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Canada's government to help Newfoundland dig out after massive blizzard 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Canada's federal government will help Newfoundland on the Atlantic coast dig out in the wake of a massive winter blizzard that buried cars and left thousands without power, a Cabinet minister said on Saturday.
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Airport, businesses still closed after blizzard hits Canada's Newfoundland 18.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
The airport and businesses remained closed in the capital of Newfoundland in Atlantic Canada on Saturday in the wake of a massive winter blizzard that buried cars in snow drifts and caused an avalanche in one neighborhood.
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Severe Storm Sweeps Southern US, 11 Dead 12.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Severe storms sweeping the southern US killed at least 11 people, authorities said, as tornadoes and high winds upturned cars, destroyed homes and left tens of thousands without power.
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Over 1,000 Flights Cancelled In Chicago Due To Bad Weather: Reports 12.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
More than 1,000 flights were cancelled as a winter storm hit the Chicago area with heavy winds and rain.
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Coal Sector Denationalized 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In the year 1973 Prime Minister Mrs.Indira Gandhi in a well guarded secret move nationalized all the coal mines and now the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi Government after a gap of 44 years denationalized the coal mining to private sector companies with the move monopoly of Central Government undertaking Coal India Limited has ended. So far it had been producing 80 per cent of total coal production of India and rest 20 per cent by private firms on getting allotment of coal block. Recently there had been 2 big scams the Spectrum in Communication sector and another in the allotment of coal blocks to private firm. In Spectrum case the Court has ruled that there is no scandal in it and entire deal was clean and right. It is estimated that the country has coal reserves of 300 billion tonnes. The coal energy is also source of our power energy. India generates 70 per cent of its power production from thermal plants. Presently the country besides its own coal production also importing coal from the Indonesia ...
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Smoke stalls rescues as Australia plans for next fiery onslaught 6.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australian officials took advantage of better weather on Monday to reopen roads blocked by wildfires and move some people to safety although thick smoke stalled rescue efforts and hundreds of people remained stranded.
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Australia uses bushfires breather to plan for the next onslaught 6.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australian officials used a respite on Monday from fierce wildfires that have killed 24 people across the country's southeast to race to reopen blocked roads and evacuate people who have been trapped for days.
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Croatia's former PM Milanovic wins presidential vote 6.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Former Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic, candidate of the top opposition party the Social Democrats, will be Croatia's next president, the results of the presidential election showed on Sunday.
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Australian firefighters get brief reprieve as death toll rises 5.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Fire threats eased in parts of southeastern Australia on Sunday after a horror day of blazes that killed one man and injured four firefighters, but authorities warned several fires were still burning at emergency levels and hot weather was set to ...
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Australian navy begins mass evacuations as new fire threat looms 3.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Australian navy on Friday began evacuating around 1,000 people stranded on the east coast of the fire-ravaged country as a searing weather front was set to whip up more blazes across the states of Victoria and New South Wales (NSW).
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Oil firm as trade optimism, Mideast tensions support 2.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Oil rose on Thursday as signs of improving trade relations between Washington and Beijing which eased demand concerns and rising tensions in the Middle East provided support.
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Australian authorities steer mass evacuation as wildfires raze holiday towns 2.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Tens of thousands of holiday makers raced to evacuate popular seaside towns on Australia's east coast on Wednesday, fleeing ahead of advancing bushfires, as military ships and helicopters began rescuing thousands more trapped by the blazes.
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Thousands swarm to Australian beaches to escape bushfires 1.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia's east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations.
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Thousands trapped on Australian beaches by dangerous bushfires 31.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia's east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations.
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Exclusive: Modi's office proposes waiving carbon tax on coal 30.12.2019 Reuters: Money News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office has proposed waiving a tax on coal to help finance pollution-curbing equipment, according to documents, but the move would also make coal more competitive in price with solar and wind energy.
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U.S. sanctions block hurry-up work on Russian gas pipeline - officials 30.12.2019 Reuters: Money News
Any companies that rush to finish building a Russian natural gas export pipeline to Germany that came under U.S. sanctions this month risk being penalized, senior U.S. officials said on Sunday.
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Evacuation order in Australia's south-east as bushfires rage and temperatures soar 30.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Thousands of residents and holiday makers are evacuating a swathe of Victoria, in Australia's southeast, as soaring temperatures and strong winds fan massive bushfires.
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Nearly 2,000 Evacuated, One Missing As Scary Cyclone Hits Fiji 28.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Nearly 2,000 people took refuge in emergency shelters and one man was missing after being swept away in floodwaters as Tropical Cyclone Sarai pounded Fiji on Saturday causing widespread damage.
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Death toll reaches 28 as Philippines recovers from Christmas typhoon 27.12.2019 Reuters: Top News
The death toll from a Christmas typhoon that tore through the central Philippines rose to 28 on Friday, with 12 people missing, the disaster agency said, as authorities moved to restore power and residents tried to repair damaged homes.
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Other states interested in buying solar power of Madhya Pradesh 21.12.2019 Central Chronicle
Minister Harsh Yadav presides over Advisory Committee’s meeting Bhopal, In a meeting of the Advisory Committee held at Mantralaya, the Minister for New and Renewable Energy Harsh Yadav informed that not only Metro Rail of Delhi is being operated by the solar energy being produced in the state but other states are also showing keen […]
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