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Sourav Ganguly’s biopic in the works; Alt Balaji will base it on cricketer’s book 21.5.2018 Entertainment – The Indian Express
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Nicolas Maduro re-elected Venezuela President amid outcry over vote 21.5.2018 Hindu: International
Venezuela's election board, run by Maduro loyalists, said he took 5.8 million votes, versus 1.8 million for his closest challenger Henri Falcon
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Thane residents demand assurance from TMC before evacuation 21.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Thane residents demand assurance from TMC before evacuation
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China’s gold mine at Arunachal border may become another flash point with India 21.5.2018 Free Press Journal: World
Beijing: China has begun large-scale mining operations on its side of the border with Arunachal Pradesh
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Bullet train project: Shiv Sena opposes land acquisition in Palghar 21.5.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: After strongly opposing the petrochemical project at Nanar in Konkan, Shiv Sena has now decided
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Mumbai: Civic body lends a helping hand to ensure a ‘cleaner’ and ‘smoother’ Ramzan 21.5.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: Muslims across the city are celebrating the holy month of Ramzan and the Brihanmumbai Municipal
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Sex racket busted at Mira Road’s massage salon 21.5.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Bhayandar: The Thane (rural) police busted a high profile sex racket which was operating from an upscale
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Nepal to shut India's field office, says Prime Minister Oli 21.5.2018 PTI: All news
Nepal to shut India's field office, says Prime Minister Oli
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Good terms with neighbours will transform NE economy: Shah 21.5.2018 PTI: All news
Good terms with neighbours will transform NE economy: Shah
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Cops go to nab rape-accused tenant; later, his landlord is dead in East Delhi 21.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
A 38-year old man died under mysterious circumstances after a police team reached his residence to arrest his tenant who was an accused in a rape case. The incident took place in East Delhi's Kalyanpuri area on Saturday night. While family members alleged he was thrashed by the police who had come to the house to arrest the tenant, police said a medical board has been constituted to ascertain the cause of death. The board will conduct the post-mortem on Monday. According to the police, the deceased, Sukhbir Singh (38) resided in Kalyanpuri with his wife Amritkaur and children. Sukhbir had rented out the second floor of his house to a man identified as Manjeet for Rs 3,500. Manjeet and his mother and three sisters stayed in the area. Amritkaur said that on Saturday night, around 12:30 am, seven police officials reached their residence and asked for Manjit. Sukhbir opened the door and a team from Sultanpuri and Kalyanpuri police stations entered the premises and reached the second floor where Manjit ...
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Muslim teachers exempted from night camps in Rajasthan 21.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
Ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly elections which are slated to be held in December this year, the Vasundhara Raje government's attempts to woo the minority community continues. The government has now exempted Muslim teachers from night stay in residential training camps which are being organised by the state education department across the state. These camps are being held as per policy decision taken by the Ministry of Human Resources. The department has scheduled the training camps from May 21 to June 16, which fall on the holy month of Ramzan. The teachers engaged in elementary education have been shortlisted for the six-day camp wherein they would be taught latest methodology of teaching. As per the mandate, the teachers have to stay in the camps throughout the day and they can't leave midway. However, the department issuing an order has exempted Muslim teachers from night stay who are fasting during Ramzan. Such Muslim teachers, though, shall have to attend academic sessions in the camps during day ...
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As Jaipur turns smart, a princess is being remembered 21.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
The year was 2008 and a frail 88-year-old woman was staging a sit in behind the Moti Dungri temple. She was opposing the construction of a multi-storey on that piece of prime land.  Breathing fire, she had gone on record to rechristen Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) as Jaipur ‘Destruction’ Authority. She was the Rajmata of Jaipur, Maharani Gayatri Devi, deeply connected to the city, its people and heritage and had never shied from standing up for the city and its people.  Cut to the present. A 40-feet stretch of road caved in near Bad Ke Balaji at Kishanpole Bazar a few days during ongoing digging for Smart City project. People moved on and about their daily chores.  Earlier, they had come up to protest the dismantling of old chowks (market squares), the prized motifs of the heritage city, that were uprooted to pave way for the Metro.  Gayatri Devi had even protested felling of the old banyan and peepal trees. “She would never have sat and watched what is going on. She stood against felling of trees ...
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Gujarat to host India's largest IT Expo in September 21.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
Gujarat will host country's largest industrial expo of the Information Technology sector in September this year, say industry sources. The expo will give a peak into the emerging sectors and will bring a galaxy of technology leaders from across the country and even abroad, claim organizers. GESIA IT Association, that represents the companies in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector in Gujarat, aided by National Association of Software Services Companies (NASSCOM), is organising three-day 'Vibrant IT Summit' beginning September 7 at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. The move aims to replicate Gujarat's achievements in the automobile sector in emerging areas of ICT. With Gujarat being a manufacturing hub, the offerings at the expo will provide next-generation technology that needs to be adopted by sectors like automobiles, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and petrochemicals and diamond among others, said Vivek Ogra, chairman of GESIA IT Association. "Gujarat cannot afford to miss the next wave in ...
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J&K: More empathy needed 21.5.2018 Opinion | The Asian Age
The PM was not on a healing-touch mission.
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Railways orders to upgrade amenities across suburban networks 21.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Ministry of Railways recently released a circular issuing the installation of required amenities in suburban railways. These amenities include one-third urinals and toilets for women alone, modular eatables vending machines to replace catering stalls and electronic coach indicators at platforms to name a few. The amenities fall under the minimum essential amenities (or basic amenities) required at 507 suburban stations in Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi and Kolkata. From the four metro cities, there are 35 stations that cater to 30 million passengers; 74 stations cater to between 10 million and 30 million passengers; 398 stations cater to less than 10 million passengers, who will avail these facilities. Passengers with disabilities, too, will be given special provision at stations like ramps, two parking spaces, water drinking tap and suitable toilets. The order has also called for demolition of food stalls and replace them by modular food vending machines or single food stalls at the end of the platforms. ...
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7 Chhattisgarh jawans killed as Maoists blast police van 21.5.2018 The Asian Age | Home
The attack took place on a day when Union home minister Rajanth Singh was scheduled to arrive in the state.
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Seven Chhattisgarh policemen killed in IED blast triggered by Maoists 21.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
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US firm AECOM moves out Adani's Oz rail link project 21.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
Global engineering major AECOM has 'demobilised all staff' from Adani Group's Australian project connecting its Carmichael coal mine with the Abbot Point Port through a rail link. In a response to a DNA Money email, American construction firm's spokesperson said, "AECOM has completed the current phase of design work agreed with Adani. As a result, we have now demobilised all staff and there are no AECOM employees working on the Carmichael Rail project. However, a commercial agreement remains in place." Engineering or construction projects are accomplished in multiple phases and same is the case with the rail project to connect the coal mine at Carmichael with Abbot Point Port in Australia's Queensland state. As per Adani Enterprises, the rail project entails linking the mine and port with a new 388 kilometre standard gauge North Galilee Basin Rail Line. Responding to DNA Money's email, Adani Group's spokesperson said that only "the current phase of the engineering and design for the rail project is now ...
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In citizen-friendly move, Railways will upgrade 8,738 stations in 3 months 21.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
Railway stations across the country will provide a set of essential amenities, depending on size, traffic and other factors, by August 31 to make them citizen-friendly, the Indian Railways has decided. The national transporter has prepared a report listing facilities that it feels should be available at its train stations. The efforts to upgrade 8,738 stations are said to be the fallout of the Elphinstone Road stampede that left 23 people dead on September 29 last year. The report has categorized the railway stations into suburban, non-suburban and halt stations based on users, number of trains and earnings. Senior officials from Railway Board said that they want to ensure that all stations provide basic amenities. The amenities for suburban stations include coach guidance indicator boards, rooftop over platforms with solar panels, foot overbridges that are 6-meter wide, ramps, one-third of urinals for women and automatic vending machines. Bathrooms will soon be removed from suburban stations. There are ...
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Playgrounds cry for attention, opened for public 21.5.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Patiala, May 20 With city residents facing acute shortage of playgrounds, the Municipal Corporation has passed a resolution to allow general public to use playgrounds in government schools. However, the reality check done by The Tribune found that most of the playgrounds in schools have been crying for attention. Mayor Sanjeev Sharma Bittu in a meeting on Friday highlighted the issue and said, “Creating new playgrounds is not feasible due to space crunch. Therefore,  allowing general public to use playgrounds in government schools is a viable option.” However, District Sports Officer Upkaar Singh said, “The city has no dearth of playgrounds.  The Patiala Sports Department is having enough parks for residents.” In fact, more than 15 sports disciplines at 11 centres were being run by the department. Singh further said, “If no one plays, why grounds should be maintained? Not a single sports teacher of government schools in Patiala is running a sports centre.” District Education Officer  ...
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