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Yamuna

  • Panipat dyes poison Delhi

    May 23, 2016

    Factories in and around Panipat in Haryana are pumping a huge amount of waste, including ammonia, into the Yamuna upstream of Delhi

  • New plan dreams of clean Yamuna

    May 21, 2016

    A new plan by the Delhi government details how to clean the river flowing along India’s capital, but is weak on where the water will come from

  • Delhi’s houses built on sand

    April 12, 2016

    Built upon old riverbeds and marsh, many of Delhi’s houses are built on soil that will turn to jelly in an earthquake

  • Thirsty and ill in Delhi

    October 10, 2015

    With the Yamuna river reduced to a drain in many places and with plummeting groundwater levels, India’s capital has been unable to keep pace with the growing population

  • Contaminated water leading to cancer, fear Indian villagers

    November 13, 2014

    Villagers in Greater Noida, a region close to New Delhi, could be the latest victims of groundwater contamination with reports of increased cancer cases spurring investigations and concern about the situation elsewhere in the country