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Mandakini river faces threat of extinction from climate change and unchecked discharge of waste
India

Mandakini river faces threat of extinction from climate change and unchecked discharge of waste

While the revered Ganga races to the top in the list of rivers on the verge of extinction, unchecked pollution and unsustainable human consumption of our limited resources are fast ensuring that its tributaries are reduced to the same fate. One of the lesser-known victims of this ceaseless human exploitation is the Mandakini river of U.P.’s Chitrakoot district.

Narendra Modi to offer prayers at Kedarnath temple on Diwali, review Kedarpuri reconstruction projects
India

Narendra Modi to offer prayers at Kedarnath temple on Diwali, review Kedarpuri reconstruction projects

All preparations have been made in view of the prime minister's visit to Kedarnath, with the road from the helipad to the temple totally cleared of snow.

Filled with muck and puja debris, Chitrakoot's heavily polluted Mandakini River is also drying up
India

Filled with muck and puja debris, Chitrakoot's heavily polluted Mandakini River is also drying up

‘She who flows calmly’ — that might be the meaning of the beautiful-sounding name Mandakini, but the Mandakini river in Chitrakoot – filled with muck, filth, puja debris, and even a corpse or two, as we learnt last weekend when the body of a 10-year-old girl was fetched out of it – would, we reckon, be flowing anything but calmly.

Sari story: Satyam Shivam Sundaram to Mr India, how the nine yards reflected Bollywood's favourite tropes
Life

Sari story: Satyam Shivam Sundaram to Mr India, how the nine yards reflected Bollywood's favourite tropes

From the quintessential mother played by Nirupa Roy to the sensuous yet virginal Zeenat Aman in Satyam Shivam Sundaram, the sari has come to represent several attributes, from modesty to mischief | #FirstCulture

Uttar Pradesh govt committed to promoting religious tourism in the state: Yogi Adityanath
Politics

Uttar Pradesh govt committed to promoting religious tourism in the state: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh is committed to promoting religious tourism in the state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday.

Heavy rains block over 100 link roads in Uttarakhand; chaar dhaam yatra unaffected
India

Heavy rains block over 100 link roads in Uttarakhand; chaar dhaam yatra unaffected

Over 100 link roads in Uttarakhand remained blocked on Saturday due to heavy rains that lashed the state.

Cloudburst in Uttarakhand kills 30 people; PM Modi offers condolences
India

Cloudburst in Uttarakhand kills 30 people; PM Modi offers condolences

A cloudburst in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand leaves 9 people dead, while MeT warns the state of heavy rainfall for the next 72 hours.

Authorities recover 12 bodies a year after Uttarakhand floods
India

Authorities recover 12 bodies a year after Uttarakhand floods

Now, the total number of skeletal remains found and disposed of in the area this season has gone up to 21as combing operations resumed in search of bodies

Uttarakhand floods: New 40-member team reaches to expedite clean-up operation
India

Uttarakhand floods: New 40-member team reaches to expedite clean-up operation

A new 40-member team has reached Uttarkashi to fasten clean up so that prayers can be resumed at the Kedarnath shrine in a month.

SRK promises Farah to do a under-the-waterfall number like Mandakini
Entertainment

SRK promises Farah to do a under-the-waterfall number like Mandakini

Picture King Khan clad in white, drenched under a waterfall! Shah Rukh Khan is ready to do the infamous Mandakini act, but only for his filmmaker friend Farah Khan.

Kedarnath tragedy: Do people willingly put themselves at risk on pilgrimages?
India

Kedarnath tragedy: Do people willingly put themselves at risk on pilgrimages?

Given the known difficulty, what is it about such pilgrimages that make people put not only themselves at risk, but also their children, the aged and pregnant women?