rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 

Indo Gangetic Plains

Rediff.com  »  News  »   Indo Gangetic Plains

  News for Indo Gangetic Plains

  • News
  • Business

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......

  People speak for indo gangetic plains

  • QNA
sweet swati
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/

question answer
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

question answer
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

SriniVenkat
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
Narendra Modi Ganga plan may face hiccups

IndiaToday.in New Delhi,July 6, 2014| UPDATED15:43 IST The cleaning of the Ganga, one of the pet projects of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ,... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/narendra-modi-may-face-hiccups-in-his-ganga-plan/1/370115.html
Latest update on low pressure area bringing good Monsoon rain over East India

T The system has brought in a lot of activity in the past 48 hours, particularly over West Bengal. Malda has received a total of 221 mm of rain... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/weather/latest-updatelow-pressure-area-bringing-good-monsoon-rain-over-east-india_1117444.html
Air quality hit as CO levels shoot up

NEW DELHI: The air quality in the city has worsened in the past few days owing to a dramatic rise in carbon monoxide (CO) levels in some areas.... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533976/s/3bf3bea3/sc/22/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cdelhi0CAir0Equality0Ehit0Eas0ECO0Elevels0Eshoot0Eup0Carticleshow0C37340A6710Bcms/story01.htm
31 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India [PHOTOS]

Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen's Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat Archaeological Survey of India Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen's Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/31-unesco-world-heritage-sites-india-603192
A historic bias

There is one advantage that less educated people have over the highly educated. It is that they are more likely to have open minds. But there is... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/editorial/historic-bias-001

Related Tags


  1. gujarat
  2. bjp
  3. india
  4. lok sabha
  5. supreme court
  6. upa
  7. bharatiya janata party
  8. congress
  9. new delhi
  10. united progressive alliance
  11. ahmedabad
  12. sonia gandhi
  13. nda
  14. rahul gandhi
  15. rajnath singh
  16. nitin gadkari
  17. delhi
  18. manmohan singh
  19. bihar
  20. national democratic alliance
  21. jd-u
  22. nitish kumar
  23. rashtriya swayamsevak sangh
  24. uttar pradesh
  25. photo
  26. advani
  27. central bureau of investigation
  28. rss
  29. janata dal-united
  30. ips

Top Coverage News


Why I love India - Independence Day Special 2013

The Rediff Independence Day Special 2013.

The Programmer Who Came In From The Cold

Whether history will remember Edward Snowden as a traitor to his country or as a champion for...
Broswe by: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z