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 (yŭm′ə-nə) or Jum·na (jŭm′nə)
A river of northern India rising in the Himalaya Mountains and flowing about 1,385 km (860 mi) generally southeast to the Ganges River at Allahabad.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Water level of Yamuna river at the old iron bridge in the national capital was recorded at 204.95 metres on Thursday, which is 0.38 metres below the danger level mark of 205.33 metres.
New Delhi -- Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government is working on project to divert water from three rivers flowing into Pakistan from India in order to improve availability of water in the Yamuna. He said both the countries hold the right to use water flowing in three rivers each under the Indus Waters Treaty signed in 1960.
IANS New Delhi/Chandigarh The authorities in Delhi on Saturday began to evacuate hundreds of people living in the Yamuna catchment area as a flood threat loomed following a sharp rise in the river's level, officials said.
Summary: After the Yamuna river, a tributary to the Ganges, was granted the accolade, it made sense for activists to tell police that somebody had killed it
AFTER an expert panel's finding that it will take extensive effort to reverse the damage caused to the Yamuna floodplains by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's cultural event-- ' World Culture Festival 2016', Delhi water minister Kapil Mishra said that the event should, in fact, be held again and ' only on its banks'.
"The security has also been enhanced on the Yamuna expressway, which connects Agra with New Delhi.
Summary: New Delhi: The water level of the Yamuna crossed the danger mark of 204.83 metres ...
of NCT of Delhi, presents Yamuna - Elbe -Public.Art.Outreach project that will be held at the Golden Jubilee Park, near Old Yamuna Bridge in Delhi from November 9 till November 20, 2011.
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BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-November 10, 2010--CRISIL upgrades ratings on Yamuna Power and Infrastructure Ltd(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
12 -- Unprecedented, record rainfall in the Capital New Delhi has raised the level of the river Yamuna, made worse by release of large quantity of water from the neighbouring Haryana state.