Must Read News Articles – January 30th, 2019

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Include Chin refugees in citizenship Bill: Chakma NGOs

Eight organisations of the Chakma community on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to the Ministry of Home Affairs seeking the inclusion of Chin refugees in India by further amending the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

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Rajasthan Zika strain is endemic to Asia, says new study

The Zika virus that infected 159 people in an outbreak in Rajasthan last year, could have been circulating in India for several years and is endemic to Asia, according to a new study published in the journal Infection, Genetics and Evolution this week.

139 polluted cities not on clean air plan: report

The NCAP was launched by the government earlier this month and is a ₹300 crore initiative to reduce particulate matter (PM) pollution by 20-30% in at least 102 cities by 2024. Airpocalypse III, as the Greenpeace report is titled, analyses air pollution data of 313 cities and towns for the year 2017.

Think universal basic capital

A simplistic universal basic income will not solve the fundamental problems of the economy

Clearer TV

The tariff order on broadcasting and cable services issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is set to become effective on February 1, giving the consumer the option to pay only for those channels she wants to watch.

Success for golden langur breeding project in Assam

Assam Environment and Forest Minister Parimal Shuklabaidya on Tuesday announced the success of the Golden Langur Conservation Breeding Programme in the State.

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