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World Bank loan to clean the Ganga


June 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) India will sign an agreement with the World Bank Tuesday for a $801-million loan to fund cleaning up of the Ganga, whose pollution levels have ... Read more...

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World Bank approves $1 bn loan to clean Ganga river


June 1st, 2011 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $1-billion loan to India to help clean its river Ganga that accounts for one fourth of the country's water resources.The ... Read more...

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IITs to help clean the Ganges


July 7th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A consortium of seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will help the environment ministry in cleaning the river Ganga. A memorandum of understanding was signed Tuesday by ... Read more...

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Environment Ministry and IITs sign agreement for National Ganga River Basin Management Plan


July 6th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): An agreement was signed on Tuesday between the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Ministry of Environment and Forests for the development of a management ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to address IIT Kanpur’s annual convocation


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will visit Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city on Saturday to address the 42nd annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand CM appeals for rupees 10,000 crore for Ganga’s maintenance and development


October 5th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal today said that the state has sought rupees 10,000 crore annually for development-related projects and for the maintenance of Ganga and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh chairs Ganga River Basin Authority meet


October 5th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Monday chaired a meeting of the newly formed Ganga River Basin Authority (GRBA).The authority has been formed to streamline ... Read more...

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PM to chair Ganga River Basin Authority meet today


October 5th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will chair the first meeting of the Ganga River Basin Authority (GRBA) here today.Chief Ministers of States through which the ... Read more...

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Activists thank PM for setting up Ganga authority


March 12th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A group of social activists of the Save Ganga Movement met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and thanked him for setting up the Ganga River Basin Authority to ... Read more...

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Former IIT professor ends fast, wins a battle for Ganga (with image)


February 20th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A 77-year-old former Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) professor ended his fast-unto-death here Friday after the central government accepted his demand to suspend work on a hydroelectric ... Read more...

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IIT alumni form action group to save the Ganges


February 18th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Former students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Wednesday came together to form an action group to save the ecosystem around river Ganges. The group 'IITians for ... Read more...

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PM approves Ganga river basin authority notification


February 17th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday approved the notification for setting up the Ganga River Basin Authority for comprehensive management of the basin. The framework for the proposed ... Read more...

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Cairn to begin exploration in Bihar after monsoon


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Energy major Cairn India will begin the next phase of oil and natural gas exploration in Bihar after the monsoon, a company official said Thursday. The first proposed ... Read more...

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