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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday sought a report from the Maharashtra government on the spate of farmers suicides within six weeks, terming it as ... Read more...

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Pawar again criticises Maharashtra governor


April 29th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 29 (IANS) Union Agricultural Minister Sharad Pawar Sunday renewed his criticism of Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan for not doing enough for the drought-prone areas in the ... Read more...

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Vidarbha supporters to observe Maharashtra Day as Black Day


April 27th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Pro-Vidarbha activists will observe the Maharashtra Day on May 1 as 'Black Day' and will take out rallies and hold demonstrations to press their demand ... Read more...

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Tripura to launch disaster management project in schools


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Tripura will launch a disaster management programme in its schools to enhance the state's preparedness in an event of a natural calamity striking it, an ... Read more...

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Shattered glass can tell a lot about future climate change


December 28th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Scientists have found that when dirt breaks apart in the atmosphere, it follows a pattern similar to broken glass and other brittle objects.Jasper Kok at the National ... Read more...

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Wolf Moon 2010 Gets Star Gazers Excited


January 30th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Native Americans call the first Full moon of the year as wolf moon. It is generally unusually brighter and bigger. Yesterday many sky gazers waited with ... Read more...

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Why broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower are good for heart


September 5th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): Here's why broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower are good for the heart - a chemical found in these vegetables can boost a natural defence mechanism to protect arteries from ... Read more...

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Orissa flash floods toll 15, thousands hit (Lead)


July 15th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) At least 15 people have been killed and more than 10,000 affected in Orissa as flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rain have hit several areas, officials said ... Read more...

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Death toll in Orissa floods rises to 15


July 15th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) The death toll in flash floods that was triggered by heavy monsoon rains rose to 15 in Orissa Wednesday, officials said. The toll, however, could be more than ... Read more...

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Big impact of climate change on India’s farm yields: World Bank


May 25th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Dryland farmers in Andhra Pradesh may see their incomes decline by 20 percent, the sugarcane yield in Maharashtra may go down 30 percent, and there may be ... Read more...

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Scientists start regional network to study earthquakes in Himalayas


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, April 2 (IANS) The Holy Grail for geologists is the ability to predict an earthquake. While they continue their search, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) is putting in ... Read more...

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Flood situation remains grim in Uttar Pradesh


September 28th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by ANI
Shahjahanpur (U.P.), Sept 28 (ANI): Flood situation remained grim in Shahjahanpur District of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday where thousands of people have been affected in more than 200 villages of the ... Read more...

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Flood situation remains grim in UP


September 26th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Basti (Uttar Pradesh), Sept 26 (ANI): The release of more water from barrages in Nepal coupled with continuous downpour has compounded the already grim flood-situation in Basti in Gorakhpur District of ... Read more...

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Monsoon rains spread havoc in Uttar Pradesh


August 23rd, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 23 (ANI): Low lying areas, streets and fields in Uttar Pradeshs Mathura District were inundated due to continuous heavy rain. Floods have submerged hundreds of villages and authorities ... Read more...

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Building pyramids to help dispose trash


June 6th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) A unique solution proposed by a Dutch engineer could take care of trash and toxic waste by converting them into concrete slabs that are then used to build ... Read more...

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Terrorism can trigger disasters across borders: PM


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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