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Fishing 'nomads': corralling carp on China's Thousand Island Lake

On a clear sunny morning in eastern China, the surface of Qiandao Lake boils with tens of thousands of thrashing carp as they are swept into the nets of fisherman like Ye Zhiqing.So begins the spring fishing season for Ye, who commands around 100 fishing ... Business Standard, 1 week ago

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Business Standard, 5 months ago

Innovative housing scheme for people in tiny backwater islands

People living in sinkingtiny backwater islands in southern Kerala hope that an innovative housing system coming up there would end the threat of displacement arising out of inundation due to global warming.An eco-friendly amphibious housing model is being ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

In 2 years, you could jog, relax & unwind at Begur Lake

Begur Lake, the historic but highly polluted waterbody in Southern Bengaluru, could see better days and turn into a tourist hub in two years. The waterbody had a lot of significance during the Chola era. The lake, once a source of clean drinking water for the ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Floating lab to save largest freshwater lake in Northeast

Thrice a week, five young girls take a back-breaking one and half hours of journey from Imphal to Loktak, Northeast Indias biggest freshwater lake, located 54 km from Manipurs capital. They run a floating laboratory on the nearly 300 sq km lake - twice the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

BDA will perform one-time clean up of Bellandur Lake from Dec 2020

The Bangalore Development Authority has said it would perform one-time cleaning of the Bellandur Lake in 2020 after all the sewage treatment plants have been installed. One-time cleaning would mean draining the lake and removing the silt, a procedure the BDA ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Russia: 2 killed in fire

[Russia], Jan 28 (ANI): Two people have died and five injured after a fire broke out at a tourist facility on Lake Baikal's Olkhon Island in Russia. The TASS news agency quoted a spokesperson for the Irkutsk Region branch of the Russian Investigative ...
 Sify2 months ago

Central school students, residents evacuated after gas leak

Students of the Central School in Willingdon Island here and residents of the area were today evacuated after ammonia gas allegedly leaked from a tanker lorry, police said.The leak occurred in a pipe connected to the lorry when ammonia was being transferred ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Arjun swims 20 km for a cause

Kochi: Promoting the need for preventing water pollution,Arjun Santhosh, a tenth standard student swam across Vembanadu lake in the stretch of 20 kilometres from Alappuzha to Kochi. He took up the mission as part of the launch of a campaign to spread the ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago
Oddity Central

Rebel Cow Escapes Slaughterhouse in Poland, Swims Away to Uninhabited Island

After making a daring escape while being loaded on a truck headed for the slaughterhouse, a cow in Nysa, Poland, swam to an uninhabited island on a nearby lake and has been living there ever since.Cows are among the most obedient of domestic animals, but when ...
 Oddity Central1 month ago

Udai Singh’s Wonderland

It is believed that Maharaja Udai Singh went on a hunt in the Aravalli Hills when he met a hermit, who told the king that the fertile land on the banks of the Pichola Lake, would be an excellent capital for him. Udai Singh took his words seriously and ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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