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Global investors keen on doing business in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Jan 26, 2015

Global investors keen on doing business in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Asked about scrapping of the River Regulation Zone (RRZ) policy, he said it was illegal and hence was scrapped. #Economy #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #manufacturing #Maharashtra #Information technology #States #Devendra Fadnavis #River Regulation Zone
China: Over 20 missing after boat sinks on Yangtze River

Jan 16, 2015

China: Over 20 missing after boat sinks on Yangtze River

More than 20 people, including several foreigners, were missing Friday after a tugboat sank on the Yangtze River in eastern China, the state-run Xinhua News Agency said. #China #NewsTracker #accident #Boat accident #Yangtze River #Yangtze River boat sinks
When will you clean Ganga, this term or the next, Supreme Court asks Modi govt

Jan 15, 2015

When will you clean Ganga, this term or the next, Supreme Court asks Modi govt

Supreme Court on Wednesday said Ganga cleansing programmes have been going on for over three decades with almost no impact on the ground. #India #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Ganga #NDA #Apex Court #Sewage treatment plants #river #Clean Ganga
US-led coalition carries out airstrikes around IS stronghold in Syria

Jan 02, 2015

US-led coalition carries out airstrikes around IS stronghold in Syria

Activists say the US-led coalition has carried out more than a dozen airstrikes in and around the Islamic State group's de-facto capital in northeastern Syria. #Syria #NewsTracker #euphrates-river #Raqqa #islamic-state #ISIS #IS

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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