User: Jake Topic: Informal Economy
Category: Informal Economy
Last updated: Oct 17 2018 12:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Bengaluru: Jagriti Theatre forced to postpone play after threats by religious groups 13.10.2018 Scroll.in
The theatre said the play, titled ‘Shiva’, addresses discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and/or intersex community.
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Naribai: a monologue that explores what respectability is 11.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The play did not have a brochure - it was a one-woman production, and the brochure didn't really mean anything.
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Authorities turn a blind eye to Panathur road even after two deaths 2.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Watching Panathur converting itself into a Bermuda triangle is not a good sight for its residents.
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Paytm Drives UPI adoption further; over 5 Mn offline merchants accept UPI payments 25.9.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Sep 25 (ANI): Paytm on Tuesday announced that over 5 million offline merchants out of its 9 million merchant-base now accept UPI-based payments.
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These social ventures are re-inventing recycling, re-using and reduction of waste in Whitefield 20.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
What happens when a community becomes aware of the problems of generating excess waste and hoarding unwanted things? Renting, selling, upcycling - there are many ways to deal with it, and they will all be explored. An enterprising story from Whitefield.
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Bees Saal Baad: Down memory lane with the organisers of India’s first Gay Rights Symposium 14.9.2018 Citizen Matters
In the wake of the historic Supreme Court judgment decriminalising homosexuality, we speak to Arvind Narrain and Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte, who organised a gay rights seminar in the city way back in 1998, while they were still students at National Law School, Bangalore.
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Meet Maya, the Queen of Love 11.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'People don't like me wearing saris. But I am an Indian drag queen. I will wear a sari.'
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Waiting to dance: What the queer community and supporters anticipate after Sec 377 verdict 10.9.2018 Citizen Matters
The LGBTQ+ community in India and all those who stand for their rights have been celebrating the SC verdict decriminalizing consensual homosexual acts. Amid the jubilation, we listen in to a few voices from the ground on what this landmark judgment really means for the people.
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IITians Who Fought Against Section 377 Celebrate "Empowering" Judgement 9.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Tanveen Kaur Randhawa was in her laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru when the Supreme Court pronounced its judgement striking down article 377, the colonial-era law that banned...
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Gay rights rule change sets up cultural battle in conservative India 7.9.2018 Reuters: Top News
When R. Balaji, a 30-year-old gay man from India's IT hub Bengaluru, comes up for white-collar job interviews, recruiters are initially enthusiastic.
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A Drag Queen And Corporate Employee, Alex Mathew's Life Post Section 377 7.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Twenty nine-year-old Alex Mathew was rejected when he first tried to get into theatre. "My femininity was an issue - and also my thick Mallu (Malayali) accent!" said Alex in an interview to NDTV.
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'We are not fighting for sex, but for love' 7.9.2018 Rediff: News
'If people understand the love between boy-boy, girl-girl or transgenders, then that is the first great step for society to change.'
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"Like Independence Day For Us": Transgender Activist On Section 377 Order 6.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Petitioners, lawyers representing them and artists spoke to NDTV about how "honoured" they feel about being able to fight the case. "The judges were unequivocal and the persistence of the LGBT...
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Asexual and proud of it 6.9.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Vibhor Sen tells Divya Nair/Rediff.com about the struggles he faced before he finally accepted his sexuality.
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Royal Bank of Scotland hails SC ruling on gay sex 6.9.2018 Sify Finance
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court verdict on decriminalising Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and upholding the rights of the LGBT community.
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Why everyone's going nuts about Sacred Games' Kuckoo 6.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Kubbra Sait's role as a sexy transgender is the heart of Sacred Games.
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A simple diagram could help your city manage water better. Here’s how! 4.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Where does the water in your home come from? How much of it is accounted for? What percentage of waste water in your city is reused? Bengaluru think tank CSTEP creates a water flow diagram for the city and shows how it can be used to identify gaps in availability and reuse, and thus solve the water crisis in our cities.
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Bangalore needs better transport for people and goods; not elevated roads 3.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Through this article, I would like to counter a previous article by Nitin Seshadri, a resident of Koramangala, that recommends elevated roads as a solution to our traffic jams. Here are my points: 1. The
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Five killer diseases that stalk you in the city… and how you can keep them at bay 30.8.2018 Citizen Matters
What are the illnesses that take the highest toll of lives in our cities? What causes them? Take a look at findings from the latest trends in urban health and disease burden and do your best to keep yourself in good health.
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