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Thousands of farmers headed for Delhi border

The Times of India 22 Apr 2021
Thousands of activists belonging to farmer organisation BKU (Ekta ) on Wednesday headed for the sites on the borders of Delhi. The activists left from across on vehicles hired by local or district units of the organisation, and also on trains. Several women were also among the activists.
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Greta Thunberg to Congress: US must cut fossil fuels before poorer countries

New York Post 22 Apr 2021
Scores protest in India against arrest of climate activist. Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday scolded Congress on policy changes she said are needed to eliminate fossil fuels and stop global warming — saying the US must take into account the “global ...
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EC dismisses TMC allegations of firing by central forces

The Telegraph India 22 Apr 2021
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday dismissed allegations by Trinamool Congress that two of their activists were injured in firing by central forces in Ashok Nagar assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district, an official said. TMC activists had alleged two ...
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Go For Rainwater Harvest, Not River Interlinkage: Himanshu Thakkar

Yahoo Daily News 22 Apr 2021
At a time when India is busy interlinking rivers to resolve water crisis, environment activist and researcher Himanshu Thakkar demands, “Show me one honest Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) that was done to show the impact of such projects on people, their resources and the climate.” ... Why Women Are Our Best Bet to Tackle India’s Water Crisis.
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PH drops lower in world press freedom index ranking

The Manila Times 22 Apr 2021
NO TO RED-TAGGING Militants protest in front of the Manila Police District on Friday to demand a stop to Red-tagging and the arrest of fellow activists ... The same report noted that Filipino journalists have been attacked by pro-government activists, citing similar incidents in Bangladesh and India.
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India mourns Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

Anadolu Agency 22 Apr 2021
Eminent Islamic scholar and peace activist Maulana Wahiduddin Khan died in India on Wednesday night, his family members said ... Amin.” ... This year he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian honor. Born in Azamgarh, India in 1925, Khan has been internationally recognized for his contributions to world peace ... .
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Poll Body Dismisses Trinamool Charge Of Firing By Central Forces: Report

NDTV 22 Apr 2021
The Election Commission of India on Thursday dismissed allegations by Trinamool Congress that two of their activists were injured in firing by central forces in Ashok Nagar assembly constituency in... .
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'I was treated like s*** throughout': Sacked veterans minister Johnny Mercer accuses Boris Johnson of ...

The Daily Mail 22 Apr 2021
Former veterans minister Johnny Mercer has stepped up his war of words with Downing Street after he accused Boris Johnson of surrounding himself with 'cowards' and 'desperately weak' special advisers ... He told the newspaper ... Hammer-wielding Extinction Rebellion activists smash 19... Heathrow refuses to allow extra flights from India because... .
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KUWTT: Duterte skips Asean summit | Apr. 23, 2021

The Manila Times 22 Apr 2021
READ ... In its 2021 World Press Freedom Index, RSF reported that the Philippines possesses “state troll armies [that] use the weapon of disinformation on social media,” like Russia, India and Vietnam. It also said that Filipino journalists have been attacked by pro-government activists, with the group noting similar incidents in Bangladesh and India ... .
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Why America’s CEOs are playing politics

Live Mint 22 Apr 2021
Premium UAE to suspend flights from India for 10 days amid Covid-19 surge ... Former Financial Times correspondent in India, James Crabtree, who wrote The Billionaire Raj, a book on India’s gilded age, said ... activists have attacked the companies on social media. The impact on India.
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Further evidence in case against Indian activists accused of terrorism was planted:report

News India Times 21 Apr 2021
The space for dissent has diminished in Modi’s India, where journalists, activists and members of nongovernmental organizations have faced arrest and harassment ... In a video recorded before he was arrested, Swamy said he and other activists were being targeted because they ...
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Andheri man caught on CCTV for hitting dog

The Times of India 21 Apr 2021
Animal activists of Pal Adoption and Rescue Group helped an animal lover to lodge the ... The dog is currently having pain in his jaw for which further treatment is going on," said activist Rahul Koshaley, also a member of Pal Adoption and Rescue Group ... more from times of india cities.
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Mumbai: Andheri man caught on CCTV for hitting dog with rod

The Times of India 21 Apr 2021
Animal activists of Pal Adoption and Rescue Group helped an animal lover to lodge the ... The dog is currently having pain in his jaw for which further treatment is going on," said activist Rahul Koshaley, also a member of Pal Adoption and Rescue Group ... more from times of india cities.
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Oil falls for second day as India's COVID-19 surge to dent fuel demand

Yahoo Daily News 21 Apr 2021
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell for a second day on Wednesday on concerns that soaring COVID-19 cases in India will drive down fuel demand in the world's third biggest oil importer ... "You've seen refiners there (in India) scale back runs because demand has fallen with the spread of lockdowns ... Covid-19 in India.
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Joints for jabs: Free marijuana for vaccinated New YorkersOrganisers chose April 20 as the date ...

Deccan Herald 21 Apr 2021
Marijuana joint. Activists celebrating the recent legalization of recreational pot in New York state handed out free doobies in Manhattan to anyone with proof they had received at least one vaccine shot ... Marijuana activists also handed out free weed in Washington DC. Read. The Covid-19 challenge in India ... The giveaway was due to last until 4.20 pm ... ....
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