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, ganja (gang'gă),
An extract of the flowers of Cannabis sativa (Indian hemp or hashish) that grows in India, Persia, and Arabia.
See also: cannabis.
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The meeting was also attended by Shri Shashi Shekhar Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Shri Vinay Sheel Oberoi Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development along with representatives from IIT Delhi and Kharagpur and Additional Mission Director, National Mission for Clean Ganga.
Further to Varanasi, several massive rivers join the Ganga at frequent intervals to give the Bihar stretch a better river flow.
Based on that learning, practices and experiences all these lines were coined at the foot of Mother Ganga every morning.
Meanwhile, volunteers of the Ganga Bachao Andolan (Save Ganga Movement) led by Ramji Tripathi began a sitin to protest dumping of the dead in the Ganga, which they said, was polluting the river.
Authorities swung into action soon after Ganga Pradushan Mukti Abhiyaan's national convener Ramji Tripathi sat on a 'dharna' on the banks of Ganga demanding immediate arrangements for disposal of these bodies before Wednesday's Makar-Sankranti festival.
Millions of rupees have been wasted or siphoned off since the Ganga Action Plan was first launched by the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1985.
But common man expects to know how the cleaning Ganga process will emerge.
To harness the enthusiasm of the NRI Community to contribute towards the conservation of the river Ganga, an NRI Fund for Ganga will be set up which will finance special projects, the Finance Minister added.
West Indies batsman Ganga will lead Trinidad and Tobago in the opening match of the lucrative Twenty20 series against the Stanford Superstars in Antigua today.
A Yn ol un traddodiad yn ysgrythurau'r Hindw daw yna amser pan na fydd y Ganga yn gallu golchi ymaith rhagor o bechodau dynol.
Mae grisiau neu "ghats" ar lan yr afon yn y llefydd mwya' poblogaidd i hwyluso hyn; ac ambell i raff wedi ei osod ar draws yr afon i ddal y sawl sy'n cael eu cipio gan lif nerthol y Ganga.
But Ganga, who began the Test series as Sarwan's deputy, claims Moore helped the Windies' emerging players during his time under Australian compatriot King and has continued to do so now he is in sole charge.