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Climate crisis: Staple crop yield in 8 African countries may decline by 80%, flags report

Climate crisis: Staple crop yield in 8 African countries may decline by 80%, flags report
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Climate change has triggered gradual and incremental shifts and disruptions to weather patterns and seasonal rhythms. The crisis may induce another catastrophic shift: The yield of staple crops in eight sub-Saharan African countries could decrease by as much as 80 per cent by 2050 if temperatures continue to rise.

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Hindustan Times

Amarinder Singh denies possibility of post-poll alliance with Congress, AAP in Punjab

Amarinder Singh denies possibility of post-poll alliance with Congress, AAP in Punjab
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Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) supremo and former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday ruled out the possibility of a post-poll alliance with the Congress or the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), saying his party had a clear tie-up with the BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt).

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India Today

Mumbai Police arrests 3 from Haryana for targeting Muslim women in Clubhouse chat

Mumbai Police arrests 3 from Haryana for targeting Muslim women in Clubhouse chat
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The Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Mumbai on Saturday remanded three men from Haryana - Aakash Suyal, Jaishnav Kakkar and Yash Parashar - to police custody till January 24. The three have been accused of making derogatory remarks against Muslim women during an audio group chat on the mobile application Clubhouse.

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