Yamuna

  • Clean Yamuna: Hema's top priority after elections 26-03-2014 06:30 PM

    Hema Malini, BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from Mathura, on Wednesday, said that eliminating pollution from Yamuna will be her top priority. "Protection of our cultural heritage in the form of Ganga and Yamuna is vital. I would do my best to ensure clean Yamuna," she said. "Nobody can move in...
  • Ex-CPI MLA Yamuna Yadav dead at 66 24-03-2014 09:25 PM

    Former CPI MLA Yamuna Yadavpassed away at his residence in Anishabad in Patna on Mondayafter prolonged illness, his son and RJD leader Manoj Yadav said. He was 66. Yadav is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters. He was elected to the state Legislative Assembly from Kesaria seat...
  • Delhi: Five drown in the Yamuna 17-03-2014 09:43 PM

    New Delhi: Five people drowned in the Yamuna river near North Delhi's Sonia Vihar on Monday. They were reportedly drinking water at the river bank when we fell in. The incident took place in late afternoon. ...
  • 700 boxes of liquor worth lakhs seized from Yamuna Expressway 13-03-2014 11:48 PM

    Seven-hundred boxes of liquor worth over Rs 21 lakh in market was seized on the Yamuna Expressway on Thursday, police said. "On a tip-off, three members of the smuggling gang including the driver have been arrested and 700 boxes of wine were recovered from their canter," they said. The Kanpur-bound...
  • Soon, enjoy hassle-free ride from Delhi to Taj Mahal by escaping Agra traffic 04-03-2014 01:40 PM

    In two years, tourists from Delhi and Kanpur will be drive to the Taj Mahal from the Yamuna Expressway without entering the congested Agra city. This will be made possible by the Rs 306 crore inner city Ring Road that will connect the Yamuna Expressway with Fatehabad tourism complex near...
  • Water supply in Agra may be suspended, warn civic authorities 20-02-2014 06:19 PM

    Civic authorities in Agra have warned that water supply in the city could be suspended in view of Yamuna river's already high pollution reaching levels much beyond treatment. Both Agra Mayor Indrajeet Arya and MP Ram Shankar Katheria on Thursday threatened to sit on a 'dharna' to highlight the poor...
  • Delhi power crisis: Anil Ambani meets Lt Governor 19-02-2014 11:58 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani on Wednesday met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung for nearly an hour which officials described as a "courtesy call." Both sides declined to comment on the deliberations between Ambani and Jung. The meeting comes against the backdrop of issues concerning two group companies...
  • Yamuna Expressway City to get metro rail soon 13-02-2014 08:17 AM

    Yamuna Expressway Industrial development Authority has approved the metro rail project between the proposed metro station at Pari Chowk till sector 18 and 20, the first residential sectors of the authority being developed where over 21000 allotments have been done. PC Gupta, Chief Executive Officer,YEIDA, said on Wednesday. that the...
  • UP threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over water pollution 10-02-2014 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav has threatened to cut the Ganga water supply to Delhi, claiming that the dirty and polluted drains from the national capital are polluting the Yamuna. Shivpal Singh Yadav said that Yamuna joins Ganga and its polluted water is creating problems in...
  • SC directs NTPC not to cut power supply to BSES in Delhi 07-02-2014 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: In a reprieve to residents of Delhi, the Supreme Court on directed NTPC not to cut power supply till March 26 to Reliance Group-owned power distribution companies for not clearing outstanding dues of over Rs.300 crore. The apex court also directed BSES to pay Rs 50 crore within...
  • Delhi power crisis: Discoms move larger High Court bench against CAG audit 07-02-2014 12:22 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end in sight to the Delhi power crisis. The three Delhi discoms have now moved a larger bench of the High Court after an earlier bench refused to stay the CAG audit ordered by the Arvind Kejriwal government into the accounts of the...
  • Delhi power crisis: SC agrees to hear BSES plea against NTPC 06-02-2014 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the plea of the Reliance Group companies BSES against the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) notice threatening to cut off power supply for not clearing outstanding dues. The apex court will hear the plea on Friday. Raising a fear of an...
  • Cancellation of licence would be illegal: BSES Yamuna to Kejriwal 04-02-2014 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: The private supply companies BSES Yamuna has attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for asking the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to cancel the licence if they fail to ensure uninterrupted power supply. In a statement the BSES Yamuna said "As legally advised, the proposed cancellation of licenses...
  • Delhi to pay 6-8 pc more for power, yet face cuts as discoms fail to pay dues 01-02-2014 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: If you stay in Delhi, get ready to pay more for electricity from Saturday. The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Friday hiked the power surcharge for the three distribution companies in the capital by 6 to 8 per cent. The BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), the BSES...
  • NTPC warns Delhi discoms to pay today or power supply will be cut 31-01-2014 03:04 PM

    New Delhi: Residents of East Delhi and Central Delhi may face eight to 10 hours of power cuts in February as the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has rejected Delhi government's plea to continue power supply to BSES Yamuna Power Limited. The NTPC has informed the power discom that a...
  • AAP warns discoms, says will cancel licence, if power supply is cut 31-01-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has asked the private power distribution companies in Delhi to provide 24 hour uninterrupted power in the state failing and has warned them that their licences will be cancelled if they fail to do so. This comes after the Discom BSES Yamuna...
  • Delhi's millennium bus depot pits AAP government against Centre 29-01-2014 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's decision to shift the millennium bus depot from the banks of Yamuna has led to yet another fight between the AAP government and the Centre. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has expressed its inability to provide alternate land before the Delhi High Court...
  • CAG officials visit three private power distribution firms 20-01-2014 10:45 PM

    Officials from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Monday visited the three private power distribution companies in the city, nearly three weeks after the Delhi government ordered scrutiny of their finances by the auditor. The government on January 1 announced its decision to recommend CAG audit of the finances...
  • Delhi CM calls meeting with Jal Board officials 15-01-2014 10:35 AM

    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting with the officials of Delhi Jal Board on Wednesday. The meeting comes in the backdrop of spike in industrial pollutants in Yamuna river. The increase in pollution has forced the Jal Board to cut production at the Wazirabad and Chandrawal water treatment...
  • Private contractor allegedly gets man abducted, tortured with cigarette butts for filing RTI 20-12-2013 08:09 AM

    A man was abducted and tortured by unidentified persons allegedly at the behest of a private contractor after he filed an RTI application seeking information about the quality of work being carried out by him. "A case was filed against unknown persons and a manhunt launched to nab them," said...
  • Phase III of Yamuna Action Plan approved for Delhi 10-12-2013 02:59 PM

    The Environment ministry said it has approved the phase III of Yamuna Action Plan (YAP) for Delhi besides sanctioning two projects of pollution abatement for the river in Sonepat and Panipat in Haryana. "The YAP Phase III project for Delhi has been approved by the ministry at an estimated cost...
  • Farmers block traffic at Yamuna Expressway to demand sugarcane dues 05-12-2013 07:51 PM

    Hundreds of farmers blocked traffic at Pari Chowk and Zero Point of Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida for an hour on Thursday, demanding "dues" of sugarcane growers in the state and a 64 per cent hike in compensation for farmers whose lands have been taken for the expressway. The blockade,...
  • Manmohan Singh pays tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru 14-11-2013 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday paid a tribute to India's first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 124th birth anniversary. The Prime Minister paid a floral tribute to Nehru at Shantivan, a memorial dedicated to Pandit Nehru on the bank of Yamuna river here. Shantivan means...
  • Allahabad HC bans immersion of idols in Ganga, Yamuna 08-10-2013 11:41 AM

    The Allahabad High Court (HC) on Monday put a ban on the immersion of idols of Gods and Goddesses in Ganga and Yamuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh. The court also dismissed the plea of the state government that the idols would be immersed and then fished out. The HC bench...
  • Delhi: 2 drown, 7 feared dead during Ganesha idol immersion in Yamuna 19-09-2013 08:16 AM

    At least two persons were drowned and another seven feared dead during immersion of idols of Ganesha in the Yamuna on Wednesday in two separate incidents, police said. The first incident was reported this afternoon from Wazirabad Yamuna Bank in North Delhi where at least five persons are feared dead,...
  • Four electrocuted to death during Ganpati visarjan in Belgaum 19-09-2013 08:13 AM

    Bangalore: The Ganpati visarjan marked the end of the Ganesh festival on Wednesday. But amidst the celebrations, some accidents turned fatal during the visarjan procession in some parts of the country. In Karnataka's Belgaum, four people were electrocuted to death and six were injured during the immersions. Meanwhile, in Delhi,...
  • One killed, three injured in road mishap at Yamuna Expressway 18-09-2013 05:29 PM

    A person was killed and four others critically injured when a car hit the divider before banging into the side rails of a flyover at Zero Point of Yamuna Expressway on Wednesday, police said. The victims were travelling from Sikohabad to Greater Noida when the mishap occurred, leaving the car...
  • Six injured in road accident 18-09-2013 05:10 PM

    Six persons were injured on Wednesday when two cars colloided on a service lane along the Yamuna Expressway. The mishap occurred in Dankaur area in Greater Noida, police said. The injured were admitted to a private hospital where their condition is stated to be out of danger, they said. ...
  • Four killed as car overturns on Yamuna Expressway 29-08-2013 06:58 PM

    Four people were killed on Thursday when a speeding car from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh heading towards New Delhi toppled after one of its tyres burst, police said. Police and the Expressway Authority shifted the three who were seriously injured to a hospital in Noida. The tragedy took place at...
  • Citizens, tourists in awe of Taj; fret at potholed roads, garbage, choked sewer lines 27-08-2013 11:20 AM

    Even as the Taj Mahal appears sparkling white, washed by good rains over the past two months, and the rising water level kindling hopes of the Yamuna river regaining its lost vigour, Agra city presents a most dismal profile with pot-holed roads, heaps of garbage and choked sewer lines overflowing...