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Despite government’s emergency pollution plan, Delhi once again breathed deadly air through winter 19.1.2019 Scroll.in
A report shows that the city’s air quality was unhealthy throughout the 68-day period of the study barring a small exception.
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Why this novel about Marwaris in Bengal needs to be looked at through the lens of non-fiction 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Marwaris have long been looked at by Bengalis as stereotypes to be disliked. Sujit Saraf’s DSC Prize-shortlisted novel does little to counter that image.
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Diplomatic Enclave: Connecting Central Asia 19.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
The possibility of a land route to the Central Asian region through Afghanistan has opened up with India’s involvement in Iran’s Chabahar port India has sought to build the traditional friendly relations with the resource rich Central Asian region through its Connect Central Asia policy in the past decade. The ties gained an added significance after India became a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in mid-2018. Last year India and the Central Asian countries agreed to hold an India-Central Asia Dialogue. The first India-Central Asia Dialogue was held earlier this week in the ancient city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan. The ministerial dialogue was attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and ministers from the five Central Asian Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan as a special invitee. The ministers stressed on the ancient civilisational, cultural, trade and people to people links between India and Central Asia. They ...
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The Move to a Sustainable Future through Electric Two-wheelers 19.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Mukesh Malhotra The 2018 Environmental Performance Index ranked India 177th out of 180 countries making India one of the world’s most polluted countries. Particulate matter (PM) and NOx were the main pollutants with PM levels in nearly all cities above the acceptable limit and causing health hazards on a massive scale. Additionally, India’s dependence on the fuel import has been costing the exchequer $70 billion every year and given the global geo political scenario and its impact on oil prices, is likely to further increase. It is this context that has triggered a serious dialogue on the transition of vehicles dependent on fossil fuels to those using renewable sources, especially electric vehicles. India as a country has a mixed record of being able to drive dramatic changes effectively. This note attempts to lay down the choice of action areas for accelerating this transition to cleaner cities and lesser dependence on fuel import without impeding transportation needs and assuming no material change in ...
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Meat Shops To Be 150 Metres Away From Temples, Says BJP-Ruled Civic Body 19.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The standing committee of the BJP-led south corporation on Friday cleared a revised policy for getting health licences for meat shops, which now mandates an increase in the minimum distance between...
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The Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) are the back bone of successful and good governance system for any country: Shri Narendra Singh Tomar 18.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
          Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Panchayati Raj, Rural Development, Mines& Parliamentary Affairs has said that the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) are the back bone of successful and good governance system for any country.
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9th Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019: Full text of PM Narendra Modi’s speech 18.1.2019 Zee News : Business
Addressing investors at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Modi said India is ready for biz as never before.
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Delhi-Mumbai new Rajdhani train to be flagged off on Saturday – Schedule, halts and more 18.1.2019 Zee News : Business
It will have one first AC, three AC 2-tier, 8 AC 3-tier and a pantry car.
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Text of PM’s speech at the inauguration of 9th Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019 18.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Honourable Ministers and Excellencies from various countries, representatives and delegates from partner countries, corporate leaders, invitees, participants and delegates, dignitaries on the dais, young friends, Ladies & Gentlemen! I am delighted to welcome you to the 9th Chapter of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit.
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In UP, an SMS awareness campaign led to a drop in votes for candidates with murder charges 18.1.2019 Scroll.in
A study shows the potential of mobile phone-based information efforts in helping voters make informed choices.
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PM's Pre-Poll Handouts To Cost Billions, Breach Fiscal Targets: Report 18.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A series of vote-catching measures planned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he braces for a difficult general election may cost more than Rs 1 lakh crore, two sources with direct knowledge of the...
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“10th City Gas Distribution (CGD) Bidding Round” Roadshow at Bhopal 18.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Bhopal, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) organized a roadshow for promoting 10th City Gas Distribution (CGD) bidding round at JehanNuma Palace Hotel, Bhopal on 17.01.2019. PNGRB is the nodal agency for facilitating economic activities in natural gas distribution with the objective to promote competitive markets, create infrastructure and increase share of natural gas in […]
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Facts you need to know before you plunge into the reservation debate 18.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Parliament nod to the Constitutional amendment providing 10 percent reservation to economically weaker sections has predictably stirred a hornet's nest. But how much do you really know about how the system of quotas works and how the latest move will change the math?
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Insight: Modi's pre-election handouts to cost India billions, breach fiscal targets - sources 18.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
A series of vote-catching measures planned by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he braces for a difficult general election may cost more than 1 trillion rupees ($14 billion), two sources with direct knowledge of the matter ...
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PwC a mouthpiece of e-comM giants: traders 18.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Chennai Traders have alleged that Pricewaterhouse Coopers(PwC) is a mouthpiece of global e-commerce giants and that it was misleading the policy makers. It also asked PwC to prove the veracity of the figures mentioned in a "draft analysis report" which had reportedly estimated the impact of the FDI curbs on the sector. However, PwC denied the existence of any such report and termed media reports as incorrect. Reuters on Wednesday had reported that a draft analysis report by PwC found that the gross-merchandise value of goods sold online would dip drastically below previous forecasts, reducing by $45.2 billion in the next three years. The analysis also said the policy will lead to the creation of 1.1 million fewer jobs than what had been previously expected and lead to a reduction of $6 billion in taxes collected by March 2022, the news agency reported.  Reacting to the report, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT): "we highly refute the said report and analysis and challenge the PwC for an open ...
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Ministry of Women & Child Development -Year End Review 2018 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Beti Bachao Beti Padhao is one the flagship programmes of the Government. It is a tri-ministerial, convergent effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development, Health & Family Welfare and Human Resource Development with focus on Awareness and Advocacy Campaign; Multi-sectoral action in select 405 districts (low on CSR) and Alert Media & Advocacy outreach in 235 districts; Effective enforcement of Pre-Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC&PNDT) Act and Enabling girls' education.
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Bring in structural changes to make agriculture resilient, sustainable and profitable: VP 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for introduction of structural changes through policy interventions to bring in a positive bias towards agriculture and make it resilient, sustainable and profitable.
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PM to inaugurate the 9th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit tomorrow, in the presence of Heads of State and Global Business Leaders. 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
 The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 9th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit on 18th January,2019. The 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit will witness the participation of  Heads of States, Captains of global industry and Thought Leaders.
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3 Labourers Die After Inhaling Toxic Gas In Thane Sewage Treatment Plant 17.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Three labourers died after inhaling toxic gas while cleaning a sewage treatment plant of a local civic body in Maharashtra's Thane, police said on Thursday.
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IAS reshuffle in Madhya Pradesh 17.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Agencies, Bhopal, The Madhya Pradesh government reassigned approximately 30 Indian Administrative Service officers late Tuesday, official sources said.Narmada Valley Development Authority Vice Chairman Rajneesh Vaish was posted as Director, Tribal Research and Development Institute, Bhopal and Additional Chief Secretary (Panchayat and Rural Development) Iqbal Singh Bains was shifted as Chairman, Board of Secondary Education. Addl CS […]
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