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Gandhi Sagar Dam faced risk of bursting, could have led to mishap like Chernobyl 20.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Shajapur, State Water Resources Minister Hukum Singh Karada made a big disclosure about the opening of the gates of Gandhi Sagar Dam during the heavy rains in September in Neemuch-Mandsaur district. For the first time, he conceded that had the gates of the dam were not opened in time, then there could have been an […]
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Hong Kong student sees snakes as campus holdouts risk sewer escapes 20.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Some Hong Kong anti-government protesters trapped inside a Hong Kong university tried to flee through the sewers, where one student said she saw snakes, an escape route firemen ruled out on Wednesday by blocking the trapdoor into the system.
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New Bushfires In Australia As Temperatures Pass 42 Degrees Celsius 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Electricity firms cut off power to thousands of people, more than 100 schools were closed and residents in high risk regions were poised to evacuate on Wednesday as Australia's devastating bushfires...
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Climate Change May Cost World Economy $7.9 Trillion By 2050: Report 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Climate change could directly cost the world economy $7.9 trillion by mid-century as increased drought, flooding and crop failures hamper growth and threaten infrastructure, new analysis showed...
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New front opens in Australian bushfires, power cut to thousands 20.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Electricity firms cut off power to thousands of people, more than 100 schools were closed and residents in high risk regions were poised to evacuate on Wednesday as Australia's devastating bushfires opened up a new front.
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Oslo fells London's annual Christmas tree in decades-old tradition 19.11.2019 Reuters: World News
From an Oslo forest comes the Christmas gift Norway gives Britain every year - a towering tree for London's Trafalgar Square, a token of gratitude for British support during World War Two.
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Sydneysiders urged to stay indoors as Australian bushfire smoke blankets city 19.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city.
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Antibiotic Awareness Week: 6 Side-Effects Of Overuse Of Antibiotics You Must Know 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Antibiotic Awareness Week: If you are under the habit of popping antibiotics every time you fall sick, then this article is a must-read for you. Also know about home remedies for bacterial infections...
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Explainer: Don't panic about China's 'Black Death' plague cases 18.11.2019 Reuters: World News
China reported a third case of bubonic plague on Sunday after two other plague cases were revealed last week, but the disease remains rare despite its fearsome reputation and authorities say the cases appear unrelated.
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China Calls On US To Stop Escalating Tensions In South China Sea 18.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
China on Monday called on the U.S. military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Sea and to avoid adding "new uncertainties" over Taiwan, during high-level talks that underscored tension...
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Burning Manipur likely to be fueled by Government agenda to pass CAB; MANPAC calls 18 hours total shut down 18.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Burning Manipur likely to be fueled by Government agenda to pass CAB; MANPAC calls 18 hours total shut down
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Photo feature: Struggle and hope in the tea gardens of the Dooars 16.11.2019 Scroll.in
What a students’ protest around a school bus on one West Bengal estate represents.
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U.S. companies say consumer still strong even as broader outlook dims 16.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
Walmart became the latest company to point to a strong U.S. consumer, adding to a raft of firms in recent weeks citing healthy demand at a time when spending is seen as an increasingly key support for the economy.
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Children born today will suffer health effects of climate change all through their lives 15.11.2019 Scroll.in
Indian children will suffer even more, says a new study.
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S&P 500 notches record, shakes off Cisco's gloomy outlook 15.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
The benchmark S&P 500 stock index posted a slim gain to end with a record closing high on Thursday, as a dour forecast from tech stalwart Cisco Systems was offset by a strong report from big box retailer Walmart.
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Importance Of Diet Management In Children To Prevent Type-2 Diabetes 14.11.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
The consumption of inappropriate food is the highest amongst school children between the age group of 7-17; and therefore, most of the problems begin in this age group. On World Diabetes Day and...
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Flood, fire and plague: climate change blamed for disasters 14.11.2019 Reuters: Top News
Extreme floods in Venice, fires in Australia and even an outbreak of plague in China have been attributed to climate change this week, while researchers have warned that global warming could saddle future generations with life-long illness.
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Children In India Face Higher Health Burden Of Climate Change: Report 14.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As temperatures rise in a changing climate scenario, children born in India will be particularly vulnerable to a greater health burden of malnutrition, air pollution and deadly heat waves, according...
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China says plague outbreak risk minimal after two new cases in Beijing 14.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Chinese health officials say the risk of an outbreak of pneumonic plague is minimal after two new cases were confirmed this week in Beijing, the official China Daily said on Thursday.
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India Gets $43 Million From UNDP To Boost Climate In 3 Coastal Regions 13.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In a move that may positively impact over 10 million people living on the coastline, India today started a 43 million dollar project to boost climate resilience in three coastal states in partnership...
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