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Moving glaciers 16.12.2017 Hindu: Education
Educationist Sonam Wangchuk on his ice bank project and the need to move away from classroom learning
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NRIs restore auditorium at Ashok Nagar school 16.12.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The facility was damaged in the 2015 floods and had been waiting long for a facelift
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‘Forest officers must innovate to tackle climate change’ 16.12.2017 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
  Madhya Pradesh demands 1200 crore to prevent tigers from hunting by electrocution  Chronicle Reporter,... more »
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Lost and found after 130 years: A bee-mimicking moth. 16.12.2017 Hindu: S & T
Scientists from Poland have rediscovered a moth which was recorded way back in 1887 and then termed as ‘lost species’. They stumbled upon the moth Heterosphecia tawonoides, known for its mimicry and d...
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No permission for Sunny Leone's New Year's Eve show 16.12.2017 mid-day.com
The Karnataka government has decided not to grant permission to Sunny Leone's New Year's Eve show in Bengaluru following protests from right-wing groups. The Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) and some other organisations have been opposing the event as they consider Sunny an 'assault' on the city's culture. Sunny Leone For the past week, KRV members have been taking out rallies, burning effigies of the actor and even threatening suicide. "Don't bring her [Leone] here. People are opposed to the event. Let them [organisers] hold events related to Kannada culture and literature, which is our heritage," Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy has reportedly ...
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7 places for a wellness holiday in India in 2018 16.12.2017 Life | The Asian Age
Here's our wish list of the top places for an incredible wellness holiday in India that you should visit in 2018.
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World Telugu Conference begins on colourful note in Hyderabad 16.12.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Workshop on camera trapping held at Manas 16.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on camera trapping held at Manas
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See Pic: Indian shutterbug wins global Wikimedia monument photo contest 16.12.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
A picture of Khandoba temple in Pune captured during the Bhandra festival has won Indian photographer Prashant Khatore the first prize of the annual Wiki Loves Monuments 2017 contest. With his picture, Khatore has won a Canon DSLR EOS 5D Mark IV plus Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens and and a printed copy of his winning photo signed by legendary composer Plácido Domingo. Colors calls for celebration as we celebrate the winning photo of #WikiLovesMonuments 2017. …and the winner is, Prashant Khatore for his photo of Khandoba Temple captured during the locally celebrated #Bhandara festival in #Pune , #India . https://t.co/zBC7liGS2g CC BY-SA 4.0 pic.twitter.com/gR4PdQYoze — Wiki Loves Monuments (@wikimonuments) December 14, 2017 Wikimedia India also shared the image taggin The Ministry of Culture. Indiaaaaaaa! Here we go. We made it again. Thanks to all participants and volunteers for efforts. #WikiLovesMonuments Special congratulations to Prashant Kharote (User: PKharote) for this colourful photo. ...
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Here are the top 7 places for a wellness holiday in India in 2018 16.12.2017
It"s time to say farewell to 2017. 2018 is almost knocking on the doors and its better we plan for our holidays, unwinding in the lap of hills, staring at the meadows, brushing our feet on the sandy beach water and going for a much deserved stress free trip. Here"s our wish list of the top places for an incredible wellness holiday in India that you should visit in 2018. Meghalaya – Abode of Clouds: Did we say more about this exotic and gorgeous northeastern state? Meghalaya is one of the most gifted natural beauties that can be found anywhere on earth. It has many natural wonders right from the double-decker root bridge, crystal clear River Dawki (that is hailed as one of the most transparent rivers in India), the amazing and mystical Eco-Park, unending caves, river rafting, scuba diving, Elephants Fall and the wettest place called Cherrapunji.   A post shared by Amit Sengupta (@traveller_amit) on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:42pm PST The list of nature"s bounties in Meghalaya is ...
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Chaos at SM Street meeting 16.12.2017
KOZHIKODE: The meeting organised in connection with the inauguration of the renovated SM Street after it was rebranded as a 'no traffic zone' ended up in chaos as a section of traders demanded unbridled traffic in the street.  The protestors shouted slogans carrying placards with some of them even showering abuses at the dignitaries including the district collector U. V. Jose, MLAs M. K. Muneer and A. Pradeepkumar and mayor Thottathil Raveendran.  At one point, A. Prdeepkumar and M. K. Muneer went out of the venue and tried to engage in a talk with the protestors. Later Mr Muneer walked out of the venue in protest against the traders. However, the meeting was later completed at the municipal corporation hall and an organizing committee has also been formed. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the heritage street on December 23. District collector told DC that the inauguration of the renovated SM Street as a heritage zone will be held on December 23 as per the ...
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For most film and ad shoots, it’s no JOY-PUR 16.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
For most film and ad shoots, it’s no JOY-PUR
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Industry seeks restoration of export benefits for cotton yarn 16.12.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
In the first six months of this financial year, cotton yarn exports declined 10 %, mainly due to policy lapses, according to Confederation of Indian Textile Industry. Sanjay Kumar Jain, chairman of t...
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Tanvi Garg joins UT Admn 16.12.2017 The Tribune
Chandigarh: Five months after the Ministry of the Home Affairs issued an order, Tanvi Garg joined the UT Administration on Friday. Garg was posted in Chandigarh along with BL Sharma in July 2017, but her joining was delayed. The Administration will soon assign departments to her. TNS Three held for eve-teasing Chandigarh: Two youths and a juvenile have been arrested for eve-teasing a girl student of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Sector 28. The victim was eve-teased near the gate of the institute. She had reported the matter to the police following which a case was registered.  Sources said the accused, identified as Mohit and Nitin, and a juvenile were arrested. TNS Safai sewak consumes phenyl Chandigarh: A safai sewak consumed phenyl at the CLR ward of the hospital here on Friday. The safai sewak has been identified as Karamviri Devi. She is undergoing treatment at the emergency of the hospital where her condition is stated to be stable. Her husband alleged that she was under stress to due to ...
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Haryana NOC for IG canal repair: Nitin Gadkari 16.12.2017 DNA: India
Injecting a boosting dose in Rajasthan’s infrastructure and irrigation works, the Union minister for road transport and water resources, Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stone of ambitious Parwan Irrigation water project. He also announced the completion of Jaipur’s Ring Road project in record deadline of one year and commence civil works on Greenfield Express highway between Jaipur and Delhi, soon. “Whatever commitments I make, I fulfill,” said Gadkari as a chief guest addressing a function in Baran which was presided by the chief minister, Vasundhara Raje. Fetching water from Yamuna River to Rajasthan, restoration of Indira Gandhi Canal and uses of ethanol as a fuel for farmers were also proclaimed by the minister from the stage. He emphasised that he is working on schemes contentiously to supply water to the desert state and increase earnings of the farmers. “At the time of the partition, six rivers were divided between India and Pakistan equally. However, three rivers which India had, flow into ...
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27 farmers get tips on organic farming 16.12.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Ludhiana, December 15 Punjab Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (PAMETI) organised a three-day training programme on “Organic Farming for Soil and Water Conservation”, which concluded on Thursday. It was for the benefit of farmers from various districts of Punjab under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojna in which 27 farmers participated. During the introductory session, Dr H S Dhaliwal, Director PAMETI, explained the objective of the programme. He stressed there was a need for state farmers to understand the role of organic farming for conservation of water quality and soil health. Awareness about principles, prospects, standards and certification regarding organic farming was created among the participants by Dr C S Aulakh, Director, School of Organic Farming, PAU. Ways to identify and reduce residual effects of pesticides and use of bio control agents for insect pest management in crops was practically demonstrated by various experts from Department of ...
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Book on sustainable building design released 16.12.2017 The Tribune
Our Correspondent Sonepat, December 15 Prof Rajendra Kumar Anayath, Vice-Chancellor of the Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology (DCRUST), Murthal, said as per a study report of the United Nations, 80 per cent of energy could be conserved by following the principles of energy conservation. He said this while releasing a book titled, “Sustainable Building Design: Application Using Climatic Data in India,” which is written by Prof Chitrarekha of the Department of Architecture in the university last evening. International publisher of Germany, Springer, has published the book. Congratulating Prof Kabre, head of the Department of Architecture, for bringing university’s name on the international-level, the Vice-Chancellor said it had been written in the book that the building could be designed in response to climate for energy conservation and thermal comforts of the occupants. “Natural resources of energy are becoming extinct and we need to preserve our natural resources,” said Prof ...
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Sargaalaya arts and crafts festival from December 21 16.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Thematic stalls on traditional handicrafts of Kerala to be set up
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Now, an app on Puducherry heritage 16.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
It will act as a guide to tourists visiting the Union Territory and planning to see historical sites
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Steel pipes to replace canals for irrigation 16.12.2017 The Tribune
New Delhi, December 15 The Centre will promote the use of steel pipes for irrigation instead of canals, in a move aimed at cutting down land acquisition costs and promoting innovation, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. Gadkari, who holds the portfolios of Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation, was yesterday addressing a Moroccan delegation led by its Minister for Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water Abdelkader Amara. Strengthening ties with the African nation is a priority for India, he also said. “In one part of India, we have lots of water and the other faces shortage. Water conservation is important here and we are encouraging innovations and technologies. Now, we have taken a decision that in place of the canal system, we will use steel pipes in supplying water for irrigation. We are saving the cost of land acquisition,” Gadkari said. Land acquisition, he explained, has become a costly proposition here and using steel pipes will lead to not only ...
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