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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......

Meet Lanka prez to sort fishermen issue: Swamy tells Jaya

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo to work out a compromise to......

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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Invasion by soft coral threatens reef ecosystem

— Photo: Special Arrangement Carijoa riisei, the soft invasive coral in Nicobar Islands. TOPICS The soft coral was noticed in Wandoor jetty... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/invasion-by-soft-coral-threatens-reef-ecosystem/article5385047.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Environment&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Lanka turns down Swamy's call for fishing permits

Sri Lanka on Sunday rejected a call to allow Indian fishermen to fish in Lankan waters on a permit system for three years, days ahead of a meeting... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=66735
Ramnad ops raise more doubts

The state government has said that desalination plants will figure prominently in the strategy to augment drinking water sources in the state.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Desalination-Ramnad-ops-raise-more-doubts/articleshow/40460025.cms
Govt to protect Ram Setu

Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that the government would submit a proposal to the Supreme Court to resolve the impasse over the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/425556/govt-protect-ram-setu.html
Narendra Modi Government will not break Ram Setu for Sethusamudram project

A project named Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project was initiated by UPA Government which would eventually lead to breaking of the Ram Setu to... ...

http://news.oneindia.in/feature/narendra-modi-government-will-not-break-ram-setu-sethusamu-1502760.html

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