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Acted most quickly in flood-hit Assam: Kiren Rijiju 28.7.2017 TOI: India
The government’s response to current flood situation in states like Assam and Gujarat has been the “quickest ever possible”, Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju claimed on Thursday even as he informed the Rajya Sabha that 600 persons had died in flood-hit areas across the country.
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State’s MPs urge Jaitley to retain Chief Commissioner’s office 28.7.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 27: In the backdrop of moves to shift the office of the Chief Commissioner to Guwahati and the vehement protests against this move, the state’s two MPs led a delegation of aggrieved employees of the office to meet Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley on Thursday to seek his intervention in ensuring that such designs do not fructify.

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Indo – Bangladesh fencing to be broken to facilitate elephant movement 28.7.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 27: Sections of the fencing along the international border between India and Bangladesh will be broken to facilitate the movement of elephants which migrate between the two countries as was informed on Thursday.
Both countries have also decided to constitute a Joint Working Group to draft protocols and Standard Operating Procedures for trans-boundary conservation and management of elephants and their movements in both countries.

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Floods in Rajasthan: 2 gates of Jawai dam in Pali district opened, rescue operations continue 28.7.2017 India Today| Must Read
Two gates of Jawai Dam, which happens to be the biggest in western Rajasthan, were opened on Thursday after the level of water in the dam rose above 60 feet. Heavy rains and rise in water levels of rivers have affected many parts of Rajasthan.
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'508 persons killed this year in disaster caused by rains' 27.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As many as 508 persons were killed due to heavy rains, floods and landslides this year so far and Rs 9,382.80 crore has been allocated as central share to all states' disaster relief fund accounts for 2017-18, parliament was informed on Thursday.
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Goodricke looking to buy more tea gardens in Assam 27.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Goodricke Group Ltd on Thursday said that it is looking to buy more tea gardens in Assam.
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Govt gave 'quickest' unbiased response to floods in Assam, Gujarat: Rijiju 27.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Paramilitary forces have also been told to be ready to respond to the situation: Rijiju
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Government plans 800-mile highway embankment to curb floods in northeast 27.7.2017 ET: Infrastructure
The proposed six-lane highway will cost about 400 billion rupees ($620 million), making it among the most expensive infrastructure projects in the state.
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Severe Weather Warning in India: July 27 to 31 27.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 27: India Meteorological Department has issued severe weather warning for 27th to 31st July, 2017 as below
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Statement on Situation arising out of recent floods in various parts of the country, particularly in Assam 27.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 27: Following is the text of statement made in Rajya Sabha today by Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju on 'Situation arising out of recent floods in various parts of the country, particularly in Assam':
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Flood fury continues in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Assam: Top 10 developments 27.7.2017 TOI: India
Torrential rains continue to wreak havoc in various parts of Assam, Rajasthan and Gujarat. Here are the top 10 developments from flood-hit states:
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Paytm Mall Campus Icon Programme receives over 20,000 entries 27.7.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , July 27 : Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm e-commerce Pvt. Ltd. launched an industry-focused learning programme Campus Icon which will mentor students on critical real-world techniques related to product, marketing, design among others via seminars.This has received over 20,000 responses.
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Centre approves three more SSB bomb detection squads 27.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
New Delhi, July 27 (IANs) The government has given approval to the creation of three more Bomb Detection and Disposal Squads in the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), an official said on Thursday.
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Statement on ‘Situation arising out of recent floods in various parts of the country, particularly in Assam’ 27.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Following is the text of statement made in Rajya Sabha today by Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju on ‘Situation arising out of recent floods in various parts of the country, particularly in Assam’
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Response to floods in Assam, Gujarat 'quickest': Kiren Rijiju 27.7.2017 TOI: India
The response to floods in states like Assam and Gujarat has been the "quickest ever possible", the government said while making it clear that there was no "bias" in its approach and intent in providing rescue teams and relief funds.
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Paytm Mall Campus Icon Programme receives over 20,000 entries 27.7.2017 Sify Finance
[India], July 27 (ANI): Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm e-commerce Pvt. Ltd. launched an industry-focused learning programme Campus Icon which will mentor students on critical real-world techniques
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ONGC intensifies exploration of gas in Tripura 27.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
ONGC intensifies exploration of gas in Tripura
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Land acquisition begins for India-Bangladesh rail line 27.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Land acquisition begins for India-Bangladesh rail line
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Nagaland CM allocates portfolios to ministers 27.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland CM allocates portfolios to ministers
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Nitish takes oath as Bihar CM again 27.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Nitish takes oath as Bihar CM again
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