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Climate crisis: We are not individuals fighting a faceless system — we are the system that needs to change 23.1.2020 Downtoearth
Our interconnectedness also means that positive behaviours can cascade to influence many others
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7 students from Delhi get Bal Shakti Puraskar 2020 23.1.2020 PTI: All news
7 students from Delhi get Bal Shakti Puraskar 2020
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Top 5 global risks in next decade environmental: WEF report 20.1.2020 Downtoearth
The document also found a ‘generational shift’ in climate perception and warned about increasing health burden due to diseases
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Follow news you can trust, not false forwards 20.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Have you ever forwarded a message on social media that you found amazing, only to later discover it was false? If you can honestly answer that with a “no”, you are part of a minuscule minority. In an age in which ‘information’ is anything but scarce, a lot of it is also unfortunately false.
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B’desh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya 18.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Dhaka: A Bangladeshi island regularly submerged by monsoon rains is ready to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees, but no date has been announced to relocate people from the crowded and squalid camps where they’ve lived for years, officials said Thursday. Flood protection embankments, houses, hospitals and mosques have been built on Bhasan Char, or floating island, […]
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Climate change is the greatest threat to the planet 17.1.2020 Downtoearth
World Economic Forum's 'Global Risks Report 2020' and UN's 'Global Economic Prospects' claim extreme weather and loss in biodiversity will disrupt the global economy
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Alec Baldwin slams Trump’s supporters 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Alec Baldwin has hit out at supporters of US President Donald Trump for ‘colossal destruction’ of America in a string of severely critical tweets. Baldwin, who has become famous for impersonating Trump on sketch show Saturday Night Live, took to the social networking site as he bemoaned the “moral collapse” of the country and put […]
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Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer Myanmar billion-dollar bounty 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Yangon: A high-speed rail line to the east, a deep-sea port to the west, and a makeover for commercial heart Yangon — Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar on Friday laden with investment pledges worth billions which could reshape the country. Here are five of the main projects — and some of the issues […]
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Eyeing a podium finish in Khelo India soccer: Syiemlieh 13.1.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Meghalaya is yet to open its account in the medal tally, four days into the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games here, but going by its strengths, a podium finish in football appears bright. The state under-21 boys’ football team also began its campaign on a winning note defeating Odisha 1-0 with Baiaikara Swer scoring ...
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Manipur agri varsity unveils weather-resilient paddy varieties 13.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Manipur agri varsity unveils weather-resilient paddy varieties
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US storms kill 11 13.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Washington: At least 11 people were killed as powerful storms swept across southern parts of the US, with winds, tornadoes and floods. Of the victims, a police officer and a firefighter were killed in Lubbock, Texas on Saturday morning, with another critically injured, after they were hit by a car while responding to a traffic […]
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Farmers of Banqual area happy with mustard cultivation 11.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Farmers of Banqual area happy with mustard cultivation
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Majuli may disappear entirely by 2040, feel experts 11.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Majuli may disappear entirely by 2040, feel experts
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Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future 11.1.2020 PTI: All news
Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future
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Unfair Ration Shop 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The State Government is providing huge subsidy on foodgrains sugar, kerosene, salt etc for people of living below the poverty line through the fair price shops under Public Distribution System. The wheat is given to them at Rs.2 per kilogrmame and rice at Rs.3 per kilo and some other items. Few years back there were floods in the capital Bhopal due to permanent construction in nullahs, the Government to minimize the plight of the people ordered free distribution of ration to the flood victims. But even in capital the Suppliers and Government staff mixed huge quantity of soil in the food grains. This malpractice and corruption is still going almost in all the ration shops in the state. The Government is providing subsidy and on the ground such people are getting ration mixed with wastes. The ministers wherever they are on tour should inspect ration shops and ensure proper and pure distribution to the people of Below Poverty Line.
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Abhishek Kapoor, Sara & Sushant’s Kedarnath is on course! 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Friday evening, Sushant Singh Rajput took to social media and posted a team picture with so-star Sara and director, producer Abhishek Kapoor captioning it as Jai Shiv Shambhoo. The trio were all smiles while posing for the click. The lead pair had visited Abhishek at his office located in the suburbs to discuss the second shoot schedule. The film that was much in news earlier is on course with its second schedule that has commenced already, putting all other rumours to rest. Abhishek recently also shared a video clip marking the beginning of the second schedule of ‘Kedarnath’. The video simply shows a Pooja ceremony being conducted to mark the auspicious occasion. Abhishek’s Kedarnath has been creating noise from the time the project was announced. It also marks the debut of the much talked about Sarah Ali Khan. The subject of the film also has been immensely talked about, a love story that is set against the backdrop of the devastating incident of 2013 floods. Abhishek has been amidst shooting the ...
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Sawan Rains 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 21 states of India are facing heavy rains in the Hindu legendary month of Sawan that started from 17th July. But even before it the north eastern states and West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh faced heavy rains in June-July because the monsoon turf line moved there bypassing Western India. The Madhya Pradesh faced almost dry season in June and early July. Now the Madhya Pradesh is having good heavy rains all over the state. Earlier the people and particularly the farmers were very worried over a long gap in the monsoon rains after initial rains indicating arrival of Monsoon. There were no pre-monsoon rains and gap in Monsoon rains added to worries to State Administration also. The Sheopur district in the Western Madhya Pradesh was hit by the rains as never before. It received 186 millimeter (7.32 inches) rains in 12 hours. It is a bordering district with Rajasthan. It was totally cut off from all side with neighbouring districts of Gwalior, Morena, Shivpuri of Madhya Pradesh and ...
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Crop Conditions 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The delay in monsoon by a fortnight has affected agricultural operations in the country. It is the time for summer crop planting which has gone down by 27 per cent in comparison to usual and last year sowing. Monsoon rains have covered the nation. The Mumbai which is generally lashed by downpour in June is experiencing it now in the July month. It is record break rains there. The weather office has warned the people of Mumbai of very heavy rainfall in coming four days. The people of urban areas are flooded with the news of floods all over and water logging in all the cities and towns. But in the agro sector the situation is different. This year the pre-monsoon rains were very scanty and farmers could not prepare their fields for timely sowing. The farmers start planting the summer crops known as Kharif from June 1 expecting monsoon within few days. But this year it was double hit on farmers and agriculture. There were virtually no pre-monsoon rains and monsoon come late by fortnight. The agricultural ...
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A step towards Humanity 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Teachers have always been the biggest individual forces as well as the torch bearers in every society. They have always been role models in building the nation through their sacrifices as well as creating awareness and responsibility among the entire human civilization. Teachers of St. Paul Sr. Sec. Co-Ed School, Anand Nagar too were prudent enough to exhibit their concern by extending their help towards the recent Kerala Flood Disaster where, nature played have in God’s own hand. Empathizing with the sorrows and sufferings of the flood effected population, Fr. Sebi inspired and encouraged the teaching community to forgo the teachers’ day Lunch Party, thus utilizing that amount towards the Kerala Relief Fund. Thus adding to the noble cause, the teachers along with the students, parents as well as well-wishers came forward contributing an amount of ` 5, 15, 151/- towards the Kerala Chief Minister Relief Fund, which was deposited online. Such philanthropic activities taken ...
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Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Rome, New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 report said on Wednesday. Limited progress is also being made in addressing the multiple forms of malnutrition, ranging from child stunting to adult obesity, putting the health of hundreds of millions of people at risk. Hunger has been on the rise over the past three years, returning to levels from a decade ago. This reversal in progress sends a clear warning that more must be done and urgently if the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger is to be achieved by 2030. The situation is worsening in South America and most regions of Africa, while the decreasing trend in undernourishment that characterized Asia seems to be slowing down significantly. The annual UN report found that climate variability affecting rainfall patterns and agricultural seasons, and climate extremes ...
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