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Normal life hit by 12-hour Karnataka bandh over Cauvery issue

Apr 18, 2015

Normal life hit by 12-hour Karnataka bandh over Cauvery issue

Normal life in the country's IT capital and several parts of Karnataka was crippled today as a 12-hour statewide bandh, called by pro-Kannada outfits to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery, began #India #NewsTracker #Bangalore #News #Cauvery River #IT capital #karnataka bandh
Homemade sandbags to evacuation: Srinagar takes no chances as flood threat looms

Apr 01, 2015

Homemade sandbags to evacuation: Srinagar takes no chances as flood threat looms

There is great fear of another flood in the valley, where the memories of September's large-scale devastation are still fresh in the minds of the people. #India #Kashmir #Srinagar #Jammu Kashmir #Lal Chowk #River Jhelum #FromTheGround #Kashmir floods
Yamuna river will be brought under Environment Protection Act, says govt

Mar 23, 2015

Yamuna river will be brought under Environment Protection Act, says govt

The government has promised to bring the Yamuna river under the the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river". #India #NewsTracker #Yamuna #Ravishankar Prasad #river #Environment Protection Act
Ferry with 100 passengers sinks in Bangladesh, rescue operation underway

Feb 22, 2015

Ferry with 100 passengers sinks in Bangladesh, rescue operation underway

A river ferry carrying about 100 passengers has capsized in central Bangladesh and a rescue operation is underway. #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #Ferry accident #rescue operation #river ferry
Modi govt killing river Ganga under garb of rejuvenating it, says Sharad Yadav

Feb 19, 2015

Modi govt killing river Ganga under garb of rejuvenating it, says Sharad Yadav

Lashing out at the Centre for allegedly suggesting construction of new dams in the Himalayas, the JD(U) on Thursday said the government was "finishing" river Ganga under the garb of rejuvenating it. #NewsTracker #Sharad Yadav #Modi government #JD(U) #River Ganga

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Beas river Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Jun 10, 2014

Beas river Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Demand-driven power generation leads to drastic hourly fluctuations in water levels in most rivers. At risk are the lives and livelihood of thousands and the riverine ecology. #India #NewsTracker #Himachal Pradesh #Beas River #larji dam #Manali Dam
377 verdict Gay sex against nature? Look around, get a life

Dec 12, 2013

377 verdict Gay sex against nature? Look around, get a life

Clearly, homosexuality is as natural as anything observed in nature and not an individual "lifestyle" choice. But a lot of us demand human conduct to be far above bestial standards. #HowThisWorks #India #Supreme Court #parliament #Animals #LGBT rights #Section 377 #Nature #criminalising homosexuality #Amazonian river dolphin