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Sri Lanka steps up relief as monsoon toll exceeds 150 28.5.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The official death toll had climbed to 151 with 111 people still listed as missing, Senaratne said. Another 95 were in hospital.
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Africa seeks agricultural transformation with India's help 28.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With a vast untapped potential in agriculture, African countries are keen to gain from India's experiences, including the "green revolution", to bring about a transformation and enable their 420 million poor people to come out of poverty.
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Citizens forced to drink muddy water in Kurnool 28.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The situation will be corrected soon: Commissioner
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CPCB identifies over 300 rivers in need of improved water quality 28.5.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, May 27: The water quality of over 300 rivers need to improved as has been pointed out by the Central Pollution Control Board. These rivers which are in need of improvement also include some which are running through the North East region.
This was revealed after a meeting chaired by the CPCB chief SP Parihar with the officials of the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) from the eight NE states held in the state’s capital on Friday.

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Modi government generated 813 crore man-days of rural work in 3 years: Tomar 27.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The government created rural employment opportunities of more than 813 crore man-days during the last three years under MGNREGA, Pradhan Mantri AawasYojna, Grameen (PMAY-G) and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) schemes, Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Saturday.
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Ballari corporation to improve drinking water supply facilities 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
The city corporation has proposed improvements to the existing infrastructure facilities to fill up the Allipur reservoir expeditiously and ease the drinking water crisis facing the city at present.Th...
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KSPCB clueless as Phalguni water turns blackish again 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
Experts say faecal coliform may be the cause, but smell resembles a chemical
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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs: Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon to grace the show tonight! 27.5.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Kriti Sanon and Sushant Singh Rajput will be the celebrity guests on the show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs tonight, Saturday, May 27.. The actors visited the sets of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs to promote their upcoming flick Raabta. The episode started with quite a bang! While all the contestants gave some scintillating performances one after the other, it were Li’l Champs from Kolkata who left the actors speechless with their vocal abilities. Yes, tiny singing prodigies Riya Biswas and Sonakshi Kar who are known for their honey drenched voices mesmerised everyone with their performance on romantic number ‘Kaun Tujhe’. Hypnotized by their singing, the actors felt like they were transported into an alter world where they forgot about everything around them. So impressed was Sushant, that he was unable to express his feelings in words and eventually went on to the stage to hug the duo! Being on Zee TV’s platform reminded the talented actor of why he became an actor in the first place. Sushant said, “The ...
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Pakistan allocates $1.71 billion for CPEC in budget 27.5.2017 Latest News
CPEC projects would enter into their third year of implementation during 2017-2018
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Pak opposition leaders criticise fiscal 2017-18 budget 27.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
Pak opposition leaders criticise fiscal 2017-18 budget
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Pakistan allocates Rs 180 billion for CPEC in budget 27.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Pakistan has allocated 180 billion rupees ($1.71 billion) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its projects during the 2017-18 financial year which will begin on July 1.
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Ocean warming impacts marine species' distribution 27.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
Ocean warming impacts marine species' distribution
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813 crore person days of job generated in last 3 years in Rural Schemes-Tomar 27.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Rural Development has created employment opportunities of more than 813 crore person days during the last three years (2014-17) in the schemes of MGNREGA, Pradhan Mantri AawasYojna, Grameen (PMAY-G) and in Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY).
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Ocean warming impacts marine species' distribution 27.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists using a high-resolution global climate model and historical observations of species distributions on the Northeast U. S. Shelf have found that commercially important species will continue to shift their distribution as ocean waters warm two to three times faster than the global average through the end of this century.
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Dried out: Metrowater clocks 6,800 trips a day 27.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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A battle royal over grassland 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
ESG had filed a public interest litigation plea challenging the construction of facilities of DRDO, ISRO and BARC
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The loss of innocence 27.5.2017 Hindu: Opinion
India over the years has learnt the lessons of stoking animosities. Is it unlearning those lessons now?
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NGT allows textile units to open, but with a rider 26.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Pak hikes defence budget by 7 percent, allocates funds for CPEC projects 26.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
Pak hikes defence budget by 7 percent, allocates funds for CPEC projects
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Restore Bellandur, other lakes, reduce pressure on Cauvery 26.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
A lake catching fire is an epochal event. Bellandur made news in the BBC, CNN, France News, TokyoTV,The Guardian etc around the world. The last time a lake burned was in 1969 when Cuyahoga river joining Erie Lake near Cleveland, USA started burning from dumping of sewage and industrial pollutants. This compelled the Nixon administration to create the Environment Protection Agency in 1970 and Clean Water Act in 1972. Afterwards, no lake is burning in the US. In Karnataka, the BWSSB was established in 1964 and the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act and the Pollution Control Board came into existence in 1974. It speaks volumes of law-implementation the last 40 years when lakes of Bengaluru — the Land of a Thousand Tanks — have started supplying fire instead of water. Human excreta is a taboo subject and is coyly termed "night soil" because traditionally, it was manually collected in pots mixed with soil especially from rich people's homes, usually in the night. It has been used as ...
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