Now is not the time for patience, but for action, she says

KANPUR: The receding water level of river Ganga and groundwater is going to be a cause of concern for the citizens this summer.

गंगा और इसकी सहायक नदियों को दूषित करने वाले उद्योगों को नोटिस जारी किए गये हैं। इनमें सभी ऐसे उद्योगों को शामिल किया गया है जिनसे निकलने वाले दूषित पानी को सीधे गंगा में छोड़ा जाता है। नोटिस के साथ

KANPUR: The burning of Holikas will once again witness the use of green trees and branches.

Way back in 1986, Rajiv Gandhi launched the Ganga Action Plan. But years later, after much water (sewage) and money have flowed down the river, it is as bad as it could get. Why are we failing, and what needs to be done differently to clean this and many other rivers?

According to recent estimates by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), faecal coliform levels in the mainstream of the river - some 2,500 kilometres from Gangotri to Diamond Harbour - remain above the acceptable level in all stretches, other than its upper reaches.

The district surveillance unit of the health department had taken note of accumulation of nullah water in the lake of the Kanpur zoo which is a breeding ground for the various bacterial diseases.

Patna is at the bottom of the 50 liveable cities of India, while Mumbai is at the top.

Concerned over the rising pollution in Ganga, members of Ganga Pradushan Mukti Abhiyaan warned to boycott the upcoming Magh Mela to be organized in Allahabad from January 14.

The pollution of Ganga is a complex issue that needs a multi-pronged approach to address.

Doctors of the microbiology department of the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College (GSVM) confirmed 16 new dengue cases on Monday.

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