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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-there-were-no-himalayan-ranges-what-would-have-been-the-m/23033435/answers/

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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-most-fertile-region-of-india-isa.-the-himalayasb.-the-ce/21374629/answers/23033476

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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
SPICE POTS & ENTREPOTS

It is a hot Sunday afternoon. Parangipettai, the white town, less than an hour's drive from Cuddalore, is deserted. The Dutch stayed here till the... ...

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Roads are lifeline, need to recognise their significance

e, the black bitumen on roads, unbroken stretches and the vast expanse unfolding in the countryside and the hills, send the adrenalin pumping.... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/roads-are-lifeline-need-to-recognise-their-significance.html
Online booking of Tharu huts at Katraniaghat sanctuary soon

Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Online booking of Tharu huts will soon be available for tourists and visitors at the Kakraha and Katraniaghat wildlife... ...

http://news.chennaionline.com/newsitem.aspx?NEWSID=5775ae2b-0caa-427c-8128-2e0c5fbfd7f3&CATEGORYNAME=NATL
RSS Ghar Wapsi rests on a colonial history of conversion

The Sangh Parivar's fervour for reconverting Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, euphemistically described as Ghar Wapsi programme, is linked to... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/indian-muslims-come-rss-ghar-wapsi-rests-colonial-history-conversion-1851881.html
Chill runs down city's spine on a lazy Sunday

rain and cold winds caused a major slump in the day temperature as the mercury settled seven notches below normal at 16 degree Celsius in the... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/city/chill-runs-down-citys-spine-on-a-lazy-sunday.html

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