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How ‘smart city’ Chennai can be more resilient to disasters such as 2015 floods 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Technology in many ways forms the base for a smart city. With the 2015 floods exposing the city's inability to deal with heavy rains and flooding, the smart city mission should address the gaps and build resilience through use of digital infrastructure.
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Guwahati’s garbage mess gets worse in the rains, calls for collective action 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Monsoon has turned the streets of Guwahati into a serious health hazard for citizens, and this is why. Most importantly, the solution now lies as much in the hands of citizens as with city administrators.
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Popeyes spicy chicken sandwich launch heats up social media 24.8.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
A sign posted inside a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Queens borough of New York on Friday said the restaurant was out of its newly launched fried chicken sandwich. Other outlets in the city were also sold ...
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State govt signs pact with NHPC for Subansiri dam 24.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
State govt signs pact with NHPC for Subansiri dam
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College Football TV Schedule: What Time Is The Miami vs. Florida Game 2019 Saturday? Prediction, Odds, Preview 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The two powers from the Sunshine state will kickoff college football's 150th season Saturday in Orlando.
2 Pregnant Women Rescued In Chopper From Flood-Hit Uttarakhand 23.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
After incidents of cloudbursts, the Uttarakhand government sent teams of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) to carry...
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"Chernobyl On Ice": Russia Launches First-Ever Floating Nuclear Reactor 23.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Akademik Lomonosov Nuclear Reactor: Russia launched the world's first floating nuclear reactor, sending it on an epic journey across the Arctic on Friday, despite environmentalists warning of a...
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Using facial recognition technology to predict hailstorms 23.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Scientists are building machine learning models to better predict severe thunderstorms capable of producing hail.
Denver weather: Afternoon thunderstorms and rain showers in the city, large hail on the plains possible 23.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Mild temperatures and afternoon rain showers and thunderstorms are expected in the Denver metro area Friday.
Helicopter Carrying Relief Material Makes Emergency Landing In Uttarkashi 23.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The crew of a private helicopter engaged in relief operations in the rain-ravaged Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand had a narrow escape on Friday after the copter made an emergency landing on the...
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Tourism was a powerful economic engine in Thailand. Then a boat full of Chinese sank 23.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Chinese groups canceled trips to Phuket last year after a boat carrying tourists capsized, killing 47 people. This season, things are even worse.

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Newcastle not in crisis but need results, says Bruce 23.8.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Newcastle United's poor start to the season has been blown out of proportion but the best way for the club to stem the "mini crisis" is to start winning games, manager Steve Bruce said on Friday.
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BWF Badminton World Championships, day 5 live updates: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth eye semifinal spots 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
Live updates from day five of the 2019 Worlds in Basel, Switzerland.
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Russia Is Launching a Floating Nuclear Reactor, Despite Warnings It Could Be 'Chernobyl on Ice' 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The 21,000-ton Akademik Lomonosov is being sent to remote Siberian to provide power for local oil platforms.
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Exclusive: Japanese utilities start selling uranium fuel into depressed market 23.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
Japan's nuclear operators are starting to sell some of their huge holdings of uranium fuel, as chances fade of restarting many more reactors eight years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
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Flights cancelled as Taiwan braces for typhoon 23.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Taiwan braced for Typhoon Bailu on Friday, prompting cancellations of domestic flights amid warnings of floods and high seas on the island.
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Madhya Pradesh Man Dies Of Heart Attack After Argument Over Evacuation 23.8.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A 62-year-old man in a village in flood-hit Madhya Pradesh died of heart attack on Thursday after he had an argument with some officials of the civic administration when they were evacuating people...
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Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time 23.8.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the ...
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Indo-Bangla border meet held at Aizawl 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Indo-Bangla border meet held at Aizawl
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Erosion takes serious turn in Dhemaji 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Erosion takes serious turn in Dhemaji
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