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HC tells govt, corps to wake up to dengue threat 22.5.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Awareness programme for dengue should be aggressive: HC 22.5.2017 DNA: Health
The aggression shown in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign by the Centre would have yielded better results if it was also shown in spreading awareness about dengue and chikungunya, the Delhi High Court said today.
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How a hotline from PMO to northeast set stage for South Asia satellite 22.5.2017 TOI: India
Months before India put PM Modi’s space diplomacy into the orbit connecting South Asian countries, scientists had set up a hotline between Umsaw, a remote village in Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, and the PMO to demonstrate certain features that are similar to those built into the South Asia Satellite.
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Indian rocket that US once ‘grounded’ will put Isro-Nasa satellite in space 22.5.2017 TOI: India
In 1992, the US under President George Bush had slapped sanctions on Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and prevented Russia from sharing cryogenic engine technology with the Indian space agency so as to check India from making missiles.
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Elephant census: focus not just on numbers, but age also 21.5.2017 Hindu: News
Over 80 volunteers in 24 beats took part in the census
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Toilet locator app to now cover 85 cities by Oct 2 19.5.2017 TOI: India
The Centre has set a target of rolling out the “Toilet Locator” initiative across 85 cities by October 2. Under the initiative people having smart phones can download an application and simply tap Google Maps on their smart devices to locate a public toilet nearby.
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Of beast, birds, butterflies, and trees 19.5.2017 Hindu: Arts
Many eco-warriors in the city are at the forefront of efforts to maintain and protect the rich biodiversity of the place we call home. May 22 is World Biodiversity Day
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Pandemic alert: How lessons from China can help us rethink health threats 19.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
In China, change occurred with the introduction of maps by Western missionaries in the 16th century
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Health panel fails, corp bears the brunt 18.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Indian farm sector on road to accepting genomics: TNAU V-C 17.5.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
India's agriculture sector is heading to embrace the world of genomics where plants and animals are examined and assessed at their DNA or genetic level, K. Ramasamy, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agric...
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Doubts raised over sustainability of popular water management schemes 17.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The recurrence of severe drought in many parts of the country has prompted state governments to devise innovative water management techniques and the immediate success in some of them in states like Maharashtra and Karnataka has kindled a ray of hope. But there are also voices of caution.
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Google Doodle marks Antikythera Mechanism's discovery 17.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Google on Wednesday marked the discovery of Antikythera Mechanism - believed to be the world's first computer - 115 years ago.
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Property tax income to double with GIS mapping 17.5.2017 DNA: Top News
With the state cabinet giving its nod for GIS mapping of seven million properties in 380 local bodies in the state, the state government would be doubling its property tax income. The nod was given for GIS mapping of all properties falling under the jurisdiction of class C and D municipalities in the state. There are 27 municipal corporations and over 350 municipal councils. Barring big cities like Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, the decision will apply to all smaller municipalities. Urban development department officials have said that there are 30 to 40 per cent of properties not in the property tax net. They are either shown to have a lesser area, or by paying the tax by hiding the premisis' utilisation of being rented out for commercial purposes. Union government has asked the state government to bring 90 per cent of the properties under GIS mapping and it is one of the criteria for availing the benefits of Central schemes. The planning department has already given the task of providing maps to Maharashtra ...
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State sanctions Rs 260cr for GIS mapping 17.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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‘Mosquitoes do not wait for meetings’ 16.5.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings: HC to AAP govt on dengue 16.5.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
Delhi High Court said that despite today being the National Dengue Day, no awareness programmes or advertisements were run by the authorities.
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Delhi HC raps Centre, Delhi Govt. over vector-borne diseases 16.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Delhi HC raps Centre, Delhi Govt. over vector-borne diseases
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Maharashtra okays Rs 260 cr for GIS mapping of urban local bodies 16.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The state cabinet on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 260 crore for GIS mapping (Geographic Information System) of all the C and D municipal corporations, councils and nagar panchayats in the state.
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Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings: HC to govt on dengue 16.5.2017 DNA: Health
A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the authorities at the ground level have not taken any preventive steps, including fumigation and issuing of advertisements to inform the public, to curb the spread of vector-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya.
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Why no scientific solution to prevent dengue, chikungunya, asks HC 16.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday slammed the civic agencies, saying none of them have made effort to plan a scientific solution to prevent outbreak of vector-borne disease such as chikungunya and dengue this monsoon.
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