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Boston City Council seeks 29 percent pay raise 29.9.2014 Sify Finance
The Boston City Council is considering giving itself a $25,000 raise, boosting its pay by 29 percent.
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Chagos marine reserve polluted by politics 29.9.2014 New Scientist: Opinion
Exiled Chagossian islanders complain that a marine reserve gives fish more rights than them. They have a point, says Fred ...
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Why the market fails to lure Mali Parbat’s militant environmentalists 29.9.2014 India Together

The efforts of metals major Hindalco to mine bauxite from Mali Parbat in Odisha has run up against stiff resistance from local Kondh adivasis, who wouldn’t shy away from militancy to protect their ecology, if needed. Javed Iqbal explores why they reject ‘industrial development’.

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Govt may order probe into land scam during Bahuguna's tenure as CM 29.9.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Govt may order probe into land scam during Bahuguna's tenure as CM
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'Suggestions Open for KCZMP Draft Modification' 29.9.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Ajay Singh's failure to turn up in court invites penalty 28.9.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Ajay Singh's failure to turn up in court invites penalty
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Diplomacy of contrasts: After chiding Pakistan, Modi meets other neighbours 28.9.2014 New Kerala: India News
By Arul Louis, New York, Sep 28 : In a diplomacy of contrast, after gently chiding Pakistan in his UN General Assembly speech, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pursued his "neighbours first" policy at cordial meetings with leaders of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal Saturday.
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Diplomacy of Contrasts: After Chiding Pakistan, Modi Meets Other Neighbours 28.9.2014 newindianexpress.com
Several common regional topics came up in the separate meetings Modi had with leaders of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
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PM Modi talks 'strong SAARC' with neighbours; gets Yoga Day support 28.9.2014 CNN-IBN: Politics
Taking forward his 'neighbourhood first' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed matters of regional and bilateral cooperation with top leaders of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.
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Diplomacy of contrasts: After chiding Pakistan, Modi meets other neighbours 28.9.2014 All News-IANS Stories
In a diplomacy of contrast, after gently chiding Pakistan in his UN General Assembly speech, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pursued his "neighbours first" policy at cordial meetings with leaders of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal Saturday.
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Green laws panel members walk out of public hearing 28.9.2014 deccanherald.com
Members of the high-level committee set up by the Centre to review India's laws on environment and forest protection walked out of a public meeting here on Saturday, even as green activists were seeking their turn to speak. The three-member panel, headed by former union cabinet secretary TSRSubramanian, arrived for the meeting at 12.05 pm and left by 12.45 pm. The scheduled time for the public hearing was between 12 pm and 1.30 pm. The green activists questioned the timeframe given by the committee for the hearing. They objected to the fact that only one and half hours were allotted for reviewing five major environment laws. With the committee reportedly dismissing their concerns, one activist claimed that the hearing was a joke. In response, activists present at the hearing said that Subramanian walked out of the room stating,"Then, we will end the joke here. Any further grievances can be mailed to us later." The activists state that soon after the committee members entered the room, representatives ...
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This is home away from home 28.9.2014 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
At this place, the taste is Tibetan. But for me, exploring other horizons is more important," says Tenzin. The youngsters here admire him for his work. The "earlier generation", of course, does not relate to him. After dabbling in fashion designing and hair dressing, Tenzin has now set up a tattoo studio in Select City Mall in Saket. "When I started of as a tattoo artist, people in the colony considered it as an odd career option. But it was meeting people from across communities, which excited me the most." At Majnu ka Tilla or New Aruna Nagar Colony, the Tibetan resettlement area in the Capital, the aspirations of the younger generation is not restricted to "dealing in winter garments" or "selling momos" anymore. The colony's proximity to the Delhi University (DU) has also given it a multi-cultural dimension, further driving the change. Though most Tibetans marry within their own community, the situation is gradually changing with some of them marrying Nepalese, north-easterns and even foreigners.Most ...
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PM in New York 28.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
PM in New York
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Hyderabad: Power cuts here to stay 28.9.2014 TOI: Hyderabad Times
Citizens of Hyderabad can expect to sweat it out daily till the end of October as the power cuts are here to ...
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Colours of conflict 27.9.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Palestinian artist Laila Shawa takes on issues of personal loss, displacement, exile and identity in her work. GIRIDHAR KHASNIS writes. "The only thing that gives me sanity is my work," says Palestinian artist Laila Shawa who was born in Gaza in 1940, eight years before Israel declared its statehood. Known for her forceful paintings, photographs, silk screen prints and installations, which often underscore the Palestinian cause in the Israeli-Palestine conflict, the London-based artist believes that ideally, "art should be a dialogue between civilisations." In the time of discord Born to wealthy and politically influential parents, Shawa was trained in art in Cairo (1957-58) and Rome (1958-64). She also attended summer courses conducted by Oskar Kokoshka, where the Austrian artist and poet strove to inculcate humanist ideals in the aftermath of the spiritual devastation and barbarity of World War II. After working in refugee camps for United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) ...
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PM in New York 27.9.2014 Latest News
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Crimes in Syria, Iraq cannot be accepted by any religion, Lebanon’s leader tells UN 27.9.2014 Sify News
New York, Sept 27 (IBNS) Taking to the General Assembly podium on Friday, President of the Council of Ministers of Lebanon, Tammam Salam, said that his country finds itself in the middle of a turbulent region and that the events unfolding in Syria and Iraq represent human crimes which "cannot be understood nor accepted by any mind or religion."
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First World Conference on Indigenous Peoples: Governments pledge action to advance indigenous rights 27.9.2014 Sify News
New York, Sept 27 (IBNS) Scattered across the globe, indigenous peoples are among the most disadvantaged and vulnerable populations on earth. Braving injustice and discrimination, many are forced to struggle to remain on their ancestral lands and retain the right to their natural resources that are essential to their survival. Others have long since been removed from their lands and denied their languages and traditional ways.
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Cambodians protest Australia resettlement deal 27.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Cambodians protest Australia resettlement deal
Water supply in West Delhi to be hit 27.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Water supply in West Delhi to be hit
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