Two drown in Ganga in UP

Lucknow :  Two youngsters drowned in the Ganga river on Thursday when they went for a bath in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. Divers managed to save three others from the same group, a police officer said. The five had gone to the Dhai Ghat. While Pittu and Golu lost their lives, Vasram, […]

Cabinet approves waterway project on Ganga

New Delhi, Jan 3  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway-1’s (Ganga river) 1,380-km Haldia-Varanasi stretch. According to a cabinet communique, the Rs 5,369 crore project, which is expected to be completed by March […]