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Mar 24, 2017
Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna living entities: Move could pave way for effective environmental lawsThe Uttarakhand High Court recently declared River Ganga and Yamuna as living entities — a first of its kind recognition in India.
Mar 23, 2017
London Terror Attack: Five dead as 'terrorist' plows car on Westminster BridgeA knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament.
Mar 22, 2017
World Water Day: Ganga river gets an Intach hope to free itself from being awash in trashThe reality is that more than one billion gallons of raw sewage and industrial effluents enter the Ganges every day and it is now ranked one of the ten most polluted rivers in the world.
Mar 21, 2017
Uttarakhand HC verdict giving 'living status' to river Ganga pits human interest against natureIt needs to be noted that the Ganga- Yamuna river system is a unique river system for India as it is the only one of the great snow fed river systems India has over which it actively controls the source.
Mar 21, 2017
Ganga, Yamuna given 'living human' status in landmark ruling by Uttarakhand High CourtIn a landmark judgement, the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday accorded the status of "living human entities" to the Ganga and Yamuna, two of India's most sacred rivers.
Mar 17, 2017
Taj Mahal security beefed up after reported terror threat ahead of Taj MahotsavTaj mahal, a world heritage monument is visited by over six million tourists annually.
Mar 16, 2017
In a first, New Zealand recognises Maori-revered river as 'person' after a 170-year battleNew Zealand's Whanganui River has gained its own identity with all the corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a legal person, after a 170-year battle, the media reported on Thursday.
Mar 09, 2017
Beyond Google with Ajay Singh: Explore Varanasi, cultural melting pot of ancient civilisationsIt is said about Varanasi that the city is more ancient than many civilisations. Find out more about the city in Beyond Google with Ajay Singh.
Mar 02, 2017
Pepsi, Coca-Cola boycott: Locals protest Madras HC order allowing MNCs to draw water from Thamirabarani riverUpset over the Madras High Court order allowing Pepsi and Coca Cola to draw water from the Thamirabarani river for their bottling plants in this district for manufacturing soft drinks, a large number or persons on Thursday stood in knee deep water in the river to express their ire.
Feb 24, 2017
NBA roundup: Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers return from All-Star break with winsThe Golden State Warriors exploded for 50 points in the third quarter Thursday to roar past the Los Angeles Clippers 123-113 in their first game after the NBA All-Star break.