User: anushyab Topic: Urban Infrastructure
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HawkEye, Bharosa, transit dorms and more: Women’s safety initiatives from Telangana police 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters
In this interview, Swati Lakra, IPS, IGP Law and Order and In charge of the Women’s Safety Wing of the state, talks about the various steps the police have taken to help women in distress. Continuing our special series on women's safety
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SEE: India to Nepal: Awesome Road Trip! 15.1.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Rediff.com's Rajesh Karkera made an 11-day road voyage across some of South Asia's most deserted, challenging, terrain, always under the gaze of the sacred, dazzling Himalaya.
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How India can create jobs and protect workers after its recent economic failures 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
Government data shows that economic growth in 2019-’20 will fall by 1.8 percentage points compared to the previous year.
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ADB, India sign $490 million loan to upgrade MP roads 20.12.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Centre on Friday signed a $490 million loan for public-private partnership (PPP) project to upgrade about 1,600 km of state highways and major district roads (MDRs) from single-lane to two-lane widths in the state of Madhya Pradesh, an official release said here. An additional $286 million […]
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Gujarat Government Makes Helmets Optional In City Limits 4.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In yet another relaxation in stringent provisions of the amended Motor Vehicles Act (MVA), the Gujarat government on Wednesday relaxed compulsory helmet rule in areas under municipal corporations and...
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Farmers most vulnerable to climate change, doctors the least: Guwahati study 4.12.2019 Citizen Matters
A livelihood vulnerability study conducted in Guwahati, Assam, finds that farmers are the most sensitive to climate change, followed by drivers and street food sellers in the urban setting.
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Countdown For Launch Of Earth Imaging And Mapping Satellite Begins 26.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The countdown for the launch of earth imaging and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 other nano-satellites from the US commenced, Indian Space Research Organisation said on Tuesday. The space...
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Poor enforcement, training: The reasons why there are so many road accidents in India 20.11.2019 Scroll.in
India’s traffic laws are stricter than those of other countries, but these laws are not enforced.
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India rising up to assume a leadership position in global arena – Vice President 12.11.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu said today that in the global arena, India is rising up to assume a leadership position whether it is the issue of climate change, multilateral trade liberalisation or in geo-political affairs.
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India’s unemployment rate rose to 3-year high of 8.48% in October, says CMIE 2.11.2019 Scroll.in
While urban unemployment stood at 8.89% in October, the figure for rural unemployment was 8.28%.
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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One of BJP’s achievements is that it has detached the economic from the political: Yogendra Yadav 21.10.2019 Scroll.in
‘Even a serious slowdown of the economy does not translate into serious disenchantment with the regime.’
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Thousands of blue-collar jobs hit as Mohali’s manufacturing sector cedes ground to IT, services 18.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Compared to other industrial hubs in Punjab, Mohali has better infrastructure and enjoys the advantage of proximity to Chandigarh. But despite the edge, manufacturing units in the city have failed to survive. Here's why.
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Why residents on outskirts of Hyderabad are forced to drink contaminated water 16.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Groundwater, drawn at rapid rates from peri-urban areas of Hyderabad is now turning into a commodity, controlled and distributed at a premium by a few, to meet the needs of the city. Recent research reveals the alarming consequences of such trends.
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Maruti Suzuki invests Rs 154 crore towards CSR initiatives in FY19 15.10.2019 DNA
The efforts were focused on community development, road safety, and skill development
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Biodiesel from used cooking oil: What’s fuelling five buses in Mangalore 12.10.2019 Citizen Matters
In Mangalore, a state government-run research centre has developed the technology to convert used cooking oil to biodiesel. Five private buses here now run on biofuel blend
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Insurance cos’ social responsibility remains untapped, says expert 3.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Insurance cos’ social responsibility remains untapped, says expert
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Bihar Floods: State Government Defers All October 2 Programmes 1.10.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The massive water logging in Patna and flood in over a dozen districts across Bihar, after heavy rains for three days, not only has affected normal life, it has also forced the state government to...
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Residents take part in cleanliness drive in city 23.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Special initiatives have been taken to mark World Clean Up Day on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Children also participated enthusiastically in the campaign and administered the oath of cleanliness to the people. Around 150 children participated in various areas in cleanliness pledge ceremony.  Cleanliness activities were also organised at […]
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India to be ‘Artificial Intelligence Garage’ says Assam Governor 8.9.2019 Assam Times
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