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Nitish Kumar debunks check dam plan of National Waterways authority

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Nitish Kumar debunks check dam plan of National Waterways authority

Patna: National Waterways would do well to address the major problem of silt deposits along the Ganges, says Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. He also questioned the wisdom of  building check dams which would further affect the flow of water. Boats need enough water to be able to traverse the length of the river! Bihar […]

Pollution is a Cultural Problem

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Pollution is a Cultural Problem

There is a very fine line between tradition and culture. If tradition is the flower then culture is its fragrance. Our tradition conveys ‘what we are’, and culture shows ‘what we have’. Problems occurs when tradition and culture do not complement each other. Pollution is  one of these problems. Our tradition springs from the worship […]

Holy Water, delivered by India Post!

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Holy Water, delivered by India Post!

Did you know that your local post office is actually a government owned e-commerce outlet? And, it’s selling ‘holy water’! You’ll get authentic Ganges water between 15 to 35 rupees! Along with regular mail, Indian post offices have started selling Gangajal, or water from the Ganges River, considered auspicious by the Hindus. The new service […]