User: khushpreet Topic: Sanitation
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Destruction of forests, loss of species poses grave challenge : Venkaiah 22.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Chennai, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday destruction of forests and loss of species poses a grave challenge. Speaking at the International Day for Biodiversity celebrations here, he said ‘the grave challenge we face today is the destruction of forests and the loss of species.’ He said forests were an important component of ecosystem […]
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China shares Brahmaputra hydrological data with India 21.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
China shares Brahmaputra hydrological data with India
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6 Of Maharashtra Family, On Visit To Oman, Swept Away In Flash Floods 20.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Six members of a family from Maharashtra's Beed district have been swept away in flash floods in the Gulf nation of Oman where they had gone on a visit, Mumbai Police said Monday.
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Feeling neglected by politicians, widows of Punjab farmers put up their own candidate in Bathinda 19.5.2019 Scroll.in
Veerpal Kaur of the Kisaan Mazdoor Khudkhushi Peedit Parivar Committee is contesting against Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
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In coal we trust: Australia's voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel 19.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should know what comes next in energy policy - big ...
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"Like Aurangzeb...": Yogi Adityanath Hits Out At Akhilesh Yadav 11.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a sharp attack on Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today likened him to Aurangzeb, saying that he dethroned his father just like the Mughal...
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Despite more rain over the last decade, Rajasthan’s lakes are running dry. Here’s why 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Erratic rainfall patterns, a consequence of climate change, has hurt the state’s agrarian economy.
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In Pakistan, the slow but steady rise in temperature has become too hot to handle 5.5.2019 Scroll.in
Punjab and Sindh provinces, which contribute the bulk of the national GDP, are likely to face a 3% decline in overall living standards.
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Life Comes To A Complete Halt In Odisha: Foreign Media On Cyclone Fani 3.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An extremely powerful cyclone roared ashore Friday morning in eastern India, bringing pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour, as tens of millions of people in the...
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Climate change has slowed down India’s economic growth by 30% 1.5.2019 Scroll.in
Never mind the future – rich countries have already benefited from climate change, while poor countries have suffered dramatic economic losses.
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Seminar on ‘Use of Technical Textiles in Water Resources Works’ held 29.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
One day Technical Seminar was organized by Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on “Use of Technical Textiles in Water Resources Works” in New Delhi today.     Technical Textiles are being used globally for last several decades.
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Cyclone leaves trail of destruction across Mozambique 26.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Homes were destroyed and some areas were cut off and without power in Mozambique on Friday after Cyclone Kenneth made landfall, the second major storm to hit the country in six weeks.
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NE agriculture vulnerable to climate change: Study 26.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
NE agriculture vulnerable to climate change: Study
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Court Asks About Steps Taken To Find Missing In 2013 Uttarakhand Floods 25.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Uttarakhand High Court has sought a reply from the state government within a month on steps taken to trace those who went missing in the 2013 Kedarnath tragedy.
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Is Pinarayi Vijayan a hero or villain? The answer will determine if Kerala votes for the Left Front 20.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
He is widely praised for last year’s flood relief work. But some voters are unhappy about his handling of the Sabarimala row and political violence.
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One day National workshop on Loss and Damage in India, organized by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change(MoEFCC) 16.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A one-day National Consultation on Loss and Damage, to deliberate and brainstorm on emerging perspectives on approaches to assess, minimise and address climate-related loss and damage, was hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in New Delhi today.
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Naveen Patnaik Challenges BJP To Name Its Odisha Chief Minister Candidate 14.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Saturday asked the BJP to name its chief ministerial candidate for the state.
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Uttarakhand’s residents face water shortage even as state’s rivers quench North India’s thirst 11.4.2019 Scroll.in
Less than 50% of the population has access to adequate quantities of safe drinking water, says a CAG report.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: April 8th, 2019 8.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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