Used for centuries to bring water to gardens and buildings on the shores of the Orontes River, the water wheels or "norias" of Hama are believed to be unique worldwide, according to UNESCO.
The Punjab Chief Minister's office has not confirmed Bhagwant Mann's hospitalization, with one official even saying that the chief minister was happy and had a busy day Thursday with back-to-back meetings scheduled.
Border patrol agents, along with local fire and police agencies, were searching for possible additional victims a day after the Thursday incident, said Customs and Border Protection spokesman Rick Pauza.
Initially, according to the local reports the tusker was swept away by the overflowing waters for almost two hours, but then the elephant fought back its way to the safety.
Fishermen first discovered dead fish in the river near the Polish town of Olawa at the end of July, reports Xinhua news agency. The fish deaths down the river in Germany were only reported around two weeks later.
It was the river that is said to have watered the biblical Garden of Eden and helped give birth to civilisation itself. But today the Tigris is dying. Human activity and climate change have choked its once mighty flow through Iraq, where — with its twin river the Euphrates — it made Mesopotamia a cradle of civilisation thousands of
Many years ago during a visit to Cairo my three-year old daughter Marya and I were taken on a tour by Judge Jasper Brinton, an historic figure who had presided over Egypt’s Mixed Courts
The body was found in the early evening near a Philadelphia wastewater treatment plant about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from where Matilda Sheils was carried away, authorities said in a nighttime news conference.
German industry is finding new ways to transport cargoes from coal to chemicals as increasingly frequent low water levels on the Rhine disrupt Europe’s largest economy. The 1,230 km (764.29 miles) river, a world famous tourist destination and a part of the national psyche, is the commercial artery for 80% of the German