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Last updated: Apr 23 2018 01:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fisherfolk edgy over move to ease CRZ norms 23.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
They fear proposed changes will lead to a rash of constructions impacting marine and coastal ecology
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Good fences make lonely neighbours 22.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Uncultivated land used to be seen as something to be shared, to be traversed by all. Now nature has become indistinguishable from property
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At least 28 Rajasthan villagers duped into being a part of illegal drug trials; probe ordered 21.4.2018 Downtoearth
After they were drug-tested, they became sick and reported symptoms like dizziness, loss of consciousness, nausea and inability to urinate
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Your assurances of justice for rape victims ‘wholly inadequate, platitudinous’: Academics to PM Modi 21.4.2018 India – The Indian Express
Volkswagen emission scandal: German police arrests Porsche executive 21.4.2018 Latest News
The investigation also targets Michael Steiner, a Porsche board member in charge of research and development
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Gender barrier: How Tamil Nadu women leaders operate in shadow of violence 21.4.2018 Latest News
Menaka's murder shook panchayat politics and rural governance in Tamil Nadu, especially members of Tamil Nadu Women Panchayat Presidents' Federation
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Rajinder Sachar, who led panel on condition of Muslims in India, dies at 94 21.4.2018 Latest News
The Sachar committee report underlined that while Muslims constituted 14% of Indian population, they comprised only 2.5% of Indian bureaucracy
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Swedish DJ Avicii, who led the global boom in electronic music, dies at 28 21.4.2018 Latest News
While the death came as a shock, Avicii has spoken publicly in recent years about his health problems including pancreatitis, triggered in part by excessive drinking
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For many farmers, the blackbuck evokes mixed responses 20.4.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
We know the blackbuck as either venerated or as victims of poaching. This is not always so
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Eco-sensitive regions could see flurry of construction activity as draft CRZ notification suggests 20.4.2018 Downtoearth
The new notification allows construction of hotels and beach resorts within 50 metres of the shorelines
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Not sure if Aadhaar is best model to accord benefits, says Supreme Court 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The bench observed, liberating people from poverty is at one end of the spectrum and the right to privacy is on the other
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Sex assault allegations against UNAIDS executive progresses to full-bl... 19.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Sex assault allegations against UNAIDS executive progresses to full-bl...
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Family demands probe into Indian man's suicide at Japan's immigration centre 19.4.2018 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
The man was detained by immigration officers at Japan's immigration detention centre for around nine months.
US airplane engine explodes mid-air: How 20 minutes of sheer terror played out onboard Southwest airlines 19.4.2018 World – The Indian Express
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NCR water crisis: SC summons Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Haryana on Monday 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The apex court was hearing a plea filed by the DJB alleging that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water to the national capital, leading to a grave water crisis
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The power of community 19.4.2018 Downtoearth
The role of the Bishnois in sending Salman Khan to jail is a shining instance of the power of community participation in conservation
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This is what blindly aping the West looks like 19.4.2018 Downtoearth
A Western model of solid waste management is turning into a nightmare for citizens of Dehradun, Uttarakhand
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Southwest flight engine failure: Woman nearly sucked out of broken plane window 19.4.2018 Free Press Journal: World
Dallas: Passengers clung to a woman who was partially sucked out of a broken plane window after an engine
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Researchers identify new species of ancient whale 18.4.2018 DNA: India
Researchers have identified a previously unknown genus and species of baleen whale in New Zealand, which dates back to more than 27.5 million years. Baleen whales are a group of Mysticeti, large whales usually from colder waters that lack teeth but have baleen plates in the upper jaw which are used to filter food such as krill out of large quantities of seawater. "This is a pretty old whale that goes almost half-way back to the age of the dinosaurs. We are tracking whale history back through time," said Ewan Fordyce, a professor at the University of Otago in New Zealand. The new species of extinct baleen whale is based on a skull and associated bones unearthed from the Kokoamu Greensand, a noted fossil-bearing rock unit in the South Canterbury and Waitaki district from the Oligocene period. At this time, New Zealand was an archipelago surrounded by shallow, richly productive seas. "This newly-named whale lived about 27.5 million years ago. It is about as old a common ancestor as we have for the living ...
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MoEFCC releases details of National Clean Air Programme; no clarity yet on emission reduction targets 18.4.2018 Downtoearth
The concept note acknowledges the need for time-bound initiatives at both city and rural level to combat air pollution
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