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Gujjars call off stir after government assurance

Gujjars call off stir after government assurance

The Gujjar community on Saturday called off their eight-day agitation after Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh handed over a draft of reservation bill to the Gujjar leaders on the railway tracks at Malarna Dungar. Train services on Delhi-Mumbai have been resumed after the agitation was withdrawn. Gujjar leader Col (retd) Kirori ...

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US Congress to vote on border funds deal without Trump’s wall

US Congress to vote on border funds deal without Trump's wall

The US Congress on Thursday is seeking to end a dispute over border security with bipartisan legislation that would avert another partial government shutdown but does not give President Donald Trump the money he sought for a wall on the US-Mexico border. The measure faces votes in the Republican-led Senate ...

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Gujjars reject government’s invitation for talks

Gujjars reject government’s invitation for talks

The stalemate between the state government and the Gujjars continued for the second day on Saturday as the Gujjar leader Kirodi Singh Bainsla, spearheading the stir, rejected the government invite for talks in Jaipur and said talks would only be held on the tracks in the open. Tourism minister Vishvendra ...

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Report to Congress on Changes in the Arctic

Report to Congress on Changes in the Arctic

The following is the Feb. 7, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report The diminishment of Arctic sea ice has led to increased human activities in the Arctic, and has heightened interest in, and concerns about, the region’s future. The ...

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