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Govt asked to hold all-party meet to formulate joint strategy 8.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt asked to hold all-party meet to formulate joint strategy
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Centre amends mining law, exempts several activities from green nod 6.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

PTI New Delhi Removal of sand deposits from agricultural fields after floods will not require green clearance now, with the Centre amending the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act. In its notification, the Ministry of Environment has said that extraction of ordinary clay or sand by manual mining, by the ‘kumhars’ (potter) to prepare …

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Netizens hit out at Centre over decision to accept foreign aid 2.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The Centre's decision to accept contributions from abroad to PM-CARES fund for fighting COVID-19 has prompted social media users to take potshots at it as Kerala was not allowed to receive foreign aid after the devastating floods in 2018.
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COVID-19: Bihar flood control works stalled amid lockdown 1.4.2020 Downtoearth
Several embankment repair and maintenance works hit as workers head back home 
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Farmers, tea pluckers to resume activity 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Farmers, tea pluckers to resume activity
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MHA okays Rs 5751 cr additional central assistance to eight states 27.3.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The High Level Committee (HLC) under the Chairmanship of Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, has approved additional Central assistance of Rs. 5,751.27 crore under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to eight States, which were affected by floods/ landslides/ cyclone/ drought during 2019. HLC approved additional Central assistance of Rs 5751.27 crore to eight Statesfrom National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) subject […]
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Safe water and COVID-19 — where the twain meet 27.3.2020 Downtoearth
It's not running water, but safe running water that is needed to fight the pandemic 
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Assam to send mid-day meals to children at home during lockdown period 27.3.2020 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
Though the coronavirus epidemic is yet to grip the state, Assam is to use stadiums as hospitals if there's an outbreak
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Fed ramps up help to US economy on life support 24.3.2020 Business | The Asian Age
The Federal Reserve warned of "severe disruptions" from the virus as it rolled out another series of measures to pump funds into the economy
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1,000 flood-hit families still living on embankment 24.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
1,000 flood-hit families still living on embankment
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World Water Day 2020: How water can be used in the battle against climate change 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
It is an enabling and limiting factor in humanity’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Climate change to affect water availability, alter food production: UN report 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Water mediated many climate change impacts on agriculture, said the report
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Policy agreements on climate change must take water into account: UN report 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Climate change will further strain water-stressed countries, create similar problems in regions not severely affected so far, the report stated
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Saudi Arabia to slash spending by 5% as oil prices fall 20.3.2020 PTI: All news
Saudi Arabia to slash spending by 5% as oil prices fall
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Water-stressed in India: Ground water mostly neglected in rain-surplus South Goa 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district, which receives surplus rainfall, has repaired traditional mud bunds, desiltation of rivers and reviving old canals
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CM reviews flood prevention measures of GDD 19.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
CM reviews flood prevention measures of GDD
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Flood relief scam: HC reserves order on bail pleas 19.3.2020 Hindu: Cities
The Kerala High Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on the anticipatory bail pleas of CPI(M) leader M.M Anwar and his wife Kaulath, both accused in
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Bihar to use drones to watch over embankments 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
At least 12 drones will be deployed in the first phase, according to state’s water resources department 
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Major blow to tourism in Idukki 18.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Hotels, homestays in Munnar, Wagamon, Thekkady shut shop
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Taxi drivers crying for a little compassion 18.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Corona scare adds to their professional crisis
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