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Developers seeking water for booming Front Range look to the San Luis Valley, where farmers already face well shut-offs 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Thousands of feet under irrigated green crop circles, Colorado's low-income San Luis Valley holds vast water in a super-deep aquifer, and developers 180 miles away on the booming-yet-water-stressed Front Range want to tap it to supply suburban expansion.
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BPSC 2019 Assistant Engineering recruitment notification for 28 positions released 16.9.2019 Scroll.in
The online application process has begun at the official website and will go on until October 10th, 2019
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Vice President, PM greet engineers on Engineers Day 15.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Vice President, PM greet engineers on Engineers Day
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A Big New Study Finds Bee-Killing Pesticides Aren’t Even Worth it for Soybean Farmers 14.9.2019 Mother Jones
Ever year, farmers in the United States devote at least 80 million acres, a combined landmass three-quarters the size of California, to soybeans. At least half the crop comes from proprietary seeds coated with insecticides and fungicides. These chemicals infuse the plants as they emerge, protecting them from damage by insects and fungal pathogens. At […]
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Devendra Fadnavis Tours Pune As Part Of Outreach Campaign Ahead Of Polls 14.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday visited several tehsils of Pune district as part of the third leg of the "Maha Janadesh Yatra", his campaign ahead of the Assembly polls.
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UDP MLA Metbah Lyngdoh elected Meghalaya Speaker 14.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
UDP MLA Metbah Lyngdoh elected Meghalaya Speaker
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Don't pull the weeds in Rainbeau Mars' edible garden 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Actress turned wellness guru Rainbeau Mars traded her lawn in Venice for an edible landscape of herbs, fruit trees, vegetables and, yup, even nutritious "weeds" like dandelions and stinging nettles.

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Meghalaya minister quits to contest Speaker’s post 12.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya minister quits to contest Speaker’s post
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Mizoram to focus on organic farming 11.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram to focus on organic farming
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EPA chief pledges to severely cut back on animal testing of chemicals 11.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Alternative tests are emerging, the agency says, such as computer modeling and tissue studies of cells grown in the lab. Environmental advocates say the move is too quick, and disregards human health.
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This week at farm show: Technology, drones and tiny computers cut farm chemical use 11.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Experts say combining developing drone technology and computer-controlled field sprayers could mean big reductions in pesticide use. By using drone-collected imagery to map weeds in a field, an herbicide can be applied only to those areas.
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Suicide Kills One Person Every 40 Seconds, Says World Health Organisation 10.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Suicide Prevention Day: Suicide was the second leading cause of death among young people aged between 15 and 29, after road injury, said World Health Organisation (WHO).
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Suicide Kills One Person Every 40 Seconds, Says WHO 9.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds, and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
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Suicide kills one person every 40 seconds, says WHO 9.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds, and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
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India isn’t getting more rainfall, but it is experiencing more floods 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Factors such as greenhouse gases, aerosol emissions and extensive changes in land-use have led to extreme weather events, affecting lives and livelihoods.
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NEC meet discusses development in the region 8.9.2019 Assam Times
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Eco India: The women farmers in Maharashtra who are fighting for their right to own land 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
They are preserving seeds and learning grow nutrient-rich crops using organic farming techniques, under a programme known as the ‘one-acre model’.
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Exclusive: China sugar industry to lobby government for extension of hefty tariffs on imports: sources 6.9.2019 Reuters: Money News
Chinese sugar mills plan to ask the nation's Ministry of Commerce to extend hefty tariffs on sugar imports that Beijing imposed in 2017 to protect China's struggling domestic sector, according to two sources and a draft document viewed by ...
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Dhemaji farmers worried over pest attack 6.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Dhemaji farmers worried over pest attack
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Contaminant found in vaping products linked to deadly lung illnesses, tests show 6.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
WASHINGTON - State and federal health officials investigating mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping have found the same chemical in samples of marijuana products used by people sickened in different parts of the country and who used different brands of products in recent weeks.
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