User: anushyab Topic: Urban Infrastructure
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Battling Poverty, Woman Throws 5 Children In Well, 4 Of Them Drown 16.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Battling poverty, a woman threw her five children into a well, drowning four of them, before she herself jumped into it in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district, police said Tuesday.
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How researchers in India are getting couples in rural areas to talk about family planning 16.10.2018 Scroll.in
Open communication and new contraceptive methods are slowly changing the conversation.
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Sheorartal is Cachar’s cleanest village 16.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Sheorartal is Cachar’s cleanest village
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Increase in organised retail in eastern India 16.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
A consumer durables retailer which commenced operations in 1999 in Patna with a single store in the city was surprised to see sales of inverter ACs worth Rs 60,000 from places such as Sitamarhi in Bihar. There is clearly an aspirational shift in earlier rural or semi-urban eastern India, which is benefiting from the availability of branded products in the region. The company in question is a multi-brand, multi-product retail chain that stocks an entire range of consumer durables including air-conditioners, TVs, washing machines, refrigerators, microwaves, home theatre systems, mobile phones, small home appliances and such. The products on offer are those manufactured by some of the best companies in the business. The JM Financial survey found that the expansion of electricity in and into smaller regions is reflecting in sales in smaller towns and cities. Remittance income from other Indian cities as well as overseas, such as West Asia, has also been triggering consumption.In FY18, the company opened ...
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Insight: The burning truth - as farmers set fire to fields, Delhi braces for choking smog 15.10.2018 Reuters: World News
Hours after a mechanised harvester chugged through the rice paddy, flames and a thick plume of black smoke rose into the twilight sky in Haryana as farmers burned the residue to prepare for the next season's planting.
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Lioness Rescued After Falling Into A Well In Gir, Suffers Minor Injuries 14.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A lioness today suffered minor injuries after it fell into an open well in Gujarat's Gir forest, a senior official said.
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12-Year-old Boy Killed In Celebratory Firing In Uttar Pradesh's Badaun 14.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A 12-year-old boy was killed allegedly in a celebratory firing at a marriage related ceremony in a village in Badaun, police said today.
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Postal Week celebration to end tomorrow 14.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Postal Week celebration to end tomorrow
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‘In Arab countries, you will remain a foreigner, but they want you as a paid slave’: Benyamin 14.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
An interview with the author of the Malayalam novel ‘Jasmine Days’, whose English translation by Shahnaz Habib has been shortlisted for the JCB Prize.
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‘3 Faces’, ‘Burning’, ‘Roma’ and much more in Mumbai Film Festival’s word cinema section 14.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Also playing: ‘Ash is Purest White’, ‘BlacKkKlansman’, ‘Cold War’, ‘Madeline’s Madeline’, ‘Shoplifters’ and ‘The Wild Pear Tree’.
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Youth the driving force of India: Th Radheshyam 14.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Youth the driving force of India: Th Radheshyam
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Disequilibrium: DISTURBIA 13.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Mass migration and rampant urbanisation have left urban agglomerates creaking as civic amenities have broken down under the sustained human onslaught. Skilling and vocational development is crucial to arrest this emergent trend line as this peculiar strand of xenophobia against economic migrants takes shape leading to greater social disorder and unrest in India. With as many as 139 million moving about in India, it is leading to employment and economic displacement which comes with an attendant backlash Even as agriculture’s contribution over the years has diminished, the emphasis on services has been overplayed. In many ways, services acquired an altogether new hue, becoming the hot button item in India’s economic march. But for India to provide basic employment and deal with rapid urbanisation and mass migration, it requires jobs for the legionnaires coming off the assembly line. Mass employment remains a distant chimera. The economy likened to a prisoner in captivity is shackled by its own growth, ...
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ICANN seeks to improve internet for ‘Non-English’ speaking 13.10.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is keen to make internet feasible and accessible across India by improving the internet’s local language content. In a panel discussion here on Wednesday, it announced that it is looking forward to add the ‘Non-English’ speaking section to this huge spectrum. ICANN is a global […]
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Youths are driving force of India: Edn Minister 13.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Youths are driving force of India: Edn Minister
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Retail inflation picks up 12.10.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Oct 12 (ANI): Increasing prices of fuel, cereal, clothing, footwear and depreciation of rupee has led to India's retail inflation rate pick up from 3.69 per cent in August to 3.77 per cent
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World Bank’s Human Capital Index released 11.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The World Bank released today a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019.  Broader theme of the World Development Report (WDR) this year is “The Changing Nature of Work”.
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Startups offer solutions to water problems 11.10.2018 Rediff: Business
As India reels from a severe water shortage, startups have begun offering innovative ways to help people access safe drinking water.
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Hurricane Michael, 'largest storm to hit region in 100 years' mauls Florida 11.10.2018 Rediff: News
Hurricane Michael unleashed a furious onslaught on Florida's Panhandle on Wednesday, the record-breaking cyclone tearing apart buildings and submerging houses in floodwaters before taking aim at Georgia and the Carolinas.
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AAP Asks Court To Allow Purchase Of 500 Buses For Rural Areas In Delhi 10.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Aam Aadmi Party government and Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) today urged the Delhi High Court to permit procurement of 500 standard floor buses for the national capital, saying that these...
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Mahatma Gandhi’s thoughts are of eternal value: Vice President 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Mahatma Gandhi’s thoughts are of eternal value and would be relevant irrespective of the times. He was addressing the 34th Convocation of the Gandhigram Rural Institute in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu today.
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