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Last updated: Nov 18 2017 19:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Some language lessons 18.11.2017 Hindu: Open Page
When the inner door to the lift in my parents’ apartment building in Bengaluru is opened, a polite female voice issues bilingual instructions in a continuous loop: “Please close the door. Kripaya dar...
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Invest in public transport instead, say mobility experts 18.11.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Mobility experts against building infrastructure for private transport
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Iraq forces retake last town in country held by IS: army 17.11.2017 deccanherald.com

Iraqi forces said they retook the last town in the country still held by the Islamic State group near the border with Syria today in a lightning offensive.

Government troops and paramilitary units "liberated the whole of Rawa and raised the Iraqi flag on all of its official buildings," General Abdelamir Yarallah of the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.

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The making of the next gen mall 16.11.2017 BusinessLine - Catalyst
Malls are no longer just shopping destinations; they are transforming into community hubs
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Note ban effect? Delhi sees biggest drop in luxury home prices 15.11.2017 News
Delhi saw the biggest drop in rankings as it slipped from the 31st to the 36th position
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Fire breaks out at garment factory, no casualties 13.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A major fire broke out at a four-storey garment factory in Konanakunte Cross near Metro Cash and Carry on the Kanakapura Road late on Sunday night. The Fire and Emergency Services pressed 22 fire tenders to douse the blaze. Fortunately, no loss of life was reported in the incident, a senior fire official said. The fire broke out on the ground floor of Lovable Lingerie Limited, an undergarment manufacturing unit, at Guruprasanna Industrial Area in Doddakalsandara behind the RMS International School at around 8.30 pm. A security guard of a neighbouring building noticed the fire and billowing smoke from garment factory and informed a passerby Gowrishankar, a civil engineer about it. Gowrishankar called the fire services. Initially, only a couple of fire tenders were rushed to the spot. But later they sought for additional vehicles and water boozers as the fire was huge and was rapidly spreading rapidly, a fire official said. According to the officials, the fire broke out from an electrical panel room on the ...
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Cantonment Metro station to come up at old location? 11.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Much to the delight of activists who have been protesting the shifting of the Cantonment metro station, the BMRCL on Saturday conducted a survey to assess the land requirement for the project. Officials of the BMRCLs engineering department studied the land requirement along the original alignment on Millers Road and Nandidurg Road among other places. The survey comes after the state government directed the BMRCL to examine the possibility of building the metro station as per the original alignment. The government and the BMRCL have faced opposition from activists after the alignment of the proposed metro station was changed. The original alignment proposed the metro station right opposite the railway station. As per the new plan, the metro station will be built on a BBMP playground behind the Madina Masjid in Bamboo Bazaar, almost a kilometre away from the railway station. A source in the BMRCL said the survey was a preliminary exercise and didnt mean they were returning to the original ...
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Elephant corridors in India threatened, says study 11.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Mapping 101 vital elephant corridors across India, scientists suggest ways to ensure safe passage and mitigate man-elephant conflicts
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Karnataka invites Chinese firms to invest in state 10.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday urged Chinese companies to invest in the state and make it a hi-tech manufacturing hub of India.
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All eyes this way! 8.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Its bigger, its better and its here. The Deccan Herald Theatre Festival 2017, one of the flagship properties of Deccan Herald, has come back to celebrate the finest theatre talent in the city. Pioneered three decades ago, the brand encourages and promotes the citys talent and provides a unique experience to theatre enthusiasts in Bengaluru through this iconic property. This year marks yet another landmark for Deccan Herald with the launch of its much-awaited theatre platform for college students. The launch pad will enable young theatre enthusiasts to showcase their creativity at a professional festival. Auditions for participating colleges will take place on November 11 and 12 at Rangoli Metro Art Centre, MG Road. The top three contenders from among these college teams will get a chance to perform on December 4 at Alliance Francaise de Bangalore as part of the festival. There is also a stellar lineup of plays that will be performed at the festival this year. The opening act is Quasar Thakore ...
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Making sense of the city 8.11.2017 Hindu: Crafts
This think-tank of urbanists and architects wants everyone to move on from fire-fighting and provide long term solutions to citizens for a better life
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7 most expensive residential areas in Bengaluru 7.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Bangalore’s meteoric rise and rapid expansion due to the IT boom has expanded the city beyond its boundaries. The surrounding hinterland has transformed into busy neighbourhoods offering residential o...
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Drivezy Drives into Mangalore with a 50 Car Strong Fleet 7.11.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Mangalore : Drivezy, an Indian peer-to-peer vehicle sharing platform, today announced the launch of its car sharing services, with a fleet of 50 cars, in South India's famous tourist destinations, Mangalore.
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Infosys will focus on more innovation hubs in US: Nandan Nilekani 7.11.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
He says India, US exchange share great deal of innovation models
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Making sense of the city 7.11.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
This think-tank of urbanists and architects wants everyone to move on from fire-fighting and provide long term solutions to citizens for a better life
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BBMP on a hunt for Palace Grounds land documents 6.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Resolving objections to acquiring the land — for road-widening project — is proving to be a daunting task for the civic body
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New Infy facility to house 1,600 engineers in Hebbal 5.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Infosys, which had abandoned its plans to set up a sprawling campus near the airport, has now found a place in Hebbal. It will move into a 1.77 lakh sq ft facility at Karle Town Centre. Infosys is Indias second largest IT services company, with its headquarters in Bengaluru. The new centre will accommodate 1,600 engineers, sources familiar with the development told DH. Construction is in progress. In 2014, Infosys had announced it would expand and set up a campus in north Bengaluru. It began buying land directly from sellers for its campus. After acquiring a major portion of the 300 acres on which it had planned its campus, the company had second thoughts. It then cancelled its plans, citing poor road connectivity and inadequate water supply. Emerging IT hub Ramadas Kamath, Infosys executive vice-president, declined to comment on the development. Hebbal is emerging as a new IT hub, with the presence of Manyata Tech Park, and several companies setting up business in adjoining Sahakarnagar. The state ...
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Time to rethink public housing? 4.11.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The private sector cannot solve India’s housing problem
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Need to focus on planning and design for sustainable and clean urban mobility: Vice President 4.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that there has to be an increased focus on planning and design for sustainable and clean urban mobility.
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Give evictees their rightful due, says Hanish 3.11.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Metro chief lays stress on need to provide them with livelihoods
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