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Last updated: May 20 2019 16:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Contrary to 2018, Shimla has enough water today, but will it last? 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In the summer of 2018, Shimla's peak tourist season, not a drop flowed in the taps of the town for over a week and thousands of visitors had to leave. May 2019 has seen a remarkable reversal in the water situation, but can the town afford to be complacent?
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Social Science Researchers must focus on Societal Problems: Vice President 14.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon social science researchers to come up with innovative and out-of-box solutions to address various problems confronting the world from eradicating poverty to achieving sustainable development.
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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“People want an educated leader who listens to their grievances”: Raghav Chadha, AAP candidate 9.5.2019 Citizen Matters
On May 7th, Aam Aadmi Party’s South Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Raghav Chadha unveiled the manifesto for his constituency. Over a quick chat on one of his campaign trails, he shared more details about what his party aims to achieve.
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City Buzz : Fani hits Odisha and W Bengal | BMC’s plastic headache | Charminar suffers damage…and more 5.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Catch your weekly dose of some of the most important local news from cities across India.
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Delhi just got three new mayors, but can they change anything for the city? 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Amid the din of the Lok Sabha election campaigns, Delhi witnessed a silent but significant change of baton at the post of three mayors of the South, East and North municipal corporations. However, given the power dynamics in the capital, the road ahead for city administration under the new leaders hardly looks promising.
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In a scene filled with celebs & political bigwigs, AAP confident of making mark in Delhi 24.4.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The electoral landscape of Delhi in the Lok Sabha elections may be dotted with political heavyweights and celebrities fielded by BJP and Congress but in the three-cornered contest in the National capital in the seven Parliamentary seats, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party feels that it has an edge over mainstream parties due to […]
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Data check: 23 years on, a welfare cess for construction workers has done little for them 22.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Of the Rs 38,685.23 crore collected since 1996 as welfare cess, only 25.8% was spent by 2018.
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Across the world, privately owned cities have everything – except accountability 18.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A privatised city is easier to build because it removes power from people and communities and centralises it into the hands of one person or corporation.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Voting over in Chittoor; here’s what citizens expect elected MLAs and MPs to deliver 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Andhra Pradesh voted to elect their MLAs and MPs on April 11th; meanwhile, residents of Chittoor city have put together a comprehensive manifesto that speaks about the welfare schemes they would expect their chosen leaders to implement.
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Tamil Nadu women are upset with AIADMK for neglecting the schemes Jayalalithaa started 11.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Women voters, who outnumber male voters in the state, feel the Palaniswami government has abandoned welfare schemes directed at them.
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West Bengal is set to lose its demographic dividend because it isn’t creating enough jobs 9.4.2019 Scroll.in
Industrialisation has withered and construction has seen a slowdown following demonetisation. This has left thousands of workers without livelihoods.
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Bangalore South BJP candidate Tejasvi Surya: “I believe in freedom of expression” 8.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Tejasvi Surya, the BJP candidate in Bangalore South constituency, has been a controversial figure. In this interview with Citizen Matters, Surya talks about freedom of speech, women's reservation, Bengaluru's water scarcity, and more
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Dilapidated Hindi Vidyalaya FOB shut 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
Cricket fans often used overbridge to enter Wankhede Stadium
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The shape of an urban employment guarantee 28.3.2019 Hindu: Opinion
Such a programme will not only improve worker incomes but also have multiplier effects on the economy
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Local Indian Diaspora Join Indian Navy's - Humanitarian efforts in Mozambique 25.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The HADR efforts by the Indian Navy in Mozambique have galvanised the local Indian Diaspora to work in tandem with the ships of the First Training Squadron of the Indian Navy (Sujata, Sarathi and Shardul) currently deployed there.
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ADB readies for face-off with AIIB, NDB in India 25.3.2019 Sify Finance
As fledgling multilateral development banks AIIB and NDB are making inroads in Asia and beyond, the 52-year-old Asian Development Bank (ADB) took the offensive with a massive recruitment outreach in India, a major client in the region.
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‘Global Recycling Day’ underlines benefits of recycling plastic-wastes 19.3.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Can you imagine wearing a t-shirt made of plastic? Most of us would say no as it sounds next to impossible to turn something as hard and chemically poisonous as plastic into comfy shirts, jeans, shoes, caps or bags. However, this day last year (18th of March 2018) many such myths were shattered […]
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City Buzz: Cities gear up for elections | Mumbai foot over bridge collapse | PUBG ban in several cities…and more 16.3.2019 Citizen Matters
From Ahmedabad to Kolkata, and from Mumbai to Hyderabad, get a quick recap of the latest news and developments in our cities this week.
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