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Unaoil paid $6 million in bribes for Iraqi oil contracts, London court hears 24.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Monaco-based oil and gas consultancy Unaoil paid $6 million (4.6 million pounds) in bribes to secure Iraqi oil contracts after the fall of Saddam Hussein, a London court heard on Thursday.
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Gas truck explodes in Lima, killing two and injuring dozens 24.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A truck carrying natural gas exploded on Thursday in Peru's capital, killing at least two people and injuring 48 in an accident that Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra labelled a "tragedy."
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Amid 3-Capital Row, Andhra Minister Hints At Abolition Of Legislative Council 23.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Andhra Pradesh Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development Botsa Satyanarayana on Thursday hinted at the abolition of Legislative Council after its chairman MA Sharif referred the...
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Seawater Quality In Mumbai, Thane Districts Deteriorating: Report 22.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has released a report stating that seawater as well as quality of water in Mumbai and Thane districts is deteriorating.
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அழிவை நோக்கி மெல்ல செல்லும் கொரட்டூர் ஏரியை நம்மால் மீட்க முடியுமா? 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Water bodies across the city have suffered the impact of encroachment and discharge of sewage and effluents. The fate of Korattur Lake is no different. Read the Tamil translation of our article on the slow demise of this vital water body.
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Kolkata plans its first biomining project at Mollar Bheri landfill on eastern wetland 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The Rs 21-crore project will be implemented in 55 acres of land near Mollar Bheri, a shallow fishery located in the East Kolkata Wetlands, that has seen a 12-feet-high mountain of waste build up over the years.
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Watch: Madhya Pradesh Minister Picks Up Spade, Clean Dry Waste 21.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A Madhya Pradesh minister on Monday took a spade to clean garbage near a warehouse in Indore, which has been named India's cleanest city four times in a row, and videos of the act went viral on social...
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Ukraine presses for return of Iran plane black boxes 20.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Ukraine on Monday urged Iran to return the black boxes from a Ukrainian passenger plane shot down by the Iranian military with the loss of all 176 people on board.
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Locked-out workers block entrances to Canada's Co-op Refinery 20.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Locked-out workers at the Co-op Refinery in Regina, Saskatchewan blockaded the facility on Monday, halting the movement of workers and trucks, the union and owner said.
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters, says bottom may be near 20.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
The International Monetary Fund on Monday trimmed back its 2020 global growth forecasts due to sharper-than-expected slowdowns in India and other emerging markets but said a U.S.-China trade deal was another sign that trade and manufacturing activity may soon bottom ...
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Ukraine to press for plane crash black boxes as Iran minister visits 20.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Ukraine will press Iran to hand over the black boxes from the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane at a meeting with a visiting Iranian delegation on Monday, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told reporters.
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Pipeline fire kills three in Lagos - Reuters witness 20.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A fire on a pipeline owned by Nigeria's state oil company in the commercial capital Lagos killed three people on Sunday, a Reuters witness said.
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Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: AAP leader Sant Lal Chawaria Joins BJP 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi Safai Karamchari Commission chairman and AAP leader Sant Lal Chawaria joined the BJP on Sunday in presence party leader Shyam Jaju.
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Upto Rs 10 Lakh On Local Bodies For Not Clearing Waste: Green Tribunal 18.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
There is a huge gap in generation and treatment of waste which is endangering the environment and adversely affecting public health, the National Green Tribunal has said while directing that continued...
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Trump ups Puerto Rico quake aid after attaching strings to relief 17.1.2020 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday declared a major disaster in quake-hit Puerto Rico, a day after his administration placed tougher restrictions on the island for billions of dollars in delayed hurricane aid.
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Puerto Rico to be given access to $8.2 billion in blocked disaster aid funding - Politico 15.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Puerto Rico will be allowed access to $8.2 billion in blocked disaster aid funding by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Politico reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Factbox: Abu Dhabi's ADNOC attracts billions from foreign investors 15.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Over the past three years, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has expanded its oil and gas business and quietly raised more than $19 billion in a variety of ways.
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Drivers' Day observed : Transport Jt Director underlines importance of traffic rules 15.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Drivers' Day observed : Transport Jt Director underlines importance of traffic rules
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Graphic: Crude exports boom on U.S. Gulf Coast, allaying bottleneck fears 14.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. crude exports from Corpus Christi, Texas, have surged to a record in recent weeks, often surpassing hubs such as Houston and Beaumont, Texas, thanks to faster-than-expected infrastructure additions.
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