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 (nər-mŭd′ə) also Nar·ba·da (-bŭd′ə)
A river of central India that flows about 1,255 km (780 mi) westward to the Gulf of Khambhat. Sacred to Hindus, it is said to have sprung from the body of the god Shiva.


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(Placename) a river in central India, rising in Madhya Pradesh and flowing generally west to the Gulf of Cambay in a wide estuary: the second most sacred river in India. Length: 1290 km (801 miles)
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Tenders are invited for Constructing Of Internal Road And Approaches For Narmada Vasahat At Boradi Narmada Vasahat Ta.
Narmada (Gujarat), Aug 4 ( ANI ): Nearly 100 students have to swim across a river everyday to attend a school in Gujarat.
DELAYED rainfall in the catchment areas of Narmada dam in Madhya Pradesh has forced the authorities of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Project here to bar farmers from using the dam water for irrigation.
South Gujarat witnessed heavy rains in Bharuch, Narmada and Surat districts for the last two days.
Narmadaparikrama--circumambulation of the Narmada River; on the tradition of a unique Hindu pilgrimage.
Byline: Thousands of people were evacuated in Gujarat following a 10-metre breach in the 458km long Narmada canal.
The Politics of Water Resource Development in India: The Narmada Dams Controversy
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Nearly 100,000 Hindus had assembled for the annual festival of the Moonless Night, along the banks of the Narmada River in India's central Madhya Pradesh state.
His film Narmada: A Valley Rises is about the people's uprising against the Narmada Valley Dam in India, and Some Kind of Arrangement examines arranged marriage in the diaspora.
That deep connection is evident in the almost poetic tone of her story on the Narmada River and the people--mostly women and poor farmers--who are trying to save it from being transformed into an endless succession of dams to accommodate development.
The new dinosaur species was named Rajasaurus narmadensis (right) or 'Regal reptile from the Narmada,' after the Narmada River region in western India where the bones were found.