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Forest Minister inaugurates Ringui Community Reserve Land at Ukhrul 14.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister inaugurates Ringui Community Reserve Land at Ukhrul
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Demonetisation A Disaster, Discard Rs 2,000 Notes: Chandrababu Naidu 6.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandranbabu Naidu blamed the Central Government for not giving funds and creating hurdles for the development of Amravati.
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Opinion: How Kerala Survived Its Worst Crisis In A Century 22.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
As the flood waters in devastated Kerala recede, the extent of damage can be better though still not fully assessed and the way forward charted with lessons from what has occurred.
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We Don't Know What Hackers Is Microsoft Talking About: Russia 21.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Kremlin said on Tuesday it did not understand allegations from Microsoft that hackers linked to Russia's government had tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks.
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Russia denies Microsoft allegations it targeted U.S. think tanks: Interfax 21.8.2018 Reuters: World News
The Russian authorities deny allegations from Microsoft that hackers linked to Russia's government tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday.
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Kremlin says it does not understand Microsoft's U.S. hacking allegations 21.8.2018 Reuters: World News
The Kremlin said on Tuesday it did not understand allegations from Microsoft that hackers linked to Russia's government had tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks.
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Russian hackers targeted U.S. conservative think-tanks, says Microsoft 21.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Hackers linked to Russia's government tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks, suggesting they were broadening their attacks in the build-up to November elections, Microsoft said.
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PM’s Independence Day Speech 2018- Highlights in English 15.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 72nd Independence Day. Following are the highlights from his speech: Today, the country is full of self-confidence.
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Indian Concern: How Many Chinese Warships In Seaports Beijing Is Funding 6.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
China is building a very 21st century empire-one where trade and debt lead the way, not armadas and boots on the ground. If President Xi Jinping's ambitions become a reality, Beijing will cement its...
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Discover India's poshest homes 6.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
These exist in a unique world of by-invitation-only properties -- those that are never advertised and which money alone cannot buy.One cannot simply walk in for a tour of these apartments. A buyer must first meet the developer's targeted social criteria to get invited for a walkthrough of the property.
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South Korea Firm Says Laos Dam Damage Found Day Before Collapse 25.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The South Korean partner in a Laos hydropower dam said Wednesday it discovered the upper part of the structure had washed away 24 hours before it collapsed, engulfing villages and leaving hundreds...
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Hundreds missing in Laos after collapse of dam under construction 24.7.2018 Reuters: Top News
Hundreds of people in southern Laos are missing and many are feared dead a day after a hydropower dam under construction broke, killing several as it swept away homes in flash flooding, state media reported on Tuesday.
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Reconstitution of National Bamboo Mission 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has been launched this year with the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) vide order No. CCEA/13/2018 (i) dated 26th April, 2018 under the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) for implementation with the objectives inter alia:   To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non forest Government and private lands to supplement farm income and contribute towards resilience to climate change as well as availability of quality raw material requirement of industries.
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Hike in Minimum Support Price for Kharif crops will go a long way in improving the incomes of the farmers: Vice President 5.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has appreciated the Government’s resolve to double the farmers’ income and complimented the Government of India for the steep hike in MSP for Kharif crops.
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India’s colonial legacy almost caused Bangalore to run out of water 27.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Grand technological schemes, inspired by erstwhile colonial policy, have led to the systematic neglect of natural water sources and traditional water wisdom. The impact on Bengaluru's water future is there for all to see, »
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Govt bias in giving rehabilitation package: Pratap Singh Singhvi 26.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The BJP MLA from Chabra, Pratap Singh Singhvi, has slammed his own government for discriminating against the farmers of his area with regard to releasing rehabilitation package for those farmers whose land has been affected due to Parwan Irrigation Project. The MLA handed over a memorandum to chief secretary DB Gupta and to water resource principal secretary Shikhar Agarwal and asked to immediately release due compensation to the farmers. In the memorandum submitted, it has been alleged that the department released Rs 4-6 lakh compensation per bigha land acquired from the farmers in the neighboring district of Jhalawar while farmers in Baran faced discrimination as they got just Rs 2-3 lakh compensation. Similarly, the department wrongly accessed the drowned areas of three villages in Baran due to which farmers received less compensation. “Three villages namely Bilendi, Kharan and Majra will be disconnected from every mode of transport under land acquired for the project. Though, the villages have been ...
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Irregularities abound in lifting of alluvial soil from tanks 25.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Real beneficiaries have benefited only to a limited extent and commercial exploitation of soil is rampant, say villagers across Madurai district
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Mumbai soaks in the spirit of Sao Joao 25.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
While citizens were spending a relaxed Sunday, East Indians and Goan Catholics in city celebrated San Jao Cha Sann or San Jao festival. The festival is dedicated to St John the Baptist, who is said to have baptised Jesus Christ. Members of the community celebrate the festival at Bassein (Vasai), Dharavi Beth (Manori, Gorai and Uttan), Pond (Vile Parle) and other gaonthans in city. "It's basically the feast of St John the Baptist. Back then one used to be baptized by taking a dip in the well or a water body or water being poured on the head. Christ was baptized in the Jordan river. Thus, people are baptised by being immersed in water," said Gleason Baretto, founder trustee of Mobai Gaothan Panchayat, adding, "On this auspicious day we have also decided to approach authorities to restore our wells, ponds and lakes and protect them." Sebastian Sequeira, President of Goan Outreach Association (GOA) which organised the festival said, "As part of the celebrations this year, we have invited Goans from across ...
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Factors for flash flood dissected 18.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Factors for flash flood dissected
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India is our Aryabhoomi: Dalai Lama 16.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Giving up the idea of an independent Tibet, the Dalai Lama talks of peace, democracy and self-rule
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