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A dirty saga unfolds by the Indus in Kashmir (Leh Newsletter)


July 29th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Leh, July 29 (IANS) You reach the banks of the historic Indus River, envisioning crystal clear waters and idyllic surroundings. But heaps of garbage, plastic bottles and remnants of food ... Read more...

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Students organize Ganga cleaning drive in Varanasi


November 10th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Hundreds of college students in Varanasi participated in a cleaning drive aimed to keep the holy Ganges river pollution-free.Many volunteers cleaned the Ghats of the river with brooms, ... Read more...

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Students participate in ‘Save Ganga Mission’ in Varanasi


August 11th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug. 11(ANI): Hundreds of school students took part in a unique rally staged at Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, to motivate the local residents in keeping River Ganga clean, on ... Read more...

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Scientists discover Amazon River is 11 million years old


July 30th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Liverpool, UK, have discovered that the Amazon River is 11 million years old.They discovered that the Amazon River, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel campaign by self-help group to create awareness on Ganges river pollution


May 23rd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, May 23 (ANI): A self-help group from Varanasi on Friday sent 543 utensils filled with water of river Ganges to the national capital to raise awareness on river pollution.Ganga, which ... Read more...

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Activists demand heritage status for Yamuna


June 6th, 2008 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 5 (IANS) A people's conference attended by social activists, environmentalists and intellectuals Thursday demanded that Yamuna river be accorded a world heritage status by the Unesco and the Indian government. ... Read more...

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Students launch a save river campaign in Delhi


April 22nd, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): School children today participated with zeal in a painting competition organised by the youth of Justice Group to save the dying Yamuna river to mark the ... Read more...

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Indian power companies courted to ‘light up’ Africa


March 20th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) With the African economy on a rising curve, Indian companies have been invited to plug the shortfall in power generation and distribution in the continent. At the ... Read more...

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Chemical waste in Yamuna causes death of fish


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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