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Bid on Majuli as Heritage Site hits roadblock
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Pedalling through Majuli to feel the soul of world's largest r...

Majuli, the world's largest inhabited river island, is famous for the many features unique to it -- the Neo-Vaishnavite "Satras" (institutional centres) dating back to the 15th century, the colourful yet simple lifestyle and culture of the Mising tribe, the ... Business Standard, 2 days ago
Tourists enjoy cycle ride to know Majuli Business Standard, 5 days ago

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In Assam, youth carries kin's body on cycle; CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe

Majuli, the largest river island in Assam, is represented in the state Assembly by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Pic courtsey: ANI Guwahati: In a distressing incident, a youth had to carry the dead body of his relative on a bicycle from hospital to his ...
 Zee News4 days ago Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal: Majuli all set to become India's 1st carbon neutral district  catchnews.com1 month ago Assam's Majuli all set to become India's first carbon neutral district: Sonowal  DNA1 month ago Majuli all set to become India's 1st carbon neutral district: Sonowal  Business Standard1 month ago

Edgecumbe evacuated as wall of water hits town in wake of Cyclone Debbie

In New Zealand, hundreds of people have been evacuated from country's North Island, Edgecumbe, after rivers burst their banks and damaged bridges.Tractors and boats were used to rescue about 2,000 residents following severe flooding.
 News on Air2 weeks ago Cyclone Debbie forces evacuations in New Zealand  Prokerala2 weeks ago Hundreds evacuated from New Zealand town after levee fails  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Sonowal launches intiative to make Majuli carbon neutral

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today launched initiative to develop Majuli, the world's largest river island, as the country's first carbon neutral district and a biodiversity heritage site.
 DNA1 month ago
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World smallest river island 'Umananda' in Assam attracts overseas visitors

[India], Feb. 18 (ANI): Northeast India is known for its alluring beauty, endowed with rich natural resources. The region is dotted with wildlife sanctuaries and incredible tourist destinations, as well as places of historical interest, folklore, legends and ...
 Sify2 months ago World's smallest river island 'Umananda' in Assam attracts overseas visitors  catchnews.com2 months ago

Majuli aims to be India's first carbon-neutral district

It's the world's biggest river island and the first such in India to be declared a district. Now plans are afoot to declare it the country's first carbon-neutral district by 2020.It is by no means a mean task, but ambitious projects, with the help of locals, ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Another island likely to open for tourists in MP next month

Another island, surrounded by waters of Narmada river, being developed in Khandwa district is likely to be thrown open for tourists this month. "We are preparing an island close to Omkareshwar Dam in Khadwa district. This project is likely to open for ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

13 dead, thousands caught in flooding in central Indonesia

Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said today that incessant rains in the past five days caused rivers on Sumbawa Island to break their banks and inundate seven sub-districts in West Nusa Tenggara province.
 DNA2 months ago 40,000 in severe flooding after torrential rain in Indonesia  News on Air2 months ago

Shrinking population, pending demands mark their woes

Fifty-five acres of land, rotund in shape, replete with green and surrounded by water of river Netravathi throughout the year, makes 'Pavoor Uliya' a perfect island, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Unlike St Mary's Island at Malpe Beach in the ...
 Deccan Herald17 hours ago

At least 11 dead in Indonesian boat accidents

At least 11 people were killed Thursday in two separate boat accidents on Indonesia's main island of Java, officials said. Five others were reported missing in the waters of a vast archipelago that relies heavily on boat transport but has a poor safety ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Indonesia disaster agency says 7 killed in Bali landslide  Business Standard2 months ago Six killed, three missing in Indonesia boat accident  DNA2 months ago Landslide buries over 2 dozen people in central Indonesia  Business Standard3 weeks ago
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