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50 villages marooned in Thane after heavy rains

50 villages marooned in Thane after heavy rains

30 Jul 2014

Thane: Nearly 50 villages in the district have been cut-off from the tehsil headquarters and two bridges remained submerged as heavy rains continued to lash Thane on Wednesday.

heavy rains,   heavy rains in Thane,   Vaitarna river,   submerged villages,   Thane,  
Holy <strong>River</strong> Ganga set to become plastic free soon

Holy River Ganga set to become plastic free soon

28 Jul 2014

Kolkata: The Ganga Jagran Yatra which started a month back from Haridwar in Uttarakhand culminated in Kolkata on Sunday. The ‘rath’, in the past 30 days, covered more than 1,000 kilometres in five states and carried the message of rejuvenating River Ganga.

Ganga,   Kolkata,   Ganga Jagran Yatra,   Dainik Jagran,   Union Minister of States (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas,   Ganga Aarti programme,   clean Ganga,  
BJP's <strong>river</strong> linking plan likely to get push

BJP's river linking plan likely to get push

27 Jul 2014

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.

BJP,   river linking plan,   Water Resources Ministry,   Nitin Gadkari,   DWS,   Atal Bihari Vajpayee,   pet plan,   ground water level,  
Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US

Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US

28 Jul 2014

Washington: Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms in the US, a new study has found.

US,   trees,   air pollution,   researchers,   US Forest Service's Northern Research Station,   Dave Nowak,   Davy Institute,  
Water level of Ganga on the rise, authorities alert

Water level of Ganga on the rise, authorities alert

26 Jul 2014

Kanpur: The water level of river Ganga is constantly on the rise and is approaching the danger mark due to release of water from Narora dam and heavy rainfall in the hills.

Water level,   River Ganga,   Kanpur,   Narora damn,   Ganga,   heavy rainfall,  
Lakhisarai welcomes Ganga Rath with a pledge to cleanse holy <strong>river</strong>

Lakhisarai welcomes Ganga Rath with a pledge to cleanse holy river

21 Jul 2014

Lakhisarai: Ganga Jagran Rath, which took off from Rudraprayag carrying along a message of cleansing River Ganga, entered Lakhisarai district in Bihar on Sunday. The yatra will conclude at Ganga Sagar in West Bengal.

Ganga Jagran Rath,   Lakhisarai,   Ganga,   Ganga cleaning,   Dainik Jagran,   Ganga cleaning campaign,  
Smart-phone sensor to map <strong>pollution</strong>

Smart-phone sensor to map pollution

14 Jul 2014

Berlin: A new sensor to measure particulate matter in the air is being developed. German scientists are developing a sensor that can be attached to a smart-phone and measures fine dust levels in the air.

Smartphone sensor,   pollution,   sensor,   dust measurement,   smartphone,  
Need another three years to complete <strong>Narmada</strong> project: Gujarat govt

Need another three years to complete Narmada project: Gujarat govt

16 Jul 2014

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government on Tuesday told the state Assembly that it would take another three years to complete the ongoing Narmada dam project, for which Rs 342 crore would be required, in addition to the Rs 1,892 crore spent so far on it.

Gujarat government,   state Assembly,   Narmada dam project,   Congress MLA,   Mohammad Javed Peerzada ,  
Uttarakhand CM directs speedy removal of <strong>river</strong> slit

Uttarakhand CM directs speedy removal of river slit

18 Jul 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat directed the officials to expedite removal of silt from major rivers so that populated areas located close to their banks are safe from flooding.

Uttarakhand,   Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   monsoon,   Harish Rawat,   Uttarakhand govt,  
Missing Air Algerie flight crashes, 110 passengers on board : reports

Missing Air Algerie flight crashes, 110 passengers on board : reports

24 Jul 2014

New Delhi: The Air Algerie flight which went missing from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, according to reports has crashed in river Niger in Africa.

Air Algerie flight,   Air Algerie flight crashes,   Spanish airline company,   MD-83 aircraft,   river Niger,   Africa,  

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