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Mizoram Assembly elections results: Counting begins at 8 with Congress, MNF in key contest 11.12.2018 Zee News : India National
The battle for political dominance in the state of Mizoram would be decided on Tuesday with counting of votes scheduled to begin from 0800hrs. Keeping all fingers crossed would be Congress and the Mizo National Front (MNF) - the two leading contenders in a fight that also has the chance of fringe players dictating terms.
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Box office: ‘Kedarnath’ earns over Rs 25 crore 10.12.2018 Scroll.in
Abhishek Kapoor’s December 7 release stars Sara Ali Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput.
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About 250,000 without power in U.S. southeast after storm 10.12.2018 Reuters: World News
About 250,000 people in the U.S. southeast were without power on Monday and hundreds of flights were cancelled after a storm dumped 20 inches of snow and left one motorist dead.
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Winning ideas to revive Buckingham Canal and make Chennai climate-proof 10.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Eyes on the Canal, an initiative that aims to revive the Buckingham canal, had launched an open ideas competition to transform the neglected waterway. The winning entries propose various innovative approaches that focus not only on the canal but also on overall climate resilience.
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About 300,000 without power in U.S. southeast after storm 10.12.2018 Reuters: World News
About 300,000 people in the U.S. southeast were without power on Monday and hundreds of flights were cancelled after a storm
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Satire and the Malayali: Why India’s best cartoonists almost always come from Kerala 10.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Political cartooning and Kerala have been a perfect match since the first cartoon was published in the state in 1919.
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Temperature Lowers In Himachal Pradesh With Chances Of Snowfall 10.12.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Himachal Pradesh saw a drop in temperature today even as the Met Office has forecast rain and snowfall in the state.
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Macron prepares response to 'yellow vest' protesters as Paris cleans up 10.12.2018 Reuters: Top News
French President Emmanuel Macron will address the country on Monday as he seeks to placate "yellow vest" anti-government protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend.
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Trains, Flights Canceled As Snowstorm Hits Areas South Of Washington, DC 10.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A major winter storm that is expected to spare most of the Washington, D.C., region is blanketing areas south of the nation's capital and disrupting road, air and rail travel.
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Planetary adventure 10.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
HOW do we live with the fact that we are destroying our world? What do we make of the loss of glaciers, the melting Arctic, widening deserts, the many cyclones and drying farmlands? “Because of social taboos, despair at the state of our world and fear for our future are rarely acknowledged,” writes Joanna Macy in YES! Magazine. The suppression of despair, like that of any deep recurring response, contributes to the numbing of the psyche. “Expressions of anguish or outrage are muted, deadened as if a nerve had been cut. This refusal to feel impoverishes our emotional and sensory life. Flowers are dimmer and less fragrant, our loves less ecstatic.” Of all the dangers we face, none is so great as this deadening of our response. “For psychic numbing impedes our capacity to process and respond to information. The energy expended in pushing down despair is diverted from more crucial uses, depleting the resilience and imagination needed for fresh visions and strategies.” Zen poet Thich Nhat Hanh was asked, ...
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How a shorter sea ice season is changing life in the Arctic 9.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is so dramatic in northern Alaska that the effects on hunting and erosion are very real to people who've lived their whole lives there.
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4 years after flash floods, NGH village awaits water supply restoration 9.12.2018 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Dec 09: Residents of Lower Rongbu under Kharkutta in North Garo Hills (NGH) have recently met the minister of Public Health Engineering (PHE) after the village was without drinking water for over 4 years. Water supply to the village was disrupted after the devastating September 2014 floods broke the pipeline which is yet to be repaired.

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US winter storm knocks out power to 140,000 in North Carolina 9.12.2018 Zee News : World
Authorities urged residents to stay off the roads as snow, sleet, and freezing rain were expected to continue into Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said.
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U.S. winter storm knocks out power to 140,000 in North Carolina 9.12.2018 Reuters: World News
A powerful winter storm that hit the U.S. Southeast over the weekend knocked out power for more than 140,000 customers in North Carolina, a utilities company said early on Sunday.
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Women's BBL: Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana score record half-tons 9.12.2018 Sify Finance
[UAE], Dec 9 (ANI): Indian women cricketers Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur scored record half-centuries for their respective teams in the ongoing fourth edition of the Women's Big Bash League
Women’s Big Bash League: Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur start campaign with a bang 9.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Mandhana starred with a brilliant 69 in Hobart Hurricanes’s first win while Harmanpreet scored 45 and 56 in her two matches so far.
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Governor Mukhi inaugurates Manuscript Conservation Centre 9.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Governor Mukhi inaugurates Manuscript Conservation Centre
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Video: Raheem Sterling racially abused by fan, Chelsea launch investigation after social media storm 9.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Twitter users highlighted a first-half incident when a supporter appeared to abuse Sterling as he retrieved the ball near Chelsea supporters.
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CM chairs review meeting ofWater Resources and Minor Irrigation Departments 9.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
CM chairs review meeting ofWater Resources and Minor Irrigation Departments
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15th Orange Festival kicks off : CM Biren promises financial aid to orange growers 9.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
15th Orange Festival kicks off : CM Biren promises financial aid to orange growers
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