Narbada

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Nar·ba·da

 (nər-bŭd′ə)

Narbada

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(Placename) another name for the Narmada

Nar•ba•da

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n.
a river flowing W from central India to the Arabian Sea. 800 mi. (1290 km) long.
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Tenders are invited for Selection of Consultant for preparation of Water Project for Drawl of Raw water from Narmada river to Pithampur town
In fighting against what the activists term "illegal submergence and displacement", NBA's Medha Patkar is already sitting on an indefinite satyagraha (nonviolent resistance sit-in) on the bank of the Narmada river at Rajghat, Barwani, Madhya Pradesh.
They also cited that, " A board which has been recently erected in front of the helipad at Kevadia Colony mentioning inauguration by the Chief Minister of Gujarat ( Narendra Modi) of Shreshta Bharat Bhavan built at a cost of ` 176 crore as part of the Statue of Unity near the Sardar Sarovar dam on Narmada River near Kevadia Colony.
When, in 1991, I started work on River of Stories, my first graphic novel project, I travelled to the Narmada river valley where my story was to beset, I had no Clear notion of what I was going to do there, but I knew I wanted to experience the land, meet the, people who belonged tv it, sit on the banks of the ancient and storied river, and watch it Flow.
L&T's scope will include design, engineering and construction of the statue along with an exhibition centre at its base, a memorial garden, designer bridge connecting Sadhu Island with the mainland along the Narmada River, an internal roadway stretching 5km, and improvements to the existing roads/bridges/culverts connecting the area of Sadhu Island.
Located on the sacred Narmada river, Omkareshwar is one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines in the country dedicated to Shiva.
The event was organised in a bid to collect scrap iron to build Sardar Patel's 182-metre statue, tipped to be the world's tallest, in the middle of Narmada River in the province, scheduled to be completed before January 26, 2014.
The metal structure, a pet project of opposition leader Narendra Modi in his home state of Gujarat, will rise 182 metres (600 feet) from an island in the Narmada river when completed in four years' time.
The statue would be similarly placed in the middle of a water body, more than 200 kilometres south of Ahmedabad, in Narmada river, near the Saradar Sarovar dam at Kevadia.
The Narmada River is venerated as a goddess and is the principle deity for many devotees in the Narmada valley.
According to the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a non-profit think tank, the World Bank has been widely criticized for funding a series of environmentally damaging projects in the 1980s, including the building of dams on the Narmada River in India, road building into the Brazilian Amazon and transmigration (re-settlement) efforts in Indonesia.