Tag: Yamuna

DJB Director takes bath
DJB Director takes bath in Yamuna water amid BJP's toxic chemical claim

The DJB Director collected water from the Yamuna in a container and then took a bath on the bank to show the water is not hazardous.

  • Sunday, 30 October 2022
Decks cleared for rubber check dam on Yamuna downstream of Taj Mahal
Decks cleared for rubber check dam on Yamuna downstream of Taj Mahal

The Yamuna barrage project, whose foundation stone was laid twice by former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister ND Tiwari and ex- Governor Romesh Bhandari, has been hanging fire for over three decades.

  • Saturday, 30 April 2022
Famous Dhanu Yatra to kick off on Jan 2

Bargarh: The western Odisha town of Bargarh is bustling with activities for the ensuing Dhanu Yatra, the biggest open air theatre in the world, beginning from January 2. This would be the 68th edition of Dhanu Yatra in Bargarh town. Preparation for the most popular event began on Sunday evening after a ritual in the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
World's Largest Religious Fest Kumbh Mela Begins

Prayagraj: Thousands of devotees took a holy dip here at the Sangam — the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna and the mystical Saraswati rivers — on Tuesday morning, on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and marking the onset of the Kumbh Mela. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged devotees to participate in the Kumbh […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Yamuna flowing 16cm below danger mark

New Delhi: The water level in river Yamuna here has reached 203.84 metres and is expected to touch the warning mark by Saturday morning, an official said on Friday. It is now flowing just 16cm below the danger level of 204.83 metres. “On Thursday, 1.36 lakh cusecs of water was released from Hathnikund Barrage in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Agra activists sail paper boats to remind Gadkari of ferry

Agra: Scores of ship models and boats made of thermocol, plywood, and iron, were set sail Sunday evening on the Yamuna here to remind Union Minister Nitin Gadkiri of his promise of starting a ferry service and steamers for tourists travelling to Agra. Members of the River Connect Campaign gathered in large numbers at the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
NGT directs Centre to submit report on steps to clean Ganga

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh and the Uttarakhand governments to file affidavits stating what steps they have taken to comply with its directions to clean the Ganga in the stretch between Gomukh and Unnao. The green panel, in a detailed judgement, had passed a slew of […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Submit report on Yamuna post idol immersion: NGT to Delhi govt

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to submit a status report on the condition of river Yamuna post immersion of Ganesh and Durga idols. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said a detailed affidavit enumerating steps being taken to clean the river should be filed. The green […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
22 drown as boat capsizes

Baghpat: At least 22 people drowned and many others were missing after an overloaded boat capsized in the Yamuna River here. The boat carrying 60 people capsized and 22 persons drowned, District Magistrate Bhawani Singh said Police and PAC personnel have fished out 22 bodies so far while 10 others have been rescued. A search […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Thousands take holy dip at Kumbh on 'Magha Purnima'

Prayagraj: Hundreds and thousands of devotees, seers, pilgrims and tourists on Tuesday took a holy dip in the Sangam — the trinity of holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati — on the occasion of “Maghi Purnima”, officials said. The officials expect over a crore of devotees to participate in the fifth royal bath of the Kumbh […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021