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A pet project 24.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
A massive effort to renovate and upgrade Besant Memorial Animal Dispensary is under way
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Bulgaria's first communications satellite launched into orbit 24.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite has been launched into space, operator Bulsatcom said in a statement on Saturday.
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British Army prepared report on Brahmaputra in 1913 24.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
British Army prepared report on Brahmaputra in 1913
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AGSU demands solution to flash flood 24.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
AGSU demands solution to flash flood
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Joint initiatives to tackle waterlogging 24.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Joint initiatives to tackle waterlogging
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Body of woman engineer fished out of river in J-K 24.6.2017 PTI: All news
Body of woman engineer fished out of river in J-K
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It’s time TN government revisited its liquor policy, says Madras HC 24.6.2017
Chennai: In its sharpest slap yet against the state-run booze flood, the Madras high court has said it's time the government revisited its liquor policy and take "a firm decision" instead of peddling imbecile excuses that its booze shops keep away dangerous arrack. "Time has come, at least now, for the government to revisit its policy on the liquor and take a firm decision, keeping in mind the wish of the public at large. Otherwise, there is no meaning in simply printing the slogan (in Tamil) on the liquor bottles, viz., "Liquor ruins country, families, and lives"", said Justice K. Ravichandrabaabu, while ordering the authorities to consider the request of Hindustan College of Arts and Science at Padur (Kancheepuram district) to close down the Tasmac shop relocated near the institution pursuant to the recent Supreme Court order banning liquor shops on highways. Liquor shops, said the judge, served no good to public welfare. "No doubt, it generates huge ...
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Display of communal harmony during ‘iftar’ in old Srinagar 24.6.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Srinagar, June 23 Scenes of communal harmony were witnessed during the ‘iftar’ (fast breaking time) on Thursday evening when Sikh volunteers served food to fire victims at the Nowpora area of the summer capital. Volunteers of ‘Khalsa Aid’ served iftar to members of 26 families of Nowpora who are currently living in tents after the fire destroyed their houses last month. Khalsa Aid volunteer Jeevanjyot Singh said they had also distributed blankets to the fire victims. He said they had last carried out relief work here after the devastating September 2014 floods. He said Khalsa Aid was an international NGO with the aim of providing humanitarian aid in disaster areas and civil conflict zones around the world and the organisation was based upon the Sikh principle — “Recognise the whole human race as one”. Local Muslims too joined the Sikh volunteers in serving the iftar. “It is heartening to see people of other faiths serving iftar….we cannot do much for the fire victims who have lost ...
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A twister turns sisters into disaster recovery experts 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Massachusetts tornado prompts them to create a best practice website on handling crises with a global reach
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Zero-power cooling, with plastic 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
An inventor uses physics and waste bottles to cut the temperature by 5° C inside houses
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Fresh encroachments along Adyar banks 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
A few makeshift structures have come up along the river bank near West Jaffarkhanpet
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Godavari receives flood waters 23.6.2017 thehansindia3918
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Over 82,500 people affected by floods in Assam 23.6.2017 India – The Indian Express
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George Clooney’s tequila company, Casamigos sold for $1 billion 23.6.2017 Hollywood – The Indian Express
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Cross border electrification to be taken up with MEA 23.6.2017 The Shillong Times
Aizawl: A meeting between Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla and senior officials of the union ministry for power on Thursday decided to take up the matter of cross border electrification with the ministry of external affairs, an official statement here said. The chief minister had suggested to the centre during a meeting with Union Power […]
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Sonowal reviews flash flood in Guwahati 23.6.2017 The Shillong Times
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday directed the Kamrup (Metro) district administration to immediately release ex-gratia amount of Rs 6.5 lakh to the next of kin of Dulal Malakar killed in flash flood induced electrocution here on Thursday morning. He directed that Rs 4 lakh be released under the State Disaster Relief Fund […]
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Waterlogged city a death trap 23.6.2017 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
The employee of a fast-food chain outlet was electrocuted while wading through waterlogged streets to reach home after flash floods struck the city early on Thursday morning.
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'Live wires have killed 410 people in 5 years' 23.6.2017 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
Poorly maintained conditions of electrification across the state has been claiming hundreds of lives, especially in the monsoon months.
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Wrong construction of dykes causes inundation of 14 villages in Lakhimpur 23.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Wrong construction of dykes causes inundation of 14 villages in Lakhimpur
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Training of APDCL staff to maintain power lines crucial: Experts 23.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Training of APDCL staff to maintain power lines crucial: Experts
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