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First snowfall this season comes to New York 10.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
New York, Dec 9 The first snowfall of the season arrived in New York on Saturday morning, and is expected to continue until early Sunday morning.
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JAC urges to release pending bill 10.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
JAC urges to release pending bill
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Budget 2018 not likely to be populist: PMEAC member 10.12.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Rathin Roy said the Union Budget will reflect the commitment of the government to improve quality of expenditure.
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Speedy action promised, protest at Chellanam called off 10.12.2017 Hindu: News
Administration orders supply of ration to affected families
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Man poses as govt. official, cheats trader of ₹5.2 lakh 9.12.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Accused, an engineer, promised victim a tender for a government project
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Man conning people with promise of government job held 9.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A man who pretended to be a government official and conned people by promising a job in a central government ministry's project has been arrested here, police said on Saturday.
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“Short-Term Courses Providing Employment to Youth of Minority Communities”: Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi 9.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that short-term certificate courses of “GST Facilitator” and “Sanitary Supervisor” have been providing employment and employment opportunities to large number of youth belonging to minority communities
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Garbage collection, a nagging problem 9.12.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Madurai Corporation gears up to tackle Swachh Survekshan-2018, a campaign launched by the Centre as part of Swachh Bharat Mission to assess sanitation in all 4,041 cities and towns of the country. A...
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India now free of infective trachoma, says Nadda 8.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Calling it a momentous achievement, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda on Friday declared India free of Infective Trachoma, which has been a leading cause of infectious blindness among children.
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DRDO rejects study that faulted its bio-digester toilets 8.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday rejected a study done by IIT-Madras which said its bio-digester toilets being used in trains are no better than septic tanks, and said the study was "flawed".
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International conference on Ground water 8.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
An International conference is being organized on the Ground water issues in the country with a theme of “Ground water Vision 2030- Water Security, Challenges and Climate Change Adaptation” from December 11 to 13, 2017.
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Shri J P Nadda releases National Trachoma Survey Report (2014-17) 8.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Trachoma Survey Report (2014-17), here today. He declared thatIndia is now free from ‘infective trachoma’, and termed this as a momentous achievement. Shri J P Nadda stated that the survey findings indicate that the active trachoma infection has been eliminated among children in all the survey districts with overall prevalence of only 0.7%.
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Clarification – Regarding DRDO-Developed Biodigesters 8.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
DRDO has examined recent media reports on a study undertaken by IIT, Chennai on DRDO developed bio digesters.
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Railways set to roll out aircraft-type bio-vacuum toilets 8.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
"These bio-vacuum toilets will be odour-free and cut down water usage by over one-20th," he said
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Water of Siang river unfit for human consumption: Report 8.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Water of Siang river unfit for human consumption: Report
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Meet on pollution at Anand Vihar, Kaushambi 8.12.2017 Hindu: Delhi
L-G discusses traffic management, pollution in east Delhi areas
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In disaster aid, include mental health 7.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
When humanitarian emergency strikes, are we really prepared to offer a complete response that takes care of not only the immediate needs of the people affected but also often the long-lasting impact on their psychological well-being? We need to ponder over this question as we deal with an increasing spate of disasters in India and around the world. While people are still recovering from severe drought of the last two years, monsoon-related flooding across the country has claimed more than 1,200 lives. Though various agencies are fully involved in providing humanitarian assistance of basic life-saving and sustaining needs like food, temporary shelter, hygiene and sanitation facilities, what is largely missed out in the overall response process is the focus on providing Psychological First Aid (PFA). This may largely be due to a commonly built understanding of emergency response, which is a normal response to an (ab)normal situation, but which overlooks the need for psychosocial care for some individuals ...
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Infra works to be completed by Jan 15 7.12.2017 deccanherald.com

New Delhi: Minister for Sericulture and Animal Husbandry A Manju said on Thursday that all infrastructure development works in connection with Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravanabelagola would be completed by January 15.

The construction of temporary townships is on at a full swing and other works such as building roads, drinking water and sanitation facilities were at final stages, he said.

The government is constructing 12 temporary townships to accommodate over 26,000 people, and each township will be designated to a particular group. Thyagi Nagar, a township for Jain saints, is expected to be ready by December 15, he told reporters. He said the construction of scaffolding for the Gomateshwara statue atop Vindhyagiri would be completed as per the schedule.

More than 35 lakh people are expected to attend the 15-day event commencing February 7, the minister added.

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Patrolling needed to check usage of non-permitted fuels: LG 7.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday said door-to-door checking and patrolling was needed to check usage of non-permitted fuels in industrial areas.
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Business leaders commit support of nearly Rs 500 crores for Namami Gange Mission following appeal by Shri Nitin Gadkari 7.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Captains of Indian trade and industry have committed a support of nearly Rs 500 crores for the development of amenities like ghats, river fronts, crematoria and parks at various places along River Ganga as part of the Namami Gange Mission. Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Water Resources,
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