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  Kamat's Potpourri: India's Great Rivers
India is sometimes referred to as the "Land of Rivers".
The multitude of tributaries and the close binding of Indian civilization and culture to the local rivers is the reason for this characterization.
Travel anywhere in India and one is overcome by how much the rivers influence the economy and local cultures.
www.kamat.com /indica/rivers/index.htm   (127 words)

  India Information, Indian States and Union Territories Information, Indian Cities, India City Guide, Population, India ...
India is the second most populous country in the world, with a population of over one billion, and is the seventh largest country by geographical area.
Located in the upper part of India in the foothills of the Himalayas, the northern region of India is enriched with different cultures, religions, marvelous monuments, immense wildlife parks and sanctuaries, holy rivers, majestic Himalayas, and diversified climate conditions.
Geographically, South India is a vast triangular peninsula, bounded on the west by the Arabian Sea, and on the east by the Bay of Bengal.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Godavari River   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kopargaon is a taluka in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, India.
The principal tributaries of the river are the Parvara, the Purna, the Manjra, the Penganga, the Wardha, the Wainganga, the Indravati and the Kolab.
The main tributaries of the river are the Koyna, the Bhima, the Ghataprabha, the Mallaprabha, the Tungabhadra, the Yerla, the Warna, the Dindi, the Musi, and the Dudhganga.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Godavari-River   (2038 words)

 India - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia.
India is home to several major rivers, including the Ganges, the Brahmaputra, the Yamuna, the Godavari, the Kaveri, the Narmada, and the Krishna.
India, lying within the Indomalaya ecozone, hosts significant biodiversity; it is home to 7.6% of all mammalian, 12.6% of avian, 6.2% of reptilian, and 6.0% of flowering plant species.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/India   (3874 words)

 India Information >> Punjab, land of five rivers
The rivers, tributaries of the Indus River, are the Beas, Chenab, Jhelum, Ravi, and Sutlej.
Punjab, northwestern India, is bounded on the west by Pakistan, on the north by Jammu and Kashmir, on the north east by Himachal Pradesh and on the south by Haryana and Rajasthan.
Punjab is one of the smallest states of India representing 1.6 per cent of its geographical area and 2.6 per cent of it's cropped area.
www.whereincity.com /india/punjab/punjab.php   (917 words)

 Brahmaputra River Summary
The river runs east for 1,800 kilometers through most of southern Tibet (Xizang Autonomous Region), where it is known as the Yarlung Zangbo River, before it suddenly turns south and crosses the Himalayas in 5,000-meter-deep gorges.
The river Yarlung Tsangpo originates in the Jima Yangzong glacier near Mount Kailash in the northern Himalayas.
It is one of the few rivers in the world that exhibit a tidal bore.
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 India at AllExperts
India is referred to as the largest democracy in the world, by virtue of the fact that it has the largest electing population among democratic countries.
India is the second fastest growing major economy in the world, with a GDP growth rate of 9.1%, as of the first quarter of 2006.
India has a labour force of 496.4 million of which 60% is employed in agriculture or agriculture-related industries, 17% in mainstream industry and 23% in service industries.
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 LLRX.com - Guide to Indian Laws
The striking features of India are of course its large population (1 billion) its diversity in religion and culture (almost all the major world religions are found here) and its absolute commitment to democracy.
The AIR (All India Reporter) Manual of Central Laws is an exhaustive collection of laws enacted by the Parliament together with decisions of the Supreme Court and the High Court on these laws.
The National Law School of India University is one of the premier schools of law in India.
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 List of rivers in India
Rivers that flow into the sea are sorted geographically, along the coast starting from the Bay of Bengal in the east moving along the Indian coast southward till Kanyakumari and moving northward along the Arabian Sea.
Rivers that flow into other rivers are sorted by the proximity of their points of union to the sea (the lower in the list, the more upstream).
* Purna River in Amravati, Akola, Buldhana, Jalgaon, Navsari districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra Madhya Pradesh
encycl.opentopia.com /term/List_of_rivers_in_India   (776 words)

 Introduction to the Pilgrimage Places of India
India is a vast country, peopled with diverse and ancient civilizations, and its religious geography is highly complex.
India in the third millennium BC was inhabited in the tropical south by a people called the Dravidians, in the central and northeastern regions by aboriginal hill and forest tribes, and in the northwest by the highly advanced Indus Valley civilization known as the Harappan culture.
The practice of pilgrimage in India is so deeply embedded in the cultural psyche and the number of pilgrimage sites is so large that the entire subcontinent may actually be regarded as one grand and continuous sacred space.
www.sacredsites.com /asia/india/pilgrimage_places.html   (2154 words)

 DAWater: Troubled Waters : Water Issues in India
Sustainable water management in India is fast becoming a necessity, with the looming crisis over water resources in the country threatening the security and livelihood of the population and the environment over the coming decades.
India is already the second most populous nation in the world with the human population exceeding 1 billion.
India is home to over 6.5% and 12.5% of the world’s animal and plant species, respectively, of which almost 7,000 are endemic to the subcontinent (CSE 1999).
www.devalt.org /water/WaterinIndia/issues.htm   (3195 words)

 Biodiversity Profile of India
In the north-west, India borders on Pakistan; in the north-east, China and Burma; and in the east, Burma.
The northern plains of India stretch from Assam in the east to the Punjab in the west (a distance of 2,400 km), extending south to terminate in the saline swamplands of the Rann of Kachchh (Kutch), in the state of Gujarat.
The climate of India is dominated by the Asiatic monsoon, most importantly by rains from the south-west between June and October, and drier winds from the north between December and February.
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The country's grocery list for 2030 is daunting: 260-264  million tonnes (mt) of foodgrain, 130-152 mt of milk, 151-193 mt of vegetables,  84-106mt of fruit, 10-14 mt of meat, 4-5 mt of eggs, 10-14mt of fish and 12  mt of edible oil.
Unrelenting, India's highest Court  on Tuesday turned down a hasty request by the government of Delhi to allow it  to slow down the process of shifting polluting and unauthorised industrial units  in view of the chaos and violence.
India will establish dedicated economic zones for  relocating its polluting chemical industries in the first quarter of the next  financial year, junior federal minister for chemicals and fertilizers, Satyabrata  Mookherjee said on Saturday.
www.thimmakka.org /Newsletters/SA/0india/0india.html   (3271 words)

 India Renewable Energy Report -- U.S. Commercial Service Kern County   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The market in India for RE business is estimated at USD 500 million and is growing at an annual rate of 15 percent.
The new RE policy of the Government of India (GOI) aimed at generating 10,000 MW through renewable and a non-conventional source by 2012 is expected to further boost the growth rate of this sector.
Biomass Energy: In a country like India, biomass holds considerable promise as 540 million tons of crop and plantation residues are produced every year, a large portion of which is either wasted, or used inefficiently.
www.buyusa.gov /kern/indiaenergyreport.html   (838 words)

 legalframework National Aquaculture Legislation Overview - India (1)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
India is a federal republic, subdivided into 28 states and 6 union territories.
In India, the acquisition of land rights to establish an aquaculture installation is normally a matter of private law.
At present, India does not have a separate act dealing with the promotion of (foreign) investment and there is no specific reference to investment in the aquaculture sector.
www.fao.org /fi/website/FIRetrieveAction.do?dom=legalframework&xml=nalo_india.xml   (3000 words)

 India Timeline 1: Early India
Harappan Civilization emerges in (then) forested Indus River region: (see map of the region), an urban society, with centralized gov't, writing system, long-distance trade, priestly class, monumental architecture, skilled crafts, copper.The major cities of the Harappan complex of villages and cities are Harappa (map) and Mohenjo Daro.
One of these ideas is that India is a land of two races - the lighter- skinned Aryans and the darker-skinned Dravidians - and that the Dravidians were the original inhabitants of India whom the invading Aryans conquered and dominated.
India's Pattern: political disunity, short-lived empires divided by rival kingdoms; regional identities and cultural diversity pronounced, with common religious ideas and cultural traditions to bind; caste system; foreign invaders converted and assimilated to Indian ways.
web.cocc.edu /cagatucci/classes/hum210/tml/indiatml/indiatml1.htm   (4109 words)

 Climate Change & its possible Impact on India
India, the seventh largest country in the world and the second largest in Asia, has a total geographical area of 329 Mha, of which only 305 Mha is the reporting area (the area as per the land records of villages and towns).
India is heavily dependent on the monsoon to meet its agricultural and water needs, and also for protecting and propagating its rich biodiversity.
They also warn that India will experience a decline in summer rainfall by the 2050s, summer rainfall accounts for almost 70% of the total annual rainfall over India and is crucial to Indian agriculture.
www.greenpeace.org /india/campaigns/choose-positive-energy/what-is-climate-change/climate-change-its-possible   (897 words)

 List of rivers in India
Rivers that flow into the sea are sorted geographically, along the coast starting from the Bay of Bengal in the east moving along the Indian coast southward till...
List of rivers of India; Major rivers of India; A. Adyar River; Ajay River; Alaknanda River; Aliyar; Amaravati River...
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www.logicjungle.com /List_of_rivers_in_India.html   (369 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News
Whether it is the Ganga, the Yamuna, the Tapti, the Gomti or the Krishna, a majority of rivers in the country are an ecological mess due to industrial pollution and bad management.
For the two holiest rivers in the country, the Yamuna and the Ganga, despite massive investment running into crores for upkeep and purity, there has been no end to pollution through millions of gallons of waste water and industrial effluents.
In the Constitution, water is a matter included in entry 17 of list II, that is, the state list, and therefore, any change in the control of the rivers can be expected to be a lengthy process, requiring several legal and procedural steps.
www.tribuneindia.com /2006/20061217/main10.htm   (362 words)

 The Annotated Ramsar List: India
A natural eutrophic lake, situated between the two major river basins of the Godavari and the Krishna, fed by two seasonal rivers and a number of drains and channels, which functions as a natural flood balancing reservoir between the deltas of the two rivers.
A humanmade wetland of lake and river formed by the 1952 construction of a barrage for diversion of water from the Sutlej River for drinking and irrigation supplies.
This river stretch has high Hindu religious importance for thousands of pilgrims and is used for cremation and holy baths for spiritual purification.
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 National Report of India for COP7, 1999
For improving the water quality of this river system, Ganga Action Plan was initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Forests in 1985 under which a comprehensive programme has been developed for pollution abatement of the river and water quality monitoring.
These components cover measurement of water quality of the river, long term changes in the river ecosystem and efficacy of the reduction of pollution load into the river from point sources through the implementation of the pollution abatement schemes.
Keoladeo National Park is the only wintering site in India for the central and western Asian population of highly endangered species, Siberian Cranes in the Park that visit the Park between middle of October to middle of November and leave for Siberia between February and middle of March.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/List of rivers of Asia
Brahmaputra - China (Tibet), India (Assam), Bangladesh - Bay of Bengal
Pasig River - Philippines (Pasig City and Manila, Metro Manila)
Tumen River - China, North Korea, Russia - Sea of Japan
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/List_of_rivers_of_Asia   (223 words)

 International Rivers Networks Campaigns in India
With 4,300 dams in place and many more in the pipeline, India is one of the leading dam-building countries in the world.
The Government of India is committed to a huge acceleration in dam construction.
The focus of India’s dam building plans is on the river basins in the country’s northern and north-eastern regions.
www.irn.org /programs/india   (443 words)

 List of rivers in India - Definition, explanation
List of rivers in India - Definition, explanation
Here are some of the rivers in India:
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 Open Directory - Regional:Asia:India
Its name is derived from the greater Punjab, which stretches across India and Pakistan, and includes Haryana and Chandigarh in India, and West Punjab in Pakistan.
Sikkim the 22nd state of India, was a kingdom headed by the Chogyal till it merged with India in 1973.
Tripura, the ancient land of mysterious past is located in the north Eastern region of India between 22.56 and 24''.32' North latitude and 92"09' and 92"20' east longitude and is bounded on the north west south and south east by the international boundary of Bangladesh.
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