LUDHIANA: Success of the TOI Let's Save Sidhwan campaign resonated at the roundate conference organized on Sunday as part of the Live Green campaign, aimed at developing a green belt in the city.

Nagpur: Till Monday evening, 95% works under the Nagpur Municipal Corporation's river cleaning drive covering Nag, Pili and Pora were completed.

Kolkata: The government has received clearance from the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) to launch a tree plantation drive on the banks of the river in Bengal.

The state government has decided to rejuvenate the river bed of Gangeshwari river in Bankura under MNREGA and has appointed Kalyan Rudra to inspect the river bed for the purpose.

One of the first announcements of Prime Minister Narendra Modi pertained to cleaning the Ganga. But this is not the first time an attempt has been made to clean the river. River cleaning schemes initiated in 1974, 1985, 1993, 1996 and 2008-09 have been monumental failures. While the Prime Minister's announcement was followed by a lot of rhetoric and initial moves towards the goal were frantic, two years later, there has been little improvement in the state-of-affairs.

Nagpur: The ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has provided the much-needed push to rejuvenate the city's iconic Nag River and its tributary Pili.

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday pledged to assist Nashik with aquifer mapping that would help find the natural streams in the Nandini river and rejuvenate it.

Decades of unregulated industrial waste dumping in areas of the Great Lakes have created a host of environmental and wildlife problems.

Phosphorus is the biggest cause of water quality degradation worldwide, causing 'dead zones', toxic algal blooms, a loss of biodiversity and increased health risks for the plants, animals and human

Failing to achieve much so far in cleaning Ganga, one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet projects, the Centre recently rolled out a plan to remove all the floating waste found on its surface.

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