Yamuna river

Significant increase in Yamuna pollution since 2017, finds Delhi govt report

Twenty-two drains carrying domestic wastewater and industrial effluent fall into the Yamuna between Wazirabad and Okhla.

published on : 23rd November 2022

‘2-km of Najafgarh drain cleaned, work in progress upstream’

The silt, accumulated in the form of two solid mounds, is equal to 85 lakh tonnes of waste at the Ghazipur landfill site. 

published on : 18th November 2022

Chhath Puja preparations grossly inadequate: BJP

Meanwhile, L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena on Thursday cautioned Kejriwal against ‘misleading and pre-mature publicity’, as approval has been given for celebrations only at designated ghats.

published on : 28th October 2022

Government plans to start cruise services on Yamuna river 

An order has been placed with Cochin Shipyard by the Union government for two cruises.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Delhi: Govt to waive late payment surcharge on water bills

This, according to the chief minister, is expected to reduce the pollution load in the Yamuna river by 30 per cent.

published on : 11th October 2022

Yamuna river water level receding, but displaced still waiting to return

The city administration issued a flood alert, suspended rail traffic movement on the Old Yamuna Bridge and evacuated around 6,500 people from low-lying areas close to the Yamuna.

published on : 30th September 2022

Supreme Court junks plea to clean Yamuna river ahead of Chhath festival

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking directions to authorities to take urgent steps for cleaning Yamuna River to enable devotees to observe Chhath puja. 

published on : 27th September 2022

Delhi L-G launches Asita East project on River Yamuna

The project is spread over 197 hectares of land, out of which 90 hectares is with Delhi Development Authority (DDA).

published on : 8th September 2022

Five Delhi youngsters drown after immersing idol in river Yamuna

After immersing the idol, they started taking bath but due to increased water level in the river, they all drowned.

published on : 29th August 2022

Yamuna crosses warning level once again

The water level rose again and crossed the warning mark around midnight. It stood at 204.89 metres on Wednesday, the Delhi government’s flood control room said.

published on : 18th August 2022

After Yamuna swollen to danger level, roads became home for many

As she was setting up the temporary structure, her three children hurried to the opposite side and brought the yellow tarpaulin to cover it.

published on : 16th August 2022

Avoid any plans in the Yamuna riverbed, it is an invitation to disaster, warns activist

Low-lying areas near Mayur Vihar Phase I and Akshardham Temple were flooded due to the overflowing Yamuna River. In another incident, SANDRP highlighted the floodplain encroachment near Noida as well.

published on : 16th August 2022

Delhi CM Kejriwal urges people to avoid visiting river banks after Yamuna water-level rises

As per the state government's estimation, the flood-like situation may affect 36,746 people in the capital city.

published on : 14th August 2022

Evacuation efforts intensified as Yamuna flows above danger mark in Delhi 

East Delhi SDM Amod Barthwal said around 5,000 of the 13,000 people living in low-lying areas close to the river have been moved to tents erected near Commonwealth Games Village.

published on : 13th August 2022

Yamuna water level crosses danger mark

The Delhi flood control room said the water level reached 205.38 metres at 4 pm on Friday. It had issued a warning on Thursday night.

published on : 13th August 2022

Banda boat tragedy: Nearly 25 missing, 3 bodies fished out; search operation on 

Instructions have been issued to give financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of each of the deceased from the Disaster Relief Fund, the state government said.

published on : 12th August 2022

Yamuna pollution: NGT imposes cost of Rs 100 crore on Noida authority, Rs 50 crore on Delhi Jal Board

The National Green Tribunal directed the Central Pollution Control Board to issue appropriate directions to all pollution control boards within two months.

published on : 6th August 2022

Frothing in Yamuna a rare sight in monsoon season, says experts

However, the Yamuna River under the old ITO Bridge has no flow, owing to the heavy frothing floating over the long stretch of the river.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Water supply to be hit as level at treatment plants dwindle: Delhi Jal Board

Water supply is expected to be hit in parts of the national capital from Thursday onwards, informed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) through a public notice issued on Wednesday. 

published on : 30th June 2022

WATCH | Sidhu Moose Wala's posthumous release 'YSL' out; song on Punjab water issue and more

The song's title refers to the Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal, which has been a bone of contention between Punjab and Haryana for several decades.

published on : 25th June 2022
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