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India’s new wage code will push migrant labourers deeper into poverty 19.9.2019 Scroll.in
Not only does the code fail to specify a minimum wage, it also dilutes earlier provisions critical to the protection of an already underpaid, exploited class.
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Traditional houses that served generations of Ladakhis are unable to cope with climate change 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
Average summer rainfall has quadrupled in ten years, leading to annual floods, more pests and leaks in houses that were built to deal with snow.
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5 Killed In Taliban Attack On Kabul As US Envoy Visits Afghan Capital 3.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A massive explosion rocked central Kabul late Monday, killing at least five people in a Taliban-claimed attack near an international complex while the US special envoy leading talks with the...
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Amaravati capital city project: A sad tale of politics, finance and environmental neglect 30.8.2019 Citizen Matters
After World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank withdrew from the project, all construction in Amaravati has come to a halt. The new YSR Congress government has also announced its intention to probe into complaints of mismanagement in the project.
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Trendy vacations, urban comforts, lavish weddings: What is killing our Himalayan region 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Ask Shimla, Mussoorie, Leh or any other Himalayan town and they will relate the woes arising from unplanned urbanisation, irresponsible tourism and an unsustainable model of growth followed by the state. A 'green bonus' or a separate ministry may not be enough to reverse the damage being done.
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Within five years, Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati has gone from a promised utopia to ‘ghost town’ 17.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city’s construction has come to a complete halt after major investors pulled out and a government change.
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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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Why some parts of Chennai felt hotter than others this summer 16.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Environmentalist Foundation of India has identified several heat pockets like Madhya Kailash, Avadi, parts of Mount Road. Research from earlier years also shows higher day temperatures in hubs like T Nagar and Ennore. Why is the Chennai summer growing hotter in some areas and what can be done to mitigate the impact?
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‘Neither Gandhi nor Marx’: Devaki Jain on the two forces that might guide India back to justice 6.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘Before Midnight’s Children’ have been reduced to dissenters, said Jain at the annual Mahindra Lecture held at Harvard’s Mittal Institute on April 24.
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Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   10-point Vision for the decade Building Team India with Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
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Economic Survey Warns Of Climate Change's Effects On Water Resources 4.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The Economic Survey presented to parliament today by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recognises the big challenge posed by climate change on India's farm sector and water resources. Groundwater...
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Delhi’s water crisis could be reversed – but every resident will have to pitch in to stop wastage 1.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From complying with rain-water harvesting rules to shunning RO filters, every individual can make a difference.
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University Of Berkeley To Adopt 100 Meghalaya Villages: Chief Minister 28.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US-based University of Berkeley will adopt 100 villages in Meghalaya to start a concept of smart villages and address the issue of urban migration due to environmental issues, Chief Minister...
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Theme based circuits are being developed on 15 themes under Swadesh Darshan Scheme 25.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Tourism has identified Adventure Tourism, Eco Tourism and Sustainable Tourism as some of the Niche Tourism Products to promote India including Assam and other North Eastern States as a year round destination and to attract tourists with specific interest for ensuring repeat visits for the unique products vis-à-vis competing destinations.
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Not smart cities, India needs climate-smart cities to protect its urban poor from heat waves 20.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Even at night, people living in densely-built, low-income urban neighbourhoods get no respite.
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Kolkata’s ignored groundwater crisis could lead to much more than just water shortage 18.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Increasing contamination due to deepening of the water table, serious health hazards and even instability in built structures in the city -- indiscriminate extraction of groundwater could spell more doom for the city than it seems to be aware of.
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Overworked and underpaid, India’s ‘gig workers’ are survivors of a flawed economy 7.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
1.5 million drivers work for ride-hailing companies in India. Most have no insurance, no pension plan and no overtime.
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Biased view or voice of reason? Scroll.in readers debate Harsh Mander’s open letter on Verdict 2019 2.6.2019 Scroll.in
Responses to articles on Scroll.in
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Here's how affordable housing can create a vibrant community 27.5.2019 Sify Finance
The Modi government's affordable housing initiatives is a grand mission. One, that looks at creating multiple solutions. Here's how it can create a vibrant community.
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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development 22.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of natural resources.
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