The frothing in specific stretches of the Yamuna River, such as near ITO and the Okhla Barrage, is a yearly phenomenon. It happens especially in the winter season when the temperatures drop and the river flow is less. But what’s the reason behind this phenomenon?
It is obvious that laundry soaps help in keeping the clothes clean. But how about a soap that cleans the river? That’s new right. Andea, a mineral water brand of Cusco, Peru and Creative Agency Fahrenheit DDB has introduced a soap under the initiative ‘AWA
Sitting across the wooden tables, women with face masks roll the brown dough into a thin cylinder – recycling millions of tonnes of flowers that Hindu devotees throw in Ganga. They are a part of the effort by entrepreneur Ankit Agarwal’s start-up ‘Phool,’ transforming floral
The Ganges River is a sacred water body for Indians, which not only nourishes the lands of the subcontinent but gives life to many marine species as well. Over the years, however, the holy river has been a victim of relentless pollution by means of
Hindu festivities have been going on with gaiety and fervor, despite the gloom that pandemic has brought upon us. The Navratri were celebrated as usual and so was Dussehra, all the while praying for the elimination of the disease as soon as possible. As part
Very recently, two holy rivers of India, Yamuna and Ganga, were declared as a human entity by the High Court of Uttarakhand. That implies one should look at the rivers as living people. If it’s so, then we have already murdered them by choking into
`Whanganui in New Zealand became world’s first river to get a title of a living human entity in March 2017. After a week of it, Yamuna and Ganga are also given status of living human entities in a landmark judgment given by honorable High Court
Hindus believe that one dip in the sacred River Yamuna frees one from the torments of death. But the burden of the overgrowing population and unchecked dumping of sewage and industrial waste has rather turned it into a horrible scene. Now, River Yamuna is seeking
In 2008, about 50 images posted with the first-hand account of a visitor who had spent a few months in India, had gone viral in China. Many Chinese forums and columns published them. The images are disturbing, but not for the government and Indian people
India’s poor water management leading to groundwater depletion & wastage of 40 million liters sewer water
The dependence of India’s modern cities on groundwater resources is worrying experts working in the field of groundwater conservation and management.