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Bengaluru Buzz: HC puts breaks on elevated corridor | Bannerghatta Park’s Eco-Sensitive Zone trimmed down | E-autos in IISc…and more 16.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Court orders and protests against the elevated corridor, trimming down of the Eco-Sensitive Zone of Bannerghatta National Park, E-autos on IISc campus - read more on what's been happening in Bengaluru this week
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Bhakt, mitron, demonetisation: 10 words or phrases that entered our dictionaries with the Modi era 14.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A bunch of new words came in and old ones assumed a life of their own.
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Species thought to be extinct are being sighted again. Are they rising from the dead? 10.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three supposedly dead species were seen in the past month alone, raising the question of how species are declared extinct in the first place.
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Oscars 2019: Twitter boos ‘Green Book’, Lady Gaga and Billy Porter’s tuxedo dress win fans 25.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Academy Award for an India-set menstrual health documentary won many hearts.
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Karnataka TET Answer Key Released; Raise Objections Till February 25 20.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Candidates who took the Karnataka TET on February 5 can download their answer keys now.
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Why two-wheeler riders hate helmets — and why they should not! 19.2.2019 Citizen Matters
In Pune, a two-wheeler rider wore a cooking pan on his head, to protest the crackdown on helmet-less riders. In Puducherry, the chief minister himself led a dharna against mandatory use of helmets by all two-wheeler riders. What's behind such apparently senseless protests?
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Navigating the English medium conundrum in Karnataka 15.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State budget has announced that 1,000 Karnataka Public Schools will start English-medium sections in Class 1, in addition to the Kannada medium, in pilot mode, Is the vision behind English mediums schools justified?
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Portal Having 15,441 Kerala Schools' Data To Launch On February 20 3.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The schools have been categorised into five types -- Primary, Upper Primary, High School, Higher Secondary and Vocational Higher Secondary -- in the portal, said KITE top official K. Anvar Sadat on...
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Safety or integration? Hostels pose tough choice for north-eastern students 1.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bangalore University is all set to open up an exclusive hostel facility for female students from the north-eastern states. Delhi is also likely to follow soon. These hostels will create a safe space for the students who have historically borne the brunt of casual as well as violent racial prejudice, but do they really want safety at the cost of mainstreaming?
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Why the Modi government’s proposed changes to IT Act pose a serious threat to open internet in India 27.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
They will result in increased censorship of content and break encryption.
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MUST SEE: Satyarup Siddhanta's world record! 18.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Satyarup Siddhanta is the youngest mountaineer in the world to climb both the Seven Summits and the Seven Volcanic Summits.
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'Grifters, weaklings, felons' - Christie on the Trump White House 17.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie sees the Trump White House as a rogues' gallery of flawed people sidetracking the work of the U.S. president, according to excerpts of his forthcoming memoir posted on the news site Axios on Wednesday.
'We refuse to be bullied into silence' 10.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
MUST READ: The speech Nayantara Sahgal was not allowed to give.
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Why it was important to flout tradition in Sabarimala 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
While most of the furore around the recent entry of three women into the Sabarimala temple premises appears politically motivated, some do question the need for flouting a long-observed religious custom. A citizen shares his response.
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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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Maharashtra: Tigress found dead in Umred Karhandla sanctuary, second death in two days 31.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The carcass of the tigress was found close to the spot where a tiger was found dead on Sunday.
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Insight: 'Kill your foster parents' - Amazon's Alexa talks murder, sex in AI experiment 21.12.2018 Reuters: Top News
Millions of users of Amazon's Echo speakers have grown accustomed to the soothing strains of Alexa, the human-sounding virtual assistant that can tell them the weather, order takeout and handle other basic tasks in response to a voice command.
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"Kill Your Foster Parents": Alexa Talks Murder, Sex In AI Experiment 21.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Millions of users of Amazon's Echo speakers have grown accustomed to the soothing strains of Alexa, the human-sounding virtual assistant that can tell them the weather, order takeout and handle other...
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Karnataka High Court allows termination of 21-week pregnancy 18.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The woman sought permission as the organs and spine of the foetus were not developed properly and the child would be handicapped after birth.
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Wikipedia projects Sachin Pilot as 'Rajasthan CM' even before official declaration of assembly election results 11.12.2018 Zee News : States
The Wikipedia page said Pilot assumed office on December 13, 2018, and succeeded incumbent Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.
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