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River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

December 28, 2016

Emerging from central India in the Amarkantak Plateau, River Narmada is considered the holiest among all other sacred rivers in India. It holds a rich, diverse religious significance and geology and the locals have a book full of stories associated with its formations and existen...

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National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

December 2, 2016

In a bid to inject a nationalistic fervour among the citizens of India, the Supreme Court has instructed all cinema hall operators in the country to play the Indian national anthem before screening films.

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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Indians switch to spontaneous travelling

Indians switch to spontaneous travelling

November 2, 2016

As youngsters in India are increasingly resorting to short weekend trips, a survey by OYO, an Indian hotel brand that owns, operates and aggregates standardised hotel rooms, shows that growing number of Indians are switching to spontaneous travel plans throughout the year.

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Diwali festivities illuminate India

Diwali festivities illuminate India

October 29, 2016

As India prepares to celebrate Diwali, the biggest and the brightest festival in the country, this Sunday, many people abroad also follow the trend. As the festivities have already begun, here is why the festival is considered auspicious and the most important.

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Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

October 3, 2016

More than 25,000 travel trade and general visitors attended the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) four-city road show seriesthat was organised in India in September 2016.

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Poor road infrastructure

Poor road infrastructure

August 2, 2016

The problem of poorly constructed roads is long engraved in India, not only in the rural areas but the issue concerns urban population alike. Potholes, roads under construction, poorly concreted speed breakers and down-and-out drainage system on the roads are a cause of increasin...

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Noise annoying New Delhi

Noise annoying New Delhi

June 14, 2016

The increasing noise pollution in the capital is affecting lives of people here. Even the ‘Silence Zones’ do not match safety standards.

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Growing Pollution in New Delhi

Growing Pollution in New Delhi

June 7, 2016

According to a research, air pollution in New Delhi is relatively high as compared to other parts in the country and reduces life expectancy of the people by around six years.

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Air and water Pollution

Air and water Pollution

April 29, 2016

  According to Central Pollution Control Board, India’s large metro cities and 41 tier-II cities are facing high air and water pollution. As per the findings of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), metro cities and around 41 tier-II cities including Tezpur, Rishikes...

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Climate Agreement

Climate Agreement

April 22, 2016

On the occasion of Earth Day, the Paris Climate agreement was signed by 175 countries. Representatives from more than 170 nations gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York to sign the Paris agreement on climate change on April 22. During the opening for signature, 175 s...

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Greenpeace report

Greenpeace report

February 24, 2016

Greenpeace says in its last report that India’s air pollution levels overtook that of China in 2015 for the first time in this century, after studying satellite data from American space agency NASA. The Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) adds that India’s pollution monitorin...

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