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Bathing in Dirty Water

Bathing in Dirty Water

Each year, the Hindus celebrate Kartik Purnima on the full moon of the Hindu calendar month of Karthik.
They bathe in the sacred rivers and lakes.
This ceremony is held on the river Yamuna. its water is so polluted that the surface is completely covered with a white layer of foam.
The foam is formed by industrial waste and mass laundry of multimillion population.Continue Reading

Most Well-Known Rivers around the Earth

Most Well-Known Rivers around the Earth

A river is a natural watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river. Rivers have been used as a source of water, for obtaining food, for transport, as a defensive measure, as a source of hydro power to drive machinery, for bathing, and as a means of disposing of waste. Rivers inspired many poets and painters in the past, and now photographers capture their beauty. In this article we present 50 of the most famous and beautiful rivers in the world. Let’s get started!Continue Reading