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An eye for a purpose, on land & under sea 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Nature has a reason for everything. A creature’s environment plays the main part in deciding how its eyes develop and function. For instance, starfish have five eyes at the end of each arm, but they can only see shade and light and huge masses of land. They don’t need to see […]
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Irrigation does more than deplete groundwater, it changes climate too 17.1.2020 Downtoearth
More measured irrigation can help conserve water, suggests author of new study
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A dolphin paradise, in the middle of chaos 13.1.2020 Downtoearth
Barely 45 minutes away from Varanasi, is a patch of the Ganga that is dolphin heaven
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Netanyahu 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Israeli Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife Ms Sara and 130 members delegation arrived in India on a 6-day visit. Nine defence, agriculture, trade, cyber crime, Indian investment in Israeli oil and gas sector, Israeli technical cooperation in renewable energy, civil aviation, space and industrial research, mutual investment in each other column were signed. In the defence sector the Rs. 430 crore barak missile agreement is of great importance under make in India policy India offers ample opportunity to Israel to set up defence manufacturing units in India. Mr Modi and Mr Netanyahu are personal friends. Mr Modi waiving protocol received him at the Airport. Besides Delhi Mr Netanyahu will visit Ahmedabad and Mumbai also. Israel has made miraculous research and development in the field of agriculture and defence. Since the inception of Israel in 1948 Arab nations were hostile to it. On every Arab attack the Israel retaliated with much more big hit back. It once defected 6 Arab ...
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Lunar clock controls life under sea 5.1.2020 The Shillong Times
By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi The silver yellow full moon lights up the sky and makes me instantly happy. We have forgotten how the moon can change the landscape because we have so many artificial lights. But, as the moon spins round the planet, it alters the Earth’s ecosystems, transforming the lives, food, shelters and reproduction […]
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Over 1,000 experts call for global action on 'depleting' groundwater 26.12.2019 PTI: All news
Over 1,000 experts call for global action on 'depleting' groundwater
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Over Rs 2 crore spent, yet no piped water 24.12.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The lack of urgency in completing civil works of water supply schemes (WSSs) by PHE department and its inability to coordinate with Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL) to ensure timely availability of power, resulted in denial of piped water to targeted population for six to eight years, despite incurring an expenditure of Rs […]
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Sikkim Wildlife Board meeting held 19.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sikkim Wildlife Board meeting held
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Open defecation in Nigeria: Faecal sludge is country's clicking time bomb 16.12.2019 Downtoearth
The country, which has the largest number of people defacting in the open, needs to frame a safe toilet technology and treat its faecal sludge, say experts
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Sea of maladies on platter: Look before you dig in 15.12.2019 The Shillong Times
By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Health and fitness advisors often emphasise on seafood for muscles, high protein, weight loss etc. Few of them have studied the immense health risks that come with eating seafood. Mali Ston is an Adriatic Sea coastal town in Croatia, known all over the world for its unique farmed oysters, of which […]
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UCIL: Lakhs at risk of uranium poisoning from groundwater 14.12.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Rathore dedicates newly constructed Gou-Shala 10.12.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The Minister for Commercial Taxes Brijendra Singh Rathore dedicated the first newly constructed Gou-Shala of Tikamgarh district, built at a cost of Rs. 27.72 lakh in Gram Panchayat Karmasan Hata today. One shed and fodder room for 100 healthy cows, one shed and fodder room for 100 sick cows, one shed for calves, water […]
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Is tuna what India needs on its plate? 1.12.2019 The Shillong Times
By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Yellow fin tuna products sold in the US are being recalled through an order by the Food and Drug Administration, because they can cause a type of food poisoning called scombroid fish poisoning. This happens when people eat fish that’s contaminated with high levels of histamine, a compound that causes allergy […]
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Modi-Abe cruise: MEA officials inspect MV Rudra Singha 30.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Modi-Abe cruise: MEA officials inspect MV Rudra Singha
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As told to Parliament (November 29, 2019): 53,396 water bodies in India are not in use 29.11.2019 Downtoearth
All that was discussed in the House through the day
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CM asks Fishery dept to sustain quality quotient of water-bodies 29.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
CM asks Fishery dept to sustain quality quotient of water-bodies
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Only 71.3% rural households have access to toilets, shows NSSO data 25.11.2019 Downtoearth
The report's findings trashes the grand claim of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India is now open defecation free
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Nearly 80 per cent Indian households without piped water connection 25.11.2019 Downtoearth
In rural India, close to 90 per cent households do not have piped connections
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‘Zero waste’ Ijtema aspiring to get into Guinness Book of World Records 25.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The 72nd International Islamic Congregation, IJtema being held in Bhopal is garnering attention this year because of its unique Swachhta pitch- a ‘Zero Waste’ event. A team of four people are documenting the event to get it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Organizers of the Ijtema have planned it in a manner […]
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Operation Clean-Up Phase 9 at Wah Umiew 25.11.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Operation Clean-Up team comprising teams Jiva, MakeSomeoneSmile, St Edmund’s batch of 79, Colonel Sishupal Security Company (CSSC), members of the Unitarian Church Smit, Meghalaya Basin Development volunteers and members of the Organising Committee, Shillong Times Platinum Jubilee converged at Wah (River) Umiew on Saturday. The Umiew which originates from Lum Shyllong (Shillong Peak) ...
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