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Four Andhra reporters have been attacked since August – and journalists are blaming ruling YSRC MLAs 17.11.2019 Scroll.in
One of the journalists, K Satyanarayana, was beaten to death near his home.
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The frequent deaths of India’s sewer workers isn’t a governance failure – they are rooted in caste 17.11.2019 Scroll.in
The philosophy of caste validates the casual subjection of sanitation workers to the hazardous, humiliating task of cleaning sewers and septic tanks.
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As climate change takes a bite out of apple production in Himachal, farmers turn to pomegranates 16.11.2019 Scroll.in
More suitable to warmer climes, pomegranates flower faster and are more profitable, but guzzle pesticides – a facet that is making planters nervous.
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Aids to differently abled, elders in Sikkim 16.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Aids to differently abled, elders in Sikkim
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Garbage to gold: Shillong women’s group shows the way 15.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Ambitious, big-money plans remain on paper, but a women's self help group comprised of ragpickers-turned-recyclers could help the hill station solve its ugly waste crisis.
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MAHUD Minister launches green bag 15.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MAHUD Minister launches green bag
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2 lakhs green paper bag distributed to curb plastic pollution 15.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
2 lakhs green paper bag distributed to curb plastic pollution
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In photos: The long-lasting effects of the great Maharashtrian deluge of 2019 14.11.2019 Scroll.in
August’s flooding has broken all past records and erased entire lives in Sangli and Kolhapur. It is important to remember the consequences.
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Specific deadline for completion of water supply projects demanded 14.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Specific deadline for completion of water supply projects demanded
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குடிநீர் வாரியத்திடம் உங்கள் ஆழ்குழாய் கிணறுகளை பதிவு செய்யும் முறை என்ன? 13.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Here's the Tamil version of our earlier article detailing why Metro water wants citizens to register their borewells and open wells, and the steps involved in the process.
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BWSSB’s workforce woefully inadequate, says Chairman Tushar Girinath 13.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Inadequate workforce and finances are affecting BWSSB's services, according to the Board's Chairman Tushar Girinath. Girinath and other experts discussed solutions to Bengaluru's water crisis at a recent panel discussion
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50000 workers face serious health risks in illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study identified 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi, housing 5000 units that operate without any safeguards for its employees, who are exposed to chemical or metallic dusts, vapour and acidic effluents.
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BHEL Bhopal’s Hydro Division successfully tests valve for hydro project 9.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, BHEL Bhopal’s Hydro Division has successfully Hydro tested the first uniquely designed 170 tonne, 5.2 metre diameter Butterfly Valve for (4X111 Megawatt) Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydroelectric project of THDC India Ltd., a joint venture of the Govt. of India & Govt. of UP. The test was carried out in presence of officials from THDC India […]
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Babur in India: An emperor who loved the monsoon breeze but wasn’t impressed by the melons or grapes 9.11.2019 Scroll.in
It could be argued that India’s dislike of Babur is merely a reflection of Babur’s dislike of India.
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Green tribunal says advancing paddy transplantation in Punjab will improve air quality 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
Crop burning is considered one of the main reasons for the rising level of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region and other northern states at this time of year.
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Stir hits water supply in Jorhat 8.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stir hits water supply in Jorhat
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Community fishing at Samoka River in Kokrajhar 7.11.2019 Assam Times
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What is making rainwater in Guwahati toxic? 6.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study suggests that a cocktail of natural and man-made pollutants wafting in the air is tinkering with the rainwater quality in Guwahati.
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Bharalu sluice gate closed for Pushkar festival 6.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bharalu sluice gate closed for Pushkar festival
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