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Cotton farmers in Madhya Pradesh have earned more and conserved more wildlife by going organic 20.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Organic Cotton Project discourages chemical farming, which is expensive and detrimental to land, water and wildlife.
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NASA prepares to send 'first woman and next man' on Moon 22.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
NASA prepares to send 'first woman and next man' on Moon
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Two drown in floodwaters 19.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Two drown in floodwaters
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Sold as a humane alternative to jail, ankle bracelets are driving US defendants into debt 15.7.2019 Scroll.in
Private companies charge defendants hundreds of dollars a month to wear the surveillance devices. If people can’t pay, they may end up behind bars.
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Budget Does Not Have Any Structural Reforms, Says P Chidambaram 8.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram said today that the Union Budget for 2019-20 is "status-quoist" as it seeks to bring about only incremental reforms and not radical...
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Chennai Buzz: Stormwater drain maintenance | Coming soon – water from Jolarpet | T Nagar makeover 8.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick recap of some important news from last week that's likely to hold significant implications for life in the city
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As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalise emergency aid 27.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along the U.S.-Mexico ...
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Special Report: Air Force landlord falsified records to boost income, records show 18.6.2019 Reuters: World News
When Paige and Nick Ippolito moved to a row house on this air base in 2015, the floors in the kitchen, living room and hallway were warped. They told the base’s landlord, Balfour Beatty Communities, but “nothing was done,” a company maintenance report ...
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BJP Lashes Out At Aam Aadmi Party Government Over Water Crisis In Delhi 28.5.2019 NDTV News - Cities
A Delhi Jal Board meeting was deferred after BJP members vociferously protested over the AAP government's alleged failure to deal with the 'worsening' water crisis in the city.
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Factbox: What would a UK Labour Party government nationalise, and how? 21.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalise energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatisation public policy.
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Factbox: Panama's presidential candidates and their policies 2.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Panama will elect a new president on Sunday to succeed incumbent Juan Carlos Varela.
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Across the world, privately owned cities have everything – except accountability 18.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A privatised city is easier to build because it removes power from people and communities and centralises it into the hands of one person or corporation.
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Conference of IWT workers’ union 30.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Conference of IWT workers’ union
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Army calls base housing hazards ‘unconscionable,’ details steps to protect families 15.2.2019 Reuters: World News
Deeply troubled by military housing conditions exposed by Reuters reporting, the U.S. Army’s top leadership vowed Friday to renegotiate its housing contracts with private real estate firms, test tens of thousands of homes for toxins and hold its own commanders responsible for protecting Army base residents from dangerous ...
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Military survey finds deep dissatisfaction with family housing on U.S. bases 13.2.2019 Reuters: World News
A new survey of military families living on U.S. bases found most are dissatisfied with their housing, often citing serious health and safety hazards – results that counter years of Pentagon reports claiming soaring satisfaction rates among military housing ...
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Demonstrations by different bodies continue at Last Gate 31.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Demonstrations by different bodies continue at Last Gate
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Brazil seeks to privatize key stretches of Amazon highways 23.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil will add the Trans-Amazonian Highway to the list of projects for privatization, its infrastructure minister said on Tuesday, seeking new investment to pave part of a dictatorship-era roadway already blamed for extensive deforestation.
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5th National Swachh Iconic Places review in Mumbai Significant Progress in Sanitation at 20 Locations 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and State Government agencies, local administrations and the Trusts/ Boards of the Swachh Iconic Places (SIPs) came together for a two-day consultation in Mumbai, represented by over 100 delegates from across the country.
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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City Buzz: Airport privatisation by 2019 | Delhi winter sets record | Fire in Mumbai hospital…and more 22.12.2018 Citizen Matters
In Delhi and other cities in the north, the homeless suffer the most as temperatures plummet while in the eastern metropolis of Kolkata, clean air remains elusive. News from these and other cities in this week's edition of City Buzz.
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