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Adrift and rudderless in Kanniyakumari 17.12.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The trail of devastation that Ockhi left in Kanniyakumari district has been unprecedented. While the district will take a while to get back to normalcy, it is the fishing community that seems to be the worst hit, losing near and dear and breadwinners, as well as the tools of its trade — the boats and the nets.
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Friends of Tribal Society sets up think tank to help tribals 17.12.2017 DNA: Money
The Mumbai chapter of Friends of Tribal Society (FTS) headed by Pooja Agarwal, has organised a workshop on Monday where the first ever Mumbai Think Tank meet will be held under the guidance of acclaimed tribal activist, Manjushree from Calcutta. The think thank will meet to discuss ways to eradicate illiteracy from rural areas, particularly among tribals. "The vision embraces integrity, determination and commitment. The intention is to tap the potential of rural India that is still waiting to emerge and flourish, and come forth as the new face of India," said Agarwal. According to Agarwal, "The tribal and urban worlds should coexist. The aim is to make the tribal community self-sufficient, improve their health and sanitation conditions, provide better education. We want to do all this by giving them confidence and not uprooting their lifestyle but by gaining their confidence. We want people from Mumbai to connect with us, the aim is to bridge the gap between the tribal world and the rest of the country," ...
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Commissioned by courtier 16.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Ponuganti Telanganarya crafted the first acha Telugu work for Ibrahim Qutb Shah’s courtier Abdul Qadir Amin Khan
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NRIs restore auditorium at Ashok Nagar school 16.12.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The facility was damaged in the 2015 floods and had been waiting long for a facelift
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Haryana NOC for IG canal repair: Nitin Gadkari 16.12.2017 DNA: India
Injecting a boosting dose in Rajasthan’s infrastructure and irrigation works, the Union minister for road transport and water resources, Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stone of ambitious Parwan Irrigation water project. He also announced the completion of Jaipur’s Ring Road project in record deadline of one year and commence civil works on Greenfield Express highway between Jaipur and Delhi, soon. “Whatever commitments I make, I fulfill,” said Gadkari as a chief guest addressing a function in Baran which was presided by the chief minister, Vasundhara Raje. Fetching water from Yamuna River to Rajasthan, restoration of Indira Gandhi Canal and uses of ethanol as a fuel for farmers were also proclaimed by the minister from the stage. He emphasised that he is working on schemes contentiously to supply water to the desert state and increase earnings of the farmers. “At the time of the partition, six rivers were divided between India and Pakistan equally. However, three rivers which India had, flow into ...
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3 held with arms cache on Mumbai-Agra highway 16.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Trio arrested near Nashik after threatening petrol pump attendant at Malegaon
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A warning on water through film 16.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
On a trip to Munich, seeing the idyllic Isar flow by gently through the town, director G.S. Bhavani was inexplicably reminded of the sewage-filled Vrishabhavathi. “In Kannada books of the past, I had ...
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The changing face of Munger’s gun trade 16.12.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
With the government reluctant to issue new gun licences, customers have dried up for Munger’s legal gun manufacturers, pushing the district’s traditional industry underground. Amarnath Tewary reports on the town’s decline from a prized supplier of weapons to a den of illegal arms smugglers
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Saving lake and livelihood 15.12.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Fishermen have removed hundreds of sacks of plastics from Vembanad
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Tusker returns to Karnataka, injures 3, kills cattle 15.12.2017 Deccan Herald - District
Among the two elephants that had crossed over the borders of Chitradurga district roughly 10 days ago, one returned to wreak havoc in the district on Friday morning. The jumbo that strayed back injured three people. The tusker that returned was sighted at Bettakadur at about 7.30 am and later at Thalikatte village, Channagiri taluk. Here the tusker attacked farmers tending their fields and in Holalkere taluk it gored an ox. Those injured are Suresh, Mudiyappa and Basamma. Forest department officials suppose that the jumbo is now camping in Thuppadalli forest range. It may be recalled that two elephants had entered Karnatakas borders on December 3, from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh in Molkalmoru taluk. They went on rampage till December 8, attacking farmers, destroying crops and roaming around the regions water-bodies. The jumbos had then left the state via Katral lake, Halvudara, Sirigere and entered the Bhadra Reserve Forest at ...
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The voice of the voiceless 14.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The 11th edition of Voices from the Waters International Travelling Film Festival 2017, that was inaugurated in the city on Thursday, will showcase 229 films from 60 countries including India, across different venues in the city. The festival is presented by Bangalore Film Society in collaboration with Karnataka Chalanachithra Academy, ActionAid India (Bangalore), Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Jain group of Institutions and a consortium of partner organisations. The festival will have film screenings, discussions, exhibitions and paintings - all of which will have themes connected to water scarcity, water harvesting/conservation, conflicts, floods, droughts, global warming and climate change, degradation of water bodies (oceans, ponds, beaches, lakes, rivers, etc). Some of the films will explore the impact of deforestation on such water bodies, sanitation and health and the holistic revival of water bodies. The festival has earlier travelled to Tokyo, Spain, Columbia, Gothenburg and ...
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Japanese Delegates Called on the Governor of Manipur 14.12.2017 Kangla Online
Japanese Delegates Called on the Governor of Manipur
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Sentosa’s SEA Aquarium, Singapore: everything fishy 14.12.2017 Hindu: Travel
Wave at cheerful dolphins and stare down a shark at the South East Asia (SEA) Aquarium
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It's poop heat in Kenyan slums -- and business too (Environment Feature) 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
It's really not a dirty business. They have adopted a simple, clean technology that turns human waste into an odourless renewable alternative to charcoal, which locals use to ignite their hearths and to keep themselves warm.
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Japanese delegates called on the Governor of Manipur 14.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Japanese delegates called on the Governor of Manipur
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Bala Vikasa founders honoured 14.12.2017 Hindu: News
Bala Theresa Singareddy and her husband Andre Gingras were awarded the “Meritorious Service Decoration” award by Governor General of Canada.Ms. Bala Theresa Singareddy, a native of Reddypalem, in Wara...
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Cyclone-hit families receive assistance 13.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Eighty-seven more fishermen returned home
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BJP to protest against STP norm for apartments 13.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
To hold a dharna in Freedom Park on Saturday
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CM’s Sadhana Sambrahma Yatre in Basavakalyan today 13.12.2017 Hindu: News
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will launch Sadhana Sambrahma Yatre, a month-long State tour from Basavakalyan in Bidar district on Wednesday, announcing new schemes, laying foundation stones for new proj...
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Hydrogeologists’ warning on groundwater goes unheeded 13.12.2017 Hindu: News
‘Plea for banning sinking of new borewells fails to get government’s attention’
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