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IIT Kharagpur's research to boost LPG distribution 16.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
IIT Kharagpur's research to boost LPG distribution
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IIT Kharagpur's research to boost LPG distribution 16.11.2018 Sify Finance
IIT Kharagpur researchers have devised a decision support system to help maximise the LPG connections in BPL (below poverty line) households, an official statement said.
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‘Is this one for young girls?’: Four pro-poor schemes of Modi government sputter in UP’s Bundelkhand 16.11.2018 Scroll.in
An examination of the on-ground impact, efficacy of the housing, healthcare, banking and clean fuel schemes in the state’s most under-developed villages.
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IIT KGP new technology to help increase LPG connections 16.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
kolkata Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have now devised a decision support system that promises to help the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to maximise LPG connections in BPL households. A decision support system (DSS) is a computer programme that helps in making sound rational decisions using mathematical programming and operation research techniques. This approach, incidentally, is the first of its kind for analysis of a national level energy policy. Interestingly, PMUY, launched in May 2016, aims at providing 5 crore LPG connections by 2019 to BPL (below poverty line) families with the support of Rs 1,600 to each family. The centre has recently revised its aim to reach 8 crore LPG connections by 2020. The DSS devised by the team at IIT-KGP, led by Prof Manoj Kumar Tiwari of the department of industrial and systems engineering, uses mixed integer linear programming to mathematically formulate the policy using input parameters, decision variables and their relationships. The mathematical model has ...
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IIT Researchers Devise Programme To Maximise LPG Connections 15.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
"This kind of DSS can be developed for various federal and state level policies for various commodities like solar panels distributions, agricultural commodities and so on," it said.
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RERA is bringing positive transformative changes in the industry— Shri Hardeep Puri 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) of Housing and Urban Affairs, has said that in this new era OF RERA, we are witnessing positive transformative changes in the industry. “As we are in the 2nd year of the implementation of RERA, I am happy to note all the States/UTs have notified Rules under RERA except for 6 North Eastern States and the state of West Bengal”, he said.
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Lessons from Brazil and India on how to fight forced labour and in-work poverty 15.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
When it comes to tackling unacceptable forms of work, lessons can be learned from the global South.
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'Not enough room': migrant flows strain Mexican border shelters 15.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The arrival in the Mexican border city of Tijuana of the first few hundred travelers from migrant caravans is stretching to the limit shelters already overflowing with people, and sparking signs of friction among the population.
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Calls for end to Yemen war offer little hope for hungry children 14.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Lying on a dust-covered bed in a hospital ward in the Yemeni city of Taiz, 10-year-old Ghazi Mohammed barely has enough energy to watch doctors and nurses examine his emaciated body.
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PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with US VP Pence 14.11.2018 Sify Finance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a bilateral meeting with the United States Vice President Michael R Pence here on Thursday.
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Czechs join other EU states rejecting U.N. migration pact 14.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The Czech Republic on Wednesday joined the growing ranks of European Union countries that reject a United Nations pact to regulate the treatment of migrants worldwide.
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Nehru`s legacy being undermined by those in power, save the democracy: Sonia Gandhi 14.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Gandhi was speaking at an event to relaunch Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's book 'Nehru: The Invention of India'.
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Will Renaming Cities End Poverty, Unemployment, Asks Sharad Pawar 13.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Slamming the BJP over its campaign to rename cities, NCP chief Sharad Pawar Tuesday asked if the exercise would solve "core issues" like poverty and unemployment.
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Death Of Thai Boy Inflames Debate On Muay Thai's Young Dreamers 13.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The death of a 13-year-old boy, knocked out during a Thai boxing match, has inflamed debate about whether children should be allowed to take part in a dangerous sport that many of them see as their...
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How ‘Little Women’ was shaped by the stifling principles of Louisa May Alcott’s father 13.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The novel’s depiction of poverty was inspired by Amon Bronson Alcott refusal to support his family financially.
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Death of Thai boy inflames debate on Muay Thai's young dreamers 13.11.2018 Reuters: Sports News
The death of a 13-year-old boy, knocked out during a Thai boxing match, has inflamed debate about whether children should be allowed to take part in a dangerous sport that many of them see as their only chance of escaping poverty.
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Bill Gates Links Up With Tokyo 2020 Olympics For Development Goals 13.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Co-founder of Microsoft and the world's second-richest person Bill Gates, has devoted much of his time in recent years to his family foundation, which aims to help reach the SDG objectives, including...
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Corrected - Olympics: Gates links up with Tokyo 2020 to tackle development goals 13.11.2018 Reuters: Sports News
(Corrects 1st paragraph to show that Gates Foundation is partnering with the Japan Sports Agency but not the Olympics. Corrects minor typos.)
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Five migrants die after boat sinks off western Turkey 12.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Five people, including three children, died after a boat carrying 15 migrants sank off the coast of western Turkey on Monday, the Turkish coast guard said.
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Legal Services Day observed 12.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Legal Services Day observed
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