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PSLV-C46 successfully launches RISAT-2B 22.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Sriharikota (AP), India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C46) on Wednesday successfully launched RISAT-2B satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre(SDSC) SHAR here. PSLV-C46 lifted-off at 0530 hrs from the First Launch Pad and injected RISAT-2B into a orbit of 556 km, about 15 minutes and 25 seconds after lift-off. After separation, solar arrays of RISAT-2B were deployed […]
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Destruction of forests, loss of species poses grave challenge : Venkaiah 22.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Chennai, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday destruction of forests and loss of species poses a grave challenge. Speaking at the International Day for Biodiversity celebrations here, he said ‘the grave challenge we face today is the destruction of forests and the loss of species.’ He said forests were an important component of ecosystem […]
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'Cloud proof': ISRO launches radar imaging satellite RISAT-2B 22.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
ISRO Chairman K Sivan had earlier described the mission as a 'very, very important' one for the country.
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With depleting reserves, Leh on brink of drinking water scarcity 22.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The department is supplying drinking water for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evenings.
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Home Secretary asks states, UTs to prepare for monsoon 21.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Home Secy called upon the States to undertake capacity building of local bodies, SDRF, Fire Service and Civil Defence.
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Operations to resume at Nathurmal mines 21.5.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: Mining in the state may restart soon with the government on Monday issuing the  order to the Nathurmal mines at Harvalem in Sankhali to resume operations. Confirming the receipt of the order, Harish Melwani, the leaseholder for  the Nathurmal mines, claimed that he is ready to restart operations in three months’ time, viz. after ...
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Opa reservoir getting water from dams 21.5.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: To maintain  the required water level in the Opa reservoir, the Water Resources department has begun pumping 150 MLD of water from two dams  and three mining pits. A senior  WRD official on Monday said the department has taken steps to channelise water from two dams and three mining pits into the Opa reservoir ...
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Teenagers to hold rally on climate change in Shillong on May 24 20.5.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: As an initiative for raising climate change awareness, a rally by teenagers under the banner of Friday for Future, will be held on May 24. Speaking to reporters here on Monday, Joel Blah Kyndiah said, “It is all about youth to push for political action. Climate change is an issue but it is not significantly addressed.” […]
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It is just an exit poll, not an exact poll: JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy 20.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Most exit polls predicted that the ruling BJP led NDA will comfortably cross halfway mark of 272 seats in the LS.
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ISRO readies for PSLV-C46/RISAT-2B mission on May 22 20.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Chennai, The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set for yet another mission when it will launch RISAT-2B, a radar imaging earth observation satellite using its workhorse launch vehicle PSLV-C46 from SHAR Range Sriharikota, about 80 km from here, on May 22. ISRO sources on Monday said the launch would take place from the […]
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Political hacktivism declined 95% since 2015: Report 20.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Political hacktivism declined 95% since 2015: Report
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Workshop 20.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop
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'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' cancelled after 20 years 20.5.2019 PTI: All news
'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' cancelled after 20 years
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Australian PM Scott Morrison declares victory; Bill Shorten steps down as Labor leader 20.5.2019 PTI: All news
Australian PM Scott Morrison declares victory; Bill Shorten steps down as Labor leader
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1 mn saplings to be planted on World Environment Day 19.5.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: One million saplings will be planted in Meghalaya on World Environment Day on June 5. The work in this regard is in progress as the Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma, has taken a keen initiative. “The wish of the chief minister is that every citizen of the state should nurture one tree and there is […]
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Mapusa CO writes to collector over dredging of Tar river 19.5.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Mapusa Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) has approached the North Goa collector seeking direction under Section 33 of National Disaster Management Act, 2005 to Captain of Ports (COP) and water resources department (WRD) to undertake the work of dredging of the Tar river bed immediately.  Desilting of Tar river has been a major concern ...
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Federal Elections 2019: Polling begins in Australia 18.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Canberra, Australians began voting on Saturday in a contest to determine whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his coalition government can maintain their shaky grip on power or whether Bill Shorten’s Labor party will return to office after six years in opposition. Much of the campaign was focussed on budget surpluses and tax packages, but […]
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Voting under way in climate-dominated Australia elections 18.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Between 16 and 17 million people are expected to vote across the vast island-continent, with the opp centre-left Labor party tipped to win.
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MLA urges CM to speed up schemes in Ri Bhoi 18.5.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Nongpoh MLA, Mayral Born Syiem on Friday met chief minister Conrad K Sangma and submitted a letter requesting the state government to speed up implementation of different programmes under the “Aspirational Districts” programme in Ri Bhoi district. Ri Bhoi district was selected as an “aspirational district” by the Centre last year. NITI Aayog has […]
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New green clearance norms to be finalised after feedback from state govts 18.5.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: In order to bring new EIA notification, the Union environment ministry had issued a draft notification calling it ‘zero draft of the environment impact assessment notification 2019’ allowing district-level authorities to give environmental clearance to B1 and B2 category projects that include sand mining, industrial estates, parks, projects in special economic zone and construction ...
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