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Alexander Nanau's Romanian docu Collective on investigative journalism...

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Toronto, Sep 13 (IBNS): Director Alexander Nanau's documentary Collective, which follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Sports Gazette as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians — and led to the deaths of innocent citizens, had its North American premiere Friday at Scotiabank 4 and Scotia Bank 9, Toronto.
Tackling climate change in Ladakh villages
Traditional Ladakhi houses and farming practices are finding it difficult to cope with rapidly changing climatic conditions. Local community-driven initiatives have been mobilising villagers to adapt to ecologically viable practices to mitigate the situation and to promote the cultural heritage of the region, reports Rama Dwivedi of Mongabay India
In relief for north Karnataka, flood level comes down in Krishna basin
Belagavi, Sept 11 (UNI): People living on the banks of River Krishna in North Karnataka heaved a sigh of relief as floods that affected hundreds of villages for the second time during the current monsoon came down steadily since last 24 hours.
India to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030: Narendra Modi
New Delhi, Sept 9 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India will restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030.
3.3 earthquake hits Manipur, no casualty
Imphal, Sept 9 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale hit Senapati- Imphal Border area in Manipur on Monday, officials said.
Time has come to say goodbye to single use plastic: PM Modi at COP 14
Greater Noida: Addressing the COP 14 UN Convention in Greater Noida, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said time has come for the world to ban the single use of plastic.
Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost
New York: The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral
New York, Sept 6 (IBNS): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums.
First eDNA study of Loch Ness points to something fishy, says scientists
Christchurch, Sept 6 (IBNS): University of Otago geneticist, Professor Neil Gemmell on Thursday announced the results of investigations into the environmental DNA present in the British Isles largest and second deepest body of fresh water, Loch Ness.
Is the world living up to its climate commitments?
New York: As the United Nations gears up for the September Climate Action Summit in New York, one of its most high-profile climate conferences in recent times, what progress is the world making in tackling the climate crisis, and how is that progress being measured?
Rainfall: Mumbai on red alert for next 24 hours
Mumbai, Sept 4 (IBNS): As heavy rains lashed the city and left several areas water-logged, weather officials have issued a red alert for Mumbai and adjoining areas for the next 24 hours.
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