Gangetic


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Gangetic

(ɡænˈdʒɛtɪk)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to the river Ganges
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"Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Gangetic West Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Telangana and South Interior Karnataka," the IMD said on Sunday.
The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Horiyana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gangetic West Bengal to Assam across central part of Bangladesh.
It now lies over Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining area at last reported around 9pm, according to the latest special weather bulletin from Bangladesh Meteorological Department.
Air pollutants from India's densely populated Gangetic plains deposit black carbon and dust on the glaciers, hastening their melting, it added.
As neighbouring India has discovered, preventing farmers from burning crop residue across the vast farmlands of Gangetic plains is a difficult proposition, it would be so for Punjab too.
Romila Thapar, the reputed historian, in her recent book "Indian Cultures as Heritage" (Aleph Book Co, 2018) argues that Aryavarta at the first stage was limited only to western Gangetic plains.
'The study site in Nepal is representative of much of the Gangetic region of South Asia.
However, the northwest India, which cover the Gangetic belt and includes states like Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, have been receiving surplus rainfall at nearly 29 per cent more than its normal limit.
The Southwest monsoon has furthered into the remaining parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, more parts of north interior Karnataka, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Jharkhand and Bihar, the India Meteorological Department said.
Present study investigates the comparison of bacterial population and plant growth promoting activity of bacteria associated with bulk and pigeonpea rhizosphere soil collected in the vicinity of middle Gangetic region of Uttar Pradesh.
Prof Jean-Philippe Avouac, from the University of Cambridge, told BBC News:"This is a place that needs attention, and if we had an earthquake today, it would be a disaster because of the density of population not just in western Nepal but also in northern India, in the Gangetic plain."