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Karnataka Celebrates As Water In Cauvery Dam Reaches Full height 21.7.2018 NDTV News - South
Karnataka's Krishnarajasagara Dam on river Cauvery is full - and is a cause for celebration. The water has reached the full height of 124.8 feet and a maximum outflow of 80,000 cusecs of water has...
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1.18 Lakh People In Relief Camps As Heavy Rain Pounds Parts Of Kerala 20.7.2018 NDTV News - South
As many as 1.18 lakh people have sought refuge in relief camps across Kerala, as rains continued to lash several parts of the state in varied intensity, official sources said today.
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Tourist boat capsizes in storm, killing 17 in Missouri 20.7.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Divers on Friday pulled the last four bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank in a storm in a Missouri lake, killing 17 people in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist incidents in years. The World War Two-style amphibious vehicle was filled with 31 passengers including children when a microburst storm hit Table Rock Lake outside the tourist city of Branson, Missouri, on Thursday. A video of the incident showed it battered by waves. Wendy Doucey, an office manager at the Stone County sheriff's office, said divers had recovered the four bodies from the sunken duck boat. The vehicle was 80 feet (24 m) under water. "It's important that we find out for sure what events did occur," Missouri Governor Michael Parson said at a Friday morning news conference. "Today it's just still early." The incident began around 7 p.m. (0000 GMT) on Thursday after thunderstorms rolled through the area, when two duck boats were out on the lake, officials said. Both headed back to shore but only one made it. "From what I ...
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Feeling the heat: Tokyo preps for sweltering Summer Olympics 20.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Feeling the heat: Tokyo preps for sweltering Summer Olympics
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Caracas' dying botanical garden highlights Venezuela's decay 20.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Dead palm trees and a dried-up lagoon are what you see when you enter Caracas's botanical garden. A UNESCO World Heritage site and once one of the city's most important tourist spots, its directors are trying to rescue it from abandonment.
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Iraqi protesters call for downfall of politicians 20.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Thousands of Iraqis angry about poor services protested in Baghdad and the southern oil hub of Basra on Friday, calling for the downfall of political parties as they escalated demonstrations backed by the country's most powerful clerics.
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Pavement Near Delhi's Greater Kailash Metro Station Caves In After Rain 20.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
A portion of a pavement outside the underground Greater Kailash metro station caved in early today due to accumulation of water after heavy rainfall, a DMRC official said.
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Weight Loss: Why You Should Not Eat Pickles On A Weight Loss Journey 20.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The constant struggle of wanting to lose weight and being a foodie is quite real. If you are one of those who love to pair their food with spicy and flavourful pickles, then it's time for you to...
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Reconstitution of National Bamboo Mission 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has been launched this year with the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) vide order No. CCEA/13/2018 (i) dated 26th April, 2018 under the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) for implementation with the objectives inter alia:   To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non forest Government and private lands to supplement farm income and contribute towards resilience to climate change as well as availability of quality raw material requirement of industries.
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Green Skill Development Programme 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Under the ongoing Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, a new initiative the Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) was launched in June 2017 to skill youth in environment, forest and wildlife sectors and enabling them to be gainfully employed or self-employed.
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Branson, Missouri, tourist cheer marred by 'duck boat' tragedy 20.7.2018 Reuters: World News
The cheer of Branson, Missouri, a Midwestern tourist destination known for bucolic scenery, country music and family-friendly attractions like a toy museum, turned sombre Friday after at least 13 people died when the "duck boat" they were riding in ...
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Yogurt For Monsoon: 3 All Natural Hair And Face Masks 20.7.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Yogurt has numerous beauty benefits of yogurt too. The credit goes to its content of lactic acid, zinc and B vitamins that makes it a powerful tool to use to treat skin and hair problems.
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CPWD Planting 50,000 Trees in Delhi- Installing Rain Water Harvesting System and Waste Water Recycling Plant in all its Major Projects as a Part of Water Conservation Measure 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
This is with reference to a news report published in a local daily dated 14.7.2018 based on a Press Conference addressed by DG, CPWD during the celebration of 164th day of the organisation.  The news report has attributed a statement to the DG as regards felling trees in Delhi.
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On day of no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha, water-logging outside Parliament 20.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The sudden rain created chaos for the MPs as they had were caught off-guard and had problems reaching Parliament.
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Chhattisgarh's First Finance Minister Ramchandra Singh Deo Dies At 88 20.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The 88-year-old Congress party leader Ramchandra Singh Deo died at around 1:30 AM in the city's Ramkrishna Hospital.
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CM’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra heralds BJP’s departure 20.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Kamal Nath flaggs off Pol-Khol Yatra from Tarana in Ujjain amidst showers Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, State Congress president Kamal Nath flagged off Pol-Khol Yatra from Tarana in Ujjain on Thursday to counter Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra. Nath said to counter the misinformation spread by prominent BJP leaders including Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj […]
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Body of 4-year-old child recovered after 2 days 20.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The body of four-year-old four-year-old Duggu Bansal alias Bhag who was swept away in the heavy water current in a nullah on Tuesday afternoon at Panchsheel Naga during heavy downpour in the city was recovered after two days. The stretch of nullah from Panchsheel Nagar to Shahpura Lake was thoroughly checked by the […]
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MoS Sarang takes stock of water-logging in lower slum areas 20.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Cooperatives, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Relief and Rehabilitation, Vishwas Sarang, today visited the lower settlements in view of the rains since this morning and took stock of water logging. Sarang visited all such settlements of Padmanabha Nagar, Old Subhash Nagar, Mahamai Ka Bagh, Chanakyapuri, Santoshi Mata Mandir, Navin […]
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CSIR-National Physical Lab signs MoU with HPCL 20.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 19 (ANI): The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) - National Physical Laboratory (NPL) signed a MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for indigenous
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Transporters Strike: Nearly 16 lakh commercial vehicles off the road in Maharashtra 20.7.2018 DNA: India
Supply of essential commodities, industrial and consumers goods to Mumbai and rest of Maharashtra are expected to hit as the nationwide indefinite strike called by the All India Transport Congress (AITC) began since 6 am on Friday. Nearly 16 commercial vehicles from Maharashtra are off the road of which daily movement of 60,000 vehicles in and outside Mumbai is reportedly impacted. Already, private school bus contractors, a section of water tanker suppliers and private tourist buses have also joined the strike. Mumbaikars, who received a major respite after milk farmers ended their protest late on Thursday, will have to be equipped to deal with the situation arising out of an indefinite strike by transport unions. Transport unions across the country have resorted to indefinite strike over a slew of demands, including slashing diesel prices and highway tolls. The nationwide daily loss due to truckers strike is estimated at Rs 4,000 crore. AITC core committee chairman Bal Malkit Singh told DNA,'' Strike is ...
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