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Tirupati Is Losing Money On Its Laddus. Blame Climate Change

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Reuters NEW DELHI — Every year, tens of millions of Hindus flock to the Venkateswara Temple in Andhra Pradesh to pay tribute to site’s patron deity and pick up some of its famous sweets, the legendary “Tirupati laddu”. The traditional delicacy is baked with su... More »

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Rare Rhinos In Danger As Flooding Worsens In Assam

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Reuters Barcroft Media via Getty Images GUWAHATI — Floods in northeast India, including Assam, worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and Kaziranga National Park as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue peo... More »

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Assam: 10 Killed, More Than A Million Displaced In Floods

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Reuters NurPhoto via Getty Images GUWAHATI, India — Heavy monsoon rains in Assam displaced more than a million people from their homes and flash floods killed at least 10 in the past 72 hours, state authorities said on Saturday, warning the situation could wor... More »

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Water Train From Vellore Set To Arrive In Drought-Hit Chennai

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Reuters P. Ravikumar / ReutersA worker fills a tanker train with water, which will be transported and supplied to drought-hit city of Chennai, at Jolarpettai railway station in Tamil Nadu, on 11  July 2019.  JOLARPETTAI — Authorities on Thursday filled tanks w... More »

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Above Average Monsoon Rains This Week Brings Hope For Farmers

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Reuters MUMBAI — India’s monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were above average for the first time since the start of the season on June 1, helping farmers to accelerate the planting of summer-sown crops and easing concerns of drought. Monsoon rains ... More »