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Here are four cool things Bengaluru scientists invented recently 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru is a hub of research institutions, but how many us know of the scientific breakthroughs made here? From a new catalyst to generate hydrogen, to a potential cure for pancreatic cancer, here are top findings from the city over the past year
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Modi declared world’s most powerful leader in ‘British Herald’ poll. But what is ‘British Herald’? 22.6.2019 Scroll.in
The company that owns the publication was incorporated by Ansif Ashraf, whose Wikipedia page describes him as a businessman from Kerala.
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All about BMTC’s relaunched student bus pass service: From online application to collection 14.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BMTC has relaunched its online student bus pass service again, after its failed attempt last year. Read on to find what's new this time, why BMTC believes it would work, and how you can apply for your pass
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Even LOL holds life lessons, writes marketing guru and venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki 12.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In ‘Wise Guy’: Guy Kawasaki blends the story of his life with the lessons learnt from his career in marketing, technology, and investing.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Vellara Jn-Pottery Town Metro work starts | Hike in power tariff | Majestic bus stand turns 50 1.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Electricity tariff hiked, work on the Vellara Junction-Pottery Town Metro line starts, traffic police gets prepared to tackle eventualities during monsoon - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Chew on this: Ancient Scandinavians tasted gum 10,000 years ago 26.5.2019 Scroll.in
Stone Age people of Huseby Klevy chewed birch pitch, but most likely to use it as glue in tools rather than for pleasure.
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Workshop on Assamese Wikisource organised 21.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on Assamese Wikisource organised
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Opinion: Modi's Weak Stand On Pragya Thakur - By Yashwant Sinha 18.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In 2006, Pragya Thakur was the main accused in the Malegaon bombing case, a terrorist attack in which six people were killed and another 100 injured.
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Wikipedia is being weaponised in the Indian election battle 17.5.2019 Scroll.in
The online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers, ‘has become an active source of misinformation’.
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North West Delhi: Popular singer candidate of BJP to take on Cong veteran and ex MLA now with AAP 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Party loyalty is certainly not a salient characteristic of two chief contenders: Hans Raj Hans of the BJP (formerly SAD, then Congress) and Gugan Singh Ranga of the AAP (formerly BJP). The two are up against Congress veteran Rajesh Lelothia. Know more about all the candidates here.
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Writer Aatish Taseer’s Wikipedia page vandalised after his ‘Time’ cover story criticising Modi 10.5.2019 Scroll.in
The article in the US weekly described the prime minister as ‘India’s divider-in-chief’.
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Imtiaz Dharker turns down England’s poet laureate to focus on her work 4.5.2019 Scroll.in
Dharker was born in Lahore and lived in India for several years.
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Mumbai North-East candidates: Ruling party rookie takes on opposition’s old hand 29.4.2019 Citizen Matters
The BJP dropped its sitting MP in the constituency, Kirit Somaiya, after objections from ally Shiv Sena and chose three-time Mulund corporator Manoj Kotak to contest from the seat, with INC's Sanjay Dina Patil as the chief rival. Who else are in the fray as Mumbai North East votes to elect its representative in the Lok Sabha?
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Mumbai South candidates: Sitting MP, former MP, cardiologist and 10 more face off in ‘swing vote’ constituency 28.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai South is linguistically and socially diverse. As a high profile battle looms between sitting Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant and the INC's Milind Deora, here is a detailed report on the candidates and voter concerns in the constituency.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Low voter turnout | HC upholds minimum wage hike in 34 industries | Properties to be acquired in ORR for Metro 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Voter turnout in Bengaluru lower than in 2014 elections, High Court upholds state government's decision to increase minimum wages in 34 industries, properties being acquired for Metro ORR line - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Jerusalem: Fire breaks out at Al-Aqsa mosque around the same time as Notre Dame Cathedral blaze 16.4.2019 Scroll.in
The mosque is considered the third holiest site in Islam.
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YouTube Fact-Checking Tool Sees 9/11 Tragedy In Flaming Notre-Dame 16.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A new YouTube tool for battling misinformation failed in a highly public way on Monday, wrongly linking video of the flaming collapse of the spire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to the Sept. 11,...
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Bengaluru Buzz: HC notice to BBMP on white-topping | Recharge wells in Bellandur | Redrawing wards proposed 13.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Bellandur residents dig recharge wells to capture monsoon rain, PIL hearing on white-topping South End Road, Bengaluru retains its position as the biggest office market in Asia-Pacific - here's news from the city this week
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Who Will Finally Sit On The Iron Throne? Artificial Intelligence Predicts 12.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
We are just days away from the finale of the uber-popular HBO show, Game of Thrones. The eighth and final season will premiere on Sunday and the team who predicted Jon Snow's survival in 2016 using...
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