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Crop acreage up 3.5% in last phase of kharif planting 19.8.2017 ET: Agriculture
Compared to the previous year it was 0.84% less covering 97.63 million hectare, according to the Agriculture ministry data.
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Terminator out to kill mosquitoes 19.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Marooned villagers in Saran wait for relief 19.8.2017 TOI: Patna
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Govt. implementing more micro irrigation projects for judicious use of water, says CM 19.8.2017 Hindu: News
‘The challenge before us is to use available water to bring more area under irrigation’
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Sewer deaths: CM to meet DJB officials 19.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting with executive engineers and senior officials of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on August 22 in the wake of the death of nine labourers while cleaning se...
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Kala-azar: The disease that just won’t go away 19.8.2017 Hindu: Other States
Around 3,000 people afflicted with kala-azar come in the way of India declaring itself free of the scourge, reports Jacob Koshy as he tracks down patients in West Bengal
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Analyse pollution in Mandovi: Cong. to NIO 19.8.2017 Hindu: Other States
Panaji: The Congress has urged the National Institute of Oceaonography (NIO) to analyse the pollution level of the Mandovi river in and around the area where the Lucky Seven casino vessel has run agro...
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Panel satisfied with progress of Polavaram project works 19.8.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
‘A.P. set to become water surplus by 2019’
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VIT home to several species of birds 19.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
A small blue Kingfisher hops on from one tree to another as a White-breasted Kingfisher flies past. While a Cormorant dips into the water in search of its prey, a Heron takes a quick flight and a para...
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Marginal improvement in groundwater situation 19.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Dependence on Metrowater tankers goes down after the recent rain
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Medha Patkar in jail: MP BJP leaders resign in protest 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In protest against jailing of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NDA) leader Medha Patkar after "framing her in false charges", the office-bearers of Kadmal unit of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh on Friday resigned en masse.
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Poor upkeep of canals blamed for Delta crisis 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Several tanks and canals have disappeared endangering the livelihood of farmers, says expert
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Ancient wisdom can keep diabetes at bay 18.8.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
The emergence of marginal dysfunction or alteration in any part of the blood sugar system, but not to the extent of elevating sugar level above normal, is predisposition to diabetes. It is an unmanifested state of diabetes which passes down from one generation to the other but whenever a critical point is reached due to an abuse, it transforms into full-blown diabetes. Dr Denham Horman proposed a theory that excess of free radicals in humans leads to a lethal process called oxidative stress (OS), which causes dysfunction or alteration in any biological entity. The Journal of Epigenetics writes, "pre-diabetics have altered mitochondrial DNA". Alteration of mitochondrial DNA in the absence of any other perceptible cause points to OS as the cause. Modern factors like tans-fats, refined and processed food, adulteration, pollution, insecti- cides, pesticides, cosmetics, swe- etening, flavouring agents, carbonaceous drinks, phthalates (plastics), electromagnetic waves of cell phones, nuclear and increased UV ...
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Chandrababu Naidu for interlinking of rivers to prevent water disputes 18.8.2017 TOI: Cities
The chief minister was speaking at his camp office here with members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources, who were on a tour of the state.
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Set up designated swine flu wards: Centre to hospitals, Delhi 18.8.2017 DNA: Health
The Union health ministry today asked Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain and all central government-run hospitals to set up designated swine flu wards and issue an advisory to chemists across the city to ensure adequate stock of drugs to treat vector-borne diseases.
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24-hour power to farmers is fitting reply, says KTR 18.8.2017 Hindu: News
Farmers got a raw deal in unified Andhra Pradesh, he says
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Steps mooted to revive Canoli canal 18.8.2017 Hindu: News
District administration to conduct mass survey of the waterbody on August 26
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Bihar flood toll touches 119; over 4 lakh evacuated 18.8.2017 Hindu: News
400 villages in Malda waterlogged as rivers breach danger levels; second wave inundates Kaziranga National Park
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Bihar flood toll hits 153; Army help sought in UP 18.8.2017 TOI: Home
The Bihar flood toll climbed to 153 on Friday while those marooned in 17 districts of the state crossed the 1 crore mark, even as the Army was called in for relief and rescue operations in deluge-hit eastern Uttar Pradesh districts adjoining Nepal.
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Bihar floods: Situation remains grim, death toll mounts to 119 18.8.2017 News
Floods have affected 98 lakh in 16 districts forcing delay of examination and cancellation of trains
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