Centre, U.P., Uttarakhand to respond

The Centre has approved setting up a turtle sanctuary in Allahabad and a river bio-diversity park at Sangam in the city.

Bijnor: As part of the Namami Gange project, a team from Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) collected samples of river Chhoiya water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giri Gaurav Alias Mujib Naithani Vs. Dev Bhoomi Awas Ltd. & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding demarcation and fixation of High Flood Line of rivers. NGT stated that National Mission for Clean Ganga has no role whatsoever in identification, demarcation and fixation of High Flood Line in the river. It is primary responsibility of the Ministry of Water Resources and the State Government.

With nearly half the world’s population affected by water scarcity and demand for freshwater continuing to soar, a WWF report released at the 20th International Riversymposium in Brisbane shows how governments can successfully protect and restore river flows – helping to ensure sufficient water for people and nature.

Asia’s mountain glaciers will lose at least a third of their mass through global warming by the century’s end, with dire consequences for millions of people who rely on them for fresh water, resear

Scientists say one-third of the ice stored in Asia's glaciers will be lost by the end of the century even if the world manages to meet its ambitious goal of keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giri Gaurav Alias Mujib Naithani Vs. Dev Bhoomi Awas Ltd. & Others dated 07/09/2017 regarding the demarcation of high flood lines of rivers with reference to specific laws. Tribunal asked (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, State of Uttarakhand, Ministry of Water Resources and National Mission for Clean Ganga) whose duty it is to determine and demarcate the high flood line of rivers with reference to specific laws?

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vishwa Vijay Singh Vs. U.P. Pollution Control Board & Others dated 25/08/2017 regarding pollution of water resources in district Gorakhpur and Balia, Uttar Pradesh due to discharge of sewage and industrial effluent. NGT directs the State Government of Uttar Pradesh to file complete and comprehensive affidavit and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board should also file its report in relation to the above within two weeks.

PATNA: With 51 fresh deaths in seven of the 20 affected districts in the last 24 hours, the flood toll in the state rose to 253 on Sunday.

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