User: khushpreet Topic: Sanitation
Category: Floods
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Flood in Philippines: One dead, thousands flee as storm triggers landslides 16.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Strong winds toppled trees, knocking out power while floods, small landslides blocked roads and buried some homes
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Whither disaster management after Ockhi? 14.12.2017 Hindu: Opinion
More lives of fisherfolk would have been saved if disaster management action plans were implemented properly
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The voice of the voiceless 14.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The 11th edition of Voices from the Waters International Travelling Film Festival 2017, that was inaugurated in the city on Thursday, will showcase 229 films from 60 countries including India, across different venues in the city. The festival is presented by Bangalore Film Society in collaboration with Karnataka Chalanachithra Academy, ActionAid India (Bangalore), Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Jain group of Institutions and a consortium of partner organisations. The festival will have film screenings, discussions, exhibitions and paintings - all of which will have themes connected to water scarcity, water harvesting/conservation, conflicts, floods, droughts, global warming and climate change, degradation of water bodies (oceans, ponds, beaches, lakes, rivers, etc). Some of the films will explore the impact of deforestation on such water bodies, sanitation and health and the holistic revival of water bodies. The festival has earlier travelled to Tokyo, Spain, Columbia, Gothenburg and ...
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Govt probe to find why Brahmaputra turned black 14.12.2017 Latest News
Swaraj said her ministry had contacted China and a pragmatic and exhaustive study was being undertaken to find the real cause
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Pink bollworm issue: Oppn din over agri officials not briefing minister 14.12.2017 Market News
Oppn has been demanding immediate relief to farmers saying that Bt cotton seed "BG II" has failed to protect cotton from pink bollworm attack
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Shrimp exports may double in 5 years: Crisil 13.12.2017 HBL: Agri-biz
India’s shrimp exports are likely to double and touch $7 billion by 2022 in the wake of strong demand, high quality, improved product mix and increase in aquaculture area in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, O...
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Despite fund availability, no solution to flood, erosion problem in sight: PIL 12.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Despite fund availability, no solution to flood, erosion problem in sight: PIL
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Save secular India Gandhi, Azad dreamed of, says Farooq Abdullah 10.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
"Save the secular India that Mahatma Gandhi and Moulana Abdul Kalam Azad had dreamed of," said former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir Farooq Abdullah to minorities in the state.     Speaking at the JD(S) state-level minorities' convention in Tumakuru on Sunday, Abdullah alleged that political parties were seeding differences among people in the name of temple and masjid.     "Only parties such as JD(S) are trying to imbibe secular strength. You should choose secularism," he advised.   When temples were washed out during the floods in Jammu and Kashmir, there are many instances of Musli
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SBI contributes to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund 9.12.2017 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal State Bank of India (SBI) Chief General Manager handed over a cheque... more »
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Armed Forces Flag Day observed at Amingaon 9.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Armed Forces Flag Day observed at Amingaon
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Climate change is a reality: Dia Mirza 8.12.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Actress Dia Mirza, who has been appointed UN Environment Programme's Goodwill Ambassador for India, says climate change is a reality and the time to act on it is now.
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CPI leader moves NGTagainst encroachers 7.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Aim is to protect Munnar and Kurinjimala sanctuary
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Railways record 5% jump in freight, passenger traffic in last 8 months 7.12.2017 News
Overall freight loading saw a growth of 747.70 million tonne in these eight months of this year
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Gujarat student youngest Indian chosen for Antarctica Expedition 7.12.2017 Education
A 13-year-old student from Ahmedabad is the youngest Indian to be selected for the prestigious annual Antarctica Expedition organised to spread awareness about the effects of climate change.
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Home guards’ contributions lauded 7.12.2017 Hindu: News
On its part, government is extending several benefits to them, says JCP
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Bangladesh to import 150,000 tonnes rice from India to combat price rise 6.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The price includes shipping, insurance and discharge cost
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Bangladesh to import 150,000 tonnes of rice from India at $440/T 6.12.2017 Sify Finance
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh will import 150,000 tonnes of rice from India in a state deal at $440 a tonne, two officials said on Wednesday, as the government races to restore depleted reserves and
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What's worse: Natural disasters like Ockhi or man-made ones like our govts? 6.12.2017 Latest News
India's engines of economic change are actively making life worse for coastal people and environments
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Fathers more stressed for preemies than mothers 5.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Fathers of premature babies usually take more stress than the mothers, especially in the transition period from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to home, says a new study.
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Buying home insurance? Watch out for this! 5.12.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Read the fine print carefully lest your claim gets rejected, advises Tarun Mathur.
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