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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......

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......

India's tiger population rises to 1,706

Thanks to sustained conservation efforts, the tiger population in the country has risen to 1706 compared with 1411 in 2006, a 12 per cent increase that excludes the big cats of Sundarbans, the......

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......

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......

Cold, fog to help wheat, but not other crops

The cold wave and intense fog across the northern states are deemed beneficial for the rabi crops, notably the main cereal, wheat. Agricultural experts have, however, advised farmers to protect......

Cold, fog to help wheat, but not other crops

The cold wave and intense fog across the northern states are deemed beneficial for the rabi crops, notably the main cereal, wheat. Agricultural experts have, however, advised farmers to protect......

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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

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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

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Q. Some parts of which Uttarakhand district is known as 'bhabhar' after the tall grass of the region?
SriniVenkat:  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-bhabhar/17256433/answers/17258309

  Web results for Indo Gangetic Plains
Farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket

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
Solution needed to tackle the issue in a better manner in future

During monsoon season, some States do get lots of flood water and Uttar Pradesh (UP) is one of those States making headlines these days. Sometime... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/up-floods-solution-needed-to-tackle-the-issue-in-a-better-manner-in-future/15900074.shtml

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