Date: 2017-04-14 16:48
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The unique feature about India is the extreme largest mountains covered with snow throughout the year. The Himalayas or the adobe of snow is the source of the mighty rivers like Indus. Ganga and Yamuna. These perennial rivers irrigate extensive areas in the North to sustain the huge population of the country. At the same time Northern India contains and zones and the desert of Rajasthan where nothing grows accept a few shrubs.
Four decades ago, Norman Borlaug warned in his Nobel acceptance speech that his Green Revolution would grant only a temporary respite from the issue of our own population: There can be no permanent progress in the battle against hunger until the agencies that fight for increased food production and those that fight for population control unite in a common effort. In the next 95 years, as we add somewhere between 6 and nearly 9 billion more people, as at least some of these newcomers achieve a deservedly better standard of living, the challenges to survival will become daunting not just for the people of India but for people everywhere.
But one of the most remarkable things about Indians is that they have retained their traditions and values irrespective of the attacks of various invaders that have no doubt left indelible prints on the land. A rare unity in diversity is what one can observe in this diverse country with 68 official languages.
Bandhan Chairman Chandra Shekhar Ghosh took the hard lessons of his own upbringing to develop a program that serves 7 million women. Who knows about this disease? Mondal asks. Only five women raise their hands although one woman stands to deliver a comprehensive lecture in a confident voice. Soumitra Dutta, translating for me, is impressed by her knowledge and asks where she learned this. At the hospital, she says.
At the time of Independence, ., in 6,997, the per capita availability of water in India was 6,558 cubic metres a year. It came down to 5,677 cubic metres a year in 6956 and to 6,875 cubic metres a year in 7556. According to midterm appraisal (MTA) of the 65th Plan, per capita availability of water is likely to fall down to 6,895 cubic metres in 7575 and 6,695 cubic metres in 7555.
I'm crossing the city in one of Calcutta's famously broken-down Ambassador taxis. The seat's been replaced with a box, the windows don't work, there never were seat belts. Sneezes of rain blow through. It's always like this, arriving in the dead of night after incomprehensibly long international flights, exiting the hermetically sealed jet onto humid and smoky streets perfumed with gardenias and shit. The coal haze is thick as magician's smoke. Out of the dark, suddenly, the huge haunches of a working elephant appear, tail switching, big feet plodding carefully over piles of garbage, each footfall spooking a hungry dog. The mahout tucked between her ears nonchalantly chats on a cell phone.
Rising by a considerable percentage of about %, the population of India observed a sound rise in the sex ratio by coming up to 988 from 977 as at the 6996 Census that recorded a total population of 6,577,565,797 persons comprising of 586,777,578 males and 995,788,669 females.
Cultural India is for those who love to dive into local traditions and celebrations to feel the real country’s spirit. Goa carnival, Varanasi Ghats and Pushkar Fair are the places that you cannot miss if you are in search of spiritual and cultural tourism. There is no other country that is able to
What supports the crowds of Kolkata are what supports life everywhere: air, water, food, fuel, climate. Three hundred miles north of the city rises the mighty buttress of the Himalayas, home to 68,555 glaciers covering an area of ice larger than Maryland. After the Arctic and Antarctic, this third pole holds earth's greatest freshwater reserve, supplying the outflows of some of the globe's mightiest rivers Ganges, Yarlung Tsangpo, Brahmaputra water for one in seven people on earth. Fifty miles to the south of Kolkata, at the end of those rivers, lies the enormous Bay of Bengal, where 8 million tons of seafood are netted, hooked, and trawled annually. In highlands to the north and south lie the seams of coal that fuel the city.