You are here:
Rivers
#Rivers
Get Alerts

Articles

View all

Why PM Modi's Rs 6,300 cr 'Namami Ganga' budget plan is misguided

Jul 12, 2014

Why PM Modi's Rs 6,300 cr 'Namami Ganga' budget plan is misguided

The plans are grand, all running into several hundred crores of rupees in estimated costs, and nobody will be able to accuse this government of a lack of ambition in rejuvenating the Ganga. Problem is, the plans focus on taxing the river further. #Environment #Narendra Modi #CriticalPoint #Uma Bharti #sewage #River Ganga #Sabarmati #BD Tripathi #National Ganga Basin Authority #Ganga Action Plan
Karunanidhi jealous of AIADMK's growing clout, says Jayalalithaa

Jul 07, 2014

Karunanidhi jealous of AIADMK's growing clout, says Jayalalithaa

Coming down heavily on DMK president Karunanidhi for his "wrong" statements on river water issues, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said the 90-year-old leader was "jealous" of her party's growing clout. #M. Karunanidhi #Tamil Nadu #DMK #NewsTracker #AIADMK #J. Jayalalithaa #clout #river water issues
Kenyan Gunmen attack Hindi trading centre, 13 dead in total

Jul 06, 2014

Kenyan Gunmen attack Hindi trading centre, 13 dead in total

Nine more people were killed in another attack in the Gamba area of Tana River county on the Kenya coast. #World #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Kenya #gunmen #Gamba #Hindi trading centre #Tana River country
Centre forms committee to monitor FRL in Mullaperiyar Dam

Jul 03, 2014

Centre forms committee to monitor FRL in Mullaperiyar Dam

The Centre has constituted a three-member supervisory committee headed by a senior Central Water Commission (CWC) official to supervise the restoration of Full Reservoir Level (FRL) in the Mullaperiyar Dam to the elevation of 142 feet. #India #NewsTracker #Mullaperiyar Dam #Periyar river #Periyar Lake Lease Agreement

BLOG POSTS

View all

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

Wire

View all

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

Jul 13, 2014

'Sinker wood' draws a rare breed of treasure hunter

Hewitt Emerson stuffed himself into a wetsuit, took a deep breath and plunged from a barge into the murky black waters of the Edisto River...
377 verdict: Gay sex against nature? Look around, get a life

Jul 11, 2014

Anji Dean found after river tubing trip with fellow teen who told cops

The missing Washington state teen didn’t want to go home. Anji Dean is back with her Camas family after spending several days in the Portland, Ore., area during a suspected case of human trafficking...
377 verdict: Gay sex against nature? Look around, get a life

Jul 10, 2014

Watch: Creation of 'Game of Thrones' special effects

It takes a lot of work to make Westeros look like Westeros.             Related Stories 'Frozen is the New Black' is the best thing you'll see all day David Letterman walks out on Joan Rivers Is Rosie O'Donnell really heading back to the 'The View'... #David Letterman #Joan Rivers #Rosie O'Donnell #The View