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Radio Angulo
Cuban Wetlands: Internationally ImportantCuban experts are working on a project of two new proposals in the country as R
Cuban Wetlands: Internationally Important
Radio Angulo / Posted 22 minutes ago
Cuban experts are working on a project of two new proposals in the country as Ramsar Sites which is an international convention related to wetlands and in particular water bird habitats. Cuba: Protection of Wetlands, a Priority One of them is the... Read more
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guardian-series
Residents launch campaign to save community hall from demolitionA petition to save a well-loved community hall has been launched, following the
Residents launch campaign to save community hall from demolition
guardian-series / Posted 28 minutes ago
A petition to save a well-loved community hall has been launched, following the council’s decision to demolish it. The Redbridge Conservatives launched the petition to stop the Sir James Hawkey Hall in Broomhill Road, Woodford Green from being... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Rex Donasco: Fighting for IloiloLIKE MOST other persons of a certain age, Rex Donasco, prefers the unsequestere
Rex Donasco: Fighting for Iloilo
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
LIKE MOST other persons of a certain age, Rex Donasco, prefers the unsequestered life away from the glare of the spotlight and the scrutiny of keen, calculating eyes. At the end of the day, Rex would rather be sitting quietly in some cozy nook,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Light and manganese to discover the source of submerged Roman marbleScientists take the plunge underwater to analyze one of the most valuable eleme
Light and manganese to discover the source of submerged Roman marble
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
Scientists take the plunge underwater to analyze one of the most valuable elements from the affluent Roman villas: white marble. Credit: Michela Ricca et al. The Roman Emperors used to spend their summers in the city of Baia, near Naples. With the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Government stops work on Highgate Hill homesThe Queensland Government has issued a stop work order on three residential bui
Government stops work on Highgate Hill homes
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 hours ago
The Queensland Government has issued a stop work order on three residential buildings at Highgate Hill, Brisbane. Photo: Amy Mitchell-Whittington The Queensland Government has issued a stop work order on three residential buildings at Highgate... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Hi-tech discoveries: archaeology transformedPhysics is breaking new ground in the field of archaeology and human evolution.
Hi-tech discoveries: archaeology transformed
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
Physics is breaking new ground in the field of archaeology and human evolution. Physics is breaking new ground in the field of archaeology and human evolution. So much so that in just a few years the gains in archaeology now equal the gains made... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Competition of Successful Student Initiatives for Countering Violent Extremism Previewed At State Department Showcase - Jean R. AbinaderMatic — The "Peer 2 Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism" project, launched in spr
A Competition of Successful Student Initiatives for Countering Violent Extremism Previewed At State Department Showcase - Jean R. Abinader
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Matic — The "Peer 2 Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism" project, launched in spring 2015, is based on the premise that empowering student "experts" in reaching their peers was a critical strategy in efforts to combat extremist propaganda. The idea was... Read more
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News.com.au
Last-minute move could save homesAn inner-city Highgate Hill property faces demolition this week despite a last
Last-minute move could save homes
News.com.au / Posted 6 hours ago
An inner-city Highgate Hill property faces demolition this week despite a last ditch bid to save it One of the homes set for demolition. Pic: Liam Kidston. THE State Government has issued a stop work order on the destruction of three century-old... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Weston Firefighters Answer The Call At Westport's MacChili FestWESTON, Conn. — The Weston Volunteer Fire Department Chili Team served up a lar
Weston Firefighters Answer The Call At Westport's MacChili Fest
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 6 hours ago
WESTON, Conn. — The Weston Volunteer Fire Department Chili Team served up a large batch of award-winning chili to festival-goers in Westport on Sunday — with the help of a lot of friends. “We went through about 10 gallons worth of chili,” Volunteer... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Last-minute move could save homesTHE State Government has issued a stop work order on the destruction of three c
Last-minute move could save homes
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
THE State Government has issued a stop work order on the destruction of three century-old houses in Highgate Hill, in an 11th hour bid to halt the bulldozers. But for the move to be successful the homes will have to become listed on the State... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Weston Firefighters Answer The Call At Westport's MacChili FestWESTON, Conn. — The Weston Volunteer Fire Department Chili Team served up a lar
Weston Firefighters Answer The Call At Westport's MacChili Fest
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 7 hours ago
WESTON, Conn. — The Weston Volunteer Fire Department Chili Team served up a large batch of award-winning chili to festival-goers in Westport on Sunday — with the help of a lot of friends. “We went through about 10 gallons worth of chili,” Volunteer... Read more
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Swissinfo
Should schools be neutral zones for religion?Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Should schools be neutral zones for religion?
Swissinfo / Posted 7 hours ago
Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is copyrighted. It is intended for private use only. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
KL chamber planning fall trip to CubaKEY LARGO — The Key Largo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a trip to Cuba th
KL chamber planning fall trip to Cuba
Key West Citizen / Posted 11 hours ago
KEY LARGO — The Key Largo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a trip to Cuba this fall that is open to chamber members and others who would like to learn more about the island nation’s business climate. Nineteen spaces are available. In 2015,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
St. Patrick's Day Parade marches through threat of bad weatherThe sun was a no-show and heavy clouds threatened to drench all comers, but tho
St. Patrick's Day Parade marches through threat of bad weather
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
The sun was a no-show and heavy clouds threatened to drench all comers, but thousands still poured into downtown Scranton for the 49th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade kicked off on Saturday afternoon accompanied by gusts of wind strong... Read more
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Japan Today
Japanese cuisine to be promoted at Georgetown University in Washington ‹ Japan TodayThe Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan and Aramark Corpor
Japanese cuisine to be promoted at Georgetown University in Washington ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 14 hours ago
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan and Aramark Corporation — one of the largest food service providers in the U.S. — are teaming up to present Ichijiu Sansai Week, running from February 10 to 16, which will be held in the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Preserving my nonna’s treasured Italian recipes in a family cookbookSpending time in a kitchen with someone who’s been cooking for nearly seven dec
Preserving my nonna’s treasured Italian recipes in a family cookbook
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
Spending time in a kitchen with someone who’s been cooking for nearly seven decades is a humbling experience. Forget back pain from sitting at a desk for too long: My grandmother (who I call nonna), with her arthritic fingers, still makes gnocchi... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Foundation North Grants Millions for Community Initiatives• Tennis Auckland Region Inc - a grant of $2,000,000 for facility upgrade • Th
Foundation North Grants Millions for Community Initiatives
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 hours ago
• Tennis Auckland Region Inc - a grant of $2,000,000 for facility upgrade • Three Kings United Football Club Inc - a grant of $750,000 for building costs • Kauri Coast Recreational Society Inc - a grant of $1,033,000 for capital expenditure Recent... Read more
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asianage
Pakistan court accepts Koh-i-Noor pleaA Pakistani court has accepted a petition seeking direction to the government t
Pakistan court accepts Koh-i-Noor plea
asianage / Posted 20 hours ago
A Pakistani court has accepted a petition seeking direction to the government to bring back Koh-i-Noor from British Queen Elizabeth-II, overruling the objection to the plea for the famed diamond, which India has been trying to get from the UK for... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Battle for bark art: Indigenous leaders hail breakthrough in talks with British MuseumThe British Museum, long intransigent on repatriating treasures such as the Par
Battle for bark art: Indigenous leaders hail breakthrough in talks with British Museum
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 hours ago
The British Museum, long intransigent on repatriating treasures such as the Parthenon marbles to their original owners, has entered detailed negotiations with a Victorian Aboriginal clan about potentially returning its sacred artefacts from... Read more
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Surfer Today
Riding the waves of San Sebastian's emerging surf economySan Sebastian's surf cluster is a city-driven, new-generation type of cluster p
Riding the waves of San Sebastian's emerging surf economy
Surfer Today / Posted yesterday
San Sebastian's surf cluster is a city-driven, new-generation type of cluster policy that connects apparently unrelated activities around a common theme: surf. By choosing a theme rather than a specific sector, the cluster initiative refrains from... Read more
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Inquirier.net
We’ve not yet seen the last of Etag FestivalSMOKIN’ Whether or not Sagada wants to be branded as ‘Etag’ country, this raw s
We’ve not yet seen the last of Etag Festival
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
SMOKIN’ Whether or not Sagada wants to be branded as ‘Etag’ country, this raw smoked pork (photo below) remains its cultural heritage. PHOTOS BY RICHARD BALONGLONG THIS YEAR would have seen the last of the Etag Festival in the tourist town of Sagada... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shyam Saran: Revisiting PakistanA self-confident India should engage friendly constituencies in Pakistan even a
Shyam Saran: Revisiting Pakistan
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
A self-confident India should engage friendly constituencies in Pakistan even as it confronts the hostility of the establishmentA self-confident India should engage friendly constituencies in Pakistan even as it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Oromo Protests Isn't Just a Protest Against a 'Master Plan'?In mid-April 2014 senior officials from the Oromiya Special Zone were the first
Why Oromo Protests Isn't Just a Protest Against a 'Master Plan'?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
In mid-April 2014 senior officials from the Oromiya Special Zone were the first ones to have publically resisted the Addis Abeba and Surrounding Oromiya Special Zone Integrated Development Plan (AASOSZIDP), popularly known by its misnomer 'Master... Read more
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DW
Madrid tries to tear down a dictator's memory | Europe |For the time being, Madrid officials have decided to postpone a controversial p
Madrid tries to tear down a dictator's memory | Europe |
DW / Posted yesterday
For the time being, Madrid officials have decided to postpone a controversial plan to remove old monuments, street signs and symbols dedicated to figures connected to the Francisco Franco dictatorship after conservative groups complained that the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pakistan court accepts plea to bring back Koh-i-Noor from UKA Pakistani court has accepted a petition seeking direction to the government t
Pakistan court accepts plea to bring back Koh-i-Noor from UK
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
A Pakistani court has accepted a petition seeking direction to the government to bring back Koh-i-Noor from British Queen Elizabeth-II, overruling the objection to the plea for the famed diamond. Lahore high court justice Khalid Mahmood Khan on... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The destruction of Sur: is this historic district a target for gentrification?Like ants toting food back to the colony, the families streaming out of Diyarba
The destruction of Sur: is this historic district a target for gentrification?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Like ants toting food back to the colony, the families streaming out of Diyarbakir’s old city on a recent sunny afternoon tended to move in single file. They carried boxes, bags and beds on their heads and babies in their arms, hauled luggage and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Pakistan court accepts plea to bring back Koh-i-Noor from UKLAHORE: A Pakistani court has accepted a petition seeking direction to the gove
Pakistan court accepts plea to bring back Koh-i-Noor from UK
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
LAHORE: A Pakistani court has accepted a petition seeking direction to the government to bring back Koh-i-Noor from British Queen Elizabeth-II, overruling the objection to the plea for the famed diamond, which India has been trying to get from the UK... Read more
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The Hindu
Pakistan okays plea to bring back Koh-i-Noor from U.K.It stakes its claim over the 105-carat gem on the basis that it hailed from the
Pakistan okays plea to bring back Koh-i-Noor from U.K.
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
It stakes its claim over the 105-carat gem on the basis that it hailed from the territory that became Pakistan in 1947. A Pakistani court has accepted a petition seeking direction to the government to bring back Koh-i-Noor from British Queen... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Nottingham Post teams up with BBC for music history projectA regional daily has teamed up with the BBC to help with a project run by the c
Nottingham Post teams up with BBC for music history project
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted yesterday
A regional daily has teamed up with the BBC to help with a project run by the corporation on the history of pop music. The Nottingham Post has lent its backing to BBC Music’s People’s History of Pop, a national project that aims to tell the stories... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Law On Stone Town Protection Begins TodayZanzibar — In efforts to minimize risks of Zanzibar Stone Town losing its curre
Law On Stone Town Protection Begins Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Zanzibar — In efforts to minimize risks of Zanzibar Stone Town losing its current status as a World Heritage Site, government will from today start implementing a traffic and parking by-law to regulate traffic and the parking of vehicles. Both the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Everyone has a role to play in closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australia, Kia Dowell writes Photo: Kia
Everyone has a role to play in closing the gap
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australia, Kia Dowell writes Photo: Kia Dowell is the CEO and co-founder of The Cultural Connection Code consultancy company. (Supplied: Carlene Davies) Closing... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peaceDIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) - Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old K
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted yesterday
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) - Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdish woman is among tens of thousands displaced by fighting raging between Turkish security forces and militants in the southeast after a peace process collapsed in the... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peaceDIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) - Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old K
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) - Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdish woman is among tens of thousands displaced by fighting raging between Turkish security forces and militants in the southeast after a peace process collapsed in the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peaceDIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old K
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdish woman is among tens of thousands displaced by fighting raging between Turkish security forces and militants in the southeast after a peace process collapsed in the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Sorry, Sushi Burrito: Japanese Program Certifies Authentic CuisineOut for dinner with a group of friends, Christina Dierkes, a science writer wit
Sorry, Sushi Burrito: Japanese Program Certifies Authentic Cuisine
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Out for dinner with a group of friends, Christina Dierkes, a science writer with Ohio Sea Grant in Columbus, was feeling adventurous. It took some steely courage to order the Caribbean Roll at Mr. Sushi's. Not so much for the tuna and avocado on the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Inside the London mosque where the ISIS Beatles came togetherSmiling as he was shown around the prayer hall in the new Muslim Cultural Herit
Inside the London mosque where the ISIS Beatles came together
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Smiling as he was shown around the prayer hall in the new Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre, as it was then known, the Prince praised the modern building in west London. Now, 15 years on, the same mosque has emerged as the focal point of a network of... Read more
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The Space Review
Preserving our space heritageDo a quick Internet search on “space archaeology” and it’s likely you’ll turn u
Preserving our space heritage
The Space Review / Posted yesterday
Do a quick Internet search on “space archaeology” and it’s likely you’ll turn up page after page of results on how satellites have helped historians delve into the innermost secrets of Egyptian tomb complexes, Celtic hill forts, and Roman roads.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peaceDIYARBAKIR, Turkey -- Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdi
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey -- Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdish woman is among tens of thousands displaced by fighting raging between Turkish security forces and militants in the southeast after a peace process collapsed in the... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Director encouraging visits to the ‘hallowed grounds’ of Black history 8th February 2016 · 0 Comments By Hazel Trice EdneyContributing Writer (Tri
Director encouraging visits to the ‘hallowed grounds’ of Black history
Louisiana Weekly / Posted yesterday
8th February 2016 · 0 Comments By Hazel Trice EdneyContributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Thousands of priceless relics, artifacts and Black historic sites around the U. S.... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peaceDIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old K
Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdish woman is among tens of thousands displaced by fighting raging between Turkish security forces and militants in the southeast after a peace process collapsed in the... Read more
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ABC News
Displaced by Fighting, Kurdish Residents Call for PeaceAzize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdish woman is among tens
Displaced by Fighting, Kurdish Residents Call for Peace
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdish woman is among tens of thousands displaced by fighting raging between Turkish security forces and militants in the southeast after a peace process collapsed in the summer. Calis and her... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The Phl could have been a taste of heavenThe other day, I was interviewed by Quintin Pastrana in his program “Pundits,”
The Phl could have been a taste of heaven
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
The other day, I was interviewed by Quintin Pastrana in his program “Pundits,” aired on Bloomberg TV Philippines. Quintin is a highly educated young man and the son of Q Pastrana whom I knew during the ‘70s as one of the country’s top advertising... Read more
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People Magazine
Dutch Royal Family Puts Its Treasures (Over 300 of Them!) Online Courtesy Dutch Royal Family The Netherlands' royal family has launched a new
Dutch Royal Family Puts Its Treasures (Over 300 of Them!) Online
People Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
Courtesy Dutch Royal Family The Netherlands' royal family has launched a new website to showcase its stunning collection of historic objects. Some are held by Dutch museums, art... Read more
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The Atlantic
Get in Formation: The Politics of Beyoncé's Super Bowl DominationWhat a perfect Beyoncé song name: “Formation.” All great pop involves people ac
Get in Formation: The Politics of Beyoncé's Super Bowl Domination
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
What a perfect Beyoncé song name: “Formation.” All great pop involves people acting in formation. So does all great change. And while fans scream that Beyoncé’s a “queen” and “goddess,” her core appeal really is as a drill sergeant. With Beyoncé in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Maharashtra aims Rs 4 trillion investments at 'Make in India' weekDevendra Fadnavis said state will announce 5 new policies aimed at ease of doin
Maharashtra aims Rs 4 trillion investments at 'Make in India' week
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Devendra Fadnavis said state will announce 5 new policies aimed at ease of doing business during Make in India eventDevendra Fadnavis said state will announce 5 new policies aimed at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let's Protect Our WetlandsLast week, Zambia joined the rest of the World in commemorating the Internation
Let's Protect Our Wetlands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Last week, Zambia joined the rest of the World in commemorating the International Wetlands Day, which falls on February 2 of every year. Unfortunately, not much has happened beyond the designation as none of the wetlands have a management... Read more
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dna
'Make in India' week: Maharashtra aims Rs 4 trillion investmentsMaharashtra is targeting to bag Rs 4 trillion in investments during the maiden
'Make in India' week: Maharashtra aims Rs 4 trillion investments
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Maharashtra is targeting to bag Rs 4 trillion in investments during the maiden 'Make in India' (MII) week to be held in the country's financial capital from Saturday. "We are targeting up to Rs four lakh crore of investments through the agreements,"... Read more
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dna
'Make in India' week: Over 2,500 bilateral meetings with over 60 foreign nations in MumbaiEnvisaging a direct foreign investment of over Rs 4,00,000-crore in Maharashtra
'Make in India' week: Over 2,500 bilateral meetings with over 60 foreign nations in Mumbai
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Envisaging a direct foreign investment of over Rs 4,00,000-crore in Maharashtra, the state government is keenly eyeing the participation of over 68 foreign nations in the six-day-long programme in the city starting from February 13 to 18. "There are... Read more
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Times of Malta
Permit issued for prominent Valletta palazzo to become boutique hotelThe Mepa Board has granted planning permission for Palazzo Zammittello in Valle
Permit issued for prominent Valletta palazzo to become boutique hotel
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
The Mepa Board has granted planning permission for Palazzo Zammittello in Valletta to be converted into a boutique hotel. The palazzo, between Republic Street and South Street, will undergo major restoration works, considerable internal alterations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It's Time to Celebrate Our Traditional InstrumentalistsThe advent of Bongo Flava about two decades ago was one of the most welcome sto
It's Time to Celebrate Our Traditional Instrumentalists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The advent of Bongo Flava about two decades ago was one of the most welcome stories in the Tanzanian entertainment industry. To the proponents of this nascent genre, it was a breath of fresh air that freed the airwaves of the Congolese and Western... Read more
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