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Why Assam is prone to floods and what’s the solution

🕔14:55, 19.Jul 2019

News Assam is in the grip of yet another flood, with 57 lakh people displaced, all 33 districts affected, and 36 people killed besides hundreds of animals. More in News This is the first wave of floods this monsoon, and

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Biennial State of Forests Report 2017 and CAMPA

🕔13:46, 19.Jul 2019

News Recently, Forest Survey of India (FSI) released its biennial State of Forests Report 2017 that stated that forest cover in the country has increased by about one per cent, but several other reports highlight that this increase is not

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Not even 1 in 5 Indian rural households gets piped water, govt tells Parliament

🕔13:44, 19.Jul 2019

News Out of 17.87 total crore rural households, around 3.27 crore are currently getting water through piped connections, the Union Jal Shakti Ministry said in a written reply to the House. More in News The ministry, which has been formed

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Pupils and teachers: the best ratios are in the smaller states

🕔13:23, 19.Jul 2019

News In its reply to an unstarred question in Lok Sabha this week, the HRD Ministry said the PTR norm in the country has been set at 30:1 for primary level, and at 35:1 for the upper primary level. More

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OIC’s curious record on Xinjiang

🕔13:21, 19.Jul 2019

Article Sujan R. Chenoy, director general of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, discuss the reason behind Chinese preference over India at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) About Organisation of Islamic Cooperation The OIC, representing 57 member states and

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The threat of Ebola

🕔13:20, 19.Jul 2019

News After holding itself back on three occasions, the World Health Organization has declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. More in News The outbreak in Congo,

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Inappropriate template for a legitimate target

🕔11:54, 19.Jul 2019

Article Ramkishen S. Rajan, Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy compare East Asian model with Indian Model to achieve economic growth. Important Analysis The recently-released Economic Survey either glosses over or ignores many acute challenges faced

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Daily News Prescription 19th July 2019

🕔08:20, 19.Jul 2019

GS 2 Polity and Governance Child labour in films, TV comes under scanner (The Hindu) The Union Labour and Employment Ministry has expressed concern over violations of child labour rules in film and television and urged the Ministry of Information

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How films are certified, why it causes dispute

🕔16:05, 18.Jul 2019

News Earlier this month, the Bombay High Court pulled up the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for refusing to give a ‘U’ certificate to Chidiakhana, produced by the Children’s Film Society of India under the I&B Ministry. The CBFC

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Attack On Journalists In India

🕔15:04, 18.Jul 2019

Journalists are facing heightened threats around the globe, according to the 2019 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), covering 180 countries and territories. More in News It notes that the number of countries regarded as safe

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