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Ramar Sethu, a world heritage centre?

The Rs 2,427.40-crore Sethusamudram canal project aims to create a navigable channel of 152.2 km from the Gulf of Mannar to the Bay of Bengal through the Palk Bay and Palk Strait. The project that......

'Widening Ramar Sethu can amplify tsunamis'

Ramar Setu, or the Sethusamudram Project coming up in the Gulf of Mannar separating India and Sri Lanka, has evoked strong reactions both from those opposing the project as well as those in support......

Why the Ram Setu must not be destroyed

Sethusamudram, a project to create alternative shorter route for ships to cross the Gulf of Mannar, is a wonderful idea -- one which is more than 150 years old. The channel, originally an idea of a......

Hope for paradise of biologists

Will the Gulf of Mannar, the 'Paradise of Biologists', be lost or saved due to indiscriminate fishing? This is the question often posed by environmentalists.Hope has emerged in the form of Gulf of......

Rustom-1 drone to monitor maritime boundary with Lanka

DRDO says it is working with the navy to fit the Rustom-1 with an Automatic Identification System that will identify Indian fishing vessels along the maritime boundary The international maritime......

Sethusamudram controversy back in the spotlight

There seems to be no end to the 16-year-old war over the controversial Sethusamudram project. The project involves dredging the stretch of water between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka to make it......

India to start power trade with Sri Lanka by 2014

The two countries are likely to sign an MoU for a Rs 2,500-crore (Rs 25 billion) project.The government's initiative to have trading of electricity with Sri Lanka is likely to bear fruit by......

'Bio resources:India wants legally binding treaty'

India plans to play a larger role in protection of forests and biodiversity, especially in the 10th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity to be held in Nagoya, Japan, in......

India-Sri Lanka power link by 2013

The government's initiative to set up a high-capacity power transmission link between India and Sri Lanka is likely to be completed by 2013. The 285-kilometre power link, including submarine cables......

Reliance on oil hunt in Lanka

Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance Industries is drawing up plans to invest in oil and gas exploration, production and refining in Sri Lanka.Seismic surveys have indicated that the island nation has......
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Jayalalithaa seeks Modi's help to secure release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure the release of 28 Tamil... ...
Warm waters bleach coral reefs in south

Climate change is fast eroding the protective coral reef along the shoreline in Gulf of Mannar ...
Algal death traps

One day in 2008 a strange wave washed in at Mandapam in the Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu. In sharp contrast to the azure blue of the coral-filled... ...
Clarion call to conserve Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve

Seminar highlights resources such as whales, dugong and sharks ...

Known as the only land border between India and Srilanka, is the southernmost tip of Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu. A ghost town today, it was abandoned... ...

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