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This Every 12 years in the Indian city of Allahabad, a religious festival takes place that is so fantastically crowded and celebratory that it puts Burning Man and the Coachella music festival to utter shame...The goal of this whole enterprise is to
It's been over 35 years, but Australian cinematographer Michael Dillon remembers every detail of shooting From the Ocean to the Sky , his documentary recording Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary's two-month long Ganga expedition in 1977. It was
An artistic expression of the decay suffered by the Yamuna over the years is on display in the Capital The Yamuna has been dying, silently and slowly but certainly for years and now it is dead. The flow that you see is pollution and sewage, the river
Ajit Jain Special to The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Mar. 01 2013, 6:55 PM EST Last updated Friday, Mar. 01 2013, 6:55 PM EST The first week of March, all roads in the island republic of Mauritius lead to the Ganga Talao (translation: Holy
Over ten thousand devotees and volunteers started their 10-day march to Delhi from Vrindavan demanding substantial efforts to keep the Yamuna river clean. The protesters are expected to reach Delhi on March 10, where they would hold an indefinite
Nissar Ahmad Court of Arbitration in The Hague to decide on minimum flows by year-end Though the Court of Arbitration at The Hague has upheld Indian's right under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty to divert waters from the Rs...In its partial award'
In his article in The Hindu , John Briscoe makes some valid points about the Kishenganga Award (editorial page, Winning the battle, but losing the war , February 22, 2013) but we need to note certain complexities, and a central dilemma arising from
Presidential spokesman Farhatullah Babar said that the arbitration award was not a legal defeat for Pakistan. He said that Pakistan had put two questions of legal nature before the Court of Arbitration which were within its jurisdiction for
Andrew Turner has built the boat and is ferrying pilgrims for free at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, where the festival is held. Millions of people bathe at Sangam in what is billed as the world's biggest religious gathering.
The Kumbh Mela, the Hindu religious festival described as the largest gathering of mankind in history, is contributing to the alarming levels of pollution killing the Ganges, the faith's holiest river, officials have warned. Campaigners called on the