Monday, 27 June, 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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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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