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Enthusiasm among the Kanwariyas was unabated despite incessant rains since Friday in Haridwar.(RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)

Kanwariyas brave rain to fetch holy Ganga water from Haridwar

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 09:42 PM IST
The two-week-long Kanwar Mela commenced in Haridwar in the wee hours of Saturday following the lunar eclipse got over
The National Green Tribunal said the water of the Ganga river was unfit for drinking and bathing.(HT File Photo)
The National Green Tribunal said the water of the Ganga river was unfit for drinking and bathing.(HT File Photo)

If cigarette packs can have health warning, why not Ganga? asks Green tribunal

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 09:58 AM IST
The green panel said that innocent people drank and bathed in the river with reverence, without knowing that it may adversely affect their health.
People stand near the dried out Assi Ghat of the Ganga river in Varanasi on June 28.(PTI Photo)
People stand near the dried out Assi Ghat of the Ganga river in Varanasi on June 28.(PTI Photo)

Ganga cleanliness situation extraordinarily bad, hardly anything effective done: NGT

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 05:30 PM IST
A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice A K Goel said that despite claims by the authorities, the work done on the ground for Ganga rejuvenation was not adequate and regular monitoring was required to improve the situation.
A Ganga ghaat is left littered with clothes, plastic sheets and other garbage.(PTI File)
A Ganga ghaat is left littered with clothes, plastic sheets and other garbage.(PTI File)

Solid waste cannot be permitted to be dumped near Ganga river: HC

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neera Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2018 10:02 PM IST
Stressing that solid waste cannot be permitted to be dumped near Ganga, the Uttarakhand high court on Tuesday directed the state government to set up a solid waste management plant within three months after the land is transferred for cluster of Rishikesh, Muni-ki-Reti, Swargashram Jonk , Doiwala (Dehradun), Narendra Nagar (Tehri Garhwal)
Police said the children had gone to the barrage on bicycles, without informing their parents.(HT File Photo)
Police said the children had gone to the barrage on bicycles, without informing their parents.(HT File Photo)

Bodies of all the six kids who drowned in Ganga recovered

Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 09:34 PM IST
More than 30 people have drowned at Ganga Barrage in the past 15 months.
Dirty sewerage water flowing into the Ganga in Bihar.(HT File Photo)
Dirty sewerage water flowing into the Ganga in Bihar.(HT File Photo)

A motley crew of 427 volunteers are on ‘clean Ganga’ mission

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Toufiq Rashid, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 07:51 AM IST
A group of 427 volunteers called Ganga Praharis were trained for a few days by the officials of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) to help the government in its mission for a “clean and vibrant” Ganga.
Dolphin at Ganga in Rajmahal, Jharkhand.(HT File Photo)
Dolphin at Ganga in Rajmahal, Jharkhand.(HT File Photo)

At least 10 species in the Ganga face extinction: Ministry reports

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Toufiq Rashid
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 09:59 PM IST
While the dolphin is listed as an endangered species according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN ) Red list, the Gharial is critically endangered in the same list
Social activists claim that a large amount of muck generated by cutting hills have been dumped in the lush green forest on the river banks thus prompting natural water sources to dry up.(HT FILE (REPRESENTATIVE PIC))
Social activists claim that a large amount of muck generated by cutting hills have been dumped in the lush green forest on the river banks thus prompting natural water sources to dry up.(HT FILE (REPRESENTATIVE PIC))

Is muck disposal in Uttarakhand Ganga basin the culprit?

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Anupam Trivedi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Ratan Aswal, social activist from Garhwal, said he has documented the muck disposal in the Ganga basin. He added that the impact of the “illegal activity” was now clearly visible.
The VHP believes the Ganga river flows till Mayapur —1 km ahead of Har-Ki-Pauri — and after that it’s Ganga canal.(HT File/Rameshwar Gaur)
The VHP believes the Ganga river flows till Mayapur —1 km ahead of Har-Ki-Pauri — and after that it’s Ganga canal.(HT File/Rameshwar Gaur)

Saint community seeks reversal of govt order on Har-ki-Pauri status

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 10:05 PM IST
Saints and teerth purohits in Haridwar have want the government order revoked that states that Har-ki-Pauri — a ghat where pilgrims take a holy dip — is on the banks of an ’escape channel’ of the Ganga canal and not on the banks of the Ganga river
A child picks up a dead fish that washed up on the banks of the Ganga on Monday.(HT Photo)
A child picks up a dead fish that washed up on the banks of the Ganga on Monday.(HT Photo)

Thousands of dead fish found floating in Ganga, experts blame toxic effluents

Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 02:04 PM IST
Reports reaching here suggested that dead fish were first seen floating in the river’s Kannauj stretch, after which the phenomenon was witnessed in Unnao and Bilhaur.
Media reports suggest that sewages in Uttarkashi, Devprayag, Rishikesh and Haridwar flow into the Ganga.(RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)
Media reports suggest that sewages in Uttarkashi, Devprayag, Rishikesh and Haridwar flow into the Ganga.(RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)

Uttarakhand orders probe into reports about Namami Gange project

Deep Joshi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:06 PM IST
The state government has asked officials to probe reports suggesting that sewage in Uttarkashi, Devprayag, Rishikesh and Haridwar flows into the Ganga despite officials claiming that capping of sewerage lines has been done in the riparian towns under the Namami Gange project
Garbage lying on the roads in Haridwar.(HT Photo)
Garbage lying on the roads in Haridwar.(HT Photo)

Haridwar to start garbage collection at night

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 10:41 PM IST
As model project night cleaning, night sweeping and garbage disposal was implemented at core mela zone of Har-Ki-Pauri, which has yielded desired results.
Officials involved in the mapping project will use the digital elevation model technology, an important tool for river basin management planning, to ensure accurate data collection. Sources of pollution will be identified using the geographic information system, which is designed to capture, store, analyse, manage and present spatial or geographic data.(Manoj Yadav/ HT File)
Officials involved in the mapping project will use the digital elevation model technology, an important tool for river basin management planning, to ensure accurate data collection. Sources of pollution will be identified using the geographic information system, which is designed to capture, store, analyse, manage and present spatial or geographic data.(Manoj Yadav/ HT File)

Govt plans hi-tech mapping of Ganga to identify pollution sources

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Toufiq Rashid
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 04:12 PM IST
Aerial photography and field surveys will be conducted as part of the project, which will be completed in 15 months.
Ten cities discharge 2,953 MLD of sewage daily into the Ganga.(AFP file photo)
Ten cities discharge 2,953 MLD of sewage daily into the Ganga.(AFP file photo)

Govt to double sewage treatment capacity in 10 cities for Clean Ganga

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Toufiq Rashid
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 04:43 PM IST
Ten cities discharge 2,953 MLD of sewage daily into the Ganga.
People with their belongings from flooded areas near Patna, leaving for a safer place.(HT File Photo)
People with their belongings from flooded areas near Patna, leaving for a safer place.(HT File Photo)

Bihar wary of flood threat from Ganga siltation, turns to Centre for help

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Toufiq Rashid
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 10:45 PM IST
According to representatives from the Bihar government at the conference, siltation is being reported in the Ganga along its entire length of 445 km in Bihar
Atul Singh Sengar, the brother of BJP Bangarmau MLA Kuldeep Sengar, after his arrest in Unnao.(PTI Photo)
Atul Singh Sengar, the brother of BJP Bangarmau MLA Kuldeep Sengar, after his arrest in Unnao.(PTI Photo)

Brother shot at cop in ’04, trial yet to begin as case diary untraceable

Hindustan Times, Unnao | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 11:17 PM IST
Atul had allegedly shot the then additional superintendent of police Ramlal Verma near Ganga Ghat during an encounter with a group of criminals trying to
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI photo)

Innovate, patent, improve production to up prosperity, says PM Modi

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined around one lakh students at the grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon, the nation’s biggest innovation fest, to hear about their ideas to make India better.
Photo courtesy: Raju Nautiyal, range forest officer of Gaurhi range of Rajaji National Park.
Photo courtesy: Raju Nautiyal, range forest officer of Gaurhi range of Rajaji National Park.

Watch: Elephant saved from drowning in Ganga in 2-hour rescue operation

Anupam Trivedi, Dehradun, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2018 06:27 PM IST
Officials saved the elephant by diverting the water flow and guiding the animal to an exit point.
One of the vessels set afire by local residents, who were angered by the delay in launching rescue operations after a boat capsize in Nadia on Saturday night.(HT Photo)
One of the vessels set afire by local residents, who were angered by the delay in launching rescue operations after a boat capsize in Nadia on Saturday night.(HT Photo)

Nadia boat capsize: Protesters clash with police over delay in rescue op

Hindustan Times | By Halim Mondal & Md Asif, Nadia/burdwan
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 01:26 PM IST
Enraged residents set fire to six vessels and clashed with the police in Shantipur, Nadia, on Sunday morning over a delay in launching rescue operations following a boat capsize in the Ganga river. Five people reportedly went missing in the incident.
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