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UK university develops paper-based test kit to detect coronavirus in wastewater: Study 31.3.2020 Science | The Asian Age
It may predict the potential spread of the virus by picking up signatures of it in faeces from disease carriers that enter water systems
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Leopard attacks man 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Leopard attacks man
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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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Village on clouds 29.3.2020 The Shillong Times
From CK Nayak While Meghalaya is the abode of clouds with high rainfall, Yemen’s Al-Hutaib village never receives rain for which it is well-known and featured in Planet Earth documentaries. It is an irony that this village is not in a desert. Rather, this is on a mountain slope high above the clouds. There is […]
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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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24 hr control room nos for WGH 25.3.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: In order to facilitate easy and convenience mode for creating awareness on the control to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to deal with issues relating to Corona Virus outbreak, the District Administration of West Garo Hills has set up the following 24×7 Control Room Numbers: 1). District Control Room- 6009926806/8258991324 2). Police Control […]
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Environment again not given priority in Delhi Budget for 2020-21 24.3.2020 Downtoearth
Only Rs 52 crore our of a total Rs 65 thousand crore allotted for city’s air pollution epidemic
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COVID-19: After Rwanda, South Africa enters lockdown 24.3.2020 Downtoearth
Number of cases in South Africa jumped 6 times to 402 in 8 days
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17 offices at Secretariat closed 24.3.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The state government on Monday ordered temporary closure of 17 offices at the secretariat level till March 31 in view of the coronavirus pandemic. The offices are Arts and Culture, Border Areas, Cabinet Affairs, Cooperation, Fisheries, Finance (AF/PR/PC), Home (Passport), Housing, Legal Metrology, Programme Implementation and Evaluation, Personnel & Administrative Reforms (AR Cell/ Service Rules […]
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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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Classrooms, toilets built by army for students in Karbi Anglong 24.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Classrooms, toilets built by army for students in Karbi Anglong
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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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Essential services exempted from curbs 24.3.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Panaji In view of the chaos among people about restrictions on essential services, North and South Goa collectors on Monday issued a modification to the earlier order exempting 23 essential services from the three-day extended ‘Janata Curfew’ period. The collector has allowed opening of shops selling grocery items, milk, bread, fruit, vegetable, meat …

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Assam has no corona+ cases, but has ordered a total shutdown until March 31 23.3.2020 The Asian Age | Home
Food prices shoot up although groceries have been exempted from lockdown
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Time for review 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
The monitoring process measures impact and helps students to work towards change
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Restrictions affect essential services 22.3.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Despite the order of the government that there is no exemption to essential services, the residents of many localities suffered in their absence during the 24-hour shutdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Congress legislator PT Sawkmie informed on Saturday that following the disruption of water supply in localities under Mawlai, he had called ...
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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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