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Families fight for fair rehabilitation after Kolkata’s decades-old Tallah basti is demolished 15.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Families evicted from Tallah basti in north Kolkata to make way for bridge repairs find themselves in temporary transit sheds, far removed from the lives they were leading. Their main demand is proper rehabilitation  – a permanent place to live from where they won't be thrown out.
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Denver weather: More snow on the way next week 15.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
A trough of low pressure will move in from the Pacific Northwest on Monday, bringing with it the chance for more accumulating snowfall for the Front Range early next week.
Oil glut, stronger rouble strengthen case for Russia to cut oil output - sources 14.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
A growing oil glut in Russia and the promise of a flood of dollars from the sale of a leading bank are strengthening the case for Russia to cut oil output in tandem with OPEC, oil sources said.
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Love story: Video of U.S. astronaut reuniting with her dog goes viral 14.2.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
American astronaut Christina Koch received numerous accolades from her record-breaking, 328-day spaceflight and then a healthy dose of doggy love upon her return home, according a video she posted on social media on ...
Mouni Roy In A Colour-Blocked Swimsuit Sets Beach Goals 14.2.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bollywood celeb Mouni Roy shows us how to raise the bar in a trendy swimsuit
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Three things historical literature can teach us about the climate crisis 14.2.2020 Scroll.in
Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ and Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’, among others, tell us about our historical view of nature.
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Editorial: Do active-shooter drills in schools hurt students more than they help? 14.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

There's a robust business in active-shooter drills at public schools. They need to be rethought and made safe, responsible and effective.

New Zealand police find body of missing British hiker 14.2.2020 Reuters: World News
New Zealand police on Friday found the body of a British backpacker who went missing in the South Island after the area was hit by heavy rain and floods.
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Japan's exports, machinery orders seen falling as virus risks grow: Reuters poll 14.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
Japan's exports likely fell for a 14th straight month while machinery orders are expected to have dropped at the fastest pace in over a year, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, as activity in the world's third-largest economy slows.
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Stafanie Taylor column: Hoping West Indies can replicate 2016 success at T20 World Cup again 14.2.2020 Scroll.in
The West Indies captain has lifted the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup trophy once before and aspires to do it again as the 2020 edition begins.
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Workshops on paediatric, palliative care 14.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Workshops on paediatric, palliative care
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Watch The Dramatic Moment A Plane Is Blown Sideways By Storm Ciara 14.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
On Sunday, the pilot of a Stobart Air flight was forced to abort landing at the Birmingham Airport.
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How ‘nature-based’ transformation of Mylapore tank area could ease Chennai’s water problems 14.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A collective comprised of domain experts and designers have come together under the banner 'City of 1000 Tanks' to work towards water security in the city. Citizen Matters spoke to Sudheendra NK of Madras Terrace, a member organisation, on the plans in place.
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How cities are preparing their water infrastructure for bigger storms 13.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Climate change is fueling a wetter climate. Cities are turning to computer modeling to assess whether their stormwater systems are up to the task.
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Eastbound I-70 closed in Vail due to multiple spin outs 13.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
Eastbound Interstate 70 is closed in East Vail following a series of weather-related spin outs.
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Ranji Trophy wrap: Jagadeesan hits 183 to put TN on top against Saurashtra, Goa storm into quarters 13.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Goans cantered into the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals with an innings and 211-run win over Mizoram in Kolkata.
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Magnitude 6.9 quake strikes off Russia's Kuril Islands - USGS 13.2.2020 Reuters: World News
An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck offshore 99 kilometers (62 miles) south-east of Russia's Kuril Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said on Thursday.
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Roses to become pricier as demand rises ahead of V-Day 13.2.2020 Rediff: Business
Demand has also jumped from abroad, including the European Union and America.
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Smith, Warner must 'ride the storm' in South Africa: Hazlewood 13.2.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Steve Smith and David Warner will be ready for whatever South African crowds throw at them when the Australia batsmen return to the nation two years after the ball-tampering scandal, paceman Josh Hazlewood has said.
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AAP, Netflix engage in banter over 'Little Mufflerman' 13.2.2020 Rediff: News
AAP's Twitter handle on Tuesday shared an image of a young boy dressed up as Chief Minister Kejriwal, with a cap bearing the party's symbol, a v-neck maroon sweater and, of course, a muffler wrapped around his head.
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