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Piped water supply to construction of hostels to stadiums, local governments have big plans for the $900 million collected from mining companies under a 2015 law, but the people living in these districts have not been involved in deciding where the money will be spent, according an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
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The Second World War was truly a "world" war -- for, apart from encompassing most of the globe, it saw all military forces drawing in additional "personnel" beyond the planet's dominant species.
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In another two years, Narendra Modi may well enter the Guinness Book of Records for failing to hold a press conference.
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Underage marriages, especially of girls, are rising in urban India and declining in rural India, according to a new analysis of census data, but while the immediate reasons are not clear, patriarchy and the continuing hold of tradition are implicated.
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New Delhi, 8th June (IANS): Undeterred by criticism from politicians and commentators, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat says use of human shield by the India Army is not a norm but individual officers are entitled to decide the tactic depending on circumstances.
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