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Floods wipe out crops in Jammu, losses pegged at Rs 365 cr

Sep 19, 2014

Floods wipe out crops in Jammu, losses pegged at Rs 365 cr

As the flood waters recede, a grim picture emerges from the agriculture sector in Jammu where the deluge has washed away crops worth Rs 365 crore and 13,000 hectares of cultivable land. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #Tawi river
Ganga rejuvenation plan to be launched from Uttarakhand Uma Bharti

Sep 17, 2014

Ganga rejuvenation plan to be launched from Uttarakhand Uma Bharti

On a two-day visit to the state, Bharti, who held a meeting here with central and state government officials on conservation of the Ganga, said the mission can be achieved only through close coordination between the state and the Centre. #World #India #NewsTracker #Uma Bharti #Ganga #PM Narendra Modi #river #waste water treatment #Namaami Gange #Water Resources Minister
Amazon deforestation up 29% in 2013 Brazil

Sep 11, 2014

Amazon deforestation up 29% in 2013 Brazil

Deforestation in the Amazon rose 29 percent between August 2012 and July of last year to 5,891 square kilometres (2,275 square miles), Brazilian officials have said, posting an amended figure. #World #Environment #NewsTracker #Amazon #Institute of Special Investigations #Mato Grosso #Amazon River
Flood-like situation emerges in Vadodara after rise in Vishwamitri river level

Sep 10, 2014

Flood-like situation emerges in Vadodara after rise in Vishwamitri river level

Over two lakh people in the city are facing a flood-like situation as the Vishwamitri river in Vadodara has swelled. #India #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Flood #Vadodara #Rains #river #spate #Vishwamitri #Ajwa dam
Second warning flag hoisted, people in low-lying areas rescued

Sep 09, 2014

Second warning flag hoisted, people in low-lying areas rescued

With water rising to an alarming level at the Dowleswaram barrage in East Godavari district of AP, the second warning flag was hoisted in the area #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Floods #Godavari #natural calamity #river overflowing

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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

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

Sep 21, 2014

Rivers and Chargers thump Manuel and Bills

The San Diego Chargers handed the Buffalo Bills a thumping loss on Sunday, 22-10, because Phil Rivers is that much better than EJ Manuel... #San Diego Chargers #Buffalo Bills
377 verdict: Gay sex against nature? Look around, get a life

Sep 21, 2014

Kayaking ‘up the lazy river’ on Kauai

Get a taste of rural Hawaii on an easy paddle along the Hanalei River... #Hawaii #Kauai
377 verdict: Gay sex against nature? Look around, get a life

Sep 20, 2014

Joan Rivers promotes iPhone from beyond the grave

She died more than two weeks ago after losing consciousness during routine throat surgery.But just yesterday, American actress Joan Rivers was promoting the new iPhone 6 online.The star's Facebook account posted a new message..... #Joan Rivers #Facebook