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Alyque Padamsee (1928-2018), the creator of dreamy ads who wanted to make secularism a cool idea 18.11.2018 Scroll.in
He gave generously of his creativity and wealth, and always stood on the side of truth and justice.
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Sanitation on Ganga Bank gets Big Push as Uma Bharati holds back to back People’s Convention 17.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharati  today held the fourth Ganga Gram Swachhta Sammelan within the last two weeks to strengthen Sanitation based all round development in the villages on the bank of Ganga.
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Uma Bharati calls upon villagers on Ganga bank to raise sanitation levels 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharati  has said that people on the bank of Ganga ned to take proactive charge of maintaining and raising sanitation standards so that the cleaniness of the river can be ensured.
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Why Amit Shah needs Uma Bharati in MP 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
Bundelkhand is thought to be an area where Mayawati has some influence.
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Small wonder: Biologist discovers a blood-red, snake-like fish in Meghalaya 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The swamp eel species is different from others in the North East and is more closely related to those found in Kerala.
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Chennai Buzz: More sparkles less pollution | Lake restoration | CMRL’s digital plans | Looming water crisis 10.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
For the busy Chennaiite, here's your chance to catch up on some of the key headlines from your city for the week gone by.
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Delhi’s polluted air disaster is also a water crisis in disguise 9.11.2018 Scroll.in
Paddy isn’t a natural crop for the Punjab region. Farming operations there are poisoning the air in North India and depleting aquifers.
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Pilot Ganga Grams will be the role model for village cleanliness 6.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Ms. Uma Bharati has said that maintaining sustainable behavior towards better sanitation is everyone’s responsibility. She was speaking in Ganga Gram Swachchhata Sammelan at Chyavan Rishi Ashram in Chousa Village of Buxar district in Bihar yesterday.
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In Gujarat’s Kutch, a horticulture boom is decimating the biodiversity hotspot’s bird population 4.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Among the avian species at risk, mainly due to increasing use of pesticides, is the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard.
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Jharakhand to become ODF by by 15th of this month 4.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharati said that with the present rate of sanitation coverage in the state, Jharkhand will become open defecation free state on it’s upcoming foundation day - 15th November.
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Paytm registers 600% growth in UPI transactions in 6 months 2.11.2018 Sify Finance
Alibaba and SoftBank-backed Paytm on Friday said it witnessed 600 per cent growth in the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transactions in the last six months.
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NMCG & UN Habitat organize a policy dialogue - Urban Cafe: ‘River for Habitat’ on the occasion of World Cities Day 2018 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The National Mission for Clean Ganga partnered with UN Habitat to organize a policy dialogue- ‘Urban Cafe: River for Habitat’ in New Delhi on the occasion of World Cities Day 2018 yesterday. Experts in the sector got together to discuss the deep association that rivers have with various aspects of human civilization – our cities, our economy and various facets of our  daily lives, the challenges to maintaining  healthy river ecosystems and ways  to deal with the same.
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Maharashtra declares drought in 151 talukas across 26 districts 1.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state government has declared ‘severe drought’ in 112 talukas.
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In drought-hit Maharashtra, a fourth of its villages are staring at a water crisis by April 28.10.2018 Scroll.in
The state is facing its worst groundwater depletion since 2015, says the Groundwater Surveys and Development Agency.
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Gizmo Geek: Cruising with a Clean Conscience 27.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
The luxury lifestyle doesn’t exactly shout “sustainable”. In fact, an Oxfam report from 2015 says, “The average (carbon) footprint of the richest 1 per cent of people globally could be 175 times that of the poorest 10 per cent.” So when we hear about a top-of-the-line catamaran, our instinct is to wonder how many villages it could power for the next decade. But then, it’s quite unfair to paint all luxury tech with the same tainted brush. A fact exemplified by Daedalus Yachts, whose zero-emission luxury yacht, the D80, is set to trial in 2019. In other words, very soon it might be possible to sail the world in your own luxury private yacht without using any fossil fuels and creating no emissions. “Clean energy in, clean air out,” is Daedalus’s motto. The D80 is going to be powered by the sun, sea, wind and water, no need to stop for refuelling. This clean energy catamaran has an innovative hybrid tech that not only recharges the on-board battery but stores excess energy in the form of hydrogen. Twin ...
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Sand mining in coastal Kerala is swallowing villages and displacing thousands 26.10.2018 Scroll.in
The threat of coastal erosion looms large over the coastline between Chavara and Alappad in Kollam district.
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IT searches sand mining firm V.V. Minerals 25.10.2018 Sify Finance
A team of Income Tax Department officials on Thursday searched the business and other premises of beach sand mineral mining firm V.V. Minerals for tax evasion, said an official.
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Crying ourselves hoarse over civic amenities 25.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Crying ourselves hoarse over civic amenities
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Top News: In SC petition, ex-CBI chief Alok Verma says decision to divest him of powers is illegal 25.10.2018 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Income Tax Department raids four sand mining firms in TN and Andhra Pradesh for alleged tax evasion 25.10.2018 Scroll.in
The offices of garnet exporting company VV Mineral were reportedly among those searched.
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