This will feature mostly photos clicked by me or even those that I like from agencies or picked up from websites (of course carried with due credit)

Just few good photos

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Today’s post is going to be just few good photos … Here is a wonderful banyan tree with a massive canopy. This is found at a place called Shukrataal in Uttar Pradesh. So after Shukrataal, I go straight to Ratnagiri in Maharashtra. Such a cute yawn, I just could not resist capturing it. Again I
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All rivers require special status

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By Ritwick Dutta If rivers are considered as living beings, we must recognise that in India today, they are an endangered species. In his book, Animal Revolution (1975), Peter Singer popularised a term called ‘speciesists.’ According to him, “Racists violate the principle of equality by giving greater weight to the interests of members of their
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Are Ganga and Yamuna going to be ‘living entities’ only for Uttarakhand?

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Allowing the river to be a legal entity means according it the right to live “While exercising the parens patrie jurisdiction, the Rivers Ganga and Yamuna, all their tributaries, streams, every natural water flowing with flow continuously or intermittently of these rivers, are declared as juristic/ legal persons/ living entities having the status of a
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Indus Waters Treaty must change for environment, not to choke Pakistan’s lifeline

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The pact must bring riparian nations China and Afghanistan on board amid changing climatic conditions. Ten days after the dastardly terrorist attack at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, much water has flown down the Indus. The Indus Water Treaty 1960 (IWT) that governs the water-sharing arrangement between India and Pakistan has suddenly hogged all the
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  Not many will recognize that this Delhi’s own Yamuna. Yes, this clean. The photo is taken at a place called Jagatpur, 2 kms upstream of Wazirabad. I dream of a clean Yamuna downstream of Wazirabad too. As many as 28 drains dump sewage in the Yamuna downstream of Wazirabad. The Delhi Jal Board has
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