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Paddy raised in over 19.7 lakh acres this year 21.10.2017 Hindu: National
Coverage expected to rise in coming weeks
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WRD for dismantling Ekattuthangal causeway 21.10.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Says it contributes to flooding around Adyar river
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She began fighting climate change as a child. Now she sits on the DWP's board 21.10.2017 LA Times: Business
From the love for community instilled in her native Colombia, Aura Vasquez grew her passion into the focus of her life's work as an entrepreneur and DWP commissioner.
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Government needs to focus on Bengaluru’s infrastructure requirements 21.10.2017 Hindu: News
The heavy rains in Bengaluru during the end of the southwest monsoon, which stretched for an extended period and way beyond the normal schedule, have caused untold suffering to the people, and the on...
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Earthmovers used to load sand on to trucks 21.10.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Union Ministry guidelines are being flouted: Villagers
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Pending projects leave city at risk 21.10.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Preparedness for northeast monsoon has been compromised by unfinished work
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A flood of questions 20.10.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Several issues must be sorted out first before the ambitious river linking plan is taken up
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Winter sets in early, to stay longer this year 20.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News

Misty mornings and evenings indicate the onset of winter in the city. The weather office is predicting a prolonged winter this time.

The India Meteorological Department on Friday attributed the early winter to the delayed arrival of the north-east monsoon.

Late by about 20 days, the north-east monsoon is expected in a week.

Systems are forming in south-west Bay of Bengal, indicating that the south-west monsoon is moving away, said L Ramesh Babu, director in charge, India Meteorological Department, Bengaluru.

Fog or mist is occurring in the mornings and evenings. A clear sky is helping temperatures dip as evening falls, he said.

Chilling out


The minimum temperature in Bengaluru is already a degree lower than normal, the weather office said.

On Thursday, the minimum temperature was 20.4 degrees Celsius, 1.4 degree below normal.

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Hero MotoCorp sees highest single-day sales of 3 lakh units 20.10.2017 Hindu: Business
Two-wheeler orders on Dhanteras follow a season of records, says official
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Air quality in Delhi on Diwali better than last year: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan 20.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the air quality in the Capital on Diwali was better that the last year. He also appealed to the citizens to individually and collectively undertake one good, green deed every day.
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Stalin plans another ‘Namakku Naame’ tour 20.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Programme to be held in November and December will focus on irregularities by govt.
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NPL Welcomes the Clean Growth Strategy to Tackle Decarbonisation & Grow the UK Economy 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
LONDON: The UK Government has unveiled its Clean Growth Strategy today, which sets out how the UK will stimulate economic growth while reducing carbon emissions over the 2020s, meet its 2032 carbon budget of a 57% reduction on 1990 levels, and stay on track for its 2050 target to reduce emissions by at least 80% on 1990 levels.
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US home resales post unexpected rise in September 20.10.2017 Latest News
Sales increased in the West by 3.3% and in the Midwest by 1.6%
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‘Air Quality in Delhi Better Compared to Last Year’: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 20.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the air quality in Delhi has been better compared to last year.
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Of valleys and peaks 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Bolivia’s dynamic geographic features contribute to the unique influences in its cuisine and culture.
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New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
New Zealand's Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern announced on Friday that her Cabinet will comprise of 28 members, including three who will sit out, and pledged to fight against climate change, poverty and gender inequality.
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Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger 20.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Environmental pollution -- from filthy air to contaminated water -- is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
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Dolphin diets show how climate change could alter food chains off the California coast 20.10.2017 LA Times: Science

Scientists studying dolphins dining off the California coastline have found that the marine food web is starting to look a little threadbare. The length of food chains in that web appears to have gotten shorter in response to environmental changes — such as those caused by El Niño events.

The finding...

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The Daily 202: Obama and Bush deliver calls to action against Trumpism 20.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The former presidents emphasize shared values in complementary speeches that remind the country there is another path.
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Heavy rain, high winds pose flood-like situation in Gangetic West Bengal 20.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Heavy to very heavy rain is forecast at isolated places over the districts of Gangetic West Bengal
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