Ganges River


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If China stores water at the upper stream, there will be less water flowing through India, causing negative effects on the water use for its industrial and agricultural sectors which are mainly located in the basin of the Ganges River.
These changes apparently occurred over thousands of years as exposure to the disease exerted a form of natural selection on people in the Ganges River Delta.
Unprecedented torrential rains triggered landslides and floods in the Ganges River last week washing away houses and roads, and cutting communication links with large parts of Uttarakhand.
So far 557 bodies have been found after torrential rains struck the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand on June 15, flooding the Ganges river and devastating the region known as the "Land of the Gods" for its revered Hindu shrines.
Officials said that heavy rains were continuing in Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts, and the Ganges river was flowing above the danger mark.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Incessant rainfall since past 48 hours in Haridwar and rising water level in the Ganges River has submerged houses located in the low lying areas.
Once Mahatma Gandhi went to the Ganges river along with Jawaharlal Nehru.
The festival began nearly two months ago, on the auspicious day of Makar Sankranti (14 January) and over these 55 days, over 100 million people have thronged the banks of the Ganges River, many of whom have camped in the area all this time.
Summary: Meet the endangered Ganges river dolphin on a boat down the Chambal River.
One of Dilwali's favourite shots is that of the Gangotri -- the origin of the holy Ganges River, where a monk mediates in peace even as a torrent of turbulent water rushes downstream.
MILLIONS of devout Hindus plunge into Ganges River in festival ritual to wash away their sins.
Geochemists Valier Galy and Timothy Eglinton, with French colleagues, collected river sediments from the vast drainage basins of the Ganges River and the Brahmaputra River in Tibet, Nepal, northeastern India, and Bangladesh.
The stampede occurred on the banks of the Ganges river flowing through the
The devotees were on their way to Gangotri, a town in Uttrakhand state, to collect water from the Ganges River for a Hindu ritual when the vehicle drove off the road, official Amit Chandola said last night.
At least 20 people are feared to have drowned after a boat capsized in the Ganges river in northern India, police have said.