ammonia level in the Yamuna increased to 3.2 mgl due to discharge of high-level pollutants on Monday..
DNA - Published

Give specific timelines for cleaning of Yamuna: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has directed stakeholders to give a specific schedule for cleaning the Yamuna while noting that repeated timelines have not been adhered to in the last 30 years and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jaitley's mortal remains brought to BJP headquarters; ministers, leaders pay respect

The mortal remains of former finance minister Arun Jaitley were on Sunday morning brought to the BJP headquarters where Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, and senior party leaders and workers..
IndiaTimes - Published

Traffic resumes on Delhi's iron bridge as Yamuna water levels starts receding

The government had issued emergency helpline numbers 21210849, 22421656 in case one needs to call for help.
DNA - Published

DDMA rescues family after Yamuna breaches danger mark

Four persons, including a couple and their two children, spent a night on the tree and rescued by the DDMA officials this morning.
DNA - Published

Railways suspends train movement on Delhi's Loha Pul as Yamuna overflows

Earlier on Monday, the bridge was closed for vehicular movement.
DNA - Published

Yamuna flows above danger mark, over 6,000 people from east Delhi shifted to tents

The river was flowing at 205.94 meters, 0.61 meters above the "danger mark" of 205.33 meters. The water level is expected to rise further as Haryana released 1.43 lakh cusec water on Monday evening.
DNA - Published

Delhi: Traffic movement closed on Loha Pul as Yamuna flows near danger mark

The river is currently flowing above the warning mark at 205 metres while the 'danger mark' is at 205.33 metres
DNA - Published

Water level in Yamuna crosses 'warning mark', Delhi CM calls emergency meeting

"Am meeting officers from all concerned depts at 1 pm to assess the situation and the preparations," the chief minister tweeted in response to a Twitter user Manoj Misra's concern over the situation.
DNA - Published

Delhi: Water level in Yamuna river rises, administration orders evacuation from low lying areas

The advisory stated, " Therefore, the undersigned do hereby direct to concerned SDM'S for complete evacuation from low lying areas of East District with the help of Delhi Police and CDVS"
DNA - Published

Yamuna river rejuvenation: NGT directs Delhi, Haryana and UP govts to file compliance report

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments to file compliance reports on the steps taken to rejuvenate and control pollution in the Yamuna river.
DNA - Published

'3,000 houses being built along river banks': Manoj Tiwari raises Yamuna pollution issue in Lok Sabha

Tiwari raised the issue of pollution in River Yamuna in the Lok Sabha and demanded that steps be taken to stop it.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Mathura: 24-year-old tourist posing for photos in Yamuna river slips, dies

Posing for pictures while bathing in the river, Hitesh Varshney suddenly slipped and got carried away by a current.
DNA - Published

Sonia and Rahul pay homage to India's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary

Former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice president Hamid Ansari, former prime minister Manmohan Singh also paid homage to the late prime minister at the Shanti Van on the banks of the Yamuna..
DNA - Published

Minor girl drowned in Yamuna, another 2 missing

A minor girl drowned and another two have gone missing while bathing in the Yamuna near Bidoli in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said.
DNA - Published

Gautam Buddh Nagar Lok Sabha constituency: Hope afloat, they trek, cross river to vote

The village, part of the Gautam Buddh Nagar constituency, has the Yamuna river cutting across its breadth.
DNA - Published

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