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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, 1 month ago
Tourists enjoy cycle ride to know Majuli Business Standard, 1 month 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 News1 month ago Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal: Majuli all set to become India's 1st carbon neutral district  catchnews.com2 months ago Assam's Majuli all set to become India's first carbon neutral district: Sonowal  DNA2 months ago Majuli all set to become India's 1st carbon neutral district: Sonowal  Business Standard2 months 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 Air1 month ago Cyclone Debbie forces evacuations in New Zealand  Prokerala1 month ago Hundreds evacuated from New Zealand town after levee fails  Business Standard1 month 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.
 DNA2 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 Standard1 month ago

Effluents in river killing aquatic creatures

People residing on the banks of River Phalguni, especially near Maravoor, Kenjar and Jokatte areas, have been affected by the contamination of water due to the release of industrial effluents. The water pollution has proven disastrous for aquatic creatures.
 Deccan Herald6 days ago

US warns of kidnapping threat on Philippine tourist island

Terrorists are planning to kidnap foreigners on a Philippine island popular with tourists, the US embassy has warned, a month after a foiled abduction attempt by Islamic militants at another tourism hotspot. An advisory from the US embassy in Manila yesterday ...
 Business Standard2 weeks 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 Herald1 month 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 month ago Almost 30 die in Senegal and Gambia boat accidents  Business Standard4 weeks ago Landslide buries over 2 dozen people in central Indonesia  Business Standard1 month ago

Ex-Cyclone Debbie wreaks havoc in New Zealand| Reuters

By Jane Wardell | WELLINGTON WELLINGTON Floods and landslips blocked roads across New Zealand's north island on Wednesday after it was swept overnight by the tail-end of powerful Cyclone Debbie, which has left a trail of destruction in Australia.In ...
 First Post.com1 month ago New Zealand and Australia still pounded by ex-Cyclone Debbie| Reuters  First Post.com1 month ago
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