container shipping company, Maersk Line , India, Ganga, Varanasi , Kolkata, Nitin Gadkari, Narenrdra Modi

World’s largest container shipping company to move containers on river Ganga

World’s largest container shipping company Maersk Line will move 16 containers on river Ganga (National Waterway-1) from Varanasi to Kolkata tomorrow. Maersk moves 12 million containers yearly across the globe. The firm is onboard India’s inland waterways for the first time. Maersk moving containers on river Ganga follows similar movements already done by firms like […]

Turtle Sanctuary, Allahabad , Namami Gange, Ganga

Turtle Sanctuary to be set up in Allahabad 

In order to protect the rich aquatic biodiversity of river Ganga from escalating anthropogenic pressures, development of a Turtle sanctuary in Allahabad along with a River Biodiversity Park at Sangam has been approved under Namami Gange programme. The Turtle sanctuary project at an estimated cost of Rs 1.34 crore would include development of River Biodiversity […]