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Yamuna

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The Yamuna (Hindustani: pronounced [jəmʊnaː]), also known as the Jumna or Jamna (not to be mistaken with the Jamuna of Bangladesh), is the second largest tributary river of the Ganges (Ganga) and the longest tributary in India. Originating from the Yamunotri Glacier at a height of 6,387 metres (20,955 ft) on the southwestern slopes of Banderpooch peaks of the Lower Himalaya in Uttarakhand, it travels a total length of 1,376 kilometres (855 mi) and has a drainage system of 366,223 square kilometres (141,399 sq mi), 40.2% of the entire Ganges Basin. It merges with the Ganges at Triveni Sangam, Prayagraj (Allahabad), which is a site of the Kumbh Mela, a Hindu festival held every 12 years.
It crosses several states: Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, passing by Uttarakhand and later Delhi, and meeting its tributaries on the way, including Tons, Chambal, its longest tributary which has its own large basin, followed by Sindh, the Betwa, and Ken. From Uttarakhand, the river flows into the state of Himachal Pradesh. After passing Paonta Sahib, Yamuna flows along the boundary of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and after exiting Haryana it continues to flow till it merges with the river Ganga (Ganges) at Sangam or Prayag in Allahbad (Uttar Pradesh). It helps create the highly fertile alluvial Yamuna-Ganges Doab region between itself and the Ganges in the Indo-Gangetic plain. Nearly 57 million people depend on the Yamuna's waters. With an annual flow of about 10,000 cubic billion metres (cbm; 8.1 billion acre⋅ft) and usage of 4,400 cbm (of which irrigation constitutes 96 per cent), the river accounts for more than 70 per cent of Delhi's water supply. Like the Ganges, the Yamuna is highly venerated in Hinduism and worshipped as the goddess Yamuna. In Hindu mythology she is the daughter of the Sun Deva, Surya, and the sister of Yama, the Deva of Death, hence also known as Yami. According to popular legends, bathing in its sacred waters frees one from the torments of death.At the Hathni Kund Barrage, its waters are diverted into two large canals: the Western Yamuna Canal flowing towards Haryana and the Eastern Yamuna Canal towards Uttar Pradesh. Beyond that point the Yamuna is joined only by the Somb, a seasonal rivulet from Haryana, and by the highly polluted Hindon River near Noida, so that it continues only as a trickling sewage-bearing drain before joining the Chambal at Pachnada in the Etawah District of Uttar Pradesh. The water of Yamuna is of "reasonably good quality" through its length from Yamunotri in the Himalayas to Wazirabad barrage in Delhi, about 375 kilometres (233 mi); below this, the discharge of wastewater through 15 drains between Wazirabad barrage and Okhla barrage renders the river severely polluted.
One official described the river as a "sewage drain" with biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) values ranging from 14 to 28 mg/l and high coliform content. There are three main sources of pollution in the river: household and municipal disposal sites, soil erosion resulting from deforestation occurring to make way for agriculture, and resulting chemical wash-off from fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides and run-off from commercial activity and industrial sites. The Yamuna from its origin at Yamunotri to Okhla barrage is called the Upper Yamuna.
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Anandi Gopal Joshi

Anandi Gopal Joshi

Physician

  • Desc: Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi was the first Indian female physician. She was the first woman from the erstwhile Bombay presidency of India to study and graduate with a two-year degree in western medicine in the United States.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anandi_Gopal_Joshi
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  • Result Score: 1224.04
Yamuna Nagar

Yamuna Nagar

City in India

  • Desc: Yamunanagar, previously known as Abdullahpur, is a city and a municipal corporation in Yamunanagar district in the Indian state of Haryana. This town is known for the cluster of plywood units and paper industries. It is also known for providing fine timber to larger industries. The older town is called Jagadhri. The Yamunanagar-Jagadhri railway station services the city. Despite its name, Jagadhri Railway Station is situated in Yamunanagar. There is also another railway station called Jagadhri Workshop in Yamunanagar.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamunanagar
  • Type: City, Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 337.14

Yamuna Expressway

Expressway in India

East Delhi

East Delhi

District in Delhi

  • Desc: East Delhi is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. It is bounded by the Yamuna River on the west, North East Delhi to the north, Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh state to the east, and Gautam Buddha Nagar District of Uttar Pradesh to the south.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Delhi
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 153.96

Yamuna

2013 film

  • Desc: Yamuna is a 2013 Tamil drama film directed by E. V. Ganeshbabu, and starring Sathya, Sri Ramya, Aadukalam Naren and Vinodhini Vaidyanathan.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamuna_(film)
  • Type: Movie, Thing
  • Result Score: 99.96
Yamunacharya

Yamunacharya

Philosopher

  • Desc: Yamunacharya also known as Alavandar and Periya Mudaliar was a Vishistadvaita philosopher in Srirangam, Tamil Nadu, India. Ramanuja, one of the leaders of the srivaishnava school sought to be his disciple.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamunacharya
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 91.63

Yamuna Sports Complex

Sports complex in Delhi, India

  • Desc: The Yamuna Sports Complex is a sports complex located in New Delhi, India. Inaugurated in 1999, it hosts table tennis. It is owned by the Delhi Development Authority. It was a venue for the 2010 Commonwealth Games
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamuna_Sports_Complex
  • Type: Place, Thing, StadiumOrArena
  • Result Score: 56.70

Ganga Yamuna

1997 film

  • Desc: Ganga Yamuna is a 1997 Indian Kannada romance drama film directed by S. Mahendar and produced by Ghouse Peer. The film features Shivarajkumar, Malashri and newcomer Ravinder Maan in the lead roles. Actress Suhasini Maniratnam featured in a cameo role. The film was a remake of director S. V.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganga_Yamuna
  • Type: Thing, Movie
  • Result Score: 46.97
Yamuna Bank metro station

Yamuna Bank metro station

Delhi metro station

Old Yamuna Bridge

Truss bridge in Agra, India

  • Desc: The Old Yamuna Bridge is also known as Lohe-ka-Pul in Hindi. In technical railway jargon is also called as "bridge no 249" is one of the longest and oldest bridges in India, located in Delhi.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Yamuna_Bridge
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  • Result Score: 32.13

Western Yamuna Canal

Canal in India

  • Desc: Western Yamuna Canal from Yamuna, is the Prithviraj Chauhan era or possibly earlier pre-existing canal that was dug out and renovated in 1335 CE by Firoz Shah Tughlaq, excessive silting caused it to stop flowing in 1750 CE, the British raj undertook a three-year renovation in 1817 by Captain GR Blane or Bengal Engineer Group, in 1832-33 Tajewala Barrage dam at Yaumna was built to regulate the flow of water, in 1875-76 Pathrala barrage at Dadupur and Somb river dam downstream of canal were built, in 1889-95 the largest branch of the canal Sirsa branch was constructed, the modern Hathni Kund Barrage was built in 1999 to handle the problem of silting to replace the older Tajewala Barrage.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Yamuna_Canal
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  • Result Score: 25.77
Jamuna River

Jamuna River

Tributary

  • Desc: Jamuna River is a tributary of the Ichamati River. It flows through the Indian state of West Bengal and is one of the major rivers of the North 24 Parganas district.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamuna_River_(West_Bengal)
  • Type: BodyOfWater, Place, RiverBodyOfWater, Thing
  • Result Score: 12.86

Yamuna

Indian actress

  • Desc: Yamuna is an Indian actress who appeared primarily in Telugu films in the 1990s. She appeared in films like Mamagaru, Mouna Poratam, Yerra Mandaram. After having a career with films, she also acted in TV.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamuna_(actress)
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Yamuna

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