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Farmers want check dams across Palar 21.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
They voice their concern over encroachments on waterbodies and canals across Vellore district
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Nasa's Dawn mission set for close look at dwarf planet Ceres 20.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
NASA has approved a second extension of the Dawn mission at Ceres, allowing the spacecraft to get a closer look at the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. During this extension, the spacecraft will descend to lower altitudes than ever before at the dwarf planet, which it has been orbiting since March 2015. The spacecraft will continue at Ceres for the remainder of its science investigation and will remain in a stable orbit indefinitely after its fuel runs out. The Dawn flight team is studying ways to manoeuvre the spacecraft into a new elliptical orbit, which may take the it to less than 200 kilometres from the surface of Ceres at closest approach. Previously, Dawn's lowest altitude was 385 kilometres. A priority of the second Ceres mission extension is collecting data with Dawn's gamma ray and neutron spectrometer, which measures the number and energy of gamma rays and neutrons. This information is important for understanding the compositi
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Boy drowns in tank 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
A 12-year-old boy drowned in a tank in Kharadwadi in Belagavi city on Thursday. Kiran Ramannanavar, who left home to play with his friends, went swimming in the Kharadwadi tank and drowned. His frien...
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Odisha classifies heavy rain as State-specific disaster 20.10.2017 Hindu: National
The Odisha government on Friday declared the heavy rains that lashed the coastal and northern districts as a State Specific Disaster in local context. The sudden downpour was precipitated by an atmo...
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7 young men and their unusual start-up 20.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Bombay Hemp Company offers goods fashioned out of hemp, the lesser known cousin of ganja.
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Six murders in 48 hours 20.10.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Madurai witnessed six murders in 48 hours since Tuesday evening, many of which could be partly attributed to drunken brawls during Deepavali celebration, police sources said.P. Marimuthu (33), an aut...
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Minister promises Ashraya housesto people displaced by floodwaters 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
33 houses damaged as Mantur tank overflows following excessive rainfall
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Encroachments shrink Hoodi, Sadaramangala lakes to death 19.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Plaster of Paris Ganesha idols and heaps of garbage dumped in Sadaramangala Lake, KR Puram, have remain uncleared, painting a sorry picture of the waterbody. Hoodi Lake, which is situated nearby, is also in shambles. The two lakes have shrunk drastically over the years. Hoodi lake, at one point in time, spanned 15.10 acres. The catchment area of these lakes was encroached upon by builders even as officials looked the other way. About 1.29 acres of Hoodi lake has been encroached upon by the government itself to build roads and burial grounds. Seema Garg, CEO, Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority, said officials involved in the encroachment do not take the permission of the Authority before going ahead with the projects. She said now that it has been brought to their notice, they will take action. Operators of private water tankers used to draw water from the lake illegally and supply it to the city. But this has been stopped now, said Balachandran P, a resident. Sadaramangala Lake, which ...
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Family ostracised in Shivamogga village 19.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Trigger was a fight over Ganesh idol immersion
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Three die after car falls into lake; 12-year-old rescued 19.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Three of a family, including two children, died after the car they were travelling lost control and fell into a lake near Managanahalli near Ramanagar, 30 km from the city on Wednesday evening. A 12...
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Worn-out roads adorn CCpur 19.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Worn-out roads adorn CCpur
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World's deepest Lake Baikal dying mysteriously 19.10.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Over the past several years, a major international tourist attraction, has been crippled by a series of detrimental phenomena, some of which remain a mystery to scientists.
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Worn-out roads adorn CCpur 19.10.2017 Kangla Online
Worn-out roads adorn CCpur
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Axis Bank tanks 7% as asset quality worsens in Q2 18.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The stock dipped 7% to Rs 475 on the BSE in early morning trade.
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Avoid concrete buildings: CM 18.10.2017 Hindu: News
Says Sabarimala development should be on the basis of master plan
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Back to the BUND 17.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
Hyderabad’s favourite destination evokes mixed feelings among its visitors
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Now, explore planets and moons using Google maps: Here's how 17.10.2017 DNA: Top News
Google Maps has introduced a new feature that allows you to 'zoom out' from Earth and explore other planets and moons in the solar system. Some of the newer added bodies include the moons of Saturn, like Enceladus, Titan, and Mimas.  "Explore the icy plains of Enceladus, where Cassini discovered water beneath the moon s crust-suggesting signs of life. Peer beneath the thick clouds of Titan to see methane lakes," Stafford Marquardt, Product Manager at Google, wrote in a blogpost. "You can visit these places - along with many other planets and moons - in Google Maps right from your computer. For extra fun, try zooming out from the Earth until you are in space!" Marquardt said. Google has also added Pluto, Venus, and several other moons for a total of 12 new worlds for users to ...
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Mitigating rain and floods in Bengaluru needs holistic approach 17.10.2017 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru needs to pay attention to the design of the land - the topography, groundwater recharging capacity, design of the raja kaluves.. and find a way to store water or recharge groundwater, to help mitigate floods. ...
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Now explore planets, moons in Google Maps 17.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Stargazers are in for a treat as Google has announced that one can now virtually visit all planets and moons in our solar system using Google Maps.
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Human intervention reverses fluorosis 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
A village slowly recovers from the ill-effects of high fluoride content in water
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