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The Bargi DAM

The Narmada is the largest river in Madhya Pradesh, India, flowing towards the west and falling in the Arabian sea. Its total length is 1312 Kms. of which it covers 1072 Kms. in M.P. The Bargi dam is one of the first supposedly completed dams among the chain of 30 major dams to be constructed ...

Bhopal Gas Tragedy 3rd Dec 84'

Bhopal Gas Tragedy This factory still stands in Bhopal like a hoary symbol of the worst tragedy of the industrial era. The Union Carbide factory and the face of then Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson remained etched in the memory of millions of Indians as mascots of all that is wrong with transnational industrial corporations. ...

Navratri festival

Significance The beginning of summer and the beginning of winter are two very important junctions of climatic and solar influence. These two periods are taken as sacred opportunities for the worship of the Divine Mother. The dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar. Dasaharara, meaning ‘ten days’, becomes dasara in popular ...

Tobacco Kills - Quit Smoking

Tobacco Kills – Quit Smoking Tobacco control Tobacco is responsible for close to five million deaths per annum globally. As an advocate of the reduction of the prevalence of risk factors associated with cardiovascular deaths, the World Heart Federation is naturally in favour of strong limitations to active and passive smoking. World No Tobacco Day ...

Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park is a national park and a Tiger Reserve in the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh, India. In the 1930s, Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries, Hallon and Banjar, of 250 and 300 km² each. Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955. Today it stretches over an area ...

The Bargi DAM

The Narmada is the largest river in Madhya Pradesh, India, flowing towards the west and falling in the Arabian sea. Its total length is 1312 Kms. of which it covers 1072 Kms. in M.P. The Bargi dam is one of the first supposedly completed dams among the chain of 30 major dams to be constructed ...

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