Ganga river

Ganga river much cleaner than its tarnished image: Study

The dissolved inorganic constituents like trace and toxic heavy metals of the Ganga river can be compared to the global average river composition, says the study.  

published on : 8th October 2020

Panchaganga river still flowing above danger mark in Maharashtra

The National Disaster Response Force has already deployed four teams in Kolhapur district to deal with any situation.

published on : 7th August 2020

Maharashtra rains: Panchganga river crosses danger mark in Kolhapur, building collapses in Thane

As the catchment areas of Radhanagari dam were receiving heavy showes, water was released, leading to a rise in the river's level, officials said.

published on : 7th August 2020

Pollution in Ganga: NGT directs UP Jal Nigam to complete sewer work expeditiously

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by residents of Nodai Wagar village in Narora town, alleging that the STP unit was discharging untreated wastewater in the Ganga.

published on : 2nd August 2020

32 people drown as ferries collide in Bangladesh's Buriganga river

The ferry 'Morning Bird', which was coming to Dhaka from Munshiganj, capsized in the river after it was hit by another launch 'Moyur-2' near the Sadarghat launch terminal, Hossain said.

published on : 29th June 2020

'Need more scientific data': ICMR refuses to study if Ganga water can treat COVID-19

One of the proposals received by NMCG claimed that the waters of Ganga have "ninja virus" which scientists call bacteriophages.

published on : 7th May 2020

Ganga water quality improves, thanks to COVID-19 lockdown across India

The reduction in Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) concentration was relatively less due to continuous discharge of domestic wastewater.

published on : 28th April 2020

Team of 100 army veterans to go on Ganga parikrama in Bihar

Children studying in schools near the river banks would be educated by army veterans about the importance of Ganga remaining clean and green.

published on : 29th February 2020