UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 08:38 PM IST
The study group will review the current monitoring protocol and requirement of strengthening monitoring mechanism, analyse past data and carry out field surveys to identify hotspots of high ammonia.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2020 02:56 PM IST
Ammonia concentration in the river at the Wazirabad barrage has increased to 7 ppm (parts per million) against the permissible limit of 0.8 ppm which is likely to affect the water supply, he said.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Agra, Agra
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 03:10 AM IST
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath condoled the death of five people and directed the officials in Agra to reach the spot to supervise relief work.
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 11:53 PM IST
Expressing concern over the issue, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) panel has asked the Delhi government agencies to take short-term measures to improve the functioning of the plants. Also, it asked them to “explore strategies” to deal with effluents being discharged from non-conforming industrial areas.
By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 10:48 PM IST
The areas likely to be affected are Civil Lines, Hindu Rao Hospital and adjoining areas such as Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar, Karol Bagh, Pahar Ganj and NDMC areas like Old and New Rajinder Nagar, Patel Nagar, Inderpuri, Kalkaji, Govindpuri, Amar Colony, Tugalkabad, Sangam Vihar and Ambedkar Nagar.
By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:44 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Wednesday chaired a meeting with the officials of the Delhi Jal Board on swift implementation of a concrete plan to clean up the river Yamuna and reduce pollution in the Yamuna by 90 per cent by March 2023.
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 07:28 AM IST
Delhi chief minister had chaired a meeting of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) where a detailed action plan to clean up the Yamuna, including the use of innovative technology and reuse of treated water, was discussed.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 05:11 PM IST
The directions were issued to DDA officials in a meeting on Wednesday where the L-G reviewed the progress of the ongoing restoration work of the riverfront
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UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 09:11 PM IST
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By Anisha Dutta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 09:43 PM IST
The structure would be part of the New India Gardens or the Nav Bharat Udyan that is proposed to come up on 20.22 acres on the western bank of Yamuna. It is expected to be unveiled to the public by August 15, 2022.
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 11:07 PM IST
The decision was taken in a board meeting presided over by Delhi water minister and DJB chairman Satyendar Jain.
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 03:07 PM IST
The level rose after 4,353 cusecs of water was released from Haryana’s Hathini Kund barrage into the Yamuna at 8am.
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 01:42 PM IST
The level rose after 11,055 cusecs of water was released from Haryana’s Hathni Kund Barrage into the Yamuna
By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 01:03 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued an alert for ‘moderate to heavy’ rainfall in Delhi from Wednesday to Friday and warned of flooding in low-lying areas along with disruption in traffic.
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 09:12 AM IST
Authorities in Delhi are also monitoring the water level in the Yamuna river. The water level has reached 203.7 metres, which is close to the warning mark of 204.5 metres
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 12:35 PM IST
Officials in the Delhi government’s Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) department said that the level recorded Wednesday is below the warning mark at present and is likely to remain so unless a higher volume of water is released
By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2020 11:17 AM IST
The water level was recorded at 203.98 metres at 6 pm on Tuesday, precariously close to the warning level of 204.50 metres, according to the official. The river had swelled to 204.38 metres on Monday, which was just a metre below the danger mark of 205.33 metres.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ambala
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 11:56 PM IST
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 12:28 PM IST
5,883 cusecs water was released from the Hathni Kund Barrage in the Yamuna at 8 am
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 06:33 AM IST
Delhi will also get its first double-decker viaduct — with Metro tracks on the upper deck and a flyover for vehicular traffic beneath — on a 1.4 km-stretch between the Yamuna Vihar and Bhajanpura stations.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Haridwar
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 05:36 PM IST
Observing a day-long fast at his residence in Alwar, Rajasthan; Singh, the waterman of India, urged the public to observe a similar non-violent protest to extend their support to the seer’s agitation.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 03:31 PM IST
The action was taken after it emerged that some people were engaged in construction of roads, electric poles etc. for plotting of land and farm houses on the floodplains near the villages in violation of rules, it said.
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 12:49 AM IST
According to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of 2015, any dumping of waste or debris on the Yamuna floodplains is banned and violators could be fined up to Rs50,000.
By Vatsala Shrangi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 03:39 AM IST
The waste has been dumped underneath the Signature Bridge and the Sarai Kale Khan flyover. NGT asked for the report after an NGO, South Asian Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP), posted pictures and videos of the dump on the floodplains.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2020 09:58 AM IST
The youths drowned while bathing in the river near the Yamuna bridge on the Uttar Pradesh-Haryana border under Kairana police station on Saturday evening, the police said.
By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 01:01 PM IST
The Dehradun-based autonomous research institute under the Union science and technology ministry clarified that the vulnerability of a region can be understood from past seismicity, calculation of strain and mapping of active faults.
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 03:01 PM IST
The improvement is mainly on account of an increased flow of fresh water in the river and reduced pollutant load from commercial and industrial sectors.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 02:33 AM IST
While some of whom were later shifted to various shelter homes by local authorities, others continued to take shelter under a flyover on the banks of the Yamuna on Thursday as well.
By Kushagra Dixit | Hindustan Times, Noida, Noida
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 03:52 PM IST
By Press Trust of India | Mathura
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 08:48 PM IST
This move is likely to reduce the “foul smell” from the Yamuna, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) assistant engineer Arvind Kumar said when asked about the development.