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Climate change sparks tension in Assam's tea gardens 5.5.2015 ET: Agriculture
Scientists say climate change is to blame for uneven rainfall that is cutting yields and lifting costs for tea firms such as McLeod Russel, Tata Global Beverages and Jay Shree Tea.
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Climate change sparks tension in India’s tea gardens | Reuters 5.5.2015 FirstPost: India

JORHAT, India (Reuters) - Usha Ghatowar smiles wryly when asked about the pay she earns picking leaves at a colonial-era tea garden in Assam. "Do you think 3,000 rupees are enough when your monthly expenses can be double that?" she mumbles, as she puts on her "jaapi" hat of woven bamboo and palm leaves and takes a sip of tea from a steel mug. As the women workers around Ghatowar nod in agreement the heavens open - it has started raining heavily in recent days after three largely dry months

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Raise ‘creamy layer’ to Rs 10.5 lakh: OBC panel 5.5.2015 TOI: India
The national commission for backward classes has asked the Centre to raise the ‘creamy layer’ criterion for OBCs from the present annual salary of Rs 6 lakh to Rs 10.50 ...
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Climate change sparks tension in India's tea gardens 5.5.2015 Sify Finance
By Krishna N. Das
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Pharendra defeat a wakeup call for BJP before Bihar poll 5.5.2015 TOI: Lucknow Times
Pharenda bypoll result is the ‘writing on the wall’ that the BJP will need to read well ahead of Bihar election to be held later this year and UP polls due in 2017. Despite wooing dalits to bring them to the party fold, the number three finish in the April 30 bypoll will make the party strategists think about redrafting of the election ...
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Prayer for quake victims & Lord's return 5.5.2015 The Telegraph : Bihar
Chief minister Nitish Kumar participated in the special prayer for earthquake victims on the occasion of 2559th Buddha Jayanti on Monday.
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Feedback halt for power job 5.5.2015 The Telegraph : Bihar
The Bihar State Power (Holding) Company has decided to keep the appointment of a distribution franchisee for Patna in abeyance till it receives feedback for the services elsewhere.
Docs pad up against risk of kidnapping 5.5.2015 The Telegraph : Bihar
A spurt in abductions has forced doctors to take up cudgels to protect themselves rather than depending on cops.
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Mishra urges Modi to revive two closed urea plants in Bengal 4.5.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Calling upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure revival of two closed urea units of Hindustan Fertiliser Corporation at Durgapur and Haldia in West Bengal, CPI-M Surjya Kanta Mishra on Monday expressed dismay over the central government ...
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Mishra urges Modi to revive two closed urea plants in Bengal 4.5.2015 New Kerala: West Bengal
Read Full story of 'Mishra urges Modi to revive two closed urea plants in Bengal' at newkerala.com.
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Mishra Urges Modi to Revive Two Closed Urea Plants in Bengal 4.5.2015 newindianexpress.com
The decision was taken following the announcement by the Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) to extend the gas pipeline from Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh to Haldia.
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CPI-M Leader Mishra Urges Modi to Revive 2 Closed Urea Plants in Bengal 4.5.2015 newindianexpress.com
CPI-M Surjya Kanta Mishra on Monday expressed dismay over the central government deciding to reopen three other plants elsewhere while overlooking the interests of the state.
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Nothing official about it 4.5.2015 Latest News
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan's frequent visits to Odisha have kicked off speculation that he was being positioned by the Bharatiya Janata Party as the state's chief ministerial candidate for the 2019 elections. While ...
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Patna HC axes SC/ST quota in promotions 4.5.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of ' Patna HC axes SC/ST quota in promotions ' at newkerala.com.
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Patna HC axes SC/ST quota in promotions 4.5.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The Patna High Court on Monday quashed Bihar's decision to provide reservation in promotions to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) government employees.
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BJP’s Gujarat Muslim cell members to camp in Bihar before assembly elections 4.5.2015 TOI: India
The minority outreach would assume crucial significance in Bihar as the Muslims form a critical block with around 16.5% of ...
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Ready to forge front with Congress in Parliament, but not outside: Yechury 4.5.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Ready to forge front with Congress in Parliament, but not outside: Yechury
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Bihar Trio Held for Engaging Exam Proxies 4.5.2015 newindianexpress.com
After expose, 50 shortlisted persons fail to appear at Heavy Vehicle Factory, Avadi
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3 men held for impersonation in exam at Chennai's Avadi factory 4.5.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Three men from Bihar, who wrote a recruitment examination for Heavy Vehicles Factory at Avadi in March, were arrested by here on Saturday on charges of ...
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CPM ready for Congress tieup in Lok Sabha: Sitaram Yechury 4.5.2015 Asian Age: India
The CPI(M) says it is ready to forge a front with the Congress in Parliament on issues like land bill and secularism, but ruled out being part of a national front or alliances outside because “they are not credible”. Sitaram Yechury, the newly-elected general secretary of the party, acknowledges that the coming Assembly elections in Bihar would be a litmus test for anti-BJP forces and would wait and watch how the merger of Janata Parivar evolves in deciding their strategy. The leader of the CPI(M), whose party joined Sonia Gandhi-led protest march to Rashtrapati Bhavan on the land acquisition bill, said the party’s first emphasis is to strengthen itself. “Inside Parliament, we have said we will unite on all these issues (like land bill), issue to issue which we think are not in the interests of the country and the people. “Outside Parliament, our party has said that the projection of a front at the national level, with many of these regional parties, is not tenable at the moment because such a front has ...
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