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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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Prepare Sunderbans CRZ map in three mnths: NGT 23.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
While the Sunderbans came under the CRZ in 1999, no map has been prepared for its management as yet.For years now, the state government and Centre have been blaming each other for the delay.
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Isro sends 4 teams to Antarctica 22.3.2017 TOI: India
This year, four teams from ISRO—one team from Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad and one team each from the National Remote Sensing Centre, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun and the Space Physics Laboratory(SPL), Thiruvananthapuram—are participating.
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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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One in four children will live with water shortages by 2040: Unicef 22.3.2017 All International Stories
More than 36 countries are currently enduring extreme water stress, the report said
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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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34 Indian scientists to meet Nobel laureates in Germany 22.3.2017 Education
As many as 34 young Indian scientists have been invited for the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany from June 25 to 30, it was announced on Wednesday.
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IIT Kharagpur to get supercomputing facility 22.3.2017 Education
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is among the first academic institutions to receive a supercomputing facility of 1 Peta-flop computing power under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), a statement said on Wednesday.
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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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Recycling world's wastewater will ease global water crisis, protect environment: UN report 22.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Two-thirds of humanity currently live in zones that experience water scarcity at least one month a year. Of which, half of those people are in China and India.
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63 million Indians don't have access to clean water 22.3.2017 Rediff: News
The report by WaterAid states that 663 million people globally are without clean water and the vast majority of them -- 522 million -- live in rural areas.
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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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Stephen Hawking fears he 'may not be welcome' in Donald Trump's America 21.3.2017 TOI: The United States
The US EPA recently wrote to correct him, after he claimed carbon dioxide was not the primary cause of global warming and claimed there was "tremendous disagreement" over the issue.
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No African delegates attend Africa business summit after all denied visas to US 21.3.2017 TOI: The United States
The summit aims to encourage businesses to invest in Africa and particularly to support initiative to provide clean energy, tackle the impacts of climate change and reduce poverty.
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Number of rural Indians without clean water equivalent to UK population - charity 21.3.2017 DNA: Health
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India is home to the highest number of rural people without access to clean water, and faces increased strain on scarce resources due to a rising population and climate change among other factors, a development charity said on Tuesday.
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Bengal, northeast to kick-off first synchronised elephant census 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a first, states in eastern and northeast India, including West Bengal, will carry out a synchronised elephant census beginning on March 27, by deploying direct and indirect counting methods.
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At 63 million, India has highest number of people living in rural areas without access to clean water: Report 21.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
According to the report released to mark World Water Day, which is observed on 22 March each year, without access to clean water, 63 million people are living in rural areas in India.
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Not a drop anywhere! 63 mn Indians still do not have access to clean water 21.3.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
According to reports, India also ranks in the top 38% of countries most vulnerable to climate change
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US Defence Secretary James Mattis to meet Ajit Doval on March 24: Pentagon 21.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Mattis-Doval meeting would be one of the highest-level meetings between the two countries
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