Articles about Yamuna River

Delhi: Water crisis deepens in several parts; UT blames Haryana

11 Jun 2022

India
Delhi: Water crisis deepens in several parts; UT blames Haryana

Delhi is in the throes of a water crisis in the midst of a heatwave.

Delhi: Water levels in Yamuna rise after heavy rains

29 Jul 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Water levels in Yamuna rise after heavy rains

The water level in the Yamuna in Delhi on Thursday rose to 203.37 meters, close to the warning mark of 204.50 meters after heavy rains in the upper catchment areas of the river, officials said.

Amid peak summer, Delhi to likely face water scarcity

20 Jun 2021

India
Amid peak summer, Delhi to likely face water scarcity

The water supply in parts of Delhi is expected to be hit from Sunday due to the accumulation of algae in three water treatment plants and the high levels of ammonia in the Yamuna river.

Yamuna water quality in Delhi improved during lockdown: Government

05 Feb 2021

Delhi
Yamuna water quality in Delhi improved during lockdown: Government

The water quality of the Yamuna in Delhi improved during the lockdown due to the stoppage of industrial effluent discharge, availability of more water for dilution, and absence of polluting human activities, the government told Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Frothing in Yamuna: Delhi Government prepares nine-point action plan

07 Jan 2021

Delhi
Frothing in Yamuna: Delhi Government prepares nine-point action plan

The Delhi Government has prepared a nine-point action plan to prevent frothing in the Yamuna due to the discharge of untreated sewage in the river.

Delhi: Yamuna nears danger-mark, flood alert issued, government starts preparations

19 Aug 2019

India
Delhi: Yamuna nears danger-mark, flood alert issued, government starts preparations

A flood alert was issued for low-lying areas along the banks of the Yamuna in Delhi today, as the river neared its danger mark.

Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India

19 Aug 2019

India
Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India

Heavy rains and floods hit several parts of North and South India on Sunday.

Meet this French Baba who's a star attraction in Prayagraj

01 Jan 2019

India
Meet this French Baba who's a star attraction in Prayagraj

Kumbh Mela, one of the biggest gatherings in the world, sees pilgrims from across the world come and cleanse all their sins in UP's Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad).

Agra citizens launch massive drive to rid Yamuna of garbage

18 Nov 2018

India
Agra citizens launch massive drive to rid Yamuna of garbage

Agra citizens, including young boys and girls, Sunday launched a massive cleanliness drive to rid the Yamuna river of garbage dumped in it.

Uttarakhand: Bus falls into gorge; at least 12 people killed

18 Nov 2018

India
Uttarakhand: Bus falls into gorge; at least 12 people killed

In a tragic incident, at least 12 people were killed and 13 injured when a bus fell into a 150-meter gorge in the district of Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand.

Delhi-govt fined Rs. 50cr for inaction against steel pickling units

17 Oct 2018

India
Delhi-govt fined Rs. 50cr for inaction against steel pickling units

The National Green Tribunal yesterday fined Delhi government Rs. 50cr for not taking action against steel pickling units in residential areas as they fall under the prohibited list of industrial activity.

Yamuna continues to swell: Delhi government restarts evacuation, rescues 600

17 Aug 2018

Delhi
Yamuna continues to swell: Delhi government restarts evacuation, rescues 600

As water level in Yamuna touched 205.72m crossing the 'danger mark' at 204.83m, Delhi government had to start evacuating people again on Wednesday.

Unbelievable! Bengaluru, India's Garden City, more polluted than Delhi

14 Aug 2018

India
Unbelievable! Bengaluru, India's Garden City, more polluted than Delhi

Air pollution is no longer Delhi's domain.

#NorthIndiaRains: 12 killed in UP; Yamuna flowing above danger mark

29 Jul 2018

India
#NorthIndiaRains: 12 killed in UP; Yamuna flowing above danger mark

Torrential rains continued to batter parts of north India today, with worst-hit Uttar Pradesh recording 12 rain-related deaths and waters of the Yamuna flowing above the danger mark in the national capital.

Yamuna swells amid heavy rains,flood warnings issued in Delhi, Haryana

27 Jul 2018

Delhi
Yamuna swells amid heavy rains,flood warnings issued in Delhi, Haryana

The Yamuna has swollen after days of heavy rains resulting in steep rise of water-level at Haryana's Hathnikund barrage, which crossed 1.36L cusecs yesterday morning.

Ghaziabad: NEET qualifier held with cousin's body stuffed in suitcase

12 Jun 2018

Delhi
Ghaziabad: NEET qualifier held with cousin's body stuffed in suitcase

A Ghaziabad-duo was caught red-handed as they were about to dump a suitcase, which had a sliced-up human body stuffed inside, in the Yamuna River Sunday.

Death sentence to taxi driver for killing tourist couple

31 Mar 2018

India
Death sentence to taxi driver for killing tourist couple

A taxi driver has been sentenced to death and three co-accused to life imprisonment by a Dehradun court for killing a tourist couple from Delhi in 2014.

Delhi residents face water shortage problem as ammonia level spikes

08 Feb 2018

Delhi
Delhi residents face water shortage problem as ammonia level spikes

Residents of different parts of Delhi have been facing water shortage problems for the past nine days.

Serial killer behind 7 murders in 22 years finally arrested

07 Jan 2018

India
Serial killer behind 7 murders in 22 years finally arrested

Following the murder of Patiala's Rajinder Singh on 30 December, police arrested a Ludhiana-based 47-year-old auto-rickshaw driver, Jagroop Singh in connection with the killing.

AoL controversy: DDA report contradicts NGT experts' findings

29 Jul 2017

India
AoL controversy: DDA report contradicts NGT experts' findings

Contrary to an experts' report, a DDA panel has found there was no soil compaction or wetlands near the Yamuna riverbed before or after the Art of Living's World Culture Festival.

Delhi: Chased by 'power thieves', engineer dies in car crash

18 Jul 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Chased by 'power thieves', engineer dies in car crash

While escaping the mob armed with rods at Jhuljhuli village, a BSES engineer was killed and his four colleagues were injured as their car crashed into a tree near Najafgarh.

Delhi water crisis- Haryana breaks promise, releases just 175 cusecs

19 May 2017

Politics
Delhi water crisis- Haryana breaks promise, releases just 175 cusecs

Delhi's water crisis continued as Haryana refused to release the promised 200 cusecs of water in the Yamuna; instead, it released only 125 cusecs.

Yamuna riverbed damage: Ravi Shankar's statement 'shocking', says NGT

20 Apr 2017

India
Yamuna riverbed damage: Ravi Shankar's statement 'shocking', says NGT

The NGT slammed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his Art of Living for accusing them of bias over their report of damage to the Yamuna riverbed, calling their statements 'shocking'.

AoL event: 10 years, Rs. 42crore to restore Yamuna-bed

14 Apr 2017

India
AoL event: 10 years, Rs. 42crore to restore Yamuna-bed

In its report to the National Green Tribunal, a team of experts said that the damage done to the River Yamuna banks by Art of Living's cultural festival will take 10 years to be undone.