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New Delhi, 8th May (IANS/IndiaSpend): India's civil nuclear accords may be part of the solution to air pollution problems as it tries to move away from highly-polluting coal, which accounts for almost 80 percent of its electricity generation, towards a clearer and greener option.
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If you are a girl — educated and from an economically stable family — from an urban area, either Jain, Christian or upper-caste Hindu, the chances are you will not be married before adulthood (18 years), according to a new report.
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Gurkha (Nepal), 5th May (IANS): Ran Bahadur Gurung is scouring for his belongings in the rubble which once used to be his house at this remote but picturesque village of Gurkha in Nepal, the epicentre of the devastating earthquake in Himalayan nation.
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Washington, 4th May (IANS): Even with an African-American president in the White House, it's a still a hard day's life for the blacks 150 years after Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and 50 years after two landmark legislations outlawed racial discrimination.
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Kathmandu, 3rd May (IANS): Dusk has begun to fall and Thakurnath Nepal, puffing on a beedi, sits opposite a funeral pyre.
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