When we consider that all these pebbles, countless as the grains of sand in the desert, have been derived from the slow falling of masses of rock on the old coast-lines and banks of rivers
, and that these fragments have been dashed into smaller pieces, and that each of them has since been slowly rolled, rounded, and far transported the mind is stupefied in thinking over the long, absolutely necessary, lapse of years.
At the meeting, speakers said many rivers are on the verge of dying as the land grabbers are constructing illegal structures on the banks of rivers
as well as filling up canals and water bodies.
Summary: Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): In wake of the warnings issued by the India Meteorology Department (IMD) for heavy rainfall in the region, the district police on Monday directed the forces to help the people living along the banks of rivers
in moving to safer places.
He directed them to plan to maximum plants during the on-going plantation drive especially at the banks of rivers
The participants were informed that the government had imposed heavy tax on collection of sand and gravel on the banks of rivers
and streams, which was uncalled-for.
In an advisory issued on Monday, it says constant vigilance is required to deal with any emergency along the banks of Rivers
Swan and Korang, Radio Pakistan reported.
The diary tells of broken equipment, furniture left behind on the banks of rivers
that have to be crossed, ailing livestock, an encounter with a bear, and so forth.