Ganges
The Ganges (/ˈɡændʒiːz/ GAN-jeez), also Ganga (Hindi: गंगा; Bengali: গঙ্গা ; Sanskrit: गङ्गा; [ˈɡəŋɡaː] GUNG-ga), is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh. Th...
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Ganga Ma: A Pilgrimage to the Source
Produced by Pepe Ozan & Melitta Tchaicovsky https://www.facebook.com/GangesRiverPilgrimage Following the holiest pilgrimage of the Hindus along the holy Gang...
Kumbh Mela: The Largest Gathering on Earth
Tens of millions of Hindu pilgrims are now descending on Allahabad, India, joining an estimated 8 million already there for the Maha Kumbh Mela
"Saving the Ganges"
CNN-IBN's Environment Editor Bahar Dutt tracks the river Ganga, from the Himalayas down to the Sunderbans to find out what it will take to revive India's mos...
Ganges in Hinduism
In Hinduism, the river Ganges is considered sacred and is personified as a goddess known as Ganga. It is worshipped by Hindus who believe that bathing in the river causes the remission of sins and fac...
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Kumbh Mela
Kumbh Mela (/ˌkʊm ˈmeɪlə/ or /ˌkʊm məˈlɑː/) is a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which Hindus gather to bathe in a sacred river. It is considered to be the largest peaceful gathering in the world ...
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Pollution of the Ganges
The Ganges is the largest river in India with an extraordinary religious importance for Hindus. Situated along its banks are some of the world's oldest inhabited cities like Varanasi and Patna. It pro...
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Ganges river dolphin
The South Asian river dolphin (Platanista gangetica) is a freshwater or river dolphin found in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan which is split into two subspecies, the Ganges river dolphin (P. g....
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Lakshman Jhula
Lakshman Jhula (Hindi: लक्ष्मण झूला) is an iron suspension bridge situated in Rishikesh in Indian state of Uttarakhand . It is made over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishi...
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Ganges Delta
The Ganges Delta (also known as the Ganges–Brahmaputra Delta, the Sunderbans Delta, or the Bengal Delta) is a river delta in the South Asia region of Bengal, consisting of Bangladesh and the state of...
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Gangavataran
Gangavataran (English: The Descent of the Ganges) is a 1937 Indian film by Dadasaheb Phalke, who is known as the "father of Indian cinema". It was the first sound film and the last film to be dir...
Padma River
Padma is a major river in Bangladesh. It is the main distributary of the Ganges, flowing generally southeast for 120 kilometres (75 mi) to its confluence with the Meghna River near the Bay of Ben...
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Bengal Fan
The Bengal Fan, also known as the Ganges Fan, is the largest submarine fan on Earth. The fan is about 3000 km long, 1000 km wide with a maximum thickness of 16.5 km. The fan resulted fr...
Ganga Action Plan
The Ganges is the largest river in India with an extraordinary religious importance for Hindus. Situated along its banks are some of the world's oldest inhabited cities like Varanasi and Patna. It pro...
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Ganges Basin
The Ganges basin is a part of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin draining 1,086,000 square kilometres in Tibet, Nepal, India and Bangladesh. To the north, the Himalaya or lower parallel ranges beyon...
Pindar River
The Pindar River is a river in Uttarakhand, India.Pindar or Pindari River originates from Pindari Glacier in Bageshwar. It passes small towns and villages like Devaal, Tharali, Kulsari, Harmani, Meeng...
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Hooghly River
The Hooghly River (Bengali হুগলী, Hugli; Anglicized alternatively spelled Hoogli or Hugli) or the Bhāgirathi-Hooghly, called 'Ganga' traditionally, is an approximately 260 kilometres (160 mi) lon...
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Kumbh Mela: The Largest Gathering on Earth
Tens of millions of Hindu pilgrims are now descending on Allahabad, India, joining an estimated 8 million already there for the Maha Kumbh Mela
Yamuna
The Yamuna (Pron: jəmʊnaː) (Sanskrit and Hindi: यमुना), sometimes called Jamuna (Hindi: जमुना; Pron: d͡ʒəmʊna:), is the largest tributary river of the Ganges,(Ganga) in northern India. Originating fro...
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Triveni Sangam
In Hindu tradition Triveni Sangam is the "confluence" of three rivers. Sangama is the Sanskrit word for confluence. The point of confluence is a sacred place for Hindus. A bath here is said to flush ...
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Gangotri
Gangotri (Hindi: गंगोत्री) is a town and a Nagar Panchayat (municipality) in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of the river Bhagirathi...
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Rajendra Setu
Rajendra Setu (Hindi: राजेन्द्र सेतु) (also known as Rajendra Pul and Mokama Bridge) across the Ganges was the first bridge to link North Bihar and South Bihar. The road-cum-rail bridge near Mokam...