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    nearly twenty times more energy than each Indian citizen does. Among other effects of burning more coal, global warming will cause a rise in sea level, which will inundate much of India's heavily populated coast including its major port cities of Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata where hundreds of...
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  • The Joys of Traffic
    reality in Mumbai sooner than later, there still would be one saving grace thankfully. Namely: It would have given me the material for preparing this essay. ((((((((((((((((((...
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  • Letters
    monsoons strike the Indian mainland near Kerala’s Malabar Coast. By around 9th of June, monsoon reaches Mumbai. In Delhi monsoon makes its appearance by around 29th June. The entire India experiences the monsoons by the 1st week of July. Though more precipitation is received by North India, yet it receives...
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  • An Analysis of the first Advance Estimate of Kharif Crop Production in 2012-13.
    bright because of a delayed monsoon and then breaks in-between. The government has fixed a kharif foodgrains production target of 129 million tonnes (mt) for 2012-13 which is slightly less than the fourth advance estimate (129.94 mt) for 2011-12 which was a bumper production year. Since the initial...
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  • Five Important Types of Natural Daster
    Essay on the Five Important Types of Natural Disaster * A natural disaster is any natural phenomenon which causes such widespread human material or environmental losses that the stricken community cannot recover without external assistance. Examples include earthquakes, cyclones, storms...
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  • Ornamental Fishing in India
    Robmaber wrote an essay, Sea in a Glass," introducing fish keeping as a hobby to the public. This hobby required specialized equipment and attention at this point, reserving it for the wealthy. Fish tanks for tropical fish required heating via flames underneath (gas burning lamps underneath slate...
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  • Trekking on Hills
    |Essay about trekking? | [pic]The love of nature & the pursuit of the unknown have eternally drawn man to shed the comfort and security of this home to venture beyond the blue ranges on the horizon and to discover new valleys, forests, rivers and...
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  • Essay on Monsoon
    than the Bay of Bengal branch. The monsoon typically breaks over Indian territory by around 25 May, when it lashes the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. It strikes the Indian mainland around 1 June near the Malabar Coast of Kerala.[37] By 9 June, it reaches Mumbai; it appears over...
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  • Leading Indicators of Indian Economics
    from the positive impact of the near normal South-West monsoon. Overall, the economy thus recorded a real GDP growth of 8.1 per cent in the first half of 2005-06, one percentage point higher than a year ago. 8 Figure 3: GDP trend for 50 years from 1950 to 2000 at 1993-94 prices Figure 4: GDP...
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  • Bollywood
    of the times represents the Indian film industry. The name Bollywood obviously came from Hollywood the B states for Bombay (now know as Mumbai). Bollywood position itself against the hegemony of Hollywood. Journey of Bollywood from the past till date * 1896: ‘country’s colonial rulers...
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  • Monsoon cripples life in Mumbai
    Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and coastal Maharashtra for the second consecutive day Monday, disrupting normal life in the region, officials said. Many parts of the city and suburbs have been waterlogged and some areas were flooded Monday morning, hampering smooth movement of people and...
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  • People Problemb and Major Crisis Affected Areas
    Due to not so great monsoon this year water level in almost major 6 lakes (Major water supply source) in Mumbai is below the mark, Only 3 of those 6 major lakes overflowed this year and so the announcement of 15 percent water cut in Mumbai by BMC. Daily requirement of water in city is about 4300...
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  • Paper
    words – Variability, SW monsoon, Santacruz 1. INTRODUCTION : Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra is also the Financial capital of India. It is one of the most important place in the western part of India. Santacruz observatory located at 19.1 degree N & 72.5 degree E plays very major...
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  • Environmental Studies
    POLLUTANTS ON PLANTS, ANIMALS, HUMANS AND ENVIRONMENT * PICTURES OF THE FIELD VISIT 1. GIR FOREST 2. LOCAL MUMBAI AREA GIR FOREST (VISIT TO FOREST) * LOCATION- The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (also known as Sasan-Gir) is situated in Gujarat, India. The...
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  • About My Hometown
    experiences hot and humid weather during March to May. Monsoon begins in early June and rain is experienced until October. Following monsoon weather becomes cooler in late November. Winters in Mumbai are very pleasant with temperature 20-23 degree Celsius during the day. Nights can be little chilly...
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  • Paper
    SAVE THE MANGROVES! With the monsoons around the corner, it is a matter of concern to save the mangroves in Kandivali     Mangroves are buffers between the land and the sea. Coastlines throughout the world are facing serious problems of coastal erosion and threat of rising sea levels due to...
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  • Three Men in a Boat
    driest stations: Leh and Jodhpur (iii) Two stations with most equable climate: Bangalore and Tiruvanantapuram (iv) Two stations with most extreme climate: Leh and Jodhpur (v) Two stations most influenced by the Arabian branch of southwest monsoons: Tiruvanatapuram and Mumbai (vi) Two stations most...
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  • Measures to Be Taken to Save River Mithi
    PROJECT (FLOOD CONTROL MEASURES ON THE BANKS OF RIVER MITHI) Introduction (pg. 1) The Mythic River is a river in Falsetto Island, the island of the city of Mumbai. It is a confluence of tail water discharges of Powai and Vihar lakes. The river is seasonal and rises during the monsoons. The...
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  • Impact of Urbanisation
    instance, the extreme rainfall event of July 26, 2005 over Mumbai, Prasad and Singh, 2005) etc. On average, annual flood waters cover ~7.7 million ha and ~3.1 million ha in India and Bangladesh, respectively (GOI, 1992; Mirza et al., 2005), primarily due to riverine and flash floods during the monsoon...
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  • Assignment
    GEOGRAPHY Assignment no. :-4 POINTS TO REMEMBER: PART 1 • Break or burst of monsoon: The sudden approach of moisture laden winds associated with violent thunder and lightening. • Equable climate: one which is neither too hot in...
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