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Jailed activist Stan Swamy has spent half a century making Adivasi struggles his own 14.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Jesuit priest has sought to interpret his vocation and training in Ignatius Loyola’s philosophy in the service of the most deprived, the most threatened.
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The pandemic made this writer live briefly with her younger self (and the books they share) 7.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Arshia Sattar’s essay, excerpted with permission from ‘And We Came Outside and Saw the Stars Again’, edited by Ilan Stavans.
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NTPC issues tender to procure biomass pellets to co-fire thermal power plants 29.9.2020 Projects Monitor

NTPC, a PSU under the Ministry of Power, has invited bids for procurement of biomass pellets for its various thermal plants on the basis of Domestic Competitive Basis (DCB) as part of its endeavour to reduce burning of crop residue on farmlands that cause air pollution. The power producer has envisaged consumption of five million […]

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The chaotic urbanisation in India is claiming another casualty: migrant butterflies 13.9.2020 Scroll.in
Females are under extra stress because splintered habitats have increased their flight burdens, say researchers.
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As parts of Karnataka record drop in rainfall, experts warn that deforestation must be halted 5.9.2020 Scroll.in
The occurrence of extreme weather events has increased both in terms of frequency and intensity across the state.
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Indian cities get drowned every monsoon. Here’s what can be done about it 28.8.2020 Scroll.in
Urban areas are expanding and engulfing the open spaces which were major drainage points or forests in the past.
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Apple plans to roll out Made-in-India iPhone 12 in '21 25.8.2020 Rediff: Business
Till recently, iPhone production in India was limited to older models at a lower price tag. So far, Apple has localised production of five smartphone models - iPhone SE (1st Gen), 6S, 7, XR and 11.
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Heavy rain is not the only cause of the floods and landslides in Karnataka’s Kodagu district 19.8.2020 Scroll.in
Experts also blame the modification of land use to accommodate tourism and linear corridors.
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India’s environment ministry wants to reduce human-elephant conflict by erecting walls and fences 18.8.2020 Scroll.in
Alarmed environmentalists warn that the ‘best practices’ will be detrimental to the protection of elephants.
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This Bengaluru children’s library flourished, became empty during the lockdown, then bloomed again 12.8.2020 Scroll.in
The story of Cosy Nook library, where children are using even more as the pandemic rages.
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Bengaluru’s Champaca Bookstore has worked out a model for surviving the pandemic and its aftermath 6.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
From book packages to reimagining the physical space of the bookshop, there’s a lot of thinking at work.
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India’s programme to create 200 urban forests has seen no progress in four years 20.7.2020 Scroll.in
But Pune’s Warje forest and Delhi’s Aravalli park offer good models for growth.
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In one of India’s eight biodiversity hotspots, unchecked development has reduced forest cover by 26% 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
Uttara Kannada is home to more than 4,600 flowering plants, 508 birds and 120 mammals.
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6 healthy recipes to cook at home 25.6.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
These recipes are full of nutrition and can be made in less than 30 minutes.
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Sops India Inc is giving to woo back labour 10.6.2020 Rediff: Business
Chief executives in the real estate, consumer products, automobiles, construction, and textile sectors said they were all expecting workers to re-join in the next 45-60 days, which would help them ramp-up production from July.
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Cyclone Nisarga: Man dies in Alibag after electric pole falls on him as heavy rains uproot trees 3.6.2020 Scroll.in
A cargo aircraft coming from Bengaluru veered off the runway at the Mumbai airport due to the downpour.
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In the Western Ghats, 2.2 lakh trees will be axed to make way for upcoming rail line 12.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The line, connecting Hubballi and Ankola, poses a risk to 2,500 endemic species.
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Covid-19: Misinformed Indians are on a ‘witch hunt’ to get rid of bats 2.5.2020 Scroll.in
Coronaviruses found in Indian bats are different from SARS CoV-2, the source of Covid-19.
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Wisdom of Niligiri’s traditional honey hunters hold lessons for bee conservation 27.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Grassroot organisations are working with locals to help preserve traditional practices.
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Hubballi-Ankola railway line gets clearance despite opposition 20.3.2020 Hindu: Health
Forest Minister skips meeting at which leaders from across parties favour project
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