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Bengal makes Sagar Island 'no-plastic zone'

The West Bengal government has initiated measures to make Sagar Island - the venue for the annual Gangasagar Mela - a plastic-free zone. The local administration has been asked to ensure that pilgrims coming to the area for the Gangasagar Mela do not the ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Website to trace missing people at Ganga Sagar fair Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

Sagar Island (WB), Jan 14 (PTI) Nearly 20 lakh devotees from across the country as well as from neighbouring Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh today took a holy dip at the confluence of the River Ganga and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
 Zee News1 month ago Ganga Sagar: Where 20 lakh people gathered for Makar Sankranti  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Navika Sagar Parikrama INSV Tarini enters port Stanley Falkland Islands

Navika Sagar Parikrama INSV Tarini enters port Stanley Falkland Islands INSV Tarini entered Port Stanley (Falkland islands) today during its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Sinking Sundarbans: Inexplicable lack of global concern

Sagar Island (Sundarbans): Kalyani Mandal has gone way past hope. Living in Dhoblat Shibpur, a coastal village on this island in the Sundarbans estuary, her house has been washed away by the sea thrice in 10 years. "How many times can you make a fresh start?" ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Pilgrims arrive early to avoid last-minute Gangasagar rush

Early birds have started thronging the Sagar Island to avoid the last-minute rush of pilgrims to the annual Gangasagar Mela in the second week of January.Every year on Makar Sankranti (January 14), thousands of pilgrims gather at the island to take a dip at ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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All-women crew sailboat of Indian Navy docks at UK island

An Indian Navy sailing team out to make history as the first-ever voyage by an all-women crew to circumnavigate the globe is now docked at Port Stanley, the capital of Falkland Islands -- a British Overseas Territory.The six crew of the Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini started their maiden voyage on September 10 from Goa and is expected to complete it in about eight months.INSV Tarini entered the port earlier this week after covering approximately 15,000 nautical miles since ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Coast guard beefs up measures to ensure safety of Gangasagar pilgrims

The Indian Coast Guard has beefed up measures to ensure a safe pilgrimage to Ganga Sagar Mela for thousands of people expected to visit Sagar Island in West Bengal January 10-16 on the occasion of the Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti, an official said on ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Diplomatic Enclave: Maritime Security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid emphasis on maritime security and cooperation, especially in the Indian Ocean region as part of India’s foreign policy priorities in the immediate and extended neighbourhood. It was also chosen as the theme for the ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago Maritime security utmost important for India, Seychelles: S. Jaishankar  Sify3 weeks ago

MYSORE — The Seat of the Royal Wodeyars

While being based in Bangalore I frequently travelled to and fro by road between Bangalore and Ooty —passing through the calm and staid Mysore often referred to as the ‘City of Palaces’. I had never stopped long enough to see any of these palaces, till ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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Gadkari cancels Kolkata visit after BJP & Trinamool workers clash in Kolkata

Reports of clashes between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) workers at North Kolkata’s Pathuriaghata Street has led Union minister Nitin Gadkari to cancel his visit to the city. Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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