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Shut it down till segregation: MoEF panel on Deonar

Shut it down till segregation: MoEF panel on Deonar

Coming down heavily on the BMC for the state of affairs at the Deonar dumping ground, the two-member panel of scientists constituted by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has recommended that dumping of organic waste be stopped immediately at Deonar. The panel, which submitted its report to the Centre after surveying the site, [...]

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Modi, Cameron meet focused on defence, Make In India

Modi, Cameron meet focused on defence, Make In India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his British counterpart David Cameron in Washington on the sidelines of Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) during which the two leaders discussed defence co-operation and Make in India issues. “My meeting with PM David Cameron focused on defence cooperation, make in India and other key issues,” Mr. Modi said in a [...]

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Jati, Mati, Bheti, and Sarma’s invocations of war glory

Jati, Mati, Bheti, and Sarma’s invocations of war glory

Being a perennial No. 2 can be unnerving for many, but not for the convener of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s election management committee for the Assam elections. Twenty-three years in the Congress, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi’s de facto second-in-command and the architect of the party’s three back-to-back victories since 2001, Himanta Biswa Sarma suddenly [...]

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Disillusioned, another DMDK district secretary joins DMK

Disillusioned, another DMDK district secretary joins DMK

The brewing discontent in the DMDK over the party’s decision to lead a third front in the Assembly elections saw the switching over of one more district secretary to the DMK camp on Friday. S. Dinesh, the DMDK’s Kanyakumari (West) unit secretary, has joined the DMK claiming that he was not inclined to work for [...]

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Foreign fighters evading Europe’s security net as Ibrahim El Bakraoui’s case shows

Foreign fighters evading Europe’s security net as Ibrahim El Bakraoui’s case shows

When Ibrahim El Bakraoui blew himself up in the Brussels Airport check-in area, killing and maiming scores of travellers, it was at least the third time he had passed unimpeded through an airport terminal in recent months. Suspected by Turkey of being a “foreign terrorist fighter” and known at home in Belgium as an ex-con [...]

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Five CRPF men injured in a series of IED blasts

Five CRPF men injured in a series of IED blasts

Five CRPF personnel were on Satuday injured in a series of improvised explosive device (IED) blasts carried out by Naxals in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Deputy Inspector General (Bokaro range), Upendra Kumar Singh, said the CRPF personnel were on a patrol when the IED blasts took place at Chitpur village under Topchanchi police station around [...]

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ED issues third summons to Mallya

ED issues third summons to Mallya

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday issued a third summons to business tycoon Vijay Mallya asking him appear by April 9 before its investigating officer (IO) in Mumbai, even as a conglomerate of banks are examining his proposal to pay Rs. 4000 crore to lenders of Kingfisher Airlines by September. Mr. Mallya had, on Friday, [...]

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Rahul visits Kolkata flyover collapse site

Rahul visits Kolkata flyover collapse site

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today visited the spot of the flyover collapse in Kokata in which 26 people were killed and said he had come to extend support to the victims and did not want to politicise the issue. Later Mr. Gandhi met the injured people in the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital and [...]

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Zika: The key unanswered questions

Zika: The key unanswered questions

The infection has prompted the World Health Organization to declared a global health emergency due to the link to thousands of suspected cases of babies born with small brains – or microcephaly – in Brazil. But there are still many, crucial, unanswered questions. How many people have been infected in the Americas? The best estimate [...]

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Prime Minister in Saudi Arabia on two-day visit

Prime Minister in Saudi Arabia on two-day visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Riyadh on Saturday on his maiden two-day visit to the oil-rich Saudi kingdom as both countries are set to firm up a raft of pacts to bolster their strategic partnership besides exploring ways to enhance security and counter-terror cooperation. Combating threat of terrorism and radicalisation are expected to figure [...]

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Encinitas Explores Joining Welcoming Communities Campaign

Encinitas Explores Joining Welcoming Communities Campaign

Last night, community members turned out to Encinitas City Hall in support of the city council’s consideration of seven recommendations around welcoming refugee and immigrant communities in Encinitas. The recommendations included exploration of Encinitas City officially joining the White House Task Force on New Americans’ Building Welcoming Communities Campaign. [Source:- PANA] [...]

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California Counts: Mobilizing the state’s refugee voters

California Counts: Mobilizing the state’s refugee voters

People up and down the state are trying to crack the code on California’sdismal voter turnout, which reached a record low for general elections in 2014. Just 42.2 percent of registered voters cast ballots. Under a new law, the Department of Motor Vehicles is getting ready toregister drivers automatically to vote, and there’s talk of sending [...]

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