Assam has lost 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion and channelisation of rivers has become highly necessary to combat the problem.
SC asked Centre & Assam govt to respond to a plea that failure of flood management in state was leading to loss of landmass due to soil erosion.
Cowdung compost helps restore mining ravaged soils, according to a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research.
Erosion and diversion of Rushikulya river mouth in Odisha seems to be posing a serious threat to the annual mass nesting of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles.
Day in Pics: 24th October
Showbiz World - October 24, 2014
Aamir Khan's sensational 'PK' posters