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National parks banned bottled water to discourage pollution. Trump just sided with the lobby for bottling companies. 18.8.2017 Washington Post
The move came three weeks after the confirmation of David Bernhardt as deputy interior secretary. Bernhardt used to lobby for a company that distributes the Deer Park brand.
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Elephants deployed to clear invasive plant species 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Elephants at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve are being used to clear lantana camara, an invasive species of plant which has taken over vast tracts of the reserve.Lantana camara, eupatorium and parthenium,...
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'Spectacular' autumn foliage is forecast for New England 18.8.2017 AP Top News
BOSTON (AP) -- New England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush....
CallHealth to expand footprint by setting up health care lounges in IT parks 18.8.2017 News
Hyderabad, 18 August: Hyderabad-based CallHealth Services Private Limited, which has built an on-line platform along with the essential front-end infrastructure to offer integrated healthcare services to people at the choice of their location, is now planning to roll-out 'Healthcare Lounges' across all IT parks.Having a legacy of working for long hours and spending most of their time at work places, the IT professionals are likely to find these Lounges a very convenient spot to get quick access to a whole range of healthcare and wellness services for themselves as well as for their families, according to the company.CallHealth has launched one such Healthcare Lounge at Phoenix Avance SEZ in the city on Friday, offering ' one door' access to all healthcare services to over 20,000 working professionals across companies within the premises. "While we had already set up 13-14 such healthcare lounges in schools and corporate offices, this is the first such facility in an IT park. We are ...
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Essential California: Why the extreme right is targeting liberal California 18.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, Aug. 18, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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Why the extreme right loves California

Extreme-right and white nationalist groups have been rallying in liberal California, seeking media attention...

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Watch the eclipse from 300 feet up on a zipline tour in the San Gabriel Mountains 18.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

If you haven’t made viewing plans for Monday’s eclipse, there’s a place in Southern California where you can watch from 300 feet in the air.

Ziplines at Pacific Crest in the San Gabriel Mountains offers a tree canopy tour timed to seeing the partial solar eclipse while being up in the air and out...

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TRIFED celebrates World Honey Bee Day 18.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
To create awareness about Beekeeping and uses of its products including Honey, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) is celebrating World Honey Bee Day
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Kerala posted 17 percent increase in milk production, claims minister 18.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Kotkhai rape-murder case: Himachal HC orders SIT, other officials to file affidavit by August 24 18.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , August 18 : The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday ordered state police Special Investigating Team (SIT) and other concerned police officials to file affidavit individually by August 24.
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Haiku in the Himalayas 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Why slow luxury in Bhutan, the Aman way, is a form of hotel nirvana
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Beauty in disorder 18.8.2017 HBL: Home
Bureaucratic decisions give us collectives of trees that merely entertain, not surprise
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Landscaping goes to middle class homes 18.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Penury in the backyard of India’s rocket launch pad 18.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Tree cheers for Chennai 18.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
A leisurely well-paced walk through the Kotturpuram Tree Park, as part of the Madras Day Celebrations, was revelatory, to say the least.
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58 tigers in Kerala's two tiger reserves: Forest Minister 18.8.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
As per a tiger census conducted at the national level in 2010, considered as authoritative figure, there were 38 tigers in Parambikulam spread over 643 sq feet area and 34 in Periyar that covers an area of 925 sq feet.
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North Carolina police shoot, injure stabbing suspect 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina police officer shot and wounded a suspect fleeing the scene of a double stabbing. Eden Police Department Capt. John Edwards tells local news outlets that officers and Rockingham County sheriff’s deputies responded at 2:30 p.m. Thursday to a reported assault at an apartment complex. Officers had […]
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Grand Teton park to outshine bigger Yellowstone for eclipse 18.8.2017 AP National
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Its jagged, soaring peaks rise high over northwest Wyoming, but Grand Teton National Park is always in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, Yellowstone National Park....
Ready for a mammoth task 18.8.2017 Hindu: Crafts
Actor-activist Dia Mirza on championing elephant corridors through Gaj Yatra
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Grand Teton park to outshine bigger Yellowstone for eclipse 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Its jagged, soaring peaks rise high over northwest Wyoming, but Grand Teton National Park is always in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, Yellowstone National Park. But thanks to the total solar eclipse Monday, Grand Teton is expected to outshine, and overshadow, one of the nation’s most popular parks — at […]
Over 140 animals found dead in flood-hit Kaziranga Park in Assam 18.8.2017 India Today| Must Read
Since August 10, seven rhinos, 122 swamp deer, two elephants, three wild boars, two hog deer, three sambhar deer, one buffalo and one porcupine died, KNP Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Rohini Ballav Saikia said yesterday.
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