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Mock drill on preparedness against Covid-19 infections conducted in Williamnagar 8.4.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: A mock drill to sensitise the public and beef up preparations by first responders against possible outbreak of Covid-19 infections caused by the novel corona virus was conducted in Williamnagar town of East Garo Hills District by the Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) under the supervision of its Chairman and the Deputy Commissioner, Swapnil Tembe, […]
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Assam Cong moves CM over relief distribution during lockdown 8.4.2020 The Shillong Times
  GUWAHATI: The Opposition Congress submitted a memorandum to chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday, demanding impartial distribution of relief and financial assistance to the needy amid the COVID-19 induced lockdown. Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president, Ripun Bora, among various other issues, demanded that the government should act on a war footing so that the affected […]
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Bihar’s advice to villagers — cook lunch early morning to avoid fire incidents 8.4.2020 Downtoearth
Spike in fire incidents coupled with losses due to COVID-19 lockdown has become cause of worry for farmers 
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Centre directs states to act against those hoadring essential commodities 8.4.2020 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
The ministry asked the state governments and the UT administrations to take urgent steps to ensure availability of these essential goods
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Additional 5 kg rice announced for ration card holders 8.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Additional 5 kg rice announced for ration card holders
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Action against offenders for unverified posts on social media 8.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Action against offenders for unverified posts on social media
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Sonowal speaks to senior leaders, ex-CMs 8.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Sonowal speaks to senior leaders, ex-CMs
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Coronavirus: Plea in SC for uninterrupted food supply in zoos amid lockdown 8.4.2020 PTI: All news
Coronavirus: Plea in SC for uninterrupted food supply in zoos amid lockdown
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Dorbar Shnong prepares plan to tackle COVID-19 8.4.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Dorbar Shnong of Nongrim Hills has come up with the Disaster Risk Management Action Plan (DRMAP) to address the challenges emanating from the possible outbreak of the coronavirus in the state. The delegation of the Dorbar Shnong Nongrim Hills on Tuesday met Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma to submit a copy of the […]
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Police file 4 fake news cases  8.4.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Police have registered four cases of fake news relating to COVID-19 pandemic. Assistant Inspector General of Police (A) GK Iangrai said despite several appeals to refrain from propagating or circulating fake news and rumours relating to the COVID-19 pandemic on social media or any other platform, some individuals have disregarded it and uploaded/posted contents which […]
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Address price hike, short supply of items: Mukul to govt 8.4.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Congress leader and former chief minister Mukul Sangma has asked the state government to immediately provide general relief to the people as per the Disaster Management Act, 2005 to address the twin issues of spike in prices of essential commodities and short supply to mitigate the hardship of the people. Speaking to The Shillong ...
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BSF, NGOs extend help to underprivileged in North East 8.4.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Several organisations of the North East region have come together to help the underprivileged during this time of crisis when the whole is fighting against COVID-19. The lockdown called by the Central Government to avoid further spreading of the coronavirus had affected the entire country including the Northeastern region. The lockdown particularly affected the […]
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Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever bleaching due to warming: scientists 8.4.2020 The Navhind Times

PTI Melbourne Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef has suffered the most widespread coral bleaching event on record, owing to rising temperatures due to climate change, scientists said on Tuesday. After five bleaching events, the number of reefs that have so far escaped severe bleaching continues to dwindle, said the researchers from James Cook University in …

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COVID-19 impact: Assam govt to deduct 30 % salary of ministers, MLAs for one year 7.4.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI:: All ministers and MLAs in Assam will get 30% less salary for one year as the government resorts to austerity measures to mobilise fund to tackle COVID-9 pandemic. A meeting of the State Council of Ministers on Tuesday night decided to deduct 30 per cent of the salary of the Chief Minister, all ministers […]
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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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World Health Day 2020: How nutrition gardens helped tribals in Odisha's Nagada 7.4.2020 Downtoearth
Tribals in Nagada suffer from severe malnutrition, other health issues
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NCC cadets battle coronavirus pandemic 7.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
NCC cadets battle coronavirus pandemic
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Few days of relief for the homeless at shelter homes 7.4.2020 The Shillong Times
By Daiaphira Kharsati SHILLONG: There is always at least two sides of a story. While the majority of citizens in the country are beating drums and lighting candles to drive away coronavirus, the destitute in the city do not have much to complain. The state government has been running three shelter homes since March 30 […]
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‘Hiding’ Markaz visitors will face legal action from Tuesday: Sarma 6.4.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The Assam government will from Tuesday register cases against Markaz visitors who remain in hiding and do not disclose their travel history before authorities. “The state task force has decided that those who do not come out from their hiding by this evening, will be booked under the provisions of the Disaster Management Act […]
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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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