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There should not be any kind of waste dumping within 500 metres from the edge of Ganga within the stretch of Haridwar to Unnao.
Ganga and Yamuna were given the human status three months ago.
The cow wins, hands down.
He had blamed NGT for permitting AOL to hold the festival on Yamuna river bed & held them responsible for the environmental damage caused.
Much of the money allocated to Modi government's flagship project still remains unspent.
This means polluting the Ganga may be seen as human rights violation.
The overcrowded boat was returning from a kite flying festival when the incident took place.
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Amateur footage of the tragedy confirmed that the boat was carrying passengers, from a kite flying event, well over its intended capacity.
Because you know, Ram teri ganga maili.
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The government's initiative to deliver holy water via the postal services has taken off with a splash
Banaras, or Varanasi, is probably one of the most interesting cities of India, especially for someone who has an eye for detail and the heart to take in the magnificence of the Ganga. Life here begins with the Ganga and dissolves in her.
Harendra Khoya, a senior accountant residing in the New York City, noticed with increasing disquiet the helplessness of grieving families in the US when they were unable to immerse the ashes of their loved ones immediately after the cremation. Planning a trip to India for the Asthi Visarjan (the practice of immersing mortal remains in holy waters) involved coordinating many variables; at times, the waiting period involved was more than one year. This delay placed an enormous amount of guilt on NRIs who were still fresh from grief...