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Nudge for nature 8.4.2020 Downtoearth
A nudge can be a promising new tool to encourage people to act in an environmentally benign way
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30 train coaches being prepared at Silchar 5.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
30 train coaches being prepared at Silchar
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From trickle to stream 5.4.2020 The Shillong Times
By Hillary Hoppock Water is a precious resource, especially for farmers in India, where agriculture is primarily rain-fed. Competition over finite water resources, compounded by climate change, has raised concerns about India’s food security, the livelihoods of farmers as well as the country’s economic development. The changing climate is affecting not just rainfall but also […]
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Leopard attacks man 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Leopard attacks man
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Safe water and COVID-19 — where the twain meet 27.3.2020 Downtoearth
It's not running water, but safe running water that is needed to fight the pandemic 
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24 hr control room nos for WGH 25.3.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: In order to facilitate easy and convenience mode for creating awareness on the control to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to deal with issues relating to Corona Virus outbreak, the District Administration of West Garo Hills has set up the following 24×7 Control Room Numbers: 1). District Control Room- 6009926806/8258991324 2). Police Control […]
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Environment again not given priority in Delhi Budget for 2020-21 24.3.2020 Downtoearth
Only Rs 52 crore our of a total Rs 65 thousand crore allotted for city’s air pollution epidemic
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COVID-19: After Rwanda, South Africa enters lockdown 24.3.2020 Downtoearth
Number of cases in South Africa jumped 6 times to 402 in 8 days
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17 offices at Secretariat closed 24.3.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The state government on Monday ordered temporary closure of 17 offices at the secretariat level till March 31 in view of the coronavirus pandemic. The offices are Arts and Culture, Border Areas, Cabinet Affairs, Cooperation, Fisheries, Finance (AF/PR/PC), Home (Passport), Housing, Legal Metrology, Programme Implementation and Evaluation, Personnel & Administrative Reforms (AR Cell/ Service Rules […]
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Classrooms, toilets built by army for students in Karbi Anglong 24.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Classrooms, toilets built by army for students in Karbi Anglong
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Assam has no corona+ cases, but has ordered a total shutdown until March 31 23.3.2020 The Asian Age | Home
Food prices shoot up although groceries have been exempted from lockdown
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Time for review 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
The monitoring process measures impact and helps students to work towards change
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Restrictions affect essential services 22.3.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Despite the order of the government that there is no exemption to essential services, the residents of many localities suffered in their absence during the 24-hour shutdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Congress legislator PT Sawkmie informed on Saturday that following the disruption of water supply in localities under Mawlai, he had called ...
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World Water Day 2020: How water can be used in the battle against climate change 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
It is an enabling and limiting factor in humanity’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Water in the age of coronavirus 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
As we confront the new global enemy SARS-COV-2, the availability of water will be a crucial determinant for a successful outcome in this war  
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Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
A key way to cut risk of falling sick is by washing your hands thoroughly and frequently. But what if you don’t have access to clean water?
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Protecting peatlands can help attain climate goals 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Peatland degradation can trigger release of stored carbon. A UN report underlined ways to map and monitor them
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Water-stressed in India: Officials in Karnataka’s Chitradurga clueless about JSA 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district scored zero in some Jal Shakti Abhiyan indicators
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Water-stressed in India: In Thanjavur, an outlier in need of conservation measures 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district ranked third in terms of water-conservation works under Jal Shakti Abhiyan  
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Water-stressed in India: Curious case of 2 neighbouring Telangana districts 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The contrast in the districts’ JSA rankings was due to proper implementation of schemes
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