On December 31 2020, the newsrack service will be shut down permanently.

It has been a nice long run from the Sarai days in 2004 to being hosted on its own domain around 2006. Beside maintenance, there has been no real active development on the code or the features since early 2008. Since 2015, even all that maintenance was pretty bare bones. A lot of news sources no longer provide reliable RSS feeds and since mid 2018, there were growing issues with the service and I only kept it alive to assist a handful of users.

So, it is time to shut this down. The internet world in 2020 is vastly differently from 2003 when I first conceptualized this service. Thanks for using this all these years.

If you need to access any data, email me: subbu at newsrack.in

 
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Tezpur municipal body assets rusting in peace 2.12.2020 The Assam Tribune
Tezpur municipal body assets rusting in peace
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Peter Dinklage to star in 'Toxic Avenger' reboot 2.12.2020 PTI: All news
Peter Dinklage to star in 'Toxic Avenger' reboot
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Violating norms, GHMC uses hazardous plastic during elections 1.12.2020 deccanchronicle.com
As an environmental concern, GHMC has been promoting plastic ban and eco-friendly awareness programs
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GHMC polls: Citizens urge peers to vote 1.12.2020 deccanchronicle.com
Messages have started going around on social media urging people to go out and vote for betterment of society
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How Japan can help Delhi ease pollution woes 30.11.2020 Education News: Latest Job Notifications, Admit Cards, Exam Paper Analysis,Results - Times of India
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Waste management NGO awarded 27.11.2020 The Assam Tribune
Waste management NGO awarded
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A tourist spot with a pool atop the Ur-Ringai Falls 26.11.2020 The Shillong Times

Mawkyrwat, Nov 25: South West Khasi Hills District is a late-entrant into the state’s Tourism sector. But like they say its like saving the best for the last. The districts is blessed with beautiful green hills, caves, monoliths, hot springs, waterfalls and excellent weather. Of late, many new tourist destinations are being discovered by enterprising […]

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UN-accredited climate activist has a message for kids in Shillong 25.11.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG, Nov 24: Nine-year-old climate activist, Licypriya Kangujam, has a message for the kids in Shillong who aspire to be climate activists one day and safeguard the grandeur of the hills. Speaking to The Shillong Times on Tuesday, the Manipur-born climate activist said, “I have a small message to the children in Shillong. You must ...
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EJH model village chooses environment over mining 24.11.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG, Nov 23: Village Moolamylliang maybe an unfamiliar name now, but here is a village that brings a breath of fresh air with its conscientious effort to become a model of a village that prefers the environment above pernicious coal mining. Tucked in the distant East Jaintia Hills district about 107 kms from here, Moolamylliang ...
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KCR promises 20,000 lts of free water 24.11.2020 Deccan Chronicle: Op Ed
TRS government promised waiving of minimum demand charge of HD and LT categories of industries, cinema theatres for 6 months of lockdown
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PM Modi to inaugurate multi-storeyed flats for MPs today 23.11.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The Speaker of Lok Sabha Om Birla will also be present on the occasion. According to an official release, these flats are located at Dr BD Marg in New Delhi. Eight old bungalows, which were more than 80 years old, have been redeveloped to construct 76 flats.
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Municipal board workers rue Shillongites’ lack of civic sense 23.11.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG, Nov 22: When it comes to keeping the town tidy, there are many who wax eloquent about Shillong and rave nostalgically about its beauty but how many really live up to the idea of responsible citizenship. Every time people see garbage being dumped at a particular place, they are quick to pile the blame ...
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Ban on burning of waste in West Garo Hills 22.11.2020 The Assam Tribune
Ban on burning of waste in West Garo Hills
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Photo Speak 22.11.2020 The Shillong Times

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TURNING WASTE TO SUSTAINABILITY 22.11.2020 The Shillong Times
Paperman is a multifaceted waste management enterprise initiated by Mathew Jose that looks at society meeting the challenge greater ...
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Noh Ka Likai reopens for visitors 21.11.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG, Nov 20: Noh Ka Likai has become another tourist spot in the state to welcome ‘masked’ visitors with open arms after months-long pause. Many locals from Shillong were also seen driving to the famous tourist attraction. Speaking to a section of the press, the member of Tourism Committee of Dorbar Khlieh Shnong, Sohra, Biangbor ...
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Split captaincy cannot work in our culture: Kapil Dev 21.11.2020 The Shillong Times
New Delhi, Nov 20: “An MNC cannot have two CEOs”, said former India skipper Kapil Dev on Friday, making his stance clear on the raging debate over whether the national cricket team should go for split captaincy. Ever since Rohit Sharma guided Mumbai Indians to a fifth IPL title, a debate on split captaincy has ...
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Burning of garbage banned in WGH as Covid related deaths increase 20.11.2020 The Shillong Times

TURA: In view of the rising number of Covid related deaths due to onset of winter season, the burning of garbage including dry leaves has been prohibited in West Garo Hills District as air pollution caused by burning can further cause severity of respiratory disease due to Covid-19. The order in this regard was issued […]

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IITians develop eco-friendly food packaging material 18.11.2020 The Shillong Times
Are you discarding cucumber peels after preparing your salad? They may soon find their way back to your kitchen in the form of eco-friendly food packaging developed by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. According to the team of researchers, cucumber peels have greater cellulose content than other peel waste. Cellulose nanocrystals ...
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India slams Pakistan for making 'irresponsible' remarks at UN 17.11.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
“I do not wish to waste the time of this assembly by responding to the irrelevant and irresponsible remarks made by the representative of Pakistan, which becomes 'Pavlovian' whenever India is mentioned," the Indian envoy said, referring to Islamabad's automatic or predictable reactions in the past.
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