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List of 80,000 sericulture farmers sent for insurance coverage 17.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
List of 80,000 sericulture farmers sent for insurance coverage
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California adopts stronger fire safety rules for utilities 17.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In the wake of a series of deadly blazes that have scorched the state, the California Public Utilities Commission has passed more stringent regulations for utilities to help reduce the risk of wildfires.

In a unanimous 5-0 vote Thursday, commissioners passed new rules that include:

• keeping trees...

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Trump administration reportedly instructs CDC on its own version of 7 dirty words 16.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reportedly been issued a mandate by the Trump administration to no longer use words and phrases including "fetus," "transgender" and "science-based."
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What Surat can teach other cities about public health 16.12.2017 Business Standard: Today
Once infamous for its filth and the plague outbreak, Surat has now become a leader in sanitation and public health
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Two BJP states contemplate death penalty for rape; face opposition 16.12.2017 Business Standard: Today
The Bill - Dand Vidhi (Madhya Pradesh Sanshodhan) Vidheyak, 2017 - is awaiting the President's assent
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Making up for lost time on Kaleshwaram work 16.12.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Additional men and machinery being deployed to lift 1 TMC ft water for SRSP
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Arctic Temperatures Are Rising So Fast Computers Don’t Believe They’re Real 16.12.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Huffington Post and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Three hundred and twenty miles north of the Arctic Circle, a weather station in America’s northernmost city of Utqiaġvik (formerly Barrow), Alaska, has been quietly collecting temperature data since the 1920s. Early this month, while preparing a report on […]
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DU asks colleges to shortlist names for faculty recruitment 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a move to push the long-stalled faculty recruitment process, Delhi University (DU) has asked its colleges to shortlist candidates for appointment as Assistant Professor.
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Gurugram man found murdered in Delhi 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A 28-year-old man, who was abducted after being offered a lift in a car from Gurugram bus stand on Thursday evening, has been found murdered in Delhi, his family has alleged.
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Farmer's Day special: 5 apps for farmers 16.12.2017 HBL: Home
These select apps are great tools to boost crop productivity, control pest attacks, learn about the weather and discover mandi prices
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If California is serious about climate change, the car can't be king of our roads 16.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

For decades, California’s landmark environmental law has worked in a decidedly un-environmental way.

Enacted in 1970, the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA, was supposed to create an environmental review process for building projects and, in theory at least, ensure that new developments...

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Lakshmanan aims to defend crown at 25K race 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Defending champion and course record holder G. Lakshmanan and L. Suriya, who just scorched the Delhi Half Marathon, could be the top Indian contenders in the TSK 25K here on Sunday.
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Mercury to remain low for three days in NCR, air improves 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With dry and cold northwesterly winds blowing, the mercury may fall by a degree for the next three days, with the minimum temperature around Delhi likely to hover around 7 degrees, the weatherman said on Saturday.
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The lowdown on re-curving cyclones 16.12.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
What is it?First, it helps to get a sense of how cyclones move. The ones that typically strike the Indian neighbourhood in the northern hemisphere rotate anticlockwise. Their normal behaviour is to de...
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The do-it-your self generation 16.12.2017 India Today| Cover Story
Seizing the day like no generation before them, India's millennials mix technological savvy with confidence, and egalitarian passion. Meet 42 young people who know what they want and made it happen.
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A stubborn problem 16.12.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Every monsoon, sewage overflow assumes an almost unmanageable proportion in Udhayam Nagar Extension
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‘Forest officers must innovate to tackle climate change’ 16.12.2017 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
  Madhya Pradesh demands 1200 crore to prevent tigers from hunting by electrocution  Chronicle Reporter,... more »
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Engagement of Communities Important for Protecting and Managing Living Heritage: Dr. Mahesh Sharma 16.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that the Government of India is committed to support activities of International Council for Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), India and does look forward to engaging with the membership in the future to work in partnership for improved heritage management and sustainable development. Dr. Sharma was speaking in Valedictory Ceremony of 19th triennial General Assembly of ICOMOS International at New Delhi on 15th December, 2017. He said that ICOMOS as the global group of experts would also focus on developing or reviewing the future policy of cultural heritage.
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Cold morning in Delhi 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
It was a cold morning here on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 7.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
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TNAU to use UAV for crop monitoring 16.12.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) will soon use an unmanned aerial vehicle for monitoring crops across the State. The TNAU has floated a tender to purchase the UAV at ₹24 lakh. Sharing the det...
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