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Water Pollution Can Reduce Economic Growth By A Third, Says World Bank 21.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third in some countries, a World Bank report said Tuesday, calling for action to address human and environmental harm.
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9th Session of India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee Held in New Delhi 21.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 9thSession of the India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee (JTC) was held on 19th – 20th August 2019 in New Delhi. The Indian delegation was led by Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal.
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In Kerala’s Ernakulam district, a programme is helping migrant children stay in school 20.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Roshni assists migrant workers’ children in learning the local language and performing better in tests.
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Surfers Unaware Of Cyanide Leak From Steel Plant For Days In US Lake 20.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Paul Grenchick was surfing with friends along the Indiana shore of Lake Michigan on Thursday evening. Little did he know, just up the river, thousands of fish were dying, and investigators were...
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Hope For Productive Talks On India-Bangladesh Ties: S Jaishankar 20.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said he is hoping to hold productive and engaging discussions on strengthening the bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh.
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Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain 20.8.2019 Reuters: World News
The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, turning down an option to take them to Spain and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take them there instead.
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Open Arms suggests Italy takes rescued migrants to Spain 19.8.2019 Reuters: World News
The commanders of a rescue ship with 107 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, turning down an option to take them to Spain and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take them there instead.
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Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest thwarted 19.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
Hundreds of police backed by soldiers and army helicopters deployed in the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo on Monday to prevent an opposition protest from taking place, a show of force that stopped a demonstration for the second time in four days.
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Soccer: Balotelli not afraid of failure at Brescia, hopes for Italy recall 19.8.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Maverick forward Mario Balotelli said he was not afraid of failing at Serie A side Brescia and that he was still hoping for an Italy recall as he was officially presented by his hometown club on Monday.
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Comments called for on the Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy Released 19.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Natural resources form the backbone of any economic development. India, as one of the fastest growing economies with GDP at 2.6 trillion USD, has increased its material consumption to six times, from 1.18 billion tonnes (BT) in 1970 to 7 BT in 2015.
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Police, soldiers deploy in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition appeals protest ban 19.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
Soldiers and police deployed in large numbers in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo on Monday to enforce a ban on an anti-government demonstration, as the country's main opposition party challenged that decision in court.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: August 19th, 2019 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
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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Jaishankar To Visit Nepal To Participate In Nepal-India Joint Commission 19.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is scheduled to visit Nepal this week to participate in the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission to review the overall state of bilateral relations.
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Trendy vacations, urban comforts, lavish weddings: What is killing our Himalayan region 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Ask Shimla, Mussoorie, Leh or any other Himalayan town and they will relate the woes arising from unplanned urbanisation, irresponsible tourism and an unsustainable model of growth followed by the state. A 'green bonus' or a separate ministry may not be enough to reverse the damage being done.
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Deforestation major cause of climate change 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Deforestation major cause of climate change
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One day Seminar held on management of Yongchak and Agar 19.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
One day Seminar held on management of Yongchak and Agar
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"Ecofascism": Common Theme Shared By 2 Mass Murders A World Apart 19.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Before the slaughter of dozens of people in Christchurch, New Zealand and El Paso, Texas this year, the accused gunmen took pains to explain their fury, including their hatred of immigrants. The...
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1.7 Million Protesters Throng Hong Kong Streets, Largest Rally In Weeks 18.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence and...
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Roaring profits: Every rupee invested in an Indian tiger reserve yields returns of Rs 2,500 18.8.2019 Scroll.in
A new study examines the tangible and intangible flow benefits resulting from government investments in tiger reserves.
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Germany has fiscal muscle to counter next crisis - Scholz 18.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
Germany has the fiscal strength to counter any future economic crisis "with full force", Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Sunday, suggesting Berlin could make available up to 50 billion euros ($55 billion) of extra spending.
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