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Mumbai: 87 inmates of Byculla jail sent to JJ hospital for nausea, diarrhoea 21.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
Eighty-five inmates of Byculla Women's Prison, one male prisoner and a four-month-old boy were admitted to Sir JJ Hospital on Friday morning for vomiting, nausea and diarrhoea. They had been ill since Thursday night. Though the condition of all the patients is said to be stable, they have been shifted to the disaster management ward. Two inmates — one is 24-weeks pregnant and the other, 26 weeks — have been shifted to the gynaecology ward. The baby boy, whose mother is also in hospital, is in the paediatric ward. According to the officers at Byculla jail, some inmates experienced stomachache on Thursday night and began vomiting, and were administered doxycycline. Soon, other inmates began showing the same symptoms. "They did not fall ill due to the antibiotic," Dr Wiquar Shaikh, medicine unit head at Sir JJ Hospital, said. "It looks like an outbreak of a monsoon-related ailment. We have taken their blood, urine, and stool samples and sent it for testing," he added. "It can be due to contaminated water or ...
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1.18 Lakh People In Relief Camps As Heavy Rain Pounds Parts Of Kerala 20.7.2018 NDTV News - South
As many as 1.18 lakh people have sought refuge in relief camps across Kerala, as rains continued to lash several parts of the state in varied intensity, official sources said today.
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Reconstitution of National Bamboo Mission 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has been launched this year with the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) vide order No. CCEA/13/2018 (i) dated 26th April, 2018 under the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) for implementation with the objectives inter alia:   To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non forest Government and private lands to supplement farm income and contribute towards resilience to climate change as well as availability of quality raw material requirement of industries.
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Rise in Sea Level 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“According to the fifth Assessment Report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the global mean rate of sea level rise was 1.7 mm per year between 1901 and 2010. As per the studies carried out by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), the sea levels are changing at different rates along the Indian coast.
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National Clear Air Programme 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The National Clean Air Programme is a part of larger Central Sector “Pollution Abatement” Scheme. The draft Memorandum for Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) or the Scheme has been circulated to concerned Ministries including Ministry of Finance seeking comments.
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Forest Fires 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Forest Fire occurs every year during summer due to various natural and anthropogenic reasons including accumulation of inflammable materials such as dry leaves, twigs, pine needles etc. Forest Survey of India (FSI), Dehradun, disseminates satellite based forest fire alerts to the State Forest Departments and other registered users whenever forest fires are detected.
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Census on Peacocks 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Peacocks are commonly found birds, both inside forest areas as well as in agricultural or human habitations. Management and protection of wildlife, including birds is the responsibility of the concerned Stare/Union Territory Governments.
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Impact of Cutting of Trees on Pollution 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 “The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) accords prior environmental clearance for projects or activities listed in the Schedule to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006 (and its amendments) after having followed the prescribed process in the said notification.
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Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2018 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2018 have been notified by the Ministry on 27th March, 2018. It was noted that Multi Layered Plastics (MLP) having at least one layer of plastic as the main ingredient in combination with one or more layers of materials such as metalised layers or aluminium foil can be used in waste to energy plants, cement kilns etc in an environmentally sound manner.
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Green Skill Development Programme 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Under the ongoing Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, a new initiative the Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) was launched in June 2017 to skill youth in environment, forest and wildlife sectors and enabling them to be gainfully employed or self-employed.
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Setting up of resource efficiency cell 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Resource Efficiency Cell has been constituted in the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change on 13th February, 2018 to recommend appropriate policy and legislative framework and suggest an action plan for achieving resource efficiency and to promote utilization of secondary resources that will contribute towards attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.
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E-WASTE Generation and Disposal 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“As per the Global E-Waste Monitor 2017 Report of United Nation University the world-wide generation of E-Waste in 2016 was 44.7 million metric tonnes and the annual generation of E-Waste in India was 2 million metric tonnes.
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Allocation of funds under CAMPA 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The funds released to the States/UTs during the last three years is placed at Annexure-A. An amount of Rs.18.17 crore has been released to the Delhi CAMPA till date against the approved Annual Plan of Operation for the purpose of compensatory afforestation and allied activities including protection, conservation and management of forest”.
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Naseeruddin Shah turns 68 today! 20.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Bollywood's veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has turned 68 today. A prominent figure in Indian parallel cinema, Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards and an award at the Venice Film Festival. He was also honoured with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan awards for his contributions to Indian cinema. The 'Dirty Picture' actor became active in mainstream Bollywood cinema with the 1980 film 'Hum Paanch.' One of his most important films, 'Masoom', was released in 1983, followed by a multi-starrer film 'Karma', where he acted alongside veteran actor Dilip Kumar. The versatile actor has also starred in international projects, such as 'Monsoon Wedding' in 2001 and a Hollywood comic book adaptation 'The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen' in 2003. Shah made his Pakistani film debut in 'Khuda Ke Liye' by Shoaib Mansoor, where he played a short cameo. His second Pakistani film 'Zinda Bhaag' was selected as the country's official entry to the 86th ...
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PM Narendra Modi set to reply to no confidence motion in Lok Sabha 20.7.2018 Zee News : India National
PM Modi's response may be expected to take the fight to the opposition, especially over pressing for a no confidence motion that is extremely likely to fail.
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Yogurt For Monsoon: 3 All Natural Hair And Face Masks 20.7.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Yogurt has numerous beauty benefits of yogurt too. The credit goes to its content of lactic acid, zinc and B vitamins that makes it a powerful tool to use to treat skin and hair problems.
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Goa Assembly Session's Day 2 Disrupted Over Issue Of Formalin In Fish 20.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The Goa Assembly was disrupted today over formalin-laced fish being sold in the state. Speaker Pramod Sawant adjourned the House till 2.30 p.m after the opposition created a ruckus when he refused to...
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In Pics: Rahul Gandhi breaks the internet after his hug with PM Modi goes viral 20.7.2018 DNA: Money
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday broke the internet when he walked across the aisle to hug the Prime Minister. Before the hug, the Congress president winked at the entire treasury benches before and said to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, "You'll love what comes next." DNA has learnt that Rahul Gandhi was supposed to speak only on Rafale deal and defence scams, but the 38 minute time constraint meant only he'll speak from Congress. When the Lok Sabha resumed after brief break, Gandhi continued his attack and said opponents may hate him, call him "Pappu" but he has no anger, hatred against PM, BJP. Gandhi says he is thankful to BJP for teaching him what it means to be a Congressman, an Indian and a Hindu. While the blistering attack proves that the Congress President is ready for 2019 battle, it was the hug that completely stunned the BJP. It would be interesting to see how the NDA govt plans to reciprocate to this embrace. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for a ...
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Respite from heavy showers in city but more rains likely in state 20.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, In the last 24 hours, the monsoon activities were subdued in the city with some respite from heavy rains, but the Met Department has predicted more rains in next 24 hours. The intensity of monsoon rains would be lesser over the western districts as compared to east during the next 24 hours. However, […]
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Jayadev Galla: 5 points to know about the TDP MP who opened no-confidence debate in Lok Sabha 20.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
As Lok Sabha witnessed its most intense showdown on Friday, the man to lead the TDP sponsored no-confidence motion against the Modi government was Jayadev Galla. Galla, the Guntur MP, was chosen by Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu to open the debate in Lok Sabha. As India tunes in to closely watch the debate, here are the points to know about the TDP MP who opened the no-confidence debate in the Monsoon Session of the Parliament. 1. Galla, an industrialist cum politician, entered into the political arena when he contested for the 16th Lok Sabha from Andhra Pradesh's Guntur constituency and won by a wide margin. His mother, Aruna Kumari Galla, a former MLA from Chandragiri constituency has served as the Minister for Geology and Mines in the Andhra Pradesh government. 2. The 52-year-old Guntur MP is also one of the wealthiest politicians who is the managing director of Amara Raja Group that was set was by his NRI father. After entering into the family business, he played a major role in ...
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