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The just-released Global Tuberculosis (TB) Report-2016 is a shocker for India.
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Hokarsar (Srinagar), 30th Oct (IANS): Undeterred by the prolonged unrest in Kashmir, hundreds of migratory birds are reaching this wetland reserve daily to keep their annual tryst with the Valley.
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As Delhis air quality begins to deteriorate with Diwali, new government data indicates that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) governments restrictions on cars based on odd-even number plates-between January 1-15, 2016, and April 15-30, 2016-did not improve the air quality in the worlds 11th most polluted city.
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Internet shutdowns cost India $968 million (Rs 6,485 crore) in 2015-16, the largest loss among 19 countries surveyed and the result of 22 shutdowns, the same as war-torn Iraq, according to a report by Brookings Institution indicating the negative effect of these shutdowns on the economy.
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New Delhi, 25th Oct (IANS): As controversy grips the indigenously-developed Genetically Modified (GM) mustard -- a crop which scientists say will address India's food security and farmer's troubles -- the man who developed the variety has termed this an issue "which has gone too far".
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