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Scores of Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Pooja in US

Scores of Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Pooja in US

31 Oct 2014

Washington: Scores of Indian-Americans, some even driving a few hundred miles, gathered on the banks of the historic Potomac river in the suburb of the US capital here and celebrated the ancient Hindu festival of Chhath.

Chhath,   Chhath Pooja,   Chhath festival,   Chhath in US,   Potomac river,   Washington,   ,  
Sagar Island to be developed as major tourist destination

Sagar Island to be developed as major tourist destination

29 Oct 2014

Kolkata: West Bengal government has taken up a slew of projects to develop Sagar Island at the confluence of the river Ganga and Bay of Bengal as a major tourist destination. Two virgin beaches will be developed as part of the programme.

Sagar Island,   Tourist Destination,   West Bengal,   River Ganga,   Bay of Bengal,   CM Mamata Banergee,  
Ganga rejuvenation: SC ridicules Centre, says adequate actions not being taken

Ganga rejuvenation: SC ridicules Centre, says adequate actions not being taken

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: In a scathing attack, the Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up Centre and state pollution control boards and questioned the veracity of actions taken by the Modi-led government in connection with rejuvenating holy river Ganga.

Ganga rejuvenation,   SC,   Supreme Court,   River Ganga,   Umar Bharti,   Narendra Modi,   BJP,   NDA,   Nirmal Ganga,   HL Dattu,   ,  
Uma Bharti discusses Ganga rejuvenation plan with NEERI

Uma Bharti discusses Ganga rejuvenation plan with NEERI

27 Oct 2014

Nagpur: Union Minister Uma Bharti discussed various issues related to rejuvenation of river Ganga with scientists at the city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).

Uma Bharti,   Ganga rejuvenation plan,   NEERI,   Ganga conservation,   Holy river,   PM Modi,   Narendra Modi,   water resources minister,  
India to develop <strong>river</strong> port in Bangladesh

India to develop river port in Bangladesh

07 Oct 2014

Agartala: India would develop a river port in Bangladesh to ferry essentials, foodgrain and heavy machinery to northeast region from different parts of the country and abroad, an Indian diplomat said here on Tuesday.

river port in Bangladesh,   heavy machinery,   northeast region,   Indian diplomat,   ,  
Air pollution increases <strong>river</strong>-flows: Study

Air pollution increases river-flows: Study

07 Oct 2014

London: Air pollution has had a significant impact on the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere, a new study has found.

Air pollution,   river-flows,   aerosols,   environment,   climate change,  
Rejuvenating Yamuna on high priority: Najeeb Jung

Rejuvenating Yamuna on high priority: Najeeb Jung

14 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung chaired the first meeting of the multi-agency centre on Yamuna and said rejuvenating the river would be high on the priority of the city government.

Najeeb Jung,   Rejuvenating Yamuna,   Yamuna river,   BJP,   AAP,   Delhi government,   ,  
Study to assess causes behind unprecedented J&K floods

Study to assess causes behind unprecedented J&K floods

05 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Following the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, a study has been initiated to assess the causes behind the unprecedented deluge amid possibility of diverting the Jhelum river around Srinagar to prevent such catastrophe in the future.

floods in Jammu and Kashmir,   Jhelum river,   Srinagar ,  
Clintons meets Modi; laud PM's initiative to clean Ganga <strong>river</strong>

Clintons meets Modi; laud PM's initiative to clean Ganga river

29 Sep 2014

New York: Showering effusive praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former US President Bill Clinton on Monday said no one else before him had "knowledge and votes" to build a national economy, as the Clinton couple met the Indian leader here.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   Bill Clinton,   national economy ,  
Talks with Modi fruitful, says Bangladesh PM

Talks with Modi fruitful, says Bangladesh PM

04 Oct 2014

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said her discussions with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on several issues concerning both the countries in the United Nations were fruitful.

Sheikh Hasina,   Narendra Modi,   United Nations,   Militancy,   Teesta River,  

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