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From Dharavi with love: Mc Altaf raps for you 7.2.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
'My parents have been teaching me that if I see something wrong happening, I need to take a stand and fight for the truth.' 'That's what I plan on continuing to do with my music.'
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Muslim Law Board says women are free to pray in mosques – but most women have been told the opposite 1.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Law Board has admitted in the Supreme Court that Islam permits women to enter mosques. But the reality on the ground is starkly different.
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Kala Gone, What’s Next?? 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
An overdose of the social responsibility Kaala takes over for the people of Dharavi slum has looked pretty exaggerated and bored Telugu audiences. This slow-paced politics centred film might have helped out Rajnikanth’s political ambitions if it is slick and to-the-point. Earlier when Kaala’s release is in place in April, both Bharat Anu Nenu and Naa Peru Surya have moved apart. Finally, the film got released last week and it has created more vacuum by ending up as average farer. That’s is making other small films now queue to theatres big time to cash on it. With the show time of Rangasthalam, Bharat Anu Nenu and Kaala finished, naturally theatres wore that empty look. This week, we have Naa Nuvve and Sammohanam trying their luck and if they could hit the bull’s eye, they will surely rock as there is no competition at all. Later, they will be joined by Taxiwala and Jambalakidi Pamba after a week. And then, Tej I Love You will hit theatres in June last week. So this is a good season for films to prove ...
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Nutrition Challenges 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The programme of nutrition is aimed at the fighting and eradicating the biggest health problem of the country. It is a outcome of the poverty in the poorer sections of the society mostly living in the slums. But another biggest challenge in the programme is massive corruption in it. The mid-day meal programme the school is also part of the programme. But the tragedy is that like P.D.S public distribution system, it is seeped in corruption. The P.D.S grains are mixed with dirt and also sold out in market. So is the case of nutrition programme, here also nutrition food items are sold in market. In Madhya Pradesh the distribution contractors sold the nutritious food items of crores of rupees in Mumbai. The Women and Child Welfare Ministry is carrying out the programme. The malnutrition will persist because the nutrition food items are not reaching at proper persons. The needy persons are deprived of it by the corrupt persons. In mid-day meal programme the common complicit is that rations do not the reach ...
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Mumbai's 'Shaheen Bagh' protests continue on Day 2 28.1.2020 Rediff: News
At least 100 women have been sitting on a side road in Nagpada area since January 26 night. One of the protesters said the women are balancing their responsibilities at home while also participating in the protest.
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Kala Gone, What’s Next?? 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
An overdose of the social responsibility Kaala takes over for the people of Dharavi slum has looked pretty exaggerated and bored Telugu audiences. This slow-paced politics centred film might have helped out Rajnikanth’s political ambitions if it is slick and to-the-point. Earlier when Kaala’s release is in place in April, both Bharat Anu Nenu and Naa Peru Surya have moved apart. Finally, the film got released last week and it has created more vacuum by ending up as average farer. That’s is making other small films now queue to theatres big time to cash on it. With the show time of Rangasthalam, Bharat Anu Nenu and Kaala finished, naturally theatres wore that empty look. This week, we have Naa Nuvve and Sammohanam trying their luck and if they could hit the bull’s eye, they will surely rock as there is no competition at all. Later, they will be joined by Taxiwala and Jambalakidi Pamba after a week. And then, Tej I Love You will hit theatres in June last week. So this is a good season for films to prove ...
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Nutrition Challenges 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The programme of nutrition is aimed at the fighting and eradicating the biggest health problem of the country. It is a outcome of the poverty in the poorer sections of the society mostly living in the slums. But another biggest challenge in the programme is massive corruption in it. The mid-day meal programme the school is also part of the programme. But the tragedy is that like P.D.S public distribution system, it is seeped in corruption. The P.D.S grains are mixed with dirt and also sold out in market. So is the case of nutrition programme, here also nutrition food items are sold in market. In Madhya Pradesh the distribution contractors sold the nutritious food items of crores of rupees in Mumbai. The Women and Child Welfare Ministry is carrying out the programme. The malnutrition will persist because the nutrition food items are not reaching at proper persons. The needy persons are deprived of it by the corrupt persons. In mid-day meal programme the common complicit is that rations do not the reach ...
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Bengaluru Buzz: 8,561 trees to be felled | BBMP tracking tax defaulters | HC stays slum eviction…and more 25.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over 8500 trees in city outskirts proposed to be felled for road widening, BBMP trying to update its list of tax defaulters, slum eviction in east Bengaluru - read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari on ‘Panga’ and small-town films: ‘Indians are not hiding their nature anymore’ 20.1.2020 Scroll.in
The January 24 release stars Kangana Ranaut as a 32-year-old woman who returns to professional kabaddi.
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MMRC completes excavation for 13 underground stations of Metro-3 corridor 15.1.2020 Projects Monitor

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has achieved 100 percent excavation on 13 of 26 underground stations on Mumbai Metro-3 corridor. MMRC will complete excavation work for the remaining stations by May 2020. Overall, MMRC has completed 87 percent excavation work. Moreover, 70 percent tunnelling work for 33.5 km underground corridor has also been completed. […]

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How Goonj uses business logistics to deliver donated material cheaply and quickly to the needy 15.1.2020 Scroll.in
The NGO has evolved two new currencies of development – material and labour – using an urban surplus of goods to bridge their deficit in rural India.
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Good meals or education? Food inflation forces working-class families to make tough choices 14.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Food price inflation hit 14.12% year-on-year in December 2019, the highest in six years.
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The Art of Resistance: Bringing the sounds of revolution and Ambedkarite politics to the streets 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
Sambhaji Bhagat’s songs lie at the intersection of art and protest.
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Mumbai’s housing conundrum: Unsold houses, sky-high prices 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
6.48 lakh houses remained unsold across India's top seven cities in 2019, and Mumbai alone accounted for nearly a third of these. Yet scarcity of affordable housing pushes people further and further away from the city. What could explain this?
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BJP established Panchteerth in Baba Saheb's honour: PM Modi 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Hardoi, Accusing the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati of indulging in politics in the name of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government had established the 'Panchteerth' in the country and world in the honour of the Baba Saheb. The Prime Minister said, "BSP formed governments in the name of Baba Saheb but it is important to tell the truth behind how much respect 'Behen ji' had for him. In the name of removing Modi, Behen ji has joined hands with someone who used to leave no occasion to insult Baba Saheb." Mr Modi said, "The people who called Baba Saheb a 'land mafia,' destroyed the 'bastis' of the Dalits, made false cases on Dalits and took possession of their homes, Ms Mayawati is happily asking for votes for those. This happens when one's only goal is to attain power." In an address which lasted for about 35 minutes at the CSN Degree College, Mr Modi said, "With your support, India is being praised in the world. Today, India is the fastest ...
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Gully Boy' crosses Rs 100 cr in it's first week 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Zoya Akhtar's directorial 'Gully Boy' mints Rs 5.1 crores on its eighth-day taking the total collection to Rs 100 crore. Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer 'Gully Bo'y has entered in 100 crore club in just eight days. 'Gully Boy' released on Thursday instead of Friday on the occasion of Valentine's Day and has been maintaining the upward trend as it enters the glorifying Rs 100 crore club. Zoya Akhtar's film is a story inspired by slum rappers of Dharavi, 'Gully Boy' has gone ahead to create an immense buzz amongst the masses. The trailer, the music and now the early reviews post its screening at the Berlin Film Festival had created a lot of anticipation for this Zoya Akhtar's film. Zoya Akhtar who has been ahead of her times with films 'Luck By Chance', 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' and 'Dil Dhadakne Do' is now ruling the box office with 'Gully Boy' and is making all right noise across quarters. Starring Ranveer Singh as the street rapper, 'Gully Boy' stars Alia Bhatt as his love ...
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Gully Boy' mints Rs 32.50 cr at BO 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Zoya Akhtar's directorial 'Gully Boy' mints Rs 13.10 crore on second day, taking the total collections to Rs 32.50 crore.The film raked in Rs 18.70 crore on day one at the box office. 'Gully Boy' was released on Valentine's Day and is expected to witness an upward trend over the weekend. 'Gully Boy' is a story inspired by slum rappers of Dharavi, has gone ahead to create immense buzz amongst the masses. The trailer, the music and now the early reviews post its screening at the Berlin Film Festival has created a lot of anticipation for this Zoya Akhtar's film. Zoya Akhtar, who has been ahead of her times with films 'Luck By Chance', 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' and 'Dil Dhadakne Do', is now all set to rule the box office with Gully Boy which is making all right noise across quarters. Starring Ranveer Singh as the street rapper, 'Gully Boy' stars Alia Bhatt as his love interest bringing to the screen the fresh chemistry of the duo. The film also stars Siddhant Chaturvedi and Kalki Koechlin ...
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Kala Gone, What’s Next?? 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
An overdose of the social responsibility Kaala takes over for the people of Dharavi slum has looked pretty exaggerated and bored Telugu audiences. This slow-paced politics centred film might have helped out Rajnikanth’s political ambitions if it is slick and to-the-point. Earlier when Kaala’s release is in place in April, both Bharat Anu Nenu and Naa Peru Surya have moved apart. Finally, the film got released last week and it has created more vacuum by ending up as average farer. That’s is making other small films now queue to theatres big time to cash on it. With the show time of Rangasthalam, Bharat Anu Nenu and Kaala finished, naturally theatres wore that empty look. This week, we have Naa Nuvve and Sammohanam trying their luck and if they could hit the bull’s eye, they will surely rock as there is no competition at all. Later, they will be joined by Taxiwala and Jambalakidi Pamba after a week. And then, Tej I Love You will hit theatres in June last week. So this is a good season for films to prove ...
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SC refuses to stay Rajnikanth's starrer film, Kaala. 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Supreme court on Wednesday refused to stay the release of Rajnikanth starrer, Kaala. The film is now be released on Thursday. A petition was filed by one K. Rajasekhara, seeking a stay on the release of the film. A vacation bench of the Apex court, headed by Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan, heard a petition filed by one K. Rajasekhara seeking a stay on the release of the film, and said it did not find any merit in the petition."We don't want to interfere with the release of the movie," the bench said. The apex court, while refusing to stay the film, observed that everybody was awaiting for the release of the movie and wanted to see it. Rajasekhara in his petition has claimed that he had written the story of the film and it should be credited to him, whereas another person had been named as the writer. The Tamil-language film depicts the life of Kaala, who as a child runs away from Tiruneveli and moves to Mumbai where he becomes a powerful don living in ...
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Nutrition Challenges 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The programme of nutrition is aimed at the fighting and eradicating the biggest health problem of the country. It is a outcome of the poverty in the poorer sections of the society mostly living in the slums. But another biggest challenge in the programme is massive corruption in it. The mid-day meal programme the school is also part of the programme. But the tragedy is that like P.D.S public distribution system, it is seeped in corruption. The P.D.S grains are mixed with dirt and also sold out in market. So is the case of nutrition programme, here also nutrition food items are sold in market. In Madhya Pradesh the distribution contractors sold the nutritious food items of crores of rupees in Mumbai. The Women and Child Welfare Ministry is carrying out the programme. The malnutrition will persist because the nutrition food items are not reaching at proper persons. The needy persons are deprived of it by the corrupt persons. In mid-day meal programme the common complicit is that rations do not the reach ...
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