For the first time in three years, Delhi government’s budget for the health sector shifted its focus from Public Private Partnership (PPP) to primary and allied medical services.

The Delhi high court on Tuesday warned civic authorities it would summon the city’s environment secretary if its directions on construction of special permanent enclosures on the Yamuna bank are no

Rise in Delhi's sewage treatment capacity to realise goal: Jal Board

India is getting assistance from Japan for a programme to cleanse the Yamuna river, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said Monday.

In a written reply to a query in the Lok Sabha, Natarajan informed the lower house that the Japanese government would provide India a loan of over 32 billion yen for the third phase of the plan.

The central government today approved the Rs 1,656-crore phase-III of Yamuna Action Plan (YAP) for Delhi under which it is proposed to rehabilitate damaged trunk sewers to maximise use of sewage tr

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday gave the green signal to the proposed third phase of cleaning the 22-km stretch of Yamuna river passing through Delhi.

New Delhi: After Durga was immersed with festive fervour, devotees bent their heads reverentially for the sprinkling of ‘holy water’.

Pollution in rivers (Question asked in the Monsoon session of LS 2011).

Sees Pollution Continuing With Delay In Interceptor Sewage Project
Neha Lalchandani TNN
New Delhi: Any hope of seeing a clean Yamuna in the near future was dispelled on Sunday by environment minister Jairam Ramesh, who said such a situation was not possible before at least the end of 2015.

The minister, who carried out an inspection of the river on Sunday morning and followed up with a me

Work on a Rs 1,357.71-crore plan to lay an interceptor sewer along three major drains to control pollution in the Yamuna is expected to start on June this year and will be completed in 36 months, a Delhi Jal Board (DJB) affidavit in the Supreme Court said on Monday.

The DJB, represented by Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium in the Supreme Court, said the proposal for laying the interceptor sew

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