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U.S. starts ''extreme vetting'' at Australia's offshore detention centres 23.5.2017 Zee News : World
Manus Island is one of two Australian-operated detention centres, which hold nearly 1,300 people who were intercepted trying to reach Australia by boat.
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Home eludes displaced families 23.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Moved out of the streets 15 years ago, they struggle to live in a cramped shelter behind a public toilet
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7,000 trees in Harohalli may make way for all-woman tech park 23.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Govt sets ball rolling for Parwan Dam project 22.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Chinese funded North Indus river cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan 22.5.2017 News
Dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream in Pakistan
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Nearly 2.8 million people internally displaced in India: report 22.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Nearly 2.8 million people in India have been internally displaced last year due to disasters and conflicts linked to identity and ethnicity, a new report by a monitoring centre said. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) released a new report which ranked India third among countries most affected by displacement related to disasters followed by China and the Philippines. There have been 448,000 new displacements due to conflict and violence in India. Nearly 2,400,000 people were displaced due to disasters, the report said. "Together with China and the Philippines, the country regularly sees the largest numbers of displacements. In recent years, displacement has mainly been associated with flood and storm events, although approximately 68 per cent of India is prone to drought, 60 percent is vulnerable to earthquakes and 75 percent of the countrys coastline is prone to cyclones and tsunamis," the report said. Combined with the countrys high population density, ...
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Indus cascade a Himalayan blunder - for Pakistan 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build in Pakistan -- including Pakistan-administered Kashmir -- has the potential to generate over 22,000 MW in an energy-starved country. But the dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream. In non-monsoon months from October to June, they may also reduce the flow of water down the Indus to Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces.
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Tech to limit displacement for E-W Metro alignment 22.5.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Public hearing on railway project held 21.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Public hearing on railway project held
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Foot soldier for all times 20.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Civil rights powerhouse Teesta Setalvad talks writing her memoir and media for millennials
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Resources and their utilisation should be for common good, says CJI 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar on Saturday said that it was incumbent upon the government to ensure that the ownership and control of resources was for the common good coupled with an economic system working for the common man's benefit.
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Syrian rebels begin to leave last opposition-held Homs district 20.5.2017 Zee News : South Asia
Syrian rebels started leaving the last opposition-held district of Homs city on Saturday in the final phase of an evacuation deal that will bring an early centre of the uprising back under government control in the conflict`s seventh year.
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Indian-Americans unhappy with California school texts 20.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Shows anguish over negative portrayal of Hinduism, India
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Indian-Americans unhappy with California school textbooks 20.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Indian-Americans have expressed anguish over the negative portrayal of Hinduism and India in the proposed California school textbooks. "It is disappointing to see that even after a decade of building awareness by the Hindu-American community, textbooks especially by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), McGraw-Hill, Discovery and National Geographic continue to use orientalist narratives to portray Indian civilisation," said Shantharam Nekkar, director of Hindu Education Foundation USA (HEF). Nekkars remarks came at a public hearing conducted by the California Department of Education (CDE) at Sacramento on Thursday. For the past several years, the Indian-American community has been battling to remove several inaccuracies and myths about Hinduism from the textbooks. The State of California mandates that the textbooks to be based on the framework laid down by the Department of Education. The framework was revised last year amidst many controversies, including attempts by a few academics and groups to replace ...
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Indian-Americans unhappy with California school textbooks 20.5.2017 Zee News : World
Indian-Americans have expressed anguish over the negative portrayal of Hinduism and India.
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Bid to end stalemate on Subansiri dam 20.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Bid to end stalemate on Subansiri dam
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James will testify publicly before intelligence panel 20.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
James will testify publicly before intelligence panel
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Ousted FBI chief to brief senators in public hearing 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Fired FBI director James Comey will appear at a public hearing of the Senate committee that is investigating possible ties between Russia and the 2016 election campaign of US President Donald Trump.
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Australia working on resettling refugees 19.5.2017 Hindu: News
Efforts on to prevent human smuggling
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Australia working with India and Sri Lanka to resettle refugees 19.5.2017 Hindu: International
As part of broader measures to prevent human smuggling on the high seas, Australia is working with India and Sri Lanka to rehabilitate refuges interested in going back to the island nation, Australia...
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