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Lockdown Stopped Two Thirds Of World Economy 8.4.2020 The Navhind Times

Ajit Ranade (Dr Ajit Ranade is a senior economist and Senior Fellow, Takshashila Institution) Despite bitter political bickering, the United States passed its highest ever relief package to support the economy. It is valued at 2.2 trillion dollars, and another one trillion is coming, if not more. That would make it nearly 15 percent of …

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New mining leases deemed to have all approvals for 2 years: Environment ministry 7.4.2020 Downtoearth
New lessee will take on water, air, forest rights and other liabilities from the previous lessee
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COVID-19 exposes India’s dependence on China for active pharma ingredients 7.4.2020 Downtoearth
India imports around 90 per cent of APIs used to make antibiotics, says an expert
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Doubling time for Covid19 in the country worrisome 7.4.2020 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
Medical experts say that doubling time has increased as cluster cases have emerged across India
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Global Eco Watch: Carcass of radio transmitter-fitted gharial found in Odisha 6.4.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of global ecology  
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China and the COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory 6.4.2020 The Shillong Times
By HH Mohrmen The story doing the rounds is that COVID-19 or the Novel Corona Virus is not natural but a well planned attack by China to weaken or cripple the economy of the opposing countries in particular and to disrupt the world order in general. Conspiracy theorists allege that it was part of a […]
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Centre amends mining law, exempts several activities from green nod 6.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

PTI New Delhi Removal of sand deposits from agricultural fields after floods will not require green clearance now, with the Centre amending the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act. In its notification, the Ministry of Environment has said that extraction of ordinary clay or sand by manual mining, by the ‘kumhars’ (potter) to prepare …

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Cheruvayal Raman’s paddy project: 20 years, 54 varieties, 1 national award 5.4.2020 Downtoearth
This 70-year old farmer's lifelong mission is to save Kerala's traditional rice varieties
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River Ganga breathes easy as country goes into lockdown 5.4.2020 Life | The Asian Age
Pollution in the sacred river has come down by over 40 per cent and is likely to increase as the lock down continues across the country
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From trickle to stream 5.4.2020 The Shillong Times
By Hillary Hoppock Water is a precious resource, especially for farmers in India, where agriculture is primarily rain-fed. Competition over finite water resources, compounded by climate change, has raised concerns about India’s food security, the livelihoods of farmers as well as the country’s economic development. The changing climate is affecting not just rainfall but also […]
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Poor nations need COVID-19 research to avoid system 'breakdown' 4.4.2020 PTI: All news
Poor nations need COVID-19 research to avoid system 'breakdown'
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Flu fighters 4.4.2020 The Navhind Times

Zubin D’Souza No one likes to fall ill. I mean when you were young it was a nice thing to pretend; you faked a bellyache, managed to skip school and got treated with an extra bit of compassion. Now the world is in the midst of an unprecedented showdown with nature. Never has humankind been …

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ONGC Assam Asset operates 24×7 braving COVID-19 pandemic 3.4.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The employees of ONGC, Assam Asset are working in the oil and gas fields 24×7 despite the prevailing COVID-19 environment. The ONGC authority is taking all possible measures to ensure safety of oil and gas wells and associated pipelines. This will also ensure the safety of the people of Assam living in the vicinity […]
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COVID-19: Bihar farmers suffer labour crunch, despite govt guidelines 3.4.2020 Downtoearth
Labourers fear getting punished for leaving homes to work
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Lockdown proves to be a blessing for Ganga 3.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

New Delhi: The health of Ganga river  has seen significant improvement since enforcement of the nationwide lockdown that has led to reduction in dumping of industrial waste into it, experts have said. India has been placed under a three-week lockdown since March 24 with its 1.3 billion people instructed to stay home in view of …

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NASA releases new global maps mapping groundwater, soil wetness 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
Groundwater and soil moisture are crucial for irrigation and crop growth  
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Individuals and institutions extent helping hand to fight Covid 19 outbreak 2.4.2020 The Asian Age | Home
Atria University along with government has planned to feed 1.5 lakh needy at times of distres
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COVID-19 is an opportunity 31.3.2020 Downtoearth
It provides a chance to work towards strengthening public health systems and better disaster resilience
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Pesticide Management Bill 2020: What could have made it better 31.3.2020 Downtoearth
The bill was introduced after much delay
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Leopard attacks man 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Leopard attacks man
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