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What is happening to the Mekong today could happen tomorrow to the Brahmaputra and other Tibet-originating rivers that are the target of China’s dam builders(AFP)

There are lessons for India from China on dams

By Brahma Chellaney
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 07:22 PM IST
The proliferation of upstream dams is beginning to impose costs across Asia. Institutionalised collaboration can help
Former Ganga rejuvenation minister Uma Bharti in Haridwar. She is seeking permission for a foot march from Gangotri to Ganga Sagar in West Bengal(HT Photo)
Former Ganga rejuvenation minister Uma Bharti in Haridwar. She is seeking permission for a foot march from Gangotri to Ganga Sagar in West Bengal(HT Photo)

Uma Bharti opposes hydro power project on Ganga, plans march from Gangotri

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 08:38 PM IST
Uma Bharti is opposed to hydro power projects on river Ganga and has sought a Ganga Act to preserve the sanctity and the flow of the river.
Members of youth congress organised a candlelight march over the death of Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand (Professor GD Agarwal) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, October 11, 2018.(HT Photo)
Members of youth congress organised a candlelight march over the death of Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand (Professor GD Agarwal) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, October 11, 2018.(HT Photo)

Clean Ganga activist GD Agarwal dies after fasting for 111 days, Centre says most demands met

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Nihi Sharma and Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 10:54 PM IST
GD Agarwal, a former Indian Institute of Technoloy (IIT) professor popularly known as Swami Gyanswarup Sanand, died in a Rishikesh hospital on Thursday, the 112th day of a hunger strike demanding a law to save the Ganga.
Radhika Chauhan of Uttarkashi is part of a group of volunteers who have been trained to keep the Ganga clean.(HT Photo)
Radhika Chauhan of Uttarkashi is part of a group of volunteers who have been trained to keep the Ganga clean.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand woman on a mission to protect Ganga, one village at a time

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nihi Sharma, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2018 03:27 PM IST
Though a graduate, Radhika Chauhan isn’t interested in landing a traditional day job. Instead, she wants to work as a ‘prahari’ (protector) of river Ganga, as part of a group of self-motivated volunteers whose mission is to keep the river clean.
Sampanna Shelar during his swimming expedition from St Martin's Island to Teknaf Jetty in Bangladesh.(HT PHOTO)
Sampanna Shelar during his swimming expedition from St Martin's Island to Teknaf Jetty in Bangladesh.(HT PHOTO)

17-year-old Sampanna Shelar from Pune swims his way into history books, crosses Bangla Channel twice in a day

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 02:54 PM IST
He completed the 32.2km-long expedition in nine hours and 10 minutes and became the first man to cross the Bangla Channel twice in a day. 
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