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Limestone mining by cement company in EJH  opposed 24.1.2020 The Shillong Times
 KHNAM, STIEH lodge complaint with state pollution board  GUWAHATI: Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) and STIEH (Saindur, Tipkur Tipkha, Ieng, Ehrngiew, Khun Hynniewtrep) have objected to limestone mining by Star Cement in East Jaintia Hills district citing pollution hazards and adverse impact on environment and tourism. In a letter to the member secretary, Meghalaya […]
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State-level athletic meet in Mumbai from Jan 25 24.1.2020 PTI: All news
State-level athletic meet in Mumbai from Jan 25
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Climate crisis: We are not individuals fighting a faceless system — we are the system that needs to change 23.1.2020 Downtoearth
Our interconnectedness also means that positive behaviours can cascade to influence many others
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7 students from Delhi get Bal Shakti Puraskar 2020 23.1.2020 PTI: All news
7 students from Delhi get Bal Shakti Puraskar 2020
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Top 5 global risks in next decade environmental: WEF report 20.1.2020 Downtoearth
The document also found a ‘generational shift’ in climate perception and warned about increasing health burden due to diseases
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Follow news you can trust, not false forwards 20.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Have you ever forwarded a message on social media that you found amazing, only to later discover it was false? If you can honestly answer that with a “no”, you are part of a minuscule minority. In an age in which ‘information’ is anything but scarce, a lot of it is also unfortunately false.
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B’desh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya 18.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Dhaka: A Bangladeshi island regularly submerged by monsoon rains is ready to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees, but no date has been announced to relocate people from the crowded and squalid camps where they’ve lived for years, officials said Thursday. Flood protection embankments, houses, hospitals and mosques have been built on Bhasan Char, or floating island, […]
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Climate change is the greatest threat to the planet 17.1.2020 Downtoearth
World Economic Forum's 'Global Risks Report 2020' and UN's 'Global Economic Prospects' claim extreme weather and loss in biodiversity will disrupt the global economy
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Alec Baldwin slams Trump’s supporters 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Alec Baldwin has hit out at supporters of US President Donald Trump for ‘colossal destruction’ of America in a string of severely critical tweets. Baldwin, who has become famous for impersonating Trump on sketch show Saturday Night Live, took to the social networking site as he bemoaned the “moral collapse” of the country and put […]
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Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer Myanmar billion-dollar bounty 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Yangon: A high-speed rail line to the east, a deep-sea port to the west, and a makeover for commercial heart Yangon — Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar on Friday laden with investment pledges worth billions which could reshape the country. Here are five of the main projects — and some of the issues […]
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Eyeing a podium finish in Khelo India soccer: Syiemlieh 13.1.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Meghalaya is yet to open its account in the medal tally, four days into the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games here, but going by its strengths, a podium finish in football appears bright. The state under-21 boys’ football team also began its campaign on a winning note defeating Odisha 1-0 with Baiaikara Swer scoring ...
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Manipur agri varsity unveils weather-resilient paddy varieties 13.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Manipur agri varsity unveils weather-resilient paddy varieties
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US storms kill 11 13.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Washington: At least 11 people were killed as powerful storms swept across southern parts of the US, with winds, tornadoes and floods. Of the victims, a police officer and a firefighter were killed in Lubbock, Texas on Saturday morning, with another critically injured, after they were hit by a car while responding to a traffic […]
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Farmers of Banqual area happy with mustard cultivation 11.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Farmers of Banqual area happy with mustard cultivation
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Majuli may disappear entirely by 2040, feel experts 11.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Majuli may disappear entirely by 2040, feel experts
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Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future 11.1.2020 PTI: All news
Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future
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Unfair Ration Shop 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The State Government is providing huge subsidy on foodgrains sugar, kerosene, salt etc for people of living below the poverty line through the fair price shops under Public Distribution System. The wheat is given to them at Rs.2 per kilogrmame and rice at Rs.3 per kilo and some other items. Few years back there were floods in the capital Bhopal due to permanent construction in nullahs, the Government to minimize the plight of the people ordered free distribution of ration to the flood victims. But even in capital the Suppliers and Government staff mixed huge quantity of soil in the food grains. This malpractice and corruption is still going almost in all the ration shops in the state. The Government is providing subsidy and on the ground such people are getting ration mixed with wastes. The ministers wherever they are on tour should inspect ration shops and ensure proper and pure distribution to the people of Below Poverty Line.
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Abhishek Kapoor, Sara & Sushant’s Kedarnath is on course! 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Friday evening, Sushant Singh Rajput took to social media and posted a team picture with so-star Sara and director, producer Abhishek Kapoor captioning it as Jai Shiv Shambhoo. The trio were all smiles while posing for the click. The lead pair had visited Abhishek at his office located in the suburbs to discuss the second shoot schedule. The film that was much in news earlier is on course with its second schedule that has commenced already, putting all other rumours to rest. Abhishek recently also shared a video clip marking the beginning of the second schedule of ‘Kedarnath’. The video simply shows a Pooja ceremony being conducted to mark the auspicious occasion. Abhishek’s Kedarnath has been creating noise from the time the project was announced. It also marks the debut of the much talked about Sarah Ali Khan. The subject of the film also has been immensely talked about, a love story that is set against the backdrop of the devastating incident of 2013 floods. Abhishek has been amidst shooting the ...
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Record Export of Rice 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In the just ended year of 2017 India’s export of rice has touched the record level of increasing by 22 per cent upto 123 lakh tonnes. More than the half of India from Chhattisgarh to whole South and with West Bengal the Eastern states are rice eaters. Wheat is staple food of most of the North India. After Independence India imported entire food items wheat, rice, maize, milo etc. mainly from America, Canada, Australia. It was India’s highest import bill now it is petro crude oil. Within the span of 70 years India made tremendous progress in agricultural production. Now almost all the crop are bumper. In the 2017 rice export one reason was that in Bangla Desh paddy crops were destroyed in floods and its demand for import from India increased to meet the entire shortage. This year in 2018 the demand from Bangla Desh and Sri Lanka are likely to go up again and India’s rice export will increase further. The export of non-basmati rice which are in high demand and consumption has gone up by 38 per cent. In ...
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Rally on disaster risk reduction from flash flood and landslide 10.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Rally on disaster risk reduction from flash flood and landslide
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