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Why Virushka need to be careful 20.7.2018 Rediff: News
'While they do -- and should -- speak up for causes close to their heart, the couple should be mindful of the nature of social media and how even the best intentions can quickly degenerate into rancour if the issue is not approached with nuance and caution,' says Vikram Johri.
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Strictly implement ban on Chinese `majha`: Delhi Environment Minister 19.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The Delhi government has already requested Delhi Police commissioner for taking necessary action in implementing an effective ban on any sharp-edged thread for flying kites.
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Tourists from Spain take up cleaning of filth on Pushkar roads 18.7.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Seeing the piles of garbage on the roads of Pushkar situated in the Ajmer district, some of the foreign tourists from Spain took an initiative to clean the city. This initiative by the tourists is not only a big lesson for the Indian residents, but it will also affect the ignorant district administration and the state government. Pushkar is among the places which is termed as the ideal location for religious tourism and Rajasthani culture by the government. A group of 190 tourists from Spain, named Hakuna, has come to  Pushkar with a purpose of touring the country along with providing their services to the local organisations in order to improve the education and medical facilities in India. Presently, the tourists are offering their services in a school named Fior Di Loto. They decided to clean the garbage scattered near the school. One of the foreigners William said that to prevent the spreading of diseases due to dirt, they started cleaning the area. The residents of Pushkar said that the government ...
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Begun Action Against Workers Who Stalled Service: Delhi Metro To Court 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) told the Delhi High Court that it has started disciplinary proceedings against its employees responsible for stalling services after an altercation with Central...
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Chennai’s growing tribe of cloth-diapering moms doing their bit for the planet 17.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
They are convenient, have a relatively friendly environmental footprint and work out to be cheaper than you'd think. And a good number of Chennai moms are saying 'aye' to these modern cloth diapers. Would you make the switch? »
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Mumbai's Stinking Problem: Queen's Necklace Turns Into A Dumpyard 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Marine Drive in Mumbai, also known as the Queen's Necklace, may have been recently accorded the heritage status but the trash being thrown out by the sea each day has become a stinking problem. This...
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Drinking in public places in Goa to attract hefty fine 17.7.2018 Zee News : States
Parrikar also lashed out at the citizens who dump flowers by wrapping them in plastic in the Mandovi river after offering them to God.
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Railways Plan To Cut Mumbai-Nagpur Travel Time With High-Speed Corridor 16.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Railways is working on a plan to connect Nagpur and Mumbai through a high-speed corridor which will reduce the travel time between the two cities to just five hours, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal...
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REWIND: Top photos of the week 16.7.2018 Rediff: News
All of the top news of the week gone by, in photos.
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City buzz: Mumbai monsoon woes, Delhi garbage crisis unabated even as Centre eyes new schemes 16.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Here's a quick look at some important headlines from the week gone by, pertaining to our cities and urban development. Stay up to date on what's happening! »
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Sheena Bora Trial: The strange matter of the dusty shoes 14.7.2018 Rediff: News
One always ponders over why the witnesses should not have poor memory when answering cross examination questions or recounting events that occurred six years ago.
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If there is one Modi idea I can get behind, it is Swachh Bharat 14.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
'As an idea, cleaning up India is a good one,' says Mitali Saran.
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Woman Kills Kids, Self Over Continuous Spats With Susupicious Husband 14.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Dejected with her husband suspecting her fidelity, a 36-year-old woman allegedly killed their two children and hanged herself, police said yesterday.
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How best to tackle India's water crisis 13.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
The tragedy is not the inevitable drought or the inevitable flood. It is our inevitable lack of ability to push and get done what needs to be done, says Sunita Narain.
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Use your tech prowess to end manual scavenging in cities 13.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a Technology Challenge, inviting entries proposing tech solutions for cleaning of sewerage systems and septic tanks. If you can come up with a technology that can end the curse of manual scavenging, apply before August 14th. »
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SC slams 'superman' LG for inaction in clearing Delhi's 'mountains of garbage' 12.7.2018 Rediff: News
Referring to the "mountains of garbage" at the three landfill sites -- Ghazipur, Okhla and Bhalswa-- the court said no action has been taken by authorities, including the office of the LG due to which Delhi was facing the serious problem.
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Sheena Bora Trial: What did the bodybuilder see? 12.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Something about the big car and its passengers, standing solemnly outside their vehicle, piqued the biker's interest.
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On Delhi Garbage, Supreme Court's 'Superman' Snub To Lt Governor 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Supreme Court slams Lt Governor over Delhi garbage: "You say I have power, I am superman, but don't do anything"
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'Scared Games' of Mumbai monsoon: Why rain washes away maximum city every year 11.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The rain in Mumbai continues and with it, thousands of problems. The easiest thing to do is to blame the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for their high-handedness and under-preparedness in handling monsoons every year. Sure, the BMC is the governing body of the city, and it is its responsibility, along with other bodies such as the MMRDA, and Western and Central Railway to ensure that the drainage system is in order, potholes are fixed, and bridges are sturdy enough to not collapse or develop cracks. Yet, in the past fortnight, the city has witnessed bridge collapses, roads caving in and at least 35 deaths due to the heavy spell of rains. The big question is why does Mumbai flood like this every year? A report by Indian Environment Portal highlighted how the Bandra-Worli Sea Link and the construction of Bandra-Kurla Complex (which is ironically a smart city) play a role in this. Bandra-Kurla Complex or BKC was built over mangroves, which are the natural barrier that prevents flooding in the ...
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<em>Sacred Games</em>: The Gangster as Mumbai 10.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
'What would a composite of Dawood, Rajan, and Arun Gawli be like?'
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