Everything you need to know about Yamuna Bridge: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Yamuna Bridge: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Agra/Mathura May 24 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has authorised demolition of all structures and unauthorised buildings in the flood-plains of the Yamuna river.
London, May 24 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has said that star batsman Kevin Pietersen is 'progressing well' during his recovery from knee injury for returning to the team in time for the Ashes.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The capital, which has so far basked in the glory of historic monuments and edifices built by the Mughals and Edward Lutyens, will boast of an iconic structure of its own in the form of the Signature Bridge - a cable-supported steel bridge spanning the Yamuna river - which is set to be ready by September 2014.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Australian Test cricketer Phillip Hughes has said that English county mentor who reinvented him as a Test batsman will play a key role in his preparation for the Ashes.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Monday ordered the demolition of all unauthorised structures on the flood plains and river beds of Yamuna and Hindon rivers in Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, officials said.
London, May 19 (ANI): Chelsea is reportedly looking to sell their record 50 million-pound buy Fernando Torres this summer, despite this season being the best of his career at Stamford Bridge with 22 goals.
London, May 19 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly been told by the club's top officials that forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not be going with him if he seals a deal for a return to Chelsea.
London, May 18 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has been warned by Paris Saint Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti that he may also be sacked by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich if he returns to the club.
Ghaziabad, May 16 (IANS) A team of government officials, including two policemen, were brutally assaulted Thursday by henchmen of a sand mafia in Uttar Pradesh, police said. They even tried to run them over with a tractor.
London, May 14 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) club president Nasser al Khelaifi has rebuffed Real Madrid's approach to take manager Carlo Ancelotti to Santiago Bernabeu.
London, May 12 (ANI): Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has outscored previous Chelsea records and has become the club's all-time leading goal-scorer with his two goal performance during the 2-1 win at Aston Villa and has also revealed his desire to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Director Mira Nair will receive German Film Award for Peace, The Bridge 2013, for her movie "The Reluctant Fundamentalist".
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Nearly one in five children and teens found to be at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new research has shown.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Missing since five days from their houses a minor girl and a youth were found dead with their hands tied in the Yamuna river here, police said Sunday. A suicide note was recovered from the girl's house.
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) A knife-wielding man stabbed two people to death and injured another in Beijing, police said. The assailant also died from injuries suffered while resisting arrest.
London, May 4 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that he wants Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho to come back to England and the Premier League and get him fired up again.
London, May 3 (ANI): Interim Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has said that he will aim to complete his professional job at the club with a big win following the Blues' entry into the Europa League final.
London, May 3 (ANI): Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho has reportedly agreed to return to Chelsea in an emotional comeback, although his return is unlikely to be officially announced until July 1.
London, May 3 (IANS) Chelsea outscored Basel 5-2 at Stamford Bridge to enter the Europa League final in Amsterdam where they will face Benfica.
London, May 3 (ANI): Wayne Bridge's fiance Frankie Sandford has announced on Twitter that she is expecting her first baby with the footie ace.
London, May 2 (ANI): Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho has been reportedly told by Chelsea authorities that he will have to accept working under the club's technical director Michael Emenalo on his return to the Stamford Bridge club.
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): A 25-year-old soldier in Zimbabwe was allegedly kidnapped and detained for four days by suspected female rapists, who are said to have sexually abused him several times before releasing him early this week.
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly revealed to Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp that he is heading to Chelsea and wants to take Dortmund star Robert Lewandowski along with him.
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS) Former Portugal international midfielder Deco has backed Real Madrid coach and compatriot Jose Mourinho to return to Chelsea next season.
London, Apr.26 (ANI): Arsenal's Arsene Wenger has expressed fear that Chelsea will become even stronger and make a dramatic move by bringing in Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho in their club.
London, Apr.25 (ANI): Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is reportedly looking forward to luring Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho by offering him the services of star Altetico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao.
Sydney, Apr 25 (ANI): The premature unveiling of the Australian squad for the Ashes has given England a free kick and a head-start to prepare their pitches and players accordingly, according to Australian cricket sources.
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Chelsea's interim manager Rafael Benitez has said that Fernando Torres has revamped himself into a more fitter, happier and a productive form following a strenuous workout stint in the gym.
Agra, April 18 (IANS) With the summer setting in, residents of this Taj city are reeling under a severe water and electricity crisis. Demand for water has gone up due to the rising mercury and residents are struggling with long power outages. Besides, around 1.8 million tourists, both domestic and foreign, visit Agra every year.
Boston/Washington, April 16 (IANS) Three people, including an eight-year-old boy, were killed and 144 injured as terror revisited the US with two massive explosions targeting the Boston Marathon within 12 seconds of each other. President Barack Obama vowed that those responsible would feel the "full weight of justice".
Rio de Janeiro, April 14 (IANS) After Chelsea signing, Wallace is expected to make a rare start for Fluminense in the club's Rio derby against Flamengo.
London, Apr 14 (ANI): EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook was kidnapped at gunpoint and raped by a gang of drug dealers after failing to pay a 5,000-pound cocaine debt, according to reports.
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho is set to delay his return to England by staying on at the Bernabeu this summer instead of staging a return to his former club Chelsea, as many reports had suggested.
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A never-say-die performance from Rubin Kazan tested Chelsea before the Londoners secured their place in the Europa League semifinals, losing 2-3 in Moscow but going through 5-4 on aggregate.
London, Apr 12 (ANI): England's national selector Geoffrey Miller has warned that players Kevin Pietersen and Graeme Swann may miss the two Tests against New Zealand beginning on May 16 as they still continue to recover from their respective injuries.
London, Apr. 9 (ANI): Wayne Bridge's girlfriend Frankie Sandford, who bagged her first number one with her all girl band The Saturdays, posted an image of herself where she is seen wearing a diamond engagement ring on her marital finger.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) China has assured India that it will not take any step which affects the downstream flow in Brahmaputra, Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat said here Friday, noting that the neighbouring country had planned only run-of-river projects.
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Galatasaray footballer Didier Drogba has said that he believes that Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has 'unfinished business' at Chelsea, adding that he is open to reunion with him if the Portuguese makes a return to Stamford Bridge this summer.
Delhi State BJP chief Vijay Goel has said that in 2010, the CAG and the Shunglu Committee both indicted Sheila Dikshit Government for committing corruption in the projects connected with Commonwealth Games. Again, the CAG has slammed the Delhi Government for corrupt practices adopted in the execution of the much-hyped ?Signature Bridge Project?.
London, April 1 (ANI): British Premier League football club have appointed Paolo Di Canio as their head coach after sacking Martin O'Neill in the wake of the club's defeat by Manchester United.
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has delivered a dismissive assessment of Chelsea's FA Cup pedigree by saying that their four successes in six seasons is due to Manchester United's quarter-final opponents not having "one hard game" in the early rounds of recent campaigns.
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): Robin Van Persie has set his sights on marking his brilliant first season at Manchester United by winning the Double.
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Chelsea is in pole position to sign one of Europe's deadliest strikers, Radamel Falcao from Spanish club Atletico Madrid for around 40 million pounds.
Sydney, Mar 30 (ANI): English county side Nottinghamshire has defended their decision to sign Australian opener Ed Cowan ahead of crucial Ashes this year.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Cable TV operators here Friday said they would observe a 48-hour blackout to protest the March 31 digitisation deadline and an "unfair" revenue-sharing model under the digital addressable system (DAS).
Sydney, Mar 29 (ANI): Former fast bowler Damien Fleming has said the Australian team he would pick for the first Test matches against England in Trent Bridge would have beleaguered vice-captain Shane Watson as a genuine all rounder in it.
New York, Mar 29 (ANI): James Bond star Daniel Craig earned 1 million dollars for a Range Rover appearance at the New York Auto Show that barely lasted 007 minutes.
Lucknow, Ahmedabad,Guwahati, Mar.27 (ANI): People across India celebrated Holi and arrival of spring by smearing each other in colour with great pomp and splendour on Wednesday.
London, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fred's 90th minute equaliser earned Brazil a 1-1 friendly draw against Russia at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge.
Madrid, March 25 (IANS) The future of Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho continues to be the question of speculation in the Spanish press following a hectic weekend for the Portuguese.
Kazan (Russia), March 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Rubin Kazan insist the pitch will be ready for the visit of Chelsea in the Europa League next month despite a UEFA order that the game must be played in Moscow because of a poor-quality surface here.
Agra, Mar 21 (ANI): The future of the River Yamuna remains uncertain as the authorities have failed to put a check on the flow of heavy industrial effluents and urban waste into it at different places.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Australia are contemplating bringing Mike Hussey back from retirement if he wants to stage a middle-order return for the Ashes.
Rio de Janeiro, March 19 (IANS) Cheslea midfielder Ramires is the latest player to be axed from Brazil's squad to face Italy in Geneva Thursday due to injury.
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Three people were killed Saturday on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh when two trucks collided, police said.
Nyon (Switzerland), March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Champions League holders Chelsea were drawn against Russian side Chelsea in the quarterfinals of the Europa League Friday.
Agra, March 14 (IANS) The "save Yamuna" movement launched to secure the release of water from Hathinikundi in Haryana into the river appears to have split: One group has accepted the agreement arrived at midnight Wednesday while the other says the protest will continue.
Vrindavan/Agra, March 14 (IANS) With the official announcement that an additional 250 cusecs of water would be released into the Yamuna through a new canal from Hathinikund in Haryana, the 'save Yamuna' marchers had cause for celebration Thursday.
Agra/Mathura March 13 (IANS) The march to secure release of water from Hathinikund in Haryana to flush the Yamuna river appears deadlocked. The central government has categorically told activists this would not be possible.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Activists heading the Yamuna Bachao Andolan Tuesday threatened to sit on an indefinite fast from Wednesday if the government failed to release more water into the river.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Yamuna Bachao Yatra that was to enter the national capital Sunday decided camp outside Delhi at Sarai Khawaja in Faridabad.
Agra, March 10 (IANS) Even as thousands are undertaking a march from Mathura to Delhi to raise awareness to save the "dying" Yamuna river, people in this Taj city wonder in sadness if it was still possible to revive one of India's holiest rivers that is now seen as a mere sewer.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Alumni from various Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Friday urged the government to set up a commission to re-look into the issues plaguing Ganga and Yamuna rivers.
Delhi State BJP chief Vijay Goel has said that Congress Government is against the poor, farmers and the labourers. This Government
London, Mar 6 (ANI): England's number one off spinner Graeme Swann was ruled out of the Test series against New Zealand before the first match at Dunedin on Tuesday due to a damaged elbow.
Rio de Janeiro, March 6 (IANS) Brazil's national football coach Luiz Felipe Scolari insists that former star Ronaldinho remains in his World Cup plans despite leaving the two-time FIFA World Player of the Year out of a 22-man squad to face Italy and Russia.
Ghaziabad, March 5 (IANS) The major habitats of aquatic life in the Ganga, Yamuna and Ghagra rivers in Uttar Pradesh are critically degrading, a survey by the state Forest Department and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) India has revealed.
Mathura, March 5 (IANS) Thousands of people, led by saints and activists from Braj region, continued with their foot-march Tuesday towards Delhi, demanding release of water from a reservoir in Haryana into the "dying" Yamuna river.
London. Mar 4 (ANI): Cricket Australia is trying to fast-track the citizenship application of Pakistan-born leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed ahead of this summer's Ashes series, and the 31-year old refugee has expressed hope his dream of playing in the Ashes would be come true soon.
Agra, March 3 (IANS) Thousands of activists Sunday blocked the national highway to Agra protesting against the government's apathy to save the river and the historic Taj Mahal here.
Rio de Janeiro, Mar 1 (IANS) Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has hinted at an international recall for former FIFA World Player of the Year Kaka by promising changes to his squad for upcoming friendlies against Italy and Russia.
Mathura, Feb 28 (IANS) It's yet another bid to draw attention to a dying and polluted river that not just sustains life in the Braj region but is also a heritage treasure and a religious symbol for millions of Indians.
New Delhi, Feb. 25 (ANI): Lashing out at the UPA Government over its decision to go ahead with Sethusamudram Project despite the R. K. Pachauri Committee report suggesting it is unviable, Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Monday said the mega project is illegal, arbitrary and unacceptable.
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): Taking on the UPA Government over its stand to go ahead with the Sethusamudram project despite the R. K. Pachauri Committee report suggesting it unviable, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that the Center has declared an indirect war against Indian civilisation.
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS/WAM) The UAE "Project to Assist Pakistan" has said the construction of the Sheikh Zayed Bridge over the Swat river in Pakistan is almost complete.
Islamabad, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistani-origin fast bowler Moin Ashraf has claimed he would like to emulate Yorkshire teammate Joe Root by breaking into the England team.
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has ruled out the likelihood of making a remarkable return from retirement during the Ashes after agreeing to join English county club Surrey this northern summer.
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): The European Commission Directorate General for Home Affairs has selected Morpho (Safran) and HP to maintain the European Union Visa Information System (VIS) and Biometric Matching Systems (BMS).
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): The tradition for Valentine's Day in Japan has long been about women giving chocolate to men.
Allahabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A rare planetary configuration after 147 years, unprecedented security and a multitude of faithfuls has set the stage for the biggest of all holy 'shahi snans' (royal baths) at the Maha Kumbh Sunday. More than 30 million pilgrims were expected for Mauni Amavasya, officials said.
London, Feb 6(ANI): Ashley Cole, who will earn his 100th cap with the England team when they face Brazil in a friendly at Wembley on Wednesday, has said he would need to win some silverware with the Three Lions to get fans' respect and appreciation throughout the country.
London, Feb 4(ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is ready to make a comeback to Chelsea next season to help the Blues come out of their current shambles.
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.4 (ANI): The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, apart from playing host to millions of pilgrims braving the winter cold as they take a holy dip and wash away their sins, is also a witness to a lifestyle of luxury for those who can afford it.
London, Jan 31 (IANS) A British man on a visit to Russia allegedly jumped to his death from a bridge in Moscow after he lost his passport and possibly money and had nowhere to stay, a media report said Thursday.
Agra, Jan 30 (IANS) Once a hub of Gandhian activities and Sarvodaya workers, the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, adjacent to the Mughal monument Etimad-ud-Daula, on the banks of the Yamuna river, is now visited mostly by petty criminals and vagabonds.
Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh plans to invest Rs.23,000 crore ($4.25 billion) on upgrading state highways and will build a new expressway linking Lucknow and Agra, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said here Monday.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The city government Friday informed the Delhi High Court that the process of framing the guidelines to determine electricity tariff by bidding process was underway and sought two weeks' time for that.
RRB Secunderabad JE results 2012 - 2013 have been declared. Previously the board had held test for recruitment for posts of Junior Engineers in various categories.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Rail traffic passing through Delhi's Tilak Bridge railway station will remain suspended briefly on Jan 23 and Jan 26 during the Republic Day Parade, a railway official said Monday.
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) A dance performance at the ongoing Maha Kumbh? If choreographer-turned-director Remo D'Souza has his way, he will perform with his dance troupe in Aallahabad in Uttar Pradesh soon.
Agra, Jan 21 (IANS) Four people, all belonging to the postal department, were killed at the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh Monday when the car they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck due to dense fog, police said.
London, Jan.18 (ANI)Football fans are buying grass cuttings from famous pitches to get closer to their heroes' actual blood sweat and tears.
London, Jan. 18 (ANI): Gianfranco Zola has emerged as a serious contender to become Chelsea's next full-time boss.
London, Jan. 16 (ANI): A helicopter is said to have crashed into a crane in London.
London, Jan 15(ANI): Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua has offered Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard a 250,000 per week after tax offer to join his former teammate Didier Drogba at the club.
London, Jan.15 (ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has claimed he is still in love with English football, dropping strong hints about a return to the Premier League in near future.
London, Jan 14(ANI): Manchester United has been slammed by health officials after their renown stadium, Old Trafford was found heaving with rats during an inspection.
Allahabad, Jan. 13 (ANI): Saints read royal decree and participated in a ritual bath ahead of the 'Maha Kumbh Mela' here on Sunday.
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 12 (IANS) Brazil will play Russia in an international friendly March 25 at London's Stamford Bridge, according to world football's governing body FIFA.
Agra, Jan 11 (IANS) Dragging power cuts, erratic water supply, garbage at street corners, potholed roads and rising crime graph. But Agra is all set to host a three-day global summit for investors.