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India's UN connect: A treasured tome 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
This one surely is for posterity, perhaps the first exhaustive and definitive work on the India-UN connect over the past seven decades, presented in 70 theme-based chapters spread over three sections.
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'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage
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FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference
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More extreme and unusual weather in 2017: WMO 23.3.2017 Hindu: International
Each of the year since 2001 has seen at least 0.4 degree—Celsius above the long-term average for the 1961—1990 base period, used by the UN agency as a reference for climate change monitoring.
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Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China 22.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
 Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.
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Moody's affirms negative outlook on Adani Abbot Point Terminal 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
US rating agency Moody's on Wednesday maintained the Adani Group-run Abbot Point Terminal Ltd's Ba2 bank credit facility rating, saying its outlook is negative.
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One in four children may face severe water shortages by 2040 - UNICEF 22.3.2017 DNA: Health
By J. D. Capelouto LONDON, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in four children - 600 million in total - may live in areas with severely limited water resources by 2040, putting them at risk of deadly diseases like cholera and diarrhoea, the U. N. children's agency UNICEF said on Wednesday.
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Decision on imposing import duty on wheat under final stages of consideration: Agriculture secretary 22.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Decision on imposing import duty on wheat under final stages of consideration: Agriculture secretary
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Indians without clean water exceed Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand population 22.3.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Number is 63 mn, which is more than populations of Australia, Bulgaria, Lanka, Sweden put together
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From water consumers to conservers (March 22 is World Water Day) 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalayas, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in, says a woman researcher of an international institute.
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600 mn kids will face extreme water shortage by 2040 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly 600 million children, one in four worldwide, will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UN report.
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World Water Day: 600 mn children will face extreme water shortage by 2040 22.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
According to a UN report, nearly 600 million children - one in four worldwide - will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040.
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Record-breaking weather in 2016 pushes world into 'truly uncharted territory'- UN agency 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Record-breaking weather in 2016 pushes world into 'truly uncharted territory'- UN agency
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Earth Hour: switch off lights on March 25 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Discom urges Delhiites to save energy
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Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO 21.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO
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Put the rainfall and air-conditioning back into trees, scientists say 21.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By J. D. Capelouto LONDON, March 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - International climate and environment agreements have a flaw which may jeopardise attempts to curb global warming quickly: they do not highlight the role trees play in creating rainfall and cooling the earth's surface, 22 scientists said on Tuesday.
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BSES urges Delhi consumers to 'switch off' for Earth Hour 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Backing the upcoming symbolic initiative to conserve energy that would be observed across several countries, BSES, one of Delhi's two power distribution companies (discom), on Tuesday urged its 40 lakh consumers to "switch off" during Earth Hour - 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm on March 25.
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Don't ignore carbon stored in soil in climate change fight - Fiji President 21.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi ROME, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Earth's soils contain more carbon than the planet's atmosphere and vegetation combined, but are dangerously neglected in the fight against climate change, Fiji's president told a U. N. conference on Tuesday.
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World Water Day Reflections 21.3.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The U.N. General Assembly in 1993 designated March 22 as World Water Day and over the years as water resources are increasingly critically threatened and as acess to safe drinking water to greater numbers of people becomes a growing reality, this day has become a very important day and so too the themes chosen to motivate particularly policy makers and administrators dealing with critical resources such as water.
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Extreme weather continues in 2017, pushing world into 'uncharted territory': Report 21.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
While the year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017, pushing the world into "truly uncharted territory", said the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). 
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