Ganga River

Just spending money won't clean Ganga, say experts

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:38

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Just spending money on Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) will not clean the Ganga river - what is needed is a comprehensive plan to stop sewage from entering the river, say experts.


Government mulling law to punish those polluting Ganga

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 14:08

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The government will soon bring forth a legislation to punish those who pollute the Ganga river, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti said on Monday.


Ganga swollen in Varanasi, tributary in full spate

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:36

Varanasi, July 11 (IANS) Heavy rains have led the Ganga to rise by about seven metres here while one of its tributaries has flooded some areas in Varanasi district in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Monday.