User: Jake Topic: Informal Economy
Category: Informal Economy
Last updated: Feb 14 2019 18:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Beauty queen Madhubala remembered on her birth anniversary 14.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Kolkata, Beauty queen of Bollywood Madhubala would have celebrated her 86 birthday today, had she been alive. In her life spanning 36 years, Madhubala was no less than a living legend. Her divine beauty made her a recognised face all across the globe. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee fondly remembered Madhubala, legendary actress, on her […]
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Iconic actor Madhubala honoured with Google doodle on 86th birth anniversary 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
The Hindi film legend, best known for her role in ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, was born in 1933 and died young at 36 years.
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BBMP to proceed with separate wet waste tender, wastepickers to collect dry waste 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is about to get a separate collection system for segregated wet, sanitary and street sweeping waste. There has been opposition to this proposal especially from councillors, but BBMP will be going ahead with this plan.
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India has 10m working children, but budget 2019 has slashed outlay for key rehabilitation project by 17% 8.2.2019 Sify Finance
The central government has allocated Rs 90,594 crore for children in Budget 2019, a meagre 0.01-percentage-point increase to 3.25% of the overall budget compared to last year, according to a report by the non-government organisation Child Rights and You (CRY).
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Looking for Modi: Give us our wages, not free money, say Andhra Pradesh villagers 2.2.2019 Scroll.in
The fifth part of our series revisiting places from Modi’s 2014 campaign.
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Shame, superstition and secrecy are coming in the way of menstrual hygiene, finds Tamil Nadu study 22.1.2019 Scroll.in
Around 84% of the girls interviewed by the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme said they were taken by surprise when they got their first period.
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'Kumbh is the greatest show on Earth' 14.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'No other country other than India can do it on this scale.'
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Top news: Ousted CBI chief Alok Verma says allegations against him are unsubstantiated 11.1.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Prakash Raj defends Rahul Gandhi’s remark on Nirmala Sitharaman, says ‘he is not against women’ 10.1.2019 Scroll.in
The actor-turned-politician cited the appointment of a transgender rights activist as chief of the Congress women’s wing to support his statement.
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The big news: Protestors pelt stones, clash with police during Bharat Bandh, and 9 other top stories 8.1.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Arun Jaitley said the Congress had promised quotas for the poor in 2014, and the Supreme Court reinstated Alok Verma as the CBI chief.
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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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In Bengaluru, pay in coins to access clean, safe drinking water 2.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Water vending machines are helping people in Bengaluru by providing clean drinking water. Located generally next to parks or playgrounds and open government lands, these draw water from bore wells, filter it and sell it to people.
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Evictions: The harsh reality of migrants in Bengaluru’s slums 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Close to 5,000 migrant workers living in slums are in the threat of getting evicted, while the court is not yet convinced that they should be. What is it all about? A series on migration begins with this article.
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Celebrating Freedom, LGBTQ Community Take Out Pride Parade In Bengaluru 9.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
It was a hot December afternoon but that did not stop hundreds of people from participating in Bengaluru's Pride March on Sunday. Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or LGBTQ community...
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‘Spend on education, health and environment, not on elevated corridors’ 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Public health experts, educationists, environmentalists and many citizens from Bengaluru concerned about government's decision on elevated corridors got together to discuss the issue, under Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike platform.
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A new single by writer Zac O’Yeah’s Ändå pop collective finds a spot on a music chart 19.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The single ‘Hey’ is about how ‘people are all doomed to die’.
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In documentary ‘Good Guy, Bad Guy’, a rag-picker, a jail sentence and movie dreams 14.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Indu Krishnan’s film explores Bangalore through the hunt for Zakhir, a street dweller jailed in a murder case.
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Meet the Aadhaar naysayers, whose objection is that the system takes power away from the people 14.11.2018 Scroll.in
NS Ramnath and Charles Assisi’s ‘The Aadhaar Effect’ address some of the questions that users of the national identification project need answered.
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DRI seizes 100 kg smuggled gold within 48 hours 28.10.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Oct 27 (ANI): In a major crackdown on organised crime syndicates involved in smuggling of gold into India, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has, in a series of operations in
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Forever young: Indian football’s age-old problem isn’t going away anytime soon 17.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Gaurav Mukhi’s goal against Bengaluru may have raised questions, but deeper introspection is required on the subject of age fraud.
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