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‘Mission Gange’ Removes 55 Tons Of Waste: Bachendri Pal

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A 40-member rafting team, including 20 women, led by Bachendri Pal removed 55 tons of waste from Ganga, and successfully achieved their objective of spreading awareness about waste management ...
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Environmentalists Promise To Take Forward GD Agarwal’s Fight To Save Ganga 

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After the demise of GD Agarwal, environmental activists say they would continue spreading the message of 'Save Ganga' crusader ...
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Veteran Conservationist And Ganga Crusader, Swami Gyanswaroop Sanand Dies During Fast-Unto-Death To Save Ganga

Veteran Conservationist And Ganga Crusader, Swami Gyanswaroop Sanand Dies During Fast-Unto-Death To Save Ganga
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The 86 year old former Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur professor, Gurudas Agarwal also known as Sant Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand, who was on a fast unto death since June 22 to put pressure on the government to take some concrete steps to clean up Ganga, died after a heart attack at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand on Thursday ...
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Centre Issues Notification For E-flow Of Ganga

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In order to maintain the natural pattern of the flow of river Ganga, the Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, has issued a notification for the environmental flows or e-flows of the river ...
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Bachendri Pal, India’s First Woman Everester, Will Lead A Month-Long Rafting Expedition To Clean The Ganga

Bachendri Pal, India’s First Woman Everester, Will Lead A Month-Long Rafting Expedition To Clean The Ganga
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A 40-member rafting team, including 20 women, led by Bachendri Pal will start the expedition from Haridwar on October 5, with the objective of cleaning river Ganga and spreading awareness about waste management ...
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Draft Bill For Protection Of Ganga Suggests Fines For Polluters And An Armed Force With Powers To Arrest

A Draft Bill for Ganga Protection has suggested fines for polluters
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The draft bill, which has been circulated to different ministries for consultation, envisages constitution of National Ganga Council and a National Ganga Rejuvenation Authority to enforce the law ...
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Germany To Provide Euro 120 Million Soft Loan For Clean Ganga Mission

Germany will provide a loan worth Euro 120 million for Clean Ganga mission
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The Euro 120 million soft loan will help strengthen sewage water treatment infrastructure in Uttarakhand ...
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National Green Tribunal Forms Committee On Ganga Cleaning, Says Meticulous Monitoring Required

National Green Tribunal Forms Committee On Ganga Cleaning
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The NGT asked the committee on Ganga cleaning to assume charge within one month and preferably function from the polluted belt of Kanpur ...
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16 Sewage Treatment Plants Completed In Uttarakhand: Nitin Gadkari

Haryana Chief Minister Khattar To Set Up Sewage Management Systems In 126 Villages
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In a review meeting, Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari informed that the ongoing projects will create 82 Million Litres per Day (MLD) capacity, so, after completion of these projects, the city will have a treatment capacity of 127 MLD ...
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If Cigarette Packets Can Carry ‘Injurious To Health’ Warning, Then Why Not Polluted Ganga Water, Asks NGT

Ganga's water unfit for use, says National Green Tribunal
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NGT also directed NMCG to display boards every 100 kilometres, indicating if the water of Ganga in that particular area is fit for bathing or drinking ...
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Waste Management: West Bengal Proposes To Build Crematoria For Animals To Prevent Disposal Of Dead Bodies In Ganga

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Disposal of animal waste being one of the reasons for pollution in Ganga, the Minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari instructed contractors to speed up and complete animal crematoria project by December 2018 ...
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Hardly Anything Done To Clean Ganga, Situation Extraordinarily Bad: National Green Tribunal

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In a slew of measures, the green panel had earlier declared an area of 100 metres from the edge of Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao as 'No Development Zone' prohibiting dumping of waste within 500 metres from the river ...
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