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Bushfire-hit Aus state braces for severe storms 20.1.2020 World News – The Navhind Times
Melbourne: Australian forecasters warned on Sunday of severe storms to hit the bushfire-hit state of Victoria, which could lead to flooding. The Bureau of Meteorology in Victoria issued severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of the state on Sunday, saying damaging winds and heavy rainfall were expected, the BBC reported. It said storms and widespread rainfall …
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Illegal dumping of coal pollutes water body in SWKH 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: The All Khasi Hills A’chik Federation (AKHAF) has alleged illegal dumping of coal on a riverside in Cherragao village in South West Khasi Hills resulting in pollution to the water body which is the only one flowing through the area. According to the federation, due to the dumping of the mineral by the water […]
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Contract labour system in PWD will be abolished: CM 19.1.2020 The Navhind Times
Ponda: In a major relief to the contractual workers at the public works department (PWD), Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, on Friday,  announced that contract worker system will be scrapped and all contractual workers will be absorbed in the PWD’s labour society. Sawant made this announcement while speaking as the guest on the occasion of the …
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NGT gives ‘2-month ultimatum’ to MoEF on issuance of ‘notification’ 19.1.2020 The Navhind Times
Panaji: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given an ultimatum of two months to the Ministry of Environment And Forest (MoEF) to issue a notification pertaining to the prohibition on the use of RO purifiers in the areas where total dissolved solids (TDS) in water are below 500 milligrams per litre. A principal bench, headed …
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Protect your hair from city pollution 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Dry ends? Dullness? Itchy scalp? Increased exposure to air pollution could be a key reason to these common hair problems. It is pretty impossible to avoid pollution in urban Indian cities. Even in Shillong, the level of pollution has gone up in the last one decade. Air in our cities is heavily loaded with dust, […]
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An eye for a purpose, on land & under sea 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Nature has a reason for everything. A creature’s environment plays the main part in deciding how its eyes develop and function. For instance, starfish have five eyes at the end of each arm, but they can only see shade and light and huge masses of land. They don’t need to see […]
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Greens allege over 5,000 mangroves destroyed destroyed in Uran 18.1.2020 Metros | The Asian Age
Environmental groups and local fishermen from Uran on Friday wrote to the mangrove committee about the matter.
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B’desh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya 18.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Dhaka: A Bangladeshi island regularly submerged by monsoon rains is ready to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees, but no date has been announced to relocate people from the crowded and squalid camps where they’ve lived for years, officials said Thursday. Flood protection embankments, houses, hospitals and mosques have been built on Bhasan Char, or floating island, […]
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South Goa could face water scarcity 18.1.2020 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji South Goa district could face water scarcity if two severely damaged clariflocculator tanks at the Xelpem water treatment plant in Saguem taluka are not reconstructed immediately. The public works department has expressed its inability to reconstruct the two damaged clariflocculator tanks at the Xelpem plant, as there has been no fund with …
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Irrigation does more than deplete groundwater, it changes climate too 17.1.2020 Downtoearth
More measured irrigation can help conserve water, suggests author of new study
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Climate change is the greatest threat to the planet 17.1.2020 Downtoearth
World Economic Forum's 'Global Risks Report 2020' and UN's 'Global Economic Prospects' claim extreme weather and loss in biodiversity will disrupt the global economy
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Secureye the next big deal in home monitoring 17.1.2020 Technology News | Read The Latest Technology News And Headlines, Mobile Phone Reviews And Much More
Introducing smart home security Falcon iCam 500 night vision camera controlled with Alexa.
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Pauskar assures to resolve Canacona water woes soon 17.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Canacona PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar assured the people of Canacona of resolving the water woes soon. He directed the officials to prioritise the issues faced by the people and solve them accordingly. The Minister was speaking at the ‘Janta Darbar’ held for the people of Canacona recently. Over 200 locals were present for …
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MGP to launch stir for Mhadei on January 19 16.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Ponda Senior MGP leader Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar on Wednesday announced that his party will launch an agitation on January 19 from Santre village of Sattari taluka for protecting Goa’s interest vis-a-vis the Mhadei water dispute. Disclosing the decision on the agitation at a press briefing at Marcaim, the former deputy chief minister said, …
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Alec Baldwin slams Trump’s supporters 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Alec Baldwin has hit out at supporters of US President Donald Trump for ‘colossal destruction’ of America in a string of severely critical tweets. Baldwin, who has become famous for impersonating Trump on sketch show Saturday Night Live, took to the social networking site as he bemoaned the “moral collapse” of the country and put […]
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Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer Myanmar billion-dollar bounty 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Yangon: A high-speed rail line to the east, a deep-sea port to the west, and a makeover for commercial heart Yangon — Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar on Friday laden with investment pledges worth billions which could reshape the country. Here are five of the main projects — and some of the issues […]
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Budget 2020-21: Will MGNREGA become an overarching rural development scheme 15.1.2020 Downtoearth
The upcoming budget will see many schemes being brought under the rural employment prtogramme; a direct cash transfer may be declared to top this up
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 15, 2020) 15.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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In the future there will be more rain, but less water, in the Nile Basin 14.1.2020 Downtoearth
About 250 million people are reliant on the Nile’s waters in Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt
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NGT prohibits construction of housing complex in north Delhi 14.1.2020 PTI: All news
NGT prohibits construction of housing complex in north Delhi
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