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Chennai Buzz: Water situation improves | Lake clean ups | Plans for Metro Phase 2… and more 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What exactly is the water scenario in the city now? Shall the rains continue long enough? Why are eateries and food vendors under the scanner of the Chennai collectorate? And what can we expect from Metro Phase 2? A quick compilation of some important news from the week gone by.
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When crocodiles roam city streets: The real reason behind Vadodara floods 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Yet another city, yet another time. A tale of how callous city administration ignored repeated warnings and saw Vadodara go under water following spells of intense rainfall over a day this monsoon.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: August 13th, 2019 13.8.2019 Scroll.in
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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Floods leave more than 200 dead in five states, 88 killed in Kerala 13.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A red alert has been issued for three districts on Tuesday as extremely heavy rains are expected in central Kerala.
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Watch: In Karnataka, a crocodile climbs onto a roof to escape rising floodwaters 12.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In a video, the reptile can be seen resting on a roof completely surrounded by water in Belgaum, Karnataka.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Flood alert in city | RWAs to prevent idol immersion in lakes | Toilets near Metro stations 11.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flood warning issued in 80 localities in Bengaluru, RWA members asked to guard lakes during Ganesha Chaturthi, lack of state ministers delay Metro land acquisition - catch up on news from the city last week
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At least 100 killed due to rain, floods in Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu 10.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Army said that it had rescued about 6,000 people and evacuated about 15,000 people from flood-hit areas of the four states till Friday.
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Thirsty city tantrums: How Bengaluru’s thirst for water is felt 400 km away 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
To satiate Bengaluru's unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
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In photos: Flood situation worsens in Karnataka and Maharashtra, 2.5 lakh people evacuated 8.8.2019 Scroll.in
Rain also battered several parts of Odisha resulting in a flood-like situation, while a red alert for very heavy rainfall was issued in Kerala.
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Both Kodagu and Kerala are fighting off an invasion of giant snails – but only one has found success 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The foreign pest, which is thought to have arrived in India through trade routes, devours tender leaves and stems, completely destroying plants.
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Saga of a coffee baron's brewing success & failure 1.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Saga of a coffee baron's brewing success & failure
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‘While deciding forest rights claims, due process was not followed,’ eight states tell Supreme Court 31.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
On February 28, the top court had stayed its order evicting more than 10 lakh families of Adivasis and other forest-dwellers from forest land in 16 states.
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VG Siddhartha: Private man who built a massive consumer brand 31.7.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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In Goa, community farming is being used to stave off the march of real estate development 30.7.2019 Scroll.in
Small farmers are joining hands to claim back arable land from builders, miners and coastal developers.
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How an unexpected crash in sardine stocks pushed India to regulate the fishing industry 25.7.2019 Scroll.in
The sudden sense of responsibility didn’t just arise from an emergency. Seafood exporters have to increasingly fulfil responsible-sourcing requirements.
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How special coaching helped a Karnataka district improve its class 10 results 21.7.2019 Scroll.in
Close to 2,000 students who had scored less than 40% in mid-term exams were given free special classes in Bengaluru Rural district.
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Karnataka crisis: BS Yeddyurappa says SC ruling is a ‘victory of Constitution and democracy’ 17.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The disgruntled legislators, meanwhile, told reporters said there was no question of attending the trust vote in the Assembly on Thursday.
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West Bengal: BJP leader Mukul Roy says 107 MLAs will join saffron party soon 14.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
He said the appointment of political strategist Prashant Kishor to help the TMC in the Assembly elections was a last minute effort to save the sinking ship.
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Elephants in India are changing their behaviour to cope with large-scale deforestation 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Young male elephants, which are typically solitary, are forming long-term, all-male herds to learn the ropes on how to avoid getting killed by humans.
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Karnataka crisis: Congress, BJP move MLAs to hotels in Bengaluru after first day of Assembly session 13.7.2019 Scroll.in
Janata Dal (Secular) legislators were also moved to a hotel to avoid poaching.
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