Ghaghara


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Gha·gha·ra

 (gä′gə-rä′) or Gha·ghra (gä′grə, -grä) also Gog·ra (gŏg′rə, -rä)
A river rising in southwest Tibet and flowing about 965 km (600 mi) south through the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal then southeast into northern India, where it joins the Ganges River.
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The dolphin, who weighed 80 kg, was released in Ghaghara river.
Tenders are invited for 3- Supplying And Fixing Of 100 Amp, 415 Volt Tp Hrc Fuse Unit At Ghaghara Pump Canal, Raunahi, Faizabad
Rivers Rapti, Ghaghara, Burhi Rapti, Rohini and Quano are in spate and have inundated vast areas in Lakhimpur Khiri, Barabanki, Faizabad and Ballia, Gorakhpur and Siddharthnagar.
Tracing the religious and historical route, the project will capture the ancient time when the city of Ayodhya was founded by Manu-- the first man in the universe according to the Vedas-- on the banks of the river Ghaghara about 9000 years ago.
In India and Nepal, an extensive monsoon and thunderstorms left 5,000 people dead or missing, victim to the flash floods and landslides that destroyed more than 1,500 roads and bridges along the Ganges, Yamuna and Ghaghara rivers and tributaries, all of which feed through the region away from the Bay of Bengal.
Much of the damage occurred along the Ganges, Yamuna and Ghaghara rivers and their tributaries as tens of thousands of homes, businesses and other structures were washed away.
The erosion due to Sharda and Ghaghara, another river which also originates in Nepal and then joins Sharda not very far from here, affects Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Khiri, Sitapur, Barabanki, Bahraich, Basti and Ballia Districts of UP.
That such traditions are dying is partly down to economics: the Rajasthani ghaghara (skirt) that Legrand admires is now made of synthetic material, not cotton, because it lasts three years, dries in no time, and doesn't fade in the sun.
The main rivers being the Ramganga, the Yamuna, the Tamsa, the Gomti, the Ghaghara, the Son, the Gandaki and the Kosi that feed the Ganges.
As many as 650 pilgrims were airlifted from Ghaghara and 2,030 others rescued by road from Badrinath.