Satpura

Satpura

 

a mountain range in India, on the northern Deccan Plateau, between the valleys of the Narmada and Tapti rivers. Length from west to east, approximately 800 km; elevations to 1,353 m (in the Mahadeo Hills). The Satpura Mountains are composed primarily of schists, granites, and quartzites, covered with basalt lavas. The peaks are frequently plateau-like, with steep southern slopes and more gentle northern slopes. The slopes are severely dissected by river valleys, and there are developed fault scarps. The range has sparse deciduous forests of teak, sal, and bamboo.

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Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 3 (ANI): Indian Navy Ships Satpura and Kadmatt on Saturday arrived at Malaysia's Port Klang on a four-day visit.
In pursuance of Indias Act East Policy, two Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt proceeded on deployment to East and South-East Asia on 07 September 2017.
Madhya Pradesh is expected to move up to the number 2 slot after tiger numbers from Satpura tiger reserve -- where the census remains incomplete -- will be added to the final result.
According to sources, the 6,200-ton indigenous stealth frigate INS Satpura is likely to be commissioned in June-July, while the Russian-built 4,900-ton INS Teg should finally be ready for induction by September-October, The Times of India newspaper reported.
Despite its significance as a tiger habitat, the densely forested areas in the Satpura region have received little attention from the government and non-government organisations, and as a result has been increasingly under threat from development projects, logging, and poaching, Kishor Rithe, president of Satpura Foundation, says.
The church has been working with the Bhil people of Vindhya Satpura for more than 100 years.
The land of the Baigas is a block of country in the east of the Satpura Mountains, that great plateau which runs across the centre of India from Amarkantak to the Arabian Sea.
Summary: New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): Commemorating '25 years of Dialogue Partnership' between India and the ASEAN members, Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt are on a four-day port visit to Manila, Philippines, which commenced on Tuesday.
INS Satpura and INS Kadmatt departed Visakhapatnam today to visit 12 ports in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, South Korea, Japan, Brunei and Russia.
Dhab village, which lies in the Satpura mountain range, has recorded temperatures less than 2 degree Celsius.
Tenders are invited for Providing the services of the skilled men for deployment at Satpura dam in various observation / un-avoidable works at STPS Sarni.
IN Ships Satpura, Sahyadri, Saryu and Batti Malv in the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman Sea and West of Andaman Islands.