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Supreme Court Fast Tracks Kathua Rape And Murder Case, Transfers It To Pathankot

File Picture Courtesy : The Asian Age

Supreme Court in a significant ruling has transferred the barbaric an inhuman Kathua rape and murder case to the Pathankot …

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With Low Water Reserves, A Blistering Indian Summer

Young girls at a well in Gujarat, which is already facing a water scarcity [image by: Mark Charmer]

The omens for this summer are bad in South Asia. Afghanistan received the lowest snowfall in years, spiking fears of …

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Khalistan And Other Issues Figure In Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Talks With Amarinder Singh

Picture Courtesy : Deccan Chronicle

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for a one-on-one meeting at the Taj hotel. …

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From Bread Basket To Basket Case

The burning of crop residue in Punjab and Haryana is creating serious air pollution hazard over northern India [image by: Richardt Radek Larsen]

 Soumya Sarkar After degrading rich farmland through reckless use of chemical fertilisers and depleting aquifers by overusing groundwater – an …

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Toxic Delhi Air : NGT Slams States For Non-Serious Attitude in Tackling Pollution

File Picture Courtesy : The Indian Express

  With the air quality in Delhi dropping to alarming levels for the third straight day, the National Green Tribunal …

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Delhi’s Air Pollution Hits ‘Severe’ Levels , Paddy Stubble Burning To Blame

File Picture Courtesy : News Nation

Delhi woke up to ‘severe’ air quality under a blanket of thick haze, as pollution levels breached the permissible standards …

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s game is up, sentenced to 20 years in jail

File Picture Courtesy : DNA India

  In a stern verdict by the special CBI court, the rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim …

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Governance in the Social Sector: Performance-wise Ranking of Major States

  Image: Outline India By Shekhar Chandra ‘Good Governance’ is considered panacea to achieve inclusive growth. However, measuring governance has …

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Water Woes in India: Water level of 91 Reservoirs Plunges to 20% of their Capacity

As summer peaks in India, the water level of 91 major reservoirs goes down by one per cent. According to …

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IMD predicts better monsoon in revised forecast for 2017

The monsoon is likely to be better than earlier expected, according to the Met department which revised its initial forecast …

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