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Trinamool demands probe by Centre into water crisis

Trinamool Congress on Thursday demanded a probe by the Centre into the breakdown of two sluicegates of Farakka barrage, saying it has led to flow of excess water to Bangladesh causing severe power......

Rescuing the Ganga and the country

If the Ganga manages a rebirth, so will the country, observes Subir Roy The strategy to clean up the Ganga is disarmingly simple and can be expressed in two sentences. One: don’t kill the......

The tizzy caused by Modi's proposed gift!

B S Prakash takes a tongue-in-cheek look at what India's neighbours think about Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking Indian scientists to develop a SAARC satellite, which can be dedicated as a......

A dismal third anniversary for UPA-2

At the end of UPA-2's three years in power, India has become a more unbalanced, strife-torn and unhappy society, with reduced human security and tattered social cohesion. Rather than correct policy......

India, B'desh settle border rows, but thorns exist

Rediff.com's Sanchari Bhattacharya, who is travelling with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Dhaka, reports on the outcome of Dr Singh's deliberations with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina......

Chidambaram's Budget speech

Speech of P. Chidambaram Minister of Finance PART A Mr. Speaker, Sir, I rise to present the Budget for the year 2005-06. 2. Last year, while presenting the Budget, I had suggested that the vote in......

Re-engineering the 'dying city'

Ever since "Calcutta port" was established in 1870 it has, like all river ports, been gradually making its way to the sea. Thus Satgaon yielded to nearby Hugli (Portuguese), Chinsura (Dutch) and......

'If the land goes, then your home goes'

Sourav Sarangi is an award-winning filmmaker whose latest work Char… The No Man’s Island explores the border between India and Bangladesh, defined by a river and its ever-changed......
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State flood situation grim, toll 48

The flood situation in the southern districts of the state remained grim on Sunday with the government putting the death toll at 48 while 2.14 lakh... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/bengal/state-flood-situation-grim-toll-48/79803.html
Study for new forest-free Manas-San...

The Centre on Friday said that it was studying an alternative alignment for the proposed Manas-Sankosh-Teesta-Ganga link which would be almost... ...

http://echoofindia.com/new-delhi-study-new-forest-free-manas-sankosh-teesta-ganga-link-90826
New conservation plan for Udhwa sanctuary

Ranchi: The Udhwa Bird Sanctuary in Sahebganj district, the state's only sanctuary for avian species will have a fresh conservation plan . The new... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/New-conservation-plan-for-Udhwa-sanctuary/articleshow/48257101.cms
Heavy rains to hit West Bengal in next 48 hours

The MeT department has forecast heavy rains on Monday and extremely heavy rains from Tuesday in Gangetic West Bengal even as Chief Minister Mamata... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/kolkata/heavy-rains-to-hit-west-bengal-in-next-48-hours/
River Ganga most polluted along Patna stretch

The most revered of all rivers, the Ganga, has been known for the pristine value of its water. Mythologically, a dip in the holy water is... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/patna/river-ganga-most-polluted-along-patna-stretch/article1-1369362.aspx

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