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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......

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.......

Are there more IPCC goof-ups on climate change?

Whether it is the blunder over the glaciers or the linking of natural disasters to global warming, the IPCC's credibility has been badly hit. If this encourages laxity over global warming, that......

How the World Bank plans to help India

World Bank President Robert Zoellick on Friday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and discussed funding for the changing needs of the country. "I had the opportunity this morning to speak to......

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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Q. is Howrah and Kolkata the same or two different cities ????
Pathline Channel:  A.  more

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Q. Which river of India is considered as the holiest of all?
Francisco:  A. it is a sister city of Kolkata connected by four bridges on the river Ganges more

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Q. About water pollution and its causes
Vikul Sharma:  A. river Ganges. more

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Tamil Nadu government in dilemma over CM's pic in annual calendar

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government is in a dilemma over printing of its annual calendar for the year 2015. With AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa ousted... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/chennai/Tamil-Nadu-government-in-dilemma-over-CMs-pic-in-annual-calendar/articleshow/45568350.cms
UN sends team of experts to Bangladesh to help clean up ...

Dhaka: The United Nations on Thursday said it has sent a team of international experts to Bangladesh to help clean up the world's largest mangrove... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/un-sends-team-experts-bangladesh-help-clean-sunderbans-oil-spill-1856309.html
Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 Unveils Rare Maps of India from 16th to 19th Centuries

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) unveiled a unique collection of museum-quality maps of India from 16th to 19th centuries on Thursday. The... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/kochi-muziris-biennale-2014-unveils-rare-maps-india-16th-19th-centuries-617580
Armenia, the old world

Author :Apoorva Prasad Charm and antiquity meet in this unexplored slice of southern Caucasus, where all are welcome to stay and join. Start from... ...

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How I Was Undone by a Religious Trek

BENGALURU: A few days back, I was boarding a flight from Kochi when I heard the call that strikes terror into the hearts of passengers everywhere... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/How-I-Was-Undone-by-a-Religious-Trek/2014/12/18/article2576196.ece

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