On Jan 2 2021, the newsrack service has been shut down permanently.

It has been a nice long run from the Sarai days in 2004 to being hosted on its own domain around 2006. Beside maintenance, there has been no real active development on the code or the features since early 2008. Since 2015, even all that maintenance was pretty bare bones. A lot of news sources no longer provide reliable RSS feeds and since mid 2018, there were growing issues with the service and I only kept it alive to assist a handful of users.

So, it was time to shut this down. The internet world in 2020 is vastly differently from 2003 when I first conceptualized this service. Thanks for using this all these years.

This is an archive of previously crawled content that will be kept around for a few weeks.

 
User: sattva_1 Topic: environmentset1
Category: transportation
Last updated: Apr 25 2020 15:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Delhi Police Issues Traffic Advisory For New Year's Eve 30.12.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The Delhi Police has issued a traffic advisory for New Year's Eve which will be applicable to all private and public transport vehicles and will come into effect from Thursday 8 pm in the city....
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India is planning a ‘green city’ powered by renewable energy in every state 30.12.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A concept note suggests picking either the capital city or a renowned tourist area and combining all existing schemes that promote the adoption of green energy.
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BEST To Auction Mumbai's Iconic Double-Decker Buses; To Be Replaced With New Models Soon 30.12.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport or BEST's double-decker buses have been an icon for Mumbai city. BEST has operated double-decker buses in Mumbai since 1937 and they have been an...
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Coronavirus: India reports first six cases of new strain, case count rises to 1.02 crore 29.12.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
There are 2,68,581 active cases, and 98,07,569 people have recovered from the disease so far.
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In India, six two-wheeler riders die every hour in road accidents 25.12.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Poor roads, faulty helmets and lax license rules combine to make the country unsafe for motorcyclists.
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Postpartum Weight Loss: Expert-Recommended Tips To Lose Postpartum Weight At Home 21.12.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Postpartum weight loss: New mothers should never rush towards weight loss too soon after their delivery. Wait for at least 6 weeks before starting your weight loss journey, and always consult your...
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India has officially crossed 1 crore Covid-19 cases. How did we get here? 21.12.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
As the year draws to a close, promising vaccines have kindled hopes of a better 2021.
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s South Cook Fair Transit pilot to slash certain Metra fares gets final green light without CTA participation 18.12.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s pilot program to galvanize public transportation on the South Side and south suburbs will chug ahead without participation just yet from the Chicago Transit Authority after more than a year of failed attempts to get the agency’s participation.
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French Researchers Warn Of Virus Risk From Eating Out 17.12.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Spending time in a bar or restaurant increases the risk of catching Covid-19, French researchers said Thursday, while having guests over for dinner also plays a key role in transmission.
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Another COVID-19 casualty: Mexico's traditional celebration of the Virgin of Guadalupe 13.12.2020 LA Times: Nation

This year's celebration honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico's patron saint, is another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic — though some persist.

Please note: Life after vaccine won't be normal 11.12.2020 Rediff: News
'Essentially there are three things the government should be doing: Identify who you are going to get your vaccine from, figure out how you are going to pay for it, and figure out how you're going to deliver it and to whom.'
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Bharat Bandh passes off peacefully in State 9.12.2020 The Assam Tribune
Bharat Bandh passes off peacefully in State
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Mixed response to Bandh in State 9.12.2020 The Assam Tribune
Mixed response to Bandh in State
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Uber selling off division working on self-driving vehicles 8.12.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Self-driving vehicle technology company Aurora will acquire the employees and technology behind Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group, and Uber will invest $400 million in Aurora and acquire a 26% stake in the company.
Asian Development Bank Approves Two Loans Of $800 Million For India 8.12.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million loan to construct new metro rail lines in Bengaluru, Karnataka, and another $300 million to strengthen primary health care in urban areas...
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Intra-District bus service launched 8.12.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Intra-District bus service launched
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Bharat Bandh: Roads To Avoid In Haryana And Delhi 7.12.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Haryana and Delhi Police have issued separate advisories on the traffic situation in view of the nation-wide "Bharat Bandh" called on Tuesday by farmers protesting against the Centre's new farm...
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How 'working in office' will never be the same again 5.12.2020 Rediff: Business
Fear of the disease has affected the way employees commute, the number of coffee breaks they take, and even their conversations with colleagues. Does a restricted environment affect the spirit of interaction and collaboration that offices are meant to inspire, wonders Ranjita Ganesan.
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Immunity Diet: How To Make Nimbu-Adrak Ka Achaar To Pair With Your Daily Meals 4.12.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
Kitchen ingredients like lemon and ginger are particularly considered two of the healthiest foods for immunity. It is a good thing that they are used in a gamut of our preparations already, but...
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Japan May Ban Sale Of New Petrol-Powered Vehicles In Mid-2030s: Report 4.12.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Japan may ban sales of new petrol-engine cars by the mid-2030s in favour of hybrid or electric vehicles, public broadcaster NHK reported on Thursday, aligning it with other countries and regions that...
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