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Yamuna Pollution Row: Detergents Cause Froth, Govt Must Have Will To Act, Says Conservation Activist

Nov 10, 2021 Preetha Nair

As the Yamuna river fills with froth yet again, Manoj Misra, convener of the ‘Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan’, speaks to Outlook about the road map for a clean river and the politicisation of conservation projects.

Move Over Paris: Goa's Zuari Bridge Viewing Gallery Will Be Better Than Eiffel Tower, Says Nitin Gadkari

Nov 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also said there will be parking space beneath the Zuari bridge in Goa and people could arrive even in boats.


Kinnaur Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 20, Chenab Flow Normalised

The wreckage of the HRTC bus was traced but no trace of the missing Bolero has been found so far.

Krishna River Row: AP CM Seeks To Decry Politics Over Water

Jul 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Andhra CM’s statement has come after Telangana stepped up offensive against AP over the last few days on the Krishna water issue.


The Tragic Song Of Our Rivers Of Hope

The alarming degradation of our rivers is a reflection of our times. But if they die, so do we.

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24 November, 2020

Haryana Man Arrested For Hurling His Three Children Into Canal

PTI

Divers have been pressed into service to trace the bodies, say police.


27 September, 2020

World River's Day: A River Is Not The Source Of Water, It Is The Destination

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Water is a resource that needs to be managed. But we think about water only when we run out of it.


17 August, 2019

Over 17,000 People In 87 Villages In Andhra Pradesh Affected By Krishna Floods

PTI

In all 11,553 people in Krishna and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh have been moved to 56 relief camps where food and drinking water are being provided.


12 July, 2019

Flood Worsens In Assam, Six Lives Lost So Far

Abdul Gani

NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) and SDRF (State Disaster Response Force) teams have been pressed into service in the flood-affected areas for search and rescue operation.


22 February, 2019

Pakistan Says It's Not Concerned Over India's Plan To Divert Water Of Eastern Rivers

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the Indus Water Treaty signed in 1960, the waters of the western rivers -- the Indus, Jhelum, and Chenab -- was given to Pakistan and those of the eastern rivers -- the Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej -- to India.


09 February, 2019

India To Work For 'Early Signing' Of Teesta Water Sharing Agreement: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

According to Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gave the assurance to her Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen during the 5th meeting of the Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) held in New Delhi.


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31 July, 2018

Yamuna River Water Level Continues To Rise, Stays Over Danger Mark For Fourth Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The water level in the Yamuna river continued to rise and stayed over the danger mark for the third day today, officials said.


30 July, 2018

Yamuna Overflow: Evacuated Families Forced To Stay On Roads

Outlook Web Bureau

Arvind Kejriwal directed transport minister to make proper arrangements for people living on roads after water from the swollen Yamuna entered their houses.


30 July, 2018

27 Trains Cancelled, 7 Diverted After Delhi's Yamuna Bridge Closes Due To High Water Levels

Outlook Web Bureau

On Sunday, the water level touched 205.46 metres, reaching beyond the danger mark of 204.83 metres.


28 July, 2018

If Cigarette Packs Can Contain 'Injurious To Health' Warning, So Should Polluted Ganga: NGT

Outlook Web Bureau

"It is of utmost necessity to comply with the right to live of persons using Ganga water and they are put to notice about the fitness of water."



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12 March, 2018

Modi’s Pet River-Linking Project Is A Reason Why Maharashtra Farmers Are Protesting

Ashok Swain

Farmers are opposing the Par-Tapi-Narmada and Damanganga-Pinjal river-linking projects between Gujarat and Maharashtra


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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