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62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog 24.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog
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Water woes of St Cruz, Bambolim residents to finally end today 24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The repair work on the damaged water pipeline located at St Cruz junction was completed late Friday evening and water supply to the residents of Alto St Cruz, Bambolim, Goa Medical College and hospital, St Inez and Tonca is likely to be restored by Saturday morning. Even as water supply in Tiswadi …
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Relief at last to Ponda residents as water supply restored  24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Ponda Water supply to the residents of Bhoma-Adcolna, Banastari, Tivr-Orgao and Marcel in Ponda taluka and Kumbharjua and St Estevam in Tiswadi was finally restored on Friday evening, nine days after the supply to the areas was stopped following the collapse of a retaining wall at Curti-Khandepar leading to damage to two major …
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India, France commit to open and secure cyberspace 24.8.2019 The Navhind Times
PTI Chantilly India and France have vowed to fight against violent and hateful content online as they affirmed their commitment to an open and reliable cyberspace. The two countries also agreed to make digital technology a transformative factor to foster economic growth and sustainable development. The two countries laid down the roadmap on cybersecurity and …
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Decoding history: Of Old Goa and viceroys 24.8.2019 The Navhind Times
Under the Old Goa  Revelation Project,  Portuguese-based  professor and historian, Fernando Antonio Baptista Pereira and conservator and restorer, Teresa Teves Reis, and team have unravelled new information  about the viceroys’ portrait  collection at Old Goa.  They share their findings  with NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO |  NT BUZZ With its majestic edifices dating back to centuries, …
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Agatha bats for rain water harvesting 24.8.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Tura MP Agatha K Sangma on Friday highlighted the need to initiate steps for rain water harvesting in East Garo Hills district. The Tura MP was speaking during the one-day Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organised by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, EGH, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments at Williamnagar […]
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‘Whistling village’ Kongthong has challengers 24.8.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Traditional heads from Khat-ar Shnong asserted on Friday that Kongthong village alone could not stake claim to fame as the ‘whistling village’ as several others also practice the art. Stating that they appreciate Kongthong’s recognition, Sordar of Raid Mawshuit, Kyntiew Khongshei, said 22 other villages in the jurisdiction of Khat-ar Shnong also communicate through […]
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CM announces Rs 500-cr Puri package, seeks people's support 24.8.2019 PTI: All news
CM announces Rs 500-cr Puri package, seeks people's support
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France Prez opposes ‘third party’ interference in Kashmir 24.8.2019 The Shillong Times
Chantilly (France): French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said that India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and that no third party should interfere or incite violence there, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi explained to him about the changes brought about in Kashmir and that it is part of India’s sovereignty. After their […]
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NATPAC shift on sticky wicket 24.8.2019
Kochi: A controversy has erupted over Traffic and Transportation research institute NATPAC shifting its office headquarters to a building that was already served a notice for violating Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act. A majority of staff in the agency has come out in the open opposing the direction to shift all offices of NATPAC (National Transportation Planning and Research Centre) from Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, to "Campus Building", Aakulam, in the capital city by August 30, citing the legal tangle. "A stop memo was issued to the three-storey building at Aakulam by then Deputy Collector (Land Revenue) in 2014 for violating the Kerala Conser-vation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act, 2008. The matter is still entangled in legal troubles and the building could be razed in the near future," sources said. Upon the headquarters being shifted to Aakulam, the building needed to be upgraded further to accommodate the 150-odd staff. Currently, over 60 staff work in the campus ...
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Agatha highlights need for rain water harvesting in EGH 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Tura MP Agatha K Sangma on Friday highlighted the need to initiate steps for rain water harvesting in East Garo Hills District. The Tura MP was speaking during the one-day Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, East Garo Hills, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments […]
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Baghel takes part in tourism ministers’ meet 23.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The Minister for Tourism Surendra Singh Baghel took part in the National Conference of Tourism Ministers of States, organized by the Union Tourism Ministry in New Delhi today.  Baghel informed the Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) Prahalad Patel about the ongoing tourism projects, activities and facilities in Madhya Pradesh. […]
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Seminar on bioresources conservation at USTM 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Seminar on bioresources conservation at USTM
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Central team attends meet on Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Dima Hasao 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Central team attends meet on Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Dima Hasao
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Giraffes heading towards extinction 23.8.2019
Geneva: Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday"s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES paves the way for the measure"s likely approval by its plenary next week. The plan would regulate world trade in giraffe parts, including hides, bone carvings and meat, while stopping short of a full ban. It passed 106-21 with seven abstentions. "So many people are so familiar with giraffes that they think they"re abundant," said Susan Lieberman, vice president of international policy for the Wildlife Conservation Society. "And in Southern Africa, they may be doing OK, but giraffes are critically endangered." Lieberman said giraffes were particularly at risk in parts of West, Central and East Africa. The Wildlife Conservation Society said it was concerned about the multiple threats to ...
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Resolve Kashmir bilaterally, no third party should incite violence: Macron asks India, Pak 23.8.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Emmanuel Macron also said that France will deliver 1st of the 36 Rafale fighter jets to India next month.
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'No third party should ‘interfere’ in Kashmir issue,' says Macron 23.8.2019
Chantilly/New Delhi: India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his marathon one-on-one talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders reviewed the entire gamut of the dynamic and multi-faceted bilateral relationship during their more than 90-minute long one-on-one meeting at Chateau de Chantilly, one of the finest jewels of French cultural heritage, located about 50 kms north of Paris. The one-on-one interaction was followed by the delegation-level talks. After the talks, the two countries signed four MoUs. In a joint press statement after the talks, President Macron said that Prime Minister Modi briefed him about the recent decision taken by India on Jammu and Kashmir and that it is in their sovereignty. "I told him that India and Pakistan will have to find a solution to the issue and no third party should interfere or incite ...
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Priyanka to star in upcoming Netflix superhero movie 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
Actress Priyanka Chopra is set to star in Netflixs upcoming project, a superhero movie titled We Can Be Heroes. It is still not known if the Indian beauty will play a superhero or not, but the film is for kids and is being written, directed and produced by Robert Rodriguez, director of the Spy Kids […]
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USTM holds seminar on bio-resources conservation 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Many fold increase in world human population in the recent decades has adverse impact on bio-diversity, and surprisingly within less than 45 years since 1975 there has been a loss of 65% of the plant and animal species in the world. The NE in this context is still regarded as a biodiversity hot spot […]
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Northeast Briefcase 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
Officials talk border security, trade at Indo-Bangla meet Aizawl: Border security and illegal migration were among the major issues discussed by the officials of India and Bangladesh at a conference here on Thursday, a statement said. The bilateral meeting, presided over by state Home Secretary Lalbiakzama, was attended by 15 delegates from Bangladesh, deputy commissioners […]
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