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Govt moves to clean Ganges; no remains to be immersed in holy river

With the Government actively looking for ways to check pollution in river Ganga, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said immersion of mortal remains would not be allowed on the......

Devotees take holy dip at Maha Kumbh on 'Magh Purnima'

Thousands of devotees on Monday plunged into the river Ganges at the ongoing Kumbh Mela, on the occasion of ' Magh Purnima'. During this day, elated Hindu monks and pilgrims take holy dip in Ganges......

Ganga descends on earth!

In June, the lifeline of North India and the most-worshipped river, the Ganges' descend on earth is celebrated. The Ganga, largest of India's rivers and the most sacred to Hindus, holds a unique......

'Only Supreme Court can save the Ganges'

Only Supreme Court can save river Ganga, said Montana State University researchers after their study on pollution in the river reached the apex court.The move has raised optimism of the......

Ganges, Indus may not survive: climatologists

The fast meltdown of Tibetan and Xinjiang glaciers -- the major source of Asia's biggest rivers -- is seriously threatening the survival of major rivers, including the Yangtze, the Mekong, the......

How long will the Railways compromise on safety?

Until longer-term capacity constraints are eased and the number of trains rationalised, compromises on safety and mishaps such as the one in Madhya Pradesh recently are inevitable, notes Bibek......

Modi's IT plans suffer from power cuts, congestion and monkeys!

Bringing some order to India's chaotic cities with technology is a daunting task.  Image: Varanasi is home to hundreds of macaque monkeys. Photograph: Parth Sanyal/Reuters     As......

10 cities most threatened by natural disasters; Kolkata ranks 7

Photograph: Reuters First the Kashmir floods and then cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam; India recently witnessed the fury of nature. But this is nothing. According to a recent research,......

100 days of Modi Govt: No major decisions yet, but on right path

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi interacts with students and faculty at Delhi University's Sri Ram College of Commerce. Photograph: Sondeep Shankar/Rediff.com As prime minister, Narendra......

The story of Kasimbazar's networks

If you do not know much about Kasimbazar, I would not hold it against you; after all it has a population of only 10,000 and lies in one of the most neglected corners of the state of West Bengal.......

First Look: Routine Love Story

Praveen Sattaru's first film as director, Life Before Wedding, sprang a surprise on the viewer, garnered critical acclaim and a decent audience response though better promotion could have helped it......

The 25 HOTTEST Village Belles of Bollywood

If it's a village girl from the movies, she's inclined to follow a specific code of conduct. Namely, beat her anklet-adorning feet against rushing streams, twirling her majestic skirt in open......

Fast Five, Thor flag off big summer releases

For three weeks, Rio has been dominating the world box office. But with Fast Five and Thor expanding their run, Rio may cease to ascend. Even then, the delightful family-pleaser, which has grossed......

Gandedhe is for the 'brave hearts' only!

Shruti Indira Lakshminarayana reviews the Kannada movie, Gandedhe.Telugu film writer Siva Akula forays into the Kannada film industry as a director with Gandedhe (Brave heart), a masala flick......

Raavan is Mani, Abhi, Ash's best work

Aseem Chhabra reviews Raavan in New York.Mani Ratnam's Raavan is an overwhelming film. At times a tad bit overproduced, the film is an onslaught of brilliant use of technology on the viewer's......
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United States Tour Operators Association Tour Operators Members Put The World on Sale This September

This September, the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) invites travelers to make their bucket list destinations a reality. Travel... ...

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Organised inter-state gangs are behind killings of elephants in Southern India

Expressing concern over the recent spate of poaching of elephants in southern India, a global wildlife monitoring network has said organised... ...

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Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

The land of Ganga, temples, Yoga, pilgrims and hippies, Rishikesh, is an interesting blend of spirituality, adventure and nature Outlook... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/quick-guide-rishikesh-uttarakhand-1008016
Environment activists pick holes in Ken-Betwa river linking plan

A group of activists have raised a banner of protest against the environment impact assessment (EIA) carried out to implement the first river... ...

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S Sudan rival sides cry foul as truce comes into effect

Army and rebels accuse each other of breaking ceasefire just hours after it came into force. South Sudan government forces and rebels have... ...

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