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Puducherry Chief Minister Storms Out Of Event, Kiran Bedi Demands Apology 28.1.2020 NDTV News - South
The protracted tussle between the Puducherry government and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi took an ugly turn on Sunday when Chief Minister V Narayanasamy walked out of a function organised for...
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Turkey ends rescue efforts after earthquake toll reaches 41 27.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Turkey called off rescue operations on Monday in eastern areas hit by Friday's earthquake after emergency workers recovered the body of a final person they were searching for in a collapsed building, bringing the death toll to 41, authorities said.
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Magnitude 5.4 quake hits southern Iran - state TV 27.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Fars province in southern Iran on Monday, Iranian state TV reported.
Denver weather: Will the snow-less streak finally be snapped? 27.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A few flakes could finally fly from those skies this week, and it could snap a couple of streaks in the process. Two rounds of rain and snow, including one on Monday, could finally deliver a bit of moisture to the unusually dry Front Range.
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With clock ticking, Democratic White House hopefuls sprint through Iowa during impeachment break 27.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The leading three Democratic U.S. senators running for president barnstormed across Iowa this weekend, seeking to maximize a frenzied 36 hours before returning to Washington to resume duties as jurors in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
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Two more missing after Turkey quake kills 39 27.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The death toll rose to 39 from the earthquake that struck eastern Turkey on Friday, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Monday, as rescue teams continued the search for two others who remained under a collapsed building.
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Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Solomon Islands: EMSC 27.1.2020 Reuters: World News
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said http://bit.ly/2GodlxB on Monday.
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Turkey searches for last people missing from quake that killed at least 38 27.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
A woman and her young child were pulled out alive from under a collapsed building before Turkey began winding down its rescue operation on Sunday following an earthquake that killed at least 38 people.
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‘I wanted to broaden and complicate the way one understands life in Afghanistan’: Jamil Jan Kochai 27.1.2020 Scroll.in
The writer’s debut novel, ‘99 Nights in Logar’, was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.
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Nearly 50 dead, thousands displaced as storms lash southeast of Brazil 26.1.2020 Reuters: World News
At least 46 people have died in Brazil and more than 25,000 have been displaced due to widespread flooding following storms and heavy rains that have swept across the south east of the country, authorities said on Sunday.
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India @Aus Open: Paes-Jelena advance in mixed doubles 26.1.2020 Rediff: Sports
Leander Paes reached the mixed doubles second round with partner Jelena Ostapenko while Rohan Bopanna progressed to the quarterfinals
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Turkey quake rescue winds down after dozens pulled from rubble 26.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A woman and her young child were pulled out alive from under a collapsed building before Turkey began winding down its rescue operation on Sunday following an earthquake that killed at least 38 people.
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'Painful For Nirbhaya Family': Mother Of Scarlett Keeling, Killed In Goa 26.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Britisher Fiona Mackeown, whose teenage daughter was sexually abused before her death in Goa in 2008, on Sunday said she shared the pain of the mother of Nirbhaya whose rapists are awaiting gallows in...
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Teams search for survivors as Turkey quake death toll rises 26.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Working against the clock in freezing temperatures, Turkish rescue teams pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, days after a powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit the country's east.
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Indian tennis: Bopanna-Kichenok, Paes-Ostapenko advance in mixed doubles at Australian Open 26.1.2020 Scroll.in
Rohan Bopanna and Nadiia Kichenok progressed to the mixed doubles quarter-finals while Leander Paes and Jelena Ostapenko made a winning start.
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Dozens pulled from rubble as Turkey quake toll hits 35 26.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Rescue teams working through the night pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey's disaster authority said on Sunday, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country's east rose to 35.
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Flood Fury 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The entire nation is in the grip of flood fury as never before. The dams are full and all the rivers in the high spate. In Madhya Pradesh all dams are full and gates opened to discharge the excess water. The rivers are already in flood and dam water added to it has caused much more flood in it and village and towns on its of banks pushed in wash away situation. The Bargi Dam on Narmada all the 15 gates are opened. The highest Narmada dam Sardar Sarovar dam in Gujarat it all 25 gates were opened to discharge excess water. In Sidhi and Dhar tanks breached submerging many villages.  In Madhya Pradesh the flood situation is worse in Khargaon and Badwani. The national and state ways are badly damaged and many of roads are totally washed away.  All the metro cities and big cities are affected by flood. In Kolhapur and Sangli in Maharashtra the ground floor of all the houses are under water. In Himalayan hill states Himachal, Uttarakhand in heavy landslide mountains have come down on roads blocking traffic ...
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Sawan Rains 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 21 states of India are facing heavy rains in the Hindu legendary month of Sawan that started from 17th July. But even before it the north eastern states and West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh faced heavy rains in June-July because the monsoon turf line moved there bypassing Western India. The Madhya Pradesh faced almost dry season in June and early July. Now the Madhya Pradesh is having good heavy rains all over the state. Earlier the people and particularly the farmers were very worried over a long gap in the monsoon rains after initial rains indicating arrival of Monsoon. There were no pre-monsoon rains and gap in Monsoon rains added to worries to State Administration also. The Sheopur district in the Western Madhya Pradesh was hit by the rains as never before. It received 186 millimeter (7.32 inches) rains in 12 hours. It is a bordering district with Rajasthan. It was totally cut off from all side with neighbouring districts of Gwalior, Morena, Shivpuri of Madhya Pradesh and ...
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Crop Conditions 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The delay in monsoon by a fortnight has affected agricultural operations in the country. It is the time for summer crop planting which has gone down by 27 per cent in comparison to usual and last year sowing. Monsoon rains have covered the nation. The Mumbai which is generally lashed by downpour in June is experiencing it now in the July month. It is record break rains there. The weather office has warned the people of Mumbai of very heavy rainfall in coming four days. The people of urban areas are flooded with the news of floods all over and water logging in all the cities and towns. But in the agro sector the situation is different. This year the pre-monsoon rains were very scanty and farmers could not prepare their fields for timely sowing. The farmers start planting the summer crops known as Kharif from June 1 expecting monsoon within few days. But this year it was double hit on farmers and agriculture. There were virtually no pre-monsoon rains and monsoon come late by fortnight. The agricultural ...
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Heat Spell Over 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The traditional heat spell of nine days, known as ‘Navtapa’ from May 25 to June 2 is over. But the dry spell and general heat conditions, heat waves will continue till the arrival of monsoon. The India has two monsoon branches known as South West Monsoon that comes first with the entry in Kerala on June 1 and the second branch known as Southern Monsoon enters India around June 4 from Tamil Nadu. The South West Monsoon passing through Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan enters into Madhya Pradesh on June 10 and around it. The Southern branch while passing Andhra and Odisha also cause sufficient rains in the Eastern Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh. During the 9 day spell but for few scattered rains for few minutes occurred in some part of the state particularly in Betul and rains and hail storm hit the Mandsaur area. According to the Weather office this year the monsoon is coming late and will Kerala on June 6. It takes 15 days to come upto Madhya Pradesh. It is expected this year the monsoon ...
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