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Sparkling PHOTOS of cities from the night sky

Clusters of yellow lights on the Indo-Gangetic Plain reveal numerous cities large and small in this astronaut photograph of northern India and northern Pakistan. Of the hundreds of clusters, the......

Legal regime should define what sustainable sand mining is

More than legal and illegal mining of sand, the issue which stares us in the face is sustainable sand mining, says  Gopal Krishna Will there be compliance with National Green Tribunal’s......

Special: Doronto ki Sawari

No journey can give you a taste of the Indian landscape like train travel. Rajesh Karkera and Archana Masih capture vignettes on one such long journey through Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and......

Bihar special status: Set up expert panel, Nitish tells PM

Expressing disappointment over the rejection of special category status toBihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to set up an expert committee to......

Rampant land acquisition will lead to food crisis

The UPA thinks that food security can be addressed by importing food. Land must be acquired for the industry to be a vehicle for higher growth. There can be nothing more dangerous than this flawed......

New tech to raise productivity at a low cost

The Indo-Gangetic plain, which has been the home to the Green Revolution that is now showing signs of fatigue, is witnessing an agricultural revolution of another kind.This is aimed at transforming......

Perils of climate change: Wheat growth in UP, Punjab may fall

With temperature likely to rise in the coming years because of climate change, essential food crops such as wheat are likely to witness a drastic fall in production, according to a report by the......

ONGC may start commercial production of shale gas next year

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation plans to start commercial production of shale gas sometime next year, company Chairman Sudhir Vasudeva said on Friday. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs......

Will shale gas become a game-changer for India?

The UK shale gas 'pad allowance' would cut tax on production income by about half to 30 per cent, notes Kunal Bose. Experts across the world feel India, largely dependent on imports of oil and gas,......

Monsoon deficiency to narrow down soon: IMD

Monsoon deficiency is expected to narrow down in the coming days with rains likely to improve in the eastern, central and Indo-Gangetic parts of the country, India Meteorological Department said on......

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Q. If there were no Himalayan ranges, what would have been the most likely geographical impact on India?1. Much of the country would experience the cold waves from Siberia. 2. Indo-gangetic plain would be devoid of such extensive alluvial soils. 3. The pattern of monsoon would be different from what it is at present. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3
Sweet Swati:  A.  more

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Q. The most fertile region of India isA. the HimalayasB. the central HighlandsC. the Indo-Gangetic plainD. peninsular plateau
Question Answer:  A. Non of the above....India particularly the north gangetic plain would have been turned into a large desert.....sans green corn fields sans the net...... more

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Q. Some parts of which Uttarakhand District is known as Bhabbar after the tall grass of the region ??
Question Answer:  A. Bhabhar is gently-sloping coarse alluvial zone below the Siwalik Hills (outermost foothills of Himalaya where rivers and streams disappear under...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/some-parts-of-which-uttarakhand-district-is-known-as-bhabbar/21374629/answers/17258317

  Web results for Indo Gangetic
Graphs to assess damage to buildings if earthquake occurs

HYDERABAD: The International (IIIT) Hyderabad has developed graphs to assess damage to buildings in the event of an earthquake. It has installed... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/science/graphs-to-assess-damage-to-buildings-if-earthquake-occurs/articleshow/42706085.cms
Farming and Technology

KARNAL (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Erratic weather, rising temperatures, declining water resources and labour shortages are threatening India's... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/09/16/foundation-india-farming-climate-change-idINKBN0HB19920140916
Study On to Unravel Mystery of Clouds

NEW DELHI: Ever wondered why it doesn't pour always when dark clouds engulf the skies? To unravel the mystery of rain-laden clouds and interaction... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Study-On-to-Unravel-Mystery-of-Clouds/2014/09/16/article2433733.ece
Fixing the cracks in the Himalayas to avert another Kashmir-like tragedy

By Amitabha Pande Uttarakhand, June 2013. , September 2014. Once the task of rescue and evacuation is over, the J&K tragedy too will be ascribed... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/comments-analysis/fixing-the-cracks-in-the-himalayas-to-avert-another-kashmir-like-tragedy/articleshow/42570633.cms
Divine Tourist's Threefold Path

On a typical day's foot march in India's holiest of cities, eager visitors partake in communal ceremonies while brushing shoulders with almost... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/travel/Divine-Tourists-Threefold-Path/2014/08/30/article2403060.ece

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