Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicYamuna river

Topic: Yamuna river

HC dismisses the plea by farmers’ society to restrain DDA from taking over land on Yamuna bank

The court said that since the members of the petitioner society are in unlawful occupation, the relief for compensation on the ground of DDA damaging the crop is not maintainable.

Water supply in Delhi to be affected on Sunday due to high algae, ammonia content in Yamuna

The areas likely to be affected include Civil Lines, Hindu Rao Hospital, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar and adjoining areas, among others.

Yamuna oxygen levels below detection limit in 5 states, UP has most polluting drains — govt

In affidavit submitted to Supreme Court, pollution control board and environment ministry say 100 of 150 drains are emptying untreated sewage into Yamuna, Haryana & Delhi need an action plan.

No water shortage as Sonia Vihar & Bhagirathi plants resume operation, says Raghav Chadha

Chadha said that ammonia levels rise in the Yamuna was due to discharge pollutants from Haryana which impacted the capacity of the two water treatment plants.

Sir Pokhriyal’s laws of emotion over motion and a crumbling Congress fort

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Delhi’s water shortage problem finally has a solution — 3 dams across Yamuna

Govt sets deadlines, revises budgets of 3 suspended projects which will also ease shortages in UP, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Rajasthan and Himachal. 

The Taj Mahal is wasting away, and it may soon hit the point of no return

Air pollution and poor management have led to a marked deterioration in Taj Mahal's condition over the last few years.

With rising levels, Yamuna healthiest this year till monsoon and sewage take over: Experts

Experts, however, express apprehensions about the longevity of the improved state of Yamuna, one of India's most polluted rivers.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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