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Here's what Kejriwal's 'guarantee card' promises 19.1.2020 Rediff: News
The 'guarantee card' lists 10 promises, including free bus rides for students, deployment of 'mohalla marshals' for women's safety, continuation of scheme for free electricity up to 200 units, free health facilities, to plant two crore saplings, clean Yamuna river and reduce pollution in Delhi over the next five years.
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PM Modi to move to a new home by 2024 16.1.2020 Rediff: News
Used since 1984 when late Rajiv Gandhi became the PM, the current residence was built over 12 acres of land, based on designs by New Delhi's chief architect Edwin Lutyens. However, with a new redevelopment blueprint on the table, the PM's residence is now expected to move to the South-West corner, behind South Block on Raisina Hill. Arnab Dutta reports.
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Bengaluru’s women factory workers can now do night shifts, but will it help them? 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
As per a recent state government notification, women factory workers can now do night shifts. While the progressive move has been lauded, there are concerns that it could lead to more exploitation of workers
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34-Year-Old Man Arrested With 10 Live Bullets At Delhi Metro Station 15.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A 34-year-old man was apprehended by CISF personnel at a Delhi metro station for allegedly carrying ten live bullets in his baggage, officials said on Wednesday.
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MMRC completes excavation for 13 underground stations of Metro-3 corridor 15.1.2020 Projects Monitor

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has achieved 100 percent excavation on 13 of 26 underground stations on Mumbai Metro-3 corridor. MMRC will complete excavation work for the remaining stations by May 2020. Overall, MMRC has completed 87 percent excavation work. Moreover, 70 percent tunnelling work for 33.5 km underground corridor has also been completed. […]

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Court Upholds Poll Body Ban On Political Ads On Metro Stations, Trains 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Delhi High Court has upheld the Election Commission's (EC) decision not to allow display of any political advertisements metro rail premises and trains during the model code of conduct (MCC),...
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20-Year-Old Man Caught With Pistol, Bullet At Delhi Metro Station 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A 20-year-old man was apprehended by CISF personnel at a Delhi Metro station on Tuesday for allegedly carrying a pistol and a live bullet in his baggage, officials said.
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Bengaluru’s Mobility Plan has major drawbacks, says IISc review 14.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Comprehensive Mobility Plan does not assess the impact of its proposed measures like elevated corridors or parking policy. It doesn't clarify how increasing the road capacity would help either
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India orders antitrust probe of Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart 13.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
India ordered an investigation of Amazon.com Inc and Walmart's Flipkart on Monday over alleged violations of competition law in the latest setback for U.S. e-commerce giants operating in the country.
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AIIB to provide funds for Chennai Metro Phase-II corridors 13.1.2020 Projects Monitor

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will provide financial assistance of USD 320 million (nearly Rs 2,306 crore) to start construction of 18 km long elevated Metro corridor of Phase-II of Chennai Metro Rail project. The Metro corridor will be constructed between Meenakshi College in Kodambakkam and Poonamallee Bypass, which is part of the 118.9 […]

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Chennai Buzz: AC buses back in city | Rent law amendment | Metrowater plans…and more 12.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From changes in rent laws to plans of parastatal agencies such as MTC, CMRL and Metrowater, catch the important news of the week in this edition of Buzz.
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Puri, Sisodia inaugurate Delhi Metro's Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 section 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 section of Delhi Metro was inaugurated by Union Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday. The ceremony was held at Metro Bhawan auditorium at 1100 hrs from where the new section was formally flagged off by Mr Puri and Mr Sisodia. Passenger services will commence on the 9.7 km stretch between Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar Pocket – 1 on the 59 km long Majlis Park - Shiv Vihar corridor (Line 7) of Phase-III, also known as the Pink Line, from 1600 hrs. This 9.7 km stretch, which will be a continuation of the presently operational Majlis Park – Lajpat Nagar section, will be a major boon for the commuters of prominent areas like Ashram, Mayur Vihar etc. The Hazrat Nizamuddin Metro station on this stretch will connect the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station as well as the Inter State Bus Terminal at Sarai Kale Khan. This section from Lajpat Nagar to Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 ...
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Delhi Metro on 'red alert' 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Delhi Metro Rail Network on Monday sounded a red alert on entire network in the wake of government's move to repeal Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir.  The DMRC has asked the commuters to allow extra time in the security checks in view of the alert.  The security alert was issued by the DMRC on the advice of the security agencies. It follows after government's move to revoke Article 370 in the Upper House of the Parliament on Monday. 'Security Alert.As advised by security agencies, a red alert has been imposed on the entire DMRC network.Please allow extra time in security checks', the official twitter handle of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said.
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In a scene filled with celebs & political bigwigs, AAP confident of making mark in Delhi 11.1.2020 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 its people-centric policies and its record of clean governance. Notwithstanding the presence in fray of political heavyweights and celebrities from the BJP and the Congress, AAP leaders say that political pundits are underestimating AAP in Delhi just because BJP and Congress have fielded celebrities and heavyweight politicians. In this context, they point out that celebrities like Shatrughan Sinha, Rajesh Khanna, Smriti Irani, Manmohan Singh and Shiela Dixit lost elections in Delhi. 'Delhi votes for parties not celebrities or heavyweight politicians,' says an AAP leader.They point out the huge turnout to the roadshow carried out by AAP candidates from various constituencies ...
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PM flags off Lucknow Metro 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Lucknow, The City of Nawabs got the green transport facility of Metro from Airport to Munshipulia, after it was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Kanpur on Friday. However, the commercial run will commence from Saturday morning, at 0600 hrs. The inauguration of Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) 23-km North-South corridor was made through video conferencing from Kanpur in the presence of UP governor Ram Naik and chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Several BJP leaders, including a couple of UP Ministers, were present in Lucknow at the airport station, flagging off the trains, simultaneously with the Prime Minister. Now, Lucknow joins the list of elite cities having a Metro network of more than 20 km. Apart from an across-the-Gomti ride, commuters will also travel through an underground tunnel for the first time. The 8 km Tranport Nagar to Charbagh elevated section is already running for the past couple of years. Lucknow metro is the country's most advanced Metro system. It is a ...
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IAS officers transferred in MP 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Bhopal, The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday modified the charges held by some senior Indian Administrative Service officers, official sources said. Mr Ashok Varnwal, who is Principal Secretary (PS) to the Chief Minister, is to continue in that capacity but will henceforth also hold charge of Public Service Management instead of Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment. Mr Pramod Agrawal – hitherto PS (Public Health Engineering), Jal Nigam Managing Director and PS (Science and Technology) – was reassigned as PS (Urban Development and Housing), Capital Project Administration (CPA) Administrator and MD, Metro Rail Company Limited. He continues to hold additional charge as PS (Science and Tech). Mr Vivek Agrawal – who was PS to the Chief Minister, PS (Urban Development and Housing), CPA Administrator and MD, Metro Rail Company Ltd – was posted as PS (Public Health Engineering) and Jal Nigam MD. Mr Hariranjan Rao would continue as Officer on Special Duty-cum-Joint ...
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Transport Minister launches 'One Delhi One card' 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, As part of its vision to transform the public transport system in the national capital, the Delhi government on Monday along with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), launched the rebranded common mobility card as 'ONE' card with the tagline 'One Delhi, One Ride'. Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot launched the card at the Rajghat Bus Depot.The card was launched in presence of DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh, Commissioner of Transport Varsha Joshi, DTC MD Manoj Kumar, DDC vice-chairperson Jasmin Shah and other senior officials of the Department. The newly designed cards will have a background of cubic grid in bright shades of red and yellow. It will also have a circular unit with sketches of Metro trains, DTC buses, auto rickshaws and Delhi’s monuments around it. It will now carry the logos of all three transport operators in the city – DMRC, DTC and Delhi Government. Explaining the thought behind the 'ONE' card, Mr Gahlot said, 'For majority of the people to switch over to public ...
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Delhi Govt demands CBI probe into Rs 5,000 crore liability in Metro's Airport line 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Delhi Government on Friday demanded a CBI probe into impending liability of Rs 5,000 crore faced by the DMRC due to termination of the concession agreement of Delhi Airport Express Metro Line (DAEML) with Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. Addressing a press conference here, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said Chief Minister has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Urban Development Minister Hardeep S Puri recommending a CBI probe into this matter. He said this is likely to add burden to commuters in the form of fare hike. ' We suspect that DMRC may, with the approval of Central Government, try to raise its fares again in order to pay Rs 5,000 crore to the concessionaire, M/s Reliance Infrastructure Ltd,' he said. Mr Sisodia said because of the defects discovered in the design the speed of the metro train on this line was reduced from 120 km/hour to 50 km/hour. 'Although the Delhi Government holds 50 per cent equity in the Delhi Metro still the Centre has its upper hand ...
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Solar Power 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh Rewa ultra mega solar project, the biggest in the world this has commenced generation and supply of solar power from the midnight of the July 6-2018. The 750 mega watt solar project is spread over an area of 1560 acres. It is recognized in India and abored for its robust project structuring and numerous innovation. The Rewa project supplying solar power to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for train movement. The MP.P.C.L. which supplies solar power to state discom will get 76 per cent power produced from Rewa project. While the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will get remaining 24 per cent. This supply will meet 90 per cent requirement of the Delhi Metro Rail Project. On the occasion the Chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chauhan said that this project made possible an investment of over Rs. 4000 crores in the state. It is a big step towards pollution free clean energy. The 750 mw-project would leed to avoidance of carbondioxide generations of 154 lakh tonnes every year. This project is ...
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