User: anushyab Topic: Urban Infrastructure
Category: Physical Infrastructure
Last updated: Mar 19 2019 16:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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With love and some cardboard, villages in Assam are helping save the house sparrow 19.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
After a 2009 survey showed rapid decline of the sparrow population, a scientist came up with a low-cost solution.
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Concerted efforts are required to drive away the agrarian distress: Vice President 15.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that concerted efforts are required from every stakeholder to ensure that there is no agrarian distress in the country. He was addressing the gathering at an interactive meet of farmers and scientists organised by Swarna Bharat Trust in association with Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, in Swarna Bharat Trust, Atkur, Vijayawada today.
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Centre and State Governments must accord highest priority for development of villages and rural areas: Vice President 14.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for bridging the urban-rural divide and said that Centre and State Governments must accord highest priority for the development of villages and rural areas by creating all the basic amenities.
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The 252-year-old Survey of India is using drones to digitise maps 11.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In an interview, the head of the institution speaks about the future of mapping.
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40; Single; Female; Muslim: How these and other identities define migrant lives in Mumbai 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai, they say, is a melting pot, a city of equal opportunities. But do identities of caste, gender, religion really get fused in the underbelly of the city? Or do they impact the lives of those who live there? A recent research project in a Goregaon slum throws some light on this.
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‘Is there any work available?’ Indore’s jobs market continues to reel under impact of note ban, GST 5.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Exactly how many lost jobs is hard to say because there is no official data that track job losses in Madhya Pradesh’s informal sector.
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Pho King Hauz Khas: Solid Flavours At The New HKV Restaurant 1.3.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
Pho King is more recent entrant to this area and is very promising indeed. It is the 3rd outlet of the brand after Saket and Gurgaon, and launched towards the end of 2018. It's a happy place,...
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Start-Up Diaries: How mentorship helped this innovative water conservation firm 1.3.2019 Sify Finance
Faclon Labs uses concepts such as Internet of Things to manage water resources. And its Co-Founder talks about how active mentorship from the Marico Innovation Foundation has helped it get gain control of managing a company.
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Medical Students should be trained to adhere strictly to their code of ethics: Vice President 27.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Medical Students should be trained to adhere strictly to their code of ethics and they should serve in rural areas at least once before getting their first promotion.
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Illicit liquor seized 22.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Illicit liquor seized
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Prime Minister's speech at 'India-ROK Business Symposium' during his visit to Republic of Korea 21.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Your Excellency, Yunmo Sung, Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Distinguished Business Leaders, Friends, A very good afternoon. I am delighted to meet you all today in Seoul.
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Development Projects worth Rs. 3350 crores unveiled by PM in Varanasi 19.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi unveiled today development projects worth Rs. 3350 crores for Varanasi today. These projects pertain to various sectors of Health, Sanitation, Smart City, Connectivity, Power, Housing and others.
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A small group of cyclists is trying to transform the way visitors experience Goa 17.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A number of bicycle tours want to break the perception that the nation’s smallest state is all about partying and beach shacks.
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10 stocks most likely to make investors RICH! 11.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
From Dabur to HUL, here are 10 stocks with significant rural exposure in the auto, agri-chemical and fast moving consumer goods sectors, which should see an uptick in sales growth.
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A Tamil Nadu fisherman is making maps to help villagers save their lands from encroachment 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
35-year-old Saravanan’s maps are also helping assess the damage from rising sea levels.
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Speakers lay emphasis on proper development of healthcare sector 11.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Speakers lay emphasis on proper development of healthcare sector
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Vice President asks political parties to agree on common agenda; 10.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has urged all political parties to agree on a common agenda on vital issues relating to the nation’s progress and security. For that to happen, every politician should rise above narrow and short-term rhetoric, he said.
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To develop a city for transit, or transit for a city? 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
As urban centres thrive and expand beyond the reach of walking and cycling distances, it becomes important for cities to understand and provide the most efficient and sustainable ways of moving people and goods. Can transit oriented development hold the key?
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A month after the launch of national pollution control plan, Patiala is the only city with safe air 6.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
With a budget of Rs 300 crore for financial years 2018-’19 and 2019-’20 – about Rs 2.9 crore per city – the programme will focus on 102 polluted Indian cities.
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Can budget drive market hopes? 4.2.2019 Financial Chronicle
The budget may help consumption growth, but sustainable macro growth depends more on capex. The deceleration in capex growth is worrying, says UBS Global Research The market has reacted positively to budget on hopes of consumption boost Equity markets have reacted positively to the budget, as the headline fiscal deficit does not signal major loosening, and there are hopes that giveaways will aid both rural and urban consumption. The bond market's reaction supports the concern over ambitious revenue assumptions and risk of further fiscal slippage. The budget may help consumption growth, but sustainable macro growth depends more on capex, so the deceleration in capex growth is worrying, especially as it could be cut even more if revenues disappoint. Budget may raise hopes of PM Modi coming back; our nifty target is 10,000 The budget may raise the market's hopes that Prime Minster Modi will be re-elected, though the link between populist measures and election outcomes is not clearly evident historically ...
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