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Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey

The cloudburst in the high altitude cold desert Ladakh, on August 06, 2010 gave birth to the ‘Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey’, a documentary feature showing trek of unparalleled danger designed to spread the message of environmental compassion by walking on foot.

$50 Billion Greater Mekong Plan to Focus on Building Economic Corridors

Member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have agreed to draw up a $50 billion pipeline of potential projects under a new Regional Investment Framework (RIF), including investments in non-traditional areas like railways and multisector projects to be made over the next decade.

Thermal Power Plant Coal Supply to Improve with Expansion of Inland Water Transport Mode 12th Plan Outlay

Transportation of cargo through waterways has been in vogue in many parts of India since ancient times. Regular movement of powered vessels carrying daily needs to various destinations through rivers across the country, especially through River Ganga and River Brahmaputra was very prominent.

Protection of Human Rights

Human rights are "commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being." Human rights are thus conceived as universal  and egalitarian which are applicable to everyone and everywhere.

US President Obama On the passing of Nelson Mandela

Last evening, President Obama delivered a statement on the passing of former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela.

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