The ornamental crescent shape of the Ganga is the unique morphology of the river, and this is the path of least resistance of friction, form and pressure drag forces of the soil in Varanasi.
Microplastics are defined as plastics less than 5 mm in length and recognized as a major source of marine pollution due to their persistence, ubiquity and toxic potential.
Videos and pictures in May of bodies drifting down the river, which Hindus consider holy, had shocked the nation .
The drive aims to clean the algal bloom in the river water, especially at the Ghats, where people throng for bathing on auspicious occasions.
A five-member team has been set up to look into the matter and submit a detailed report after environmentalists expressed concern over the development.
Officials in Chausa block of Bihar's uxar, which borders Uttar Pradesh, so far recovered 15 bodies which started decomposing.
Kashi has lured people for centuries thanks to the Vishwanath temple, the shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.
More than 2,700 mementos, including shawls, pagris and jackets, at the National Gallery of Modern Art here will be auctioned on www.pmmementos.gov.in from Saturday till October 3.
351 stretches of polluted rivers have been identified by the apex pollution body.
The Waterman of India, Rajendra Singh, just cannot stifle a laugh thinking about the difference between his Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan and Kerala.