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India lost one of its best environmentalists with Professor GD Agrawal’s death, but other sadhus ...

Haridwar: Matri Sadan, or the Home of the Mother, has been the fountainhead of the agitation to clean the Ganga. Situated on the banks of one of the river's many tributaries in Haridwar at the tail...

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Handicrafts were source of inspiration during freedom struggle: PM Modi

Appreciating the carpet makers' skills that turned the "Made in India" logo into a big brand worldwide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday that handicrafts were a source of inspiration during...

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‘Nirmal’ Ganga: Government plans to finish 200 projects for ghats, crematoria by March 2019, says...

In a bid to actualise the dream of a “nirmal” and “aviral” Ganga, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said Sunday the government is looking to complete about 200 projects for ghats and crematoria by March...

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`Nirmal` Ganga: Centre hopes to complete 200 projects for ghats, crematoria by March 2019

NEW DELHI: In a bid to actualise the dream of a "nirmal" and "aviral" Ganga, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Sunday the government is looking to complete about 200 projects for ghats and cremator...

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Happy birthday, Sunny Deol! Did you know the desi macho man trained at Sylvester Stallone's gym t...

Born on October 19, 1956, Sunny Deol is the original heavyweight of Bollywood, and one of the most respected actors around today. Sunny made his debut in the 1983 hit film Betaab, and has been part...

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ABB bags Rs 115 cr order from Indian Railways

Swiss power major ABB on Wednesday said it has won an order worth Rs 115 crore from Indian Railways to supply traction transformers. The contract has been awarded by Diesel Locomotive Works, Varana...

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Varanasi, also Benares, Banaras or Kashi, is a city on the banks of the Ganges (Ganga) in Uttar Pradesh, southeast of the state capital, Lucknow.