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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......

Climate change due to developed nations, not India's fault: PM in Paris

Describing climate change as a major global challenge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India wants the world to work with urgency to agree on a comprehensive, equitable and......

India wants world to work with urgency on climate, says Modi

Describing climate change as a major global challenge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India wants the world to work with urgency to agree on a comprehensive, equitable and durable......

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......
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Photo exhibition on marine park opens

Seeking to create an awareness of the rich marine wealth of Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park among the public, the Ramanathapuram unit of... ...
Precious corals bleached to death

20 October 2016, New Delhi, Shreeshan Venkatesh The current mass bleaching of corals threatens their very existence. The good news is... ...
Energy News Monitor | Volume XIII; Issue 18

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From Durand To Radcliffe And MacMohan, These Are The Lines That Divided Indian Subcontinent And Carved New Territories

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Sea cucumbers seized

In a huge haul, Forest Department personnel seized 750 kg of sea cucumbers, protected under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, and... ...

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