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Year End Review 2018 – MNRE 10.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Keeping in view our commitment to a healthy planet and our Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India made a pledge that by 2030, 40% of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources, it was determined that 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by 2022.
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Endangered migratory bird sighted in Manipur after 92 years 10.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Endangered migratory bird sighted in Manipur after 92 years
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: December 10th 2018 10.12.2018 Scroll.in
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 attributable to air pollution: Study 6.12.2018 Zee News : India National
One in eight deaths in India last year was attributable to air pollution.
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Govt procures pulses, oilseeds worth Rs 44,142 cr from farmers in last 4 years 5.12.2018 Zee News : Business
Procurement of 78.84 Lakh MT amounting to Rs 35,800 crore alone has been contributed by the states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh, the government said.
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LIVE! Taliban being used as hedge against India: US commander 5.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Why India must thank marathoner Mina Guli 5.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Mina Guli wants to complete 100 marathons across the world to raise awareness of water scarcity and save water.
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Pulses and Oilseeds amounting to Rs. 44,142 crore procured from farmers during 2014-15 to 2018-19 4.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government has undertaken various interventions to boost the pulse and oilseeds production during last four and a half years to achieve self-sufficiency in the country. The country has reported production of 25.23 Million Tonnes of pulses during 2017-18 against production of 14.66 Million Tonnes in the year 2009-10, an increase of 72.10%.
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Mumbai: Fire breaks out in forest on hill near Aarey Milk Colony, no casualties reported 3.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Fire officials have asked police stations in the vicinity to evacuate adivasi communities living in the forest.
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Farm distress, low literacy, high infant mortality: The cocktail of troubles ailing Madhya Pradesh 2.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state, which recently went to polls, has improved in several indicators in the last decade but has a long way to go to shed its ‘bimaru’ tag.
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Parliament must debate agriculture crisis, not Ram temple, say farmers marching in Delhi 1.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Most farmers said the BJP was using temple politics to distract from pressing matters. Others said they would welcome a Ram temple.
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Upset over meagre valuation, Nashik farmer money orders entire proceeds to Modi 30.11.2018 Zee News : Business
Nashik district is known for production of red onions.
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Farm growth in UPA era better than 4 years of NDA 30.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
For the entire UPA regime, from 2005-06 to 2013-14, the average annual farm growth according to the GDP back series data is 3.8 per cent, which too is higher than the first four years of the NDA, though these two periods aren't comparable because one spans nine years and the other four.
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Thousands of farmers storm Parliament Street, demand end to agrarian crisis 30.11.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Slogans like ‘Ayodhya nahi, karz maafi chahiye (Not Ayodhya, need debt waiver), resonated in the air as thousands of farmers across the country assembled at the Parliament Street, here on Friday to demand loan waiver, better price for their produces and special session of Parliament for agrarian crisis. Over one lakh farmers, who were […]
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Goa: There is no question of replacing Manohar Parrikar as chief minister, says BJP ally 30.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
State minister Vijay Sardesai, who heads the Goa Forward Party, said the chief minister was doing fine when he met him earlier this week.
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'Dr Kurien was beyond caste, creed and religion' 30.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The controversy created by a Gujarat minister was totally unnecessary and unwanted.''It is a disgrace that a person who happened to be Gujarat's finance minister, spoke this kind of rubbish.'
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With reservations for powerful Marathas, BJP hopes to consolidate hold on Maharashtra. Can it? 30.11.2018 Scroll.in
If the saffron party is to grow, it must add Marathas to its base of urban traders and upper caste voters.
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‘If they lose polls in all five states, they’ll fulfil our demands’: Farmers march in hope in Delhi 30.11.2018 Scroll.in
The thousands of farmers from across India who converged in Ramlila Maidan on Thursday will march to Parliament on Friday to press for their demands.
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Traffic hit as farmers from across India converge in Delhi for Kisan March 29.11.2018 Zee News : States
The farmers, who marched to Ramlila Ground on Thursday and will reach Parliament Street on Friday, came from different corners of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.
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Scroll Explainer: Why farmers are marching to Delhi 29.11.2018 Scroll.in
They want better prices for their crops and for Parliament to actually discuss this.
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