Saving a river: Pollution in India’s holy Ganges makes it toxic

People watch as pyres burn at a cremation ground on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi, India April 7, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Ganges river, holy to most Indians, flows from the western Himalayas down to the Bay of Bengal through crowded cities, industrial hubs and some of the most populated areas in the world. The river begins as pristine, clear waters in the icy heights of the tallest mountain range in the […]

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