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gan·ga

, 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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Laying stress on the afforestation work being done in Ganga river basins in Uttar Pradesh, Ranjan said: "We have just planted 4,000 varieties of traditional species of river Ganga and this area is ready with 22 lakh trees planted in this season.
The meeting approved a 400-bed special hospital in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for children and their mothers, besides launch of a master training programme for improving the ultrasonic facilities for gynae and other departments of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
He asked the District Ganga Committees to coordinate with the concerned authorities and take necessary steps in this regard.
The 86-year old former IIT-Kanpur professor, Agrawal had been on hunger strike since June 22 for a pollution-free and uninterrupted flow in the Ganga.
Government recently launched the ' Namami Gange' programme on the banks of the Ganga in Uttrakhand when 250 projects worth Rs 1,500 crore were launched simultaneously under the ' Namami Gange' project.
Jajmau may well be the single biggest source of pollution of the Ganga, but there are many others.
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.
Nothing has the government done in the last three years since Prime Minister Manmohan Singh constituted National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGBRA) to reverse the death process.
O Ganga will bring together the distinctive elements of music, poetry and literature that flourished along the banks of Ganga from the ancient times till the present.
He further informed about the distribution of money across the states for cleaning Ganga.
I wrote to Ganga in Kuala Lumpur, supplying my itinerary.
The Ganga delta regions are endemically prone to As contamination in groundwater.