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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......

'They are going to hang my husband as a lesson to others'

Pakyaselvi (left), on her left is Skanita. Pakyaselvi's parents are at the back with her daughter on their lap A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com meets the shattered families of the five Tamil fishermen......

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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Q. Which one of the following area has been declared as a Biosphere Reservea) Nilgirisb) Gulf of Mannarc) Nokrekd) Manas
Iqbal Seth:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-one-of-the-following-area-has-been-declared-as-a-biosp/24086593/answers/

rajan
Q. Which waterbody seprates the Andaman Islands from the Nocibar Islands ?(A) Palk Strait(B) Gulf of Mannar(C) Nine Degree Channel(D) Ten Degree Channel
Rajan:  A. b) Gulf of Mannar more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-waterbody-seprates-the-andaman-islands-from-the-nociba/21846951/answers/24086608

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Flood in Tamirabharani river

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Tamirabharani river flooding on Wednesday evening due to heavy discharge from the dams in Tirunelveli... ...

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An island marooned

In 1921, both the Indian and Sri Lankan territories of Britain claimed Katchatheevu in order to determine fishing boundaries. The AIADMK raised... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/explained-an-island-marooned/
Vigil along eastern coast shored up, says IG

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Inspector General Satya Prakash Sharma, Commander, Coast Guard Region East, Chennai (centre)... ...

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Satellites to assess coral reef health

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement ON THE ALERT: Continuous monitoring through the advisories issued by INCOIS would... ...

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AIADMK

NEW DELHI: AIADMK members in Lok Sabha today asked the government to bring a bill to take back Katchatheevu island from Sri Lanka. "You cannot... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Bring-Bill-to-Take-Back-Katchatheevu-from-Sri-Lanka-AIADMK/2014/12/09/article2563207.ece

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