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Over 1,400 people died due to extreme weather events in India in 2018: Ministry of Earth Sciences 16.1.2019 Scroll.in
Uttar Pradesh had the highest number of such casualties, at 590.
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Minister unhappy with Kerala's low ranking in tourism 14.1.2019 Sify Finance
Union Minister K.J. Alphons on Monday expressed unhappiness over his home state Kerala's low ranking in the tourism sector.
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How WhatsApp, the enabler of fake news, helped save lives in Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja 9.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In India, the notorious messaging app has been integral to the functioning of government departments in the aftermath of disasters and crises.
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Coffee output halves from bad weather 8.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Bangalore India’s coffee production has almost halved in this harvest season, after extreme weather conditions like floods, storms, water logging and landslides during August-September monsoon caused severe plant and bean damages and even washing away of plantations. The single largest coffee producing district, Coorg, was the most affected by floods and it reported 60 per cent decline in output. As per earlier estimates, India was expecting 300,000 tonnes of coffee during this season. However, once the coffee picking season that started early December 2018 concludes in February this year, there will be a minimum output decline of 100,000 tonnes, as per the growers across key areas, Coorg, Chikmagalur, Hassan and Wynad. President of India Coffee Trust, Anil Kumar Bhandari said that a widespread crop damage took place during the rains and what’s currently left on the bushes is 50 per cent lower than the usual harvest. Sources at Karnataka planters’ association (KPA) said that most plantations suffered ...
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Mehbooba Mufti Defends Visiting Terrorist's Home With Shade At Abdullahs 8.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Facing criticism for her visit to homes of terrorists, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday said she had not gone on her own but was invited by people in distress and that her...
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A stint of service in National Cadet Corps has to be made compulsory in all educational institutions: VP; 7.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India Shri. M Venkaiah Naidu said that a stint of service in National Cadet Corps (NCC) has to be made compulsory in all educational institutions. He was addressing the cadets of the National Cadet Corps at the inaugural ceremony of the Republic Day camp in New Delhi today.
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Temple Entry Under Cover Of Darkness An Act Of Cowardice: Ex-ISRO Chief 5.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair, who recently joined the BJP, on Friday termed as an "act of cowardice," the entry of two women in menstrual age into the Sabarimala temple
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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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Gold outlook for 2019 and did the yellow metal shine in 2018? 1.1.2019 Sify Finance
Gold as an investment returned 7% in India but declined in global markets in 2018. Here are factors that will determine Gold price in 2019.
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Year End Review – 2018 Ministry of Defence 31.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
It was an eventful year for Ministry of Defence. Government of India took policy decision to set up two Defence Production Corridors, one each in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Tamil Nadu. These would go a long way in making India self-reliant in defence production through ‘Make in India’ initiatives.
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PIX: The world's worst natural disasters in 2018 31.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The world endured bushfires, drought, tsunamis and earthquakes in 2018.
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Gold jewellery demand growth projected at 6%-7%: ICRA 28.12.2018 Sify Finance
Despite subdued demand for gold jewellery during the current fiscal, the outlook for the retail industry of jewellery made of the yellow metal remained positive, and over the medium to long term the gold jewellery demand growth is projected at 6-7 per cent, said a report released on Friday.
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Asia Rice: India rates scale four-month peak on rising procurement costs 27.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
Rice export prices in India rose for a second straight week to the highest in four months on higher procurement costs for paddy, while Thai rates eased with no fresh demand in sight.
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Families seek miracle at Meghalaya mine where 15 trapped for nearly two weeks 26.12.2018 Reuters: Top News
Rescue workers were trying to reach 15 coal miners trapped underground for 13 days on Wednesday as families prayed for their safe return, but chances of survival looked slim after floodwaters rushed through the illegal "rat-hole" pit.
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17-Year-Old Girl, Lost In 2013 Kedarnath Floods, Reunites With Family 25.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
In a fairy tale ending of a real-life story, a 17-year-old, mentally challenged girl, who had gone missing in Kedarnath during 2013 deluge has been reunited with her family in Aligarh after five...
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Climate change will worsen India’s farm crisis and increase income inequality, find studies 22.12.2018 Scroll.in
If all countries manage to achieve all their climate commitments, the Earth will still get 3°C warmer by 2100.
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For India, phasing out coal by 2050 is not impossible – it can be achieved in three steps 22.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Breaking coal’s grip on power generation is the way to go, all the more so given the declining cost of renewable energy.
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Kedarnath’ maintains consistent pace at BO, earns Rs 51.4 cr globally 15.12.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, ‘Kedarnath’ continues to maintain a consistent pace at the box office and the movie has minted Rs 51.4 crore globally in its opening week. The movie has earned Rs 3 crore on the seventh day with a total of Rs 42 crore in India. Debutant Sara Ali Khan has been garnering immense praise from […]
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MoU with Google for flood prediction 14.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
MoU with Google for flood prediction
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Assam Gets $60 Million Loan To Reduce Floods 14.12.2018 NDTV News - India-news
India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday signed a $60 million loan agreement to reduce floods and the riverbank erosion in Assam, the Finance Ministry said.
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