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Govt to use satellite-based tech to assess rice yield 18.10.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Govt to use satellite-based tech to assess rice yield
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Faster melting Himalyan glacial lakes threaten nearby dams! 18.10.2016 Zee News : Science and Technology
The scientists used computer simulations to determine how much floodwater might be released from such lakes, if the moraine embankments fail and how far the water would travel.
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Dams close to glacial lakes in Himalayas under flood threat 18.10.2016 New Kerala: West Bengal
Dams close to glacial lakes in Himalayas under flood threat
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Two more former Cong Ministers join BJP 18.10.2016 The Assam Tribune
Two more former Cong Ministers join BJP
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Preparations for Raas begin in Majuli 18.10.2016 The Assam Tribune
Preparations for Raas begin in Majuli
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Bypolls to Lakhimpur LS seat, Baithalangso LAC on Nov 19 18.10.2016 The Assam Tribune
Bypolls to Lakhimpur LS seat, Baithalangso LAC on Nov 19
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Dammed or Damned? Before reviewing Indus River Treaty, India needs to learn from the past 18.10.2016 FirstPost: India

A new Indus River Treaty can have long term impacts on the Himalayan mountain range. The impacts will be positive only if it is well planned in advance.

The post Dammed or Damned? Before reviewing Indus River Treaty, India needs to learn from the past appeared first on Firstpost.

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Dams close to glacial lakes in Himalayas under flood threat 18.10.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Of the 177 hydropower projects (HPP) located close to Himalayan glaciers over a fifth -- including many in India -- could be under threat from floods caused by the outbursts of glacial lakes, European researchers have warned.
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Complete road works speedily : Mishra 18.10.2016 Central Chronicle
Bhopal : Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs and Minister in charge of Rewa... more »
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More than 66L apply for UP Board's class IX, XI exams 18.10.2016 Allahabad - City - The Times of India
Last Date Of Registration Was Extended till Sept 22
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Deluge threat worsening in Brahamputra valley 18.10.2016 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
An assessment by the biodiversity organization Aaranyak has found that the Brahmaputra valley is one of the most hazard-prone regions in the country.
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'Kareena and Saif are a solid couple' 18.10.2016 Rediff: Interviews
'I am fortunate that I have never been stuck in riots. I have had a very protected life and upbringing. I remember my brother was in Mumbai during the 1992-93 riots and we were all worried about him. But he was fine.' Soha Ali Khan gets serious.
Caw of the wild 18.10.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Caw of the wild
VIETNAM-FLOODS 18.10.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
VIETNAM-FLOODS
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Bhubaneswar hospital tragedy: Twitter mourns loss of lives; wants action from government 18.10.2016 Oneindia.in: News
Bhubaneshwar, Oct 18: India woke up a terrible tragedy at the Sum Hospital in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, on Tuesday morning. A major fire broke out at the hospital on Monday evening, killing at least 22 patients and injuring over 20 others, in
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Vellore district staring at severe water scarcity 18.10.2016 Hindu: News
Water-level has slumped dramatically in most of the tanks and lakes
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KRRS to organise dharnas on Nov. 2 18.10.2016 Hindu: Karnataka
Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha will organise dharnas in front of the residences of all MLAs in Bidar district on November 2, seeking a special package for flood-affected farmers.KRRS district president...
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Abe’s political gains help odds of Japan legalising casinos | Reuters 18.10.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

By Thomas Wilson and Emi Emoto | TOKYO TOKYO Moves to allow casinos in Japan have failed for 15 years, but the chance of success has improved sharply, people involved in the effort say, thanks to political shifts that could open the world's next great frontier for high-roller gambling. The Japanese public opposes casinos by 2-to-1 on concerns such as gambling addiction, yet insiders say political momentum has shifted in favour of the latest in a string of bills proposing to legalise them.

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Boston entrepreneur convicted of insider trading 18.10.2016 Sify Finance
By Nate Raymond
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Abe's political gains help odds of Japan legalising casinos 18.10.2016 Sify Finance
By Thomas Wilson and Emi Emoto
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