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India needs a world class higher education system: Vice President 22.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a world-class higher education system was the need of the hour. Addressing students and faculty members of REVA University after inaugurating the State-of-the-art Architecture Block in the campus at Bengaluru today, he said that India’s quest for development would remain unfulfilled if we fail to create opportunities for quality higher education till the last mile.
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Data check: 23 years on, a welfare cess for construction workers has done little for them 22.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Of the Rs 38,685.23 crore collected since 1996 as welfare cess, only 25.8% was spent by 2018.
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"Azamgarh Good Source Of Learning": Muslim Cleric Who Cleared UPSC Exam 22.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Shahid Raza Khan, the Muslim cleric who ranked 751 in the UPSC Civil Services Examination - 2018, said that he views Azamgarh as a "very good source of learning".
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From Kerala to Delhi, Bengali migrant workers have a place everywhere. Just not in Bengal’s politics 22.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The ruling Trinamool Congress takes notice only when a migrant is killed or murdered, especially in a BJP-ruled state.
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Rural employment: As opportunities drop, women pay the highest price 21.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An increasing number of women in Indian villages are being left with few options except low-paid and erratic farm work.
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IMF gives Mozambique $118 million for Cyclone Idai rebuilding 20.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The International Monetary Fund will grant Mozambique a $118.2 million credit facility to help it rebuild infrastructure after a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds of people and flattened whole villages, the lender said on Friday.
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Cannot change social dynamics without women’s involvement in the economy: Vice President 19.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asserted that the nation could not accelerate its progress unless women were involved as equal stakeholders in every sphere of activity. He urged the governments at State and the Centre, NGOs and civic society at large to collectively work towards educating women on financial management.
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Across the world, privately owned cities have everything – except accountability 18.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A privatised city is easier to build because it removes power from people and communities and centralises it into the hands of one person or corporation.
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How a Lahore landmark named for a British radical came to be linked with Jallianwala Bagh massacre 18.4.2019 Scroll.in
It was a March 1919 meeting held in the Bradlaugh Hall which set in motion the immediate chain of events that culminated in the Amritsar tragedy.
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Five million lost jobs in India between 2016 and 2018: report 17.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
At least five million Indians lost their jobs between 2016 and 2018, and young urban men are being hit hardest, a Bengaluru-based private university said in a report on Tuesday.
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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What does young Chennai expect from its elected leaders? 17.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
45 million new voters, who turned 18 since the last Parliamentary elections, have been added to the Indian electorate. As Chennai gets ready to vote for the 17th Lok Sabha, we speak to some young voters from Chennai to hear what they would demand of their elected representatives in the new Parliament.
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In Karnataka's Tumkur, Water Woes Weigh On Deve Gowda's Election 16.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Struggling with water scarcity, people in Tumkur are in a Catch-22 situation on whether to vote for JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda or thwart the expansion of his dynasty politics and vote his rival BJP...
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Maharashtra: Some say Prakash Ambedkar is BJP’s ‘B Team’ – but marginalised groups back him strongly 16.4.2019 Scroll.in
The Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi leader is seeking to build an electoral alliance of Dalits, Muslims and Other Backward Classes.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Chandraprabha Baideus feted at Silchar 13.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Chandraprabha Baideus feted at Silchar
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Farm Distress, A Key Issue In Rajkot Lok Sabha Constituency 11.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Farm distress has emerged a major issue in the Rajkot Lok Sabha constituency, which is a mix of urban and rural areas and a key seat in Saurashtra region of Gujarat.
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In Odisha, Naveen Patnaik faces aggressive BJP – but is still the favourite after 19 years as CM 11.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
After the BJP’s good showing in zilla parishad elections in 2017, Patnaik moved swiftly to stem discontent against his party. Will he win a fifth term?
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How an unyielding drought has forced once thriving Andhra farmers to leave in search of wage labour 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s failure to provide alternative employment, decent irrigation facilities and adequate drought relief has only worsened the situation.
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Voters’ dilemma: Who should my MP be? 10.4.2019 Citizen Matters
As elections get underway, are you still confused about why you should vote and for whom? What can an MP do for you if his party does not stand a chance at the Centre? Should you vote in view of a Prime Ministerial candidate? All those tricky questions answered right here...
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