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World failing to provide children a healthy life, climate fit for future: report 19.2.2020 Hindu: Internet
According to the report, which includes an index of 180 countries, the poorest nations need to do more to support their children’s ability to live healthier lives
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Coronavirus poses risks to fragile recovery in global economy - IMF 19.2.2020 Reuters: Top News
The coronavirus epidemic has already disrupted economic growth in China and a further spread to other countries could derail a "highly fragile" projected recovery in the global economy in 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Wednesday.
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Speed science: The risks of swiftly spreading coronavirus research 19.2.2020 Reuters: World News
One scientific post suggests links between the new coronavirus and AIDS, a second says it may have passed to people via snakes, while a third claims it is a pathogen from outer space.
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Move from Conventional Practices to Innovative Budget Making: Kamal Nath 19.2.2020 Central Chronicle
MS Ahluwalia Suggests Enacting Public-Private Partnership Law, Re-writing FRBM Law Bhopal, Former Deputy Chairman of the erstwhile Planning Commission, Shri M.S. Ahluwalia stressed the need for considering rewriting the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act in the changing contexts in view of the increasing finance needs and fiscal limitations of States. There is a need for enacting a law for public-private partnership to overcome the budget constraints for socially important economic infrastructure projects, he added. He was addressing a workshop organized by the Finance Department on the subject of ‘Alternative Finance for Projects’ at the local Minto Hall here today.Addressing the workshop, the Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath said that the global economic scenario is changing rapidly. Therefore, the financial institutions and the governments also need to change their thought-process.  He said that in a vast country like India has largest society of aspirational youth and increased budget ...
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Study Finds That The More Sugar You Eat, The Fewer Nutrients You Consume 19.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Consumption of refined sugar in the form of biscuits, sugar-sweetened beverages and aerated drinks can be harmful for your health. Apart from increasing risk of diabetes and obesity, it can also...
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Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals 18.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple Inc on Monday, reaping the rewards of a decade-long bet on low-cost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam.
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Travelling abroad? How to be SAFE from coronavirus 18.2.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Effective prevention and following good hygiene is the best way to tackle the virus.
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Accidents and Injuries Caused by Bad Road Conditions 17.2.2020 Voice of Sikkim
Pakyong, 17 Feb : Traffic collisions in India are a major source of deaths, injuries and property damage every year. Accidents on roads be it major or minor are exponentially increasing in Sikkim due to a number of factors like condition of road, population of vehicles, drunk and drive cases, over speeding, avoiding usage of […]
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Sustainability disclosures by European companies generally poor - study 17.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
European corporate disclosures on climate change and other sustainability issues are generally poor, a study on Monday showed, as regional policymakers mull toughening up the rules.
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1 Dead As Storm Dennis Slams UK, Power Cuts Hit France 17.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
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Oman sees biggest Gulf clash risk in Strait of Hormuz 16.2.2020 Reuters: World News
The risk of a military confrontation is higher in the Strait of Hormuz than anywhere else in the Gulf region, Oman's foreign minister said, due in part to the growing number of military vessels from different countries that are guarding it.
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Rare "Danger To Life" Warning Issued As Storm Dennis Hits Biritan 16.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Storm Dennis swept across Britain on Sunday with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds, officials warning it could be "life-threatening" in South Wales.
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Carney sees silver lining after Brexit hit to UK economy 15.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
For years, Bank of England boss Mark Carney warned of the economic risks of Britain leaving the European Union. Now that it has happened, he says there could be a silver lining in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans to boost ...
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UEFA ban for Manchester City: Uncertainty over future of Pep Guardiola and even some players 15.2.2020 Scroll.in
While City urgently plan their appeal, the football world waits to see how Guardiola reacts to a punishment and whether he will leave at the end of the season.
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Carney says business must come clean quickly on climate 14.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney called on the world's businesses to publish strategies for cutting carbon emissions and adopting cleaner power sources by November, when world leaders meet in Scotland for U.N.-led climate ...
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Bank of England's Carney speaks about Brexit, technology and climate change 14.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney spoke to Reuters about Brexit, the impact of December's election on Britain's economy, climate change and how technology might eventually help economies around the world to grow more strongly.
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Factbox: Carney's time at the Bank of England, from Brexit to climate change 14.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
Mark Carney, who stands down as Bank of England governor in March, has battled against challenges from zero inflation to the political chaos of Brexit in his nearly seven years at the helm of the world's fifth-biggest economy.
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The Reserve Bank of India can’t counter food inflation without factoring in extreme weather events 14.2.2020 Scroll.in
What’s behind the rising price of onions in every alternate year since 2013? Climate change.
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"I Knocked On Hell's Door": What It Feels Like To Catch The Coronavirus 14.2.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
For one coronavirus patient at ground zero of the outbreak, the journey from infection to recovery was a nightmare scenario that entailed multiple hospital visits, symptoms so severe he thought he...
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Shareholder activists test JPMorgan's Dimon on climate proposals 12.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
Shareholder activists focused on climate issues vowed to press proxy battles with JPMorgan Chase & Co after getting a cold reception from the top Wall Street bank, even though Chief Executive Jamie Dimon has vowed to protect the ...
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