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Last updated: Jan 22 2020 18:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Desert locust invasion spares India a big hit 22.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
India has been able to bring swarms of desert locusts under control in two key oilseed producing states and authorities are now trying to assess crop damage, officials said on Wednesday.
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Rs 18,000 crore: Kashmir business losses since Aug 5 22.1.2020 Rediff: Business
'The economy of Kashmir has collapsed.'
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Bank fraud: ED attaches assets Rs 107.73 cr of Fairdeal 21.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Bank fraud: ED attaches assets Rs 107.73 cr of Fairdeal
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Smog forces Bangkok schools to shut, but respite in doubt due to crop burning 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Thailand's capital on Tuesday ordered schools closed due to unhealthy levels of air pollution, and there were doubts whether the situation would improve in the coming months as farmers burn their sugarcane crop in the harvest season.
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Watershed development projects reviewed 21.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Watershed development projects reviewed
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In Zimbabwe, a backyard hydroponic farm beats drought to grow veg 20.1.2020 Reuters: World News
In a backyard in Zimbabwe's capital, a 50-year-old mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harare's top restaurants, defying drought and an economic crisis that have left millions needing food aid.
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How to Fight Slowdown: Demand Revival Is Key 20.1.2020 Rediff: Business
'The current crisis is one of incomes, driven by poor job growth, agrarian distress and poor investment sentiment,' notes Harsh Pati Singhania, director, JK Organisation.
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10 sectors that will hire Indian engineers in 2020 20.1.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Did you know that India is among the top five countries in food processing?
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Australia boosts emergency funding for bushfire-affected businesses 20.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australia on Monday boosted emergency grants and loans for small businesses hit by bushfires that have ravaged the country during the peak tourist season, as firefighters used cooler weather to prepare for a return of hazardous fire conditions.
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Prannoy Roy Speaks To Esther Duflo And Abhijit Banerjee: Full Transcript 19.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo speak to NDTV's Dr Prannoy Roy on a range of subjects from Randomised Control Trials, to expectations from the upcoming Budget and protests against...
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Brazilian tribes back manifesto to save Amazon habitat from Bolsonaro 18.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Leaders of native tribes in Brazil issued a rallying call to protect the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous people from what they called the "genocide, ethnocide and ecocide" planned by the country's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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Ginjia school sets an example in agriculture 18.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Ginjia school sets an example in agriculture
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India's palm imports seen falling on price rally, Malaysia curbs 17.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Palm oil imports by India, the world's biggest buyer of edible oils, could fall as much as 11% on the year in 2019/20, hit by a rally in prices and a diplomatic row that is turning its traders away from Malaysia, industry officials said on ...
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'Facebook, Google are like East India Company' 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
'Facebook and Google no longer need to have infantry regiments and cavalry like the East India Company because they are inside everyone's phones listening to our conversations.'
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NRC debate: How Assam’s complicated history has shaped its current predicament 17.1.2020 Scroll.in
It is puzzling that some of India’s most abused citizens in turn seek disenfranchisement of those they see as ‘outsiders’.
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China's 2019 pork output plunges to 16-year low as disease culls herd 17.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
China's 2019 pork output plunged to a 16-year low, official data showed on Friday, as the fatal hog disease African swine fever killed millions of pigs in the world's top producer.
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Australian tourism industry seeks urgent help as cost of bushfires grows 16.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australia's peak tourism body estimated the country's bushfire crisis has so far cost the industry almost A$1 billion ($690 million) and called for urgent help from the government to lure back visitors.
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Amazon tribes gather to plan resistance to Brazil government 16.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Brazilian indigenous leaders began a four-day tribal gathering in the Amazon on Tuesday to plan their opposition to far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's push to open their reservations for commercial mining and agriculture.
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Grey pineapples: Volcano devastates Philippines farm 15.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Farmer Jack Imperial woke to a picture of devastation after ash spewed from a volcano in the Philippines - his verdant green pineapple field had been transformed to a dirty dark grey.
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