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Chinese rescuers pull survivor from factory blast rubble, death toll reaches 64 23.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Rescuers in eastern China pulled a survivor from rubble early on Saturday, two days after a massive explosion at a pestcide plant killed at least 64 people, flattening nearby buildings and shattering windows more than a mile away.
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Mozambique cyclone claims more victims as death toll exceeds 400 23.3.2019 Reuters: World News
The number of people killed in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has risen to more than 400, a government minister said on Saturday, as the United Nations warned of the risk of further flooding.
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417 Dead In Cyclone-Hit Mozambique, Cholera Cases Reported In Beira 23.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The death toll in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has jumped to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso Correia said on Saturday, adding that...
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MDWS marks World Water Day with water management workshop 23.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
On the occasion of World Water Day on 22nd March 2019, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation  organised a two day National Workshop on Management of Grey Water in Rural Areas and Arsenic and Fluoride Remediation (March 21, 22) in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)  Madras with support from UNICEF India.
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NGT committee inspects Varthur lake | Electric Vehicle charging stations in August | Smart parking project 23.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Electric Vehicle charging stations and smart parking to be introduced soon, Ola taxis banned, and revelations from a surprise inspection of Varthur lake - read on for a recap of Bengaluru news this week
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At least 293 people dead in Mozambique after cyclone - U.N. 23.3.2019 Reuters: World News
At least 293 people have died in Mozambique after a cyclone that led to catastrophic flooding, the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Saturday.
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Chennai Buzz: City catches IPL fever | Water woes unabated | Metro monthly smart card… and more 23.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Special services to mark the beginning of IPL season, launch of a monthly pass to take unlimited rides on the Metro, and a new global report that rates Chennai on the basis of cost of living -- catch the latest news about your city in this edition of Buzz.
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Yaoshang festival begins in Manipur 23.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Yaoshang festival begins in Manipur
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Festival of colours celebrated with gaiety 23.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Festival of colours celebrated with gaiety
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Golaghat residents hit hard by water-borne diseases 23.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Golaghat residents hit hard by water-borne diseases
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China rescuers pull survivor from blast rubble as death toll rises 23.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Rescuers pulled a survivor from rubble early on Saturday in the wake of a massive explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China that flattened buildings, blew out windows more than a mile away and killed at least 64 people.
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Can water ATMs ease the daily struggle of the poor in Bhubaneswar? 23.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Water ATMs now provide around 2.9 lakh litres of safe, affordable water every month to residents of 40 slums in Bhubaneswar. But in a city which has 400 plus slums and where the total demand for water is estimated to hit 143 million litres a day in 2019, can this really be a significant game-changer?
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Mumbai Hit-And-Run Case Turned Out To Be Rs 40,000-Contract Killing: Cops 23.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In what was earlier thought to be a hit-and-run incident in Mumbai's Sion has turned out to be a case of "contract killing", police said on Friday.
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China chemical plant blast kills 62; Xi orders probe 23.3.2019 Reuters: World News
An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 62 people, state media said late on Friday, with 34 people critically injured and 28 missing, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public.
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Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city 23.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaotic evacuations of thousands from low-lying areas.
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Shortages of everything, and worries about relatives, for Mozambique flood survivors 22.3.2019 Reuters: World News
At a camp near the city of Beira for people rescued from Mozambique's catastrophic flooding, residents were dealing on Friday with worries about their future and shortages of pretty much everything - water, food and medicines.
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Why the tail of a human sperm may be key to fertility – and what that means for the future of IVF 22.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Our new research compared human and sea urchin sperm, and discovered what it takes to succeed in the race to fertilise the egg.
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Cholera cases reported as hunger, disease stalk African cyclone survivors 22.3.2019 Reuters: Top News
Cholera cases were reported on Friday in the Mozambican city of Beira, adding a risk of deadly illnesses for hundreds of thousands of people who are scrambling for shelter, food and water after catastrophic flooding in southern Africa.
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4 Indian-American Teens Awarded $25,000 Each For Environment Inventions 22.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Four Indian American teenagers have been awarded $25,000 each for developing innovative approaches to address environmental issues.
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Indian Navy - continues Humanitarian efforts in Mozambique 22 Mar 19 22.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The ships of the First Training Squadron of the Indian Navy (Sujata, Sarathi and Shardul) are currently  undertaking Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief  operations at Port Beira, Mozambique since 18 Mar 19.  The ships were diverted from sea post Cyclone 'IDAI' hit the coast of Mozambique on 15 Mar 19 causing large scale destruction and loss of lives.
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