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Reopening of Big Thompson Canyon heralds the start of the summer season in Colorado 24.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The start of summer comes to Big Thompson Canyon this week in the form of 380,000 cubic yards of blasted rock cleared out over the winter and the road to Estes Park -- and the outdoor playground that surrounds it -- open once again to the public.
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Gradually trending sunnier, 70s return 24.5.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Spring in Minnesota. Two steps forward. One step back. Our sky color trends from gray to blue over the next 48 hours. We dodge a few clouds with mixed sun Wednesday, but bright blue sunny skies rule by Thursday. Watch NOAA’s GFS model’s low cloud fraction depict the trend of fewer clouds over the next 48 hours.…
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Running out of water, South Africa's Cape Town asks everyone to cut water usage, including tourists 24.5.2017 L.A. Times - World News

“Day Zero” in Cape Town — the day that the water taps slow to a muddy dribble, then a drip and run dry — is around three months away.

The city, one of South Africa’s top tourist destinations, nestled on the country’s southern coast beneath Table Mountain, faces a severe water crisis as reservoirs...

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Weatherman doesn’t expect showers today 24.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Corpn school kids turn into disaster managers 24.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Chalapathi Rao slammed for remarks on women 24.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Police complaint filed against actor
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Mayor says uniform for staff cannot become a reality 24.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
A caller from Urwa Stores gave the suggestion at a phone-in
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‘There is a feeling that now the Northeast will grow’ 24.5.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
The Assam Chief Minister on a year of leading the first ever BJP-led government in the State
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Sound of silence 23.5.2017 FrontLine: Other
In New Zealand, the grandeur of the mountains, the endless expanse of the ocean, the vast meadows and the deafening silence in general seem designed to remind one of one’s own insignificance. Text & photographs by SUDHA MAHALINGAM
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India mulling building tsunami early warning system in South China Sea 23.5.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The government is exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system in the disputed the South China Sea, which has been witnessing China's growing assertiveness.M Rajeevan, the secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, said India already has a system in place to provide tsunami warning to the south-east and south Asian nations."India is the chairperson of RIMES (Regional Integrated Multi-hazard Early Warning System for Asia and Africa). We are also a major contributor in terms of resources. So, we are exploring the possibility of having a tsunami early warning system in
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Driving into airport, halting at T2 entrance will no more be charged 23.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Next time you drive to Terminal 2 at Mumbai airport, do not fret over being charged a Rs 130 toll for entering the premises and halting there as the fee has now been withdrawn.
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Hailstorm that hammered west metro Denver May 8 is costliest ever for Colorado 23.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The hailstorm that pounded west metro Denver with golf ball and baseball-sized stones on May 8 will rank as the most expensive in state history, according to estimates Tuesday from the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association.
Lava within Earth's mantle still as hot as it was 2.5 billion years ago! 23.5.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
A mantle plume has been discovered – an upwelling of hot material from deep inside the Earth towards the surface – that still seems to be bubbling away even after 2.5 billion years.
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Search for missing mason continues 23.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Was washed away during heavy rain on Saturday night
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Climate action will boost economic output: OECD 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Tagging the growth and climate agenda together, rather than treating climate as a separate issue, could lift 2050 economic output by up to 2.8 percent, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday.
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Foreign aid under the ax in State Department budget proposal 23.5.2017 Washington Post
Foreign aid under the ax in State Department budget proposal
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Defending champion Sparks lead AP Power poll, Lynx second 23.5.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

NEW YORK (AP) — Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus took the winter off to rest. The Minnesota Lynx trio looks refreshed and ready to go after falling just short against the Los Angeles Sparks in the WNBA Finals last season, a few seconds away from a fourth title in six seasons. The Lynx […]
Three years` achievements better than 30 years: Harsh Vardhan 23.5.2017 Zee News : India National
Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said the three years' achievements of his ministry are better than the previous 30 years.
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Irdai to alter insurance policy covers for shops and hotels 23.5.2017 News
A working group has been set up to examine the current insurance product structure
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Pricing pressure in US market the new worry for Pharma majors 23.5.2017 Market News
The intense pricing pressure in the US market, reflected in the 26 per cent dip in net sales of Sun Pharma's US subsidiary Taro Pharma, saw India's largest pharma company lose nearly 8 per cent in intra-day trade on Tuesday. The stock closed 4.3 per cent down at Rs 612.55 at the end of days' trading. The price correction was not limited to Sun Pharma with all pharma majors either hitting their 52-week or yearly lows. The BSE Healthcare index was the biggest loser among sectoral indices shedding over 3 per cent on Tuesday. Thus far in the calendar year 2017, the Nifty Pharma index has underperformed with a fall of nearly 6%, as compared to a rally of around 14-15% in the Nifty50 and the S&P BSE Sensex.Among individual stocks, Lupin, Aurobindo Pharma, Divi's Laboratories, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Indoco Remedies, Strides Shasun and Wockhardt hit their respective 52-week low on the BSE in intra-day trade on Tuesday.The drop in Taro revenues came despite the 3 per cent increase in ...
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