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Bodies of family found five days after Genoa bridge collapse, death toll hits 43 19.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
Rescue workers found the bodies of three members of a family in the wreckage of Genoa's collapsed motorway bridge early on Sunday - the last people reported missing in the disaster, bringing the death toll to 43.
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Search operation ended in Genoa, bridge death toll rises to 43 19.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
The search operation for those missing after a motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa ended overnight after the last three bodies were found, bringing the official death toll to 43.
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GMC taking steps to improve garbage collection 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
GMC taking steps to improve garbage collection
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Autostrade vows to rebuild bridge; stops short of apology 18.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia pledged on Saturday to rebuild a bridge that collapsed in Genoa this week killing at least 40 people, but its chief executive stopped short of apologising for the disaster.
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Five Rajasthan cities get poor score in Ease of Living Index 18.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The low scores in the education, health and housing categories can be attributed to poor performance of the state cities in Ease of Living Index. Among the 111 cities ranked in the index, five are from Rajasthan. However, none of them appeared among the top 30 in education or health parameters. Jaipur leads the state at 49 rank across country.  Governance apparently didn’t make living any better and Jodhpur at national rank of 38 scored best in the state followed by Jaipur at 64 position. The other cities fell way behind and Ajmer was at 94 position in the category.  Released a week ago, the report has left authorities at Rajasthan puzzled as it raises questions on the administration’s claim of achievement and reforms in the above-mentioned sectors. It though had citizens on record demanding for better employment, safety and urban infrastructure facilities in the state. The index was based on four pillars comprising 15 categories.  Governance was only category under the “Institutional” pillar of the ...
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Italy vows action over bridge collapse, investors shun road operator 16.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Investors dumped shares in Italy's biggest toll-road operator on Thursday and the government said it could impose a heavy fine or revoke its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people.
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Analysis: Angry, yes. But anti-business? Italy likely to contain its bridge rage 16.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Italy's government has unnerved investors with its angry reaction to this week's deadly bridge collapse, threatening to renationalise toll roads and accusing its predecessors of being in thrall to big business.
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EU spending caps not to blame for Italy bridge collapse - EU Commission 16.8.2018 Reuters: World News
The European Union on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that its budget rules had prevented Italy from spending enough to keep its infrastructure safe, two days after a bridge collapse in Genoa killed at least 38 people.
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Analysis: Italy bridge collapse - The financial facts behind the fury 16.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Italy's anti-establishment government, outraged at the deadly collapse of a 50-year-old bridge, has presented the disaster as a warning to Brussels to give it more leeway to upgrade the country's ageing infrastructure.
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Telangana Chief Minister KCR Seeks Fresh Mandate For Golden Telangana 15.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Amid talk of early polls, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday appealed to people to continue their support in his pursuit to transform the state into a ''golden Telangana''. The...
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Modi's interest led to record investment in rail infrastructure: Minister 15.8.2018 Sify Finance
Pradesh), Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's special interest led to a record investment in basic rail infrastructure in the country in the last four years, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha claimed on Tuesday.
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Italy rescuers search for survivors after motorway collapse kills at least 22 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Firefighters searched into the night on Tuesday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the morning in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing at least 22.
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Italy rescuers search for survivors after motorway collapse kills at least 22 15.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Firefighters searched into the night on Tuesday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the morning in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing at least 22. While that remained the official death toll, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said from Genoa on Tuesday evening that the number would rise. Italy's ANSA news agency reported that some 35 probably were killed, citing fire brigade sources. A 50 metre-high section of the bridge, including a tower that anchored several supports, crashed down with as many as 35 vehicles driving on it, landing on the roofs of two warehouses, plunging huge slabs of reinforced concrete onto train tracks and into a riverbed. More than 400 people were evacuated from 11 buildings located near or below the still-standing of the bridge, the city said. The collapse appears not to have killed anyone under the road, but only those who were driving on it, the civil protection agency said earlier. Firefighters still heard voices from under ...
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Italy motorway bridge collapses in heavy rains, at least 35 dead 14.8.2018 Zee News : World
A 50-metre high section of the bridge, including one set of the supports that tower above it, crashed down in the rain onto the roof of a factory and other buildings.
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Italy rescuers search for survivors after motorway collapse kills dozens 14.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Firefighters searched on Tuesday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the morning in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing dozens.
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China fast-tracking more railways to spur growth; $14 billion for Suzhou 14.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
China's state planner has approved the second major urban railway project within days as it looks to shore up slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
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This independence day, think independent, get real about Mumbai's real estate 13.8.2018 Sify Finance
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China okays $11.45 billion in new urban rail projects in Changchun 13.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
China's state planner has approved a total 78.7 billion yuan ($11.45 billion) of urban railway projects in the capital of the northern Jilin province, the country's first urban rail project to be approved in a year, local media reported on ...
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From lynching incidents to Rahul hug: Full transcript of PM Modi's interview 12.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Here is the full transcript of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interview with ANI ANI: You have mentioned in previous interviews that the methodology of computing job numbers is outdated and the true reflection is contrary to the present data available. What in your opinion is the present employment scenario in India and how will you increase employment opportunities? Prime Minister: I have already given a detailed reply in the Lok Sabha during the debate on No Confidence Motion. In short, the point which needs to be understood is that: When economy is growing at a faster pace, in fact fastest among the major economies, how will the jobs market not expand? When investment into and the pace of execution of infrastructure projects like making roads, laying down rail lines, setting up power generation including solar parks and transmission lines is at all-time high, how come the jobs will not be created. Similarly, if there is significant growth in sales of commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles, does it ...
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PM Modi speaks on NRC, unemployment: Read full interview 12.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Here is the full transcript of the interview.
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