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U.S. CDC links 2 deaths to multi-state salmonella outbreak 20.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Two people have died following a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry, U.S. health officials said on Friday.
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Make Mother Tongue Medium Of Instruction In Schools: Vice President 13.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
"Our languages must unite us in the cause for inclusive and sustainable development and must not end up as tools to divide us," he said.
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As diabetes spreads among India’s urban poor, it could be pushing them over the edge 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The recent homicide and attempted suicide by a man in Delhi’s Mehrauli are a reminder of how lifestyle diseases are no longer an affliction of the rich.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
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In India, children as young as three are being taught to write computer code 3.7.2019 Scroll.in
Many parents across the nation want their children to learn how to create the very technologies that they are dependent on.
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U.S. recorded 18 new cases of measles last week 1.7.2019 Reuters: World News
The United States recorded 18 new measles cases last week, a 1.7% increase, taking the total cases for the year to 1,095 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday.
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Bengaluru’s street vendors: A vibrant community deprived of rights 28.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Carts of street food that offer a quick snack, little stalls selling just what you were looking for - street vendors are an integral part of life in Bengaluru. But why isn't the government implementing the law that upholds their right to work?
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‘Cities and Canopies’, a book on trees in urban India, released 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters
‘Cities and Canopies' explores the science, history, culture and imaginations around trees in our cities.
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21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report 20.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people.
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How to pick the anti-pollution mask that’s right for you 12.6.2019 Citizen Matters
As Bengaluru's air quality is worsening, anti-pollution masks can reduce your exposure and the resultant health impacts. Here is a guide on the type of masks available in market, and pointers to pick one that's right for you
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We must revamp our education system to equip our youth with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for the 21st century: Vice President 9.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for the revamping of our entire education system to equip our youth with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for the 21st century.
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Overworked and underpaid, India’s ‘gig workers’ are survivors of a flawed economy 7.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
1.5 million drivers work for ride-hailing companies in India. Most have no insurance, no pension plan and no overtime.
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BBMP, the misunderstood eco-warrior 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The real reason BBMP does not pick up calls is its concern for the environment, says the author
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Bengaluru non-profit builds play spaces from scrap 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As children's play spaces are shrinking, the non-profit Anthill Creations has been transforming government school playgrounds and open spaces in the city. Anthill uses scrap materials to build durable, innovative play structures
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“We were told our son wouldn’t get admission in college” 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Amidst the frenzy about tenth standard exam results and top scorers, what happens to the children who get average marks? In this conversation with Citizens Live, parents of Chiraag Shetty who scored 59 percent, talk about the pressure they face, the struggle to get college admission for Chiraag, and how the system could change
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Freudenberg recorded strong organic growth of 4.3 percent 22.5.2019 Projects Monitor

Strong results in a tough environment Delhi, May 21, 2019. The global technology group Freudenberg continued its good business development in 2018 in a volatile and difficult environment and recorded strong organic growth of 4.3 percent. Including the effects of acquisitions and disinvestments, significant negative exchange rate effects and the effects of the new accounting […]

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Story Of A Colourful Elephant To Help Children Accept Those "Different" 20.5.2019 NDTV News - South
Elphie is a brightly coloured elephant who is laughed at by regular grey ones. Elphie changes colour to grey in order to fit in, but later learns that one need not to hide who one is.
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Bengaluru Buzz: KSPCB action against polluters | Hike in water tariff planned | Schools enforce rules on bag weight 18.5.2019 Citizen Matters
KSPCB slaps notices and cases against 331 polluters in the state, BWSSB plans to increase water tariff by 15 percent, schools ask students to carry lighter bags - read more on what has been happening in Bengaluru this week
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Here’s how a Whitefield apartment community got its residents to vote 14.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
At Prestige Shantiniketan apartment in Whitefield, a small group of volunteers helped residents vote this election. The volunteers identified those missing from voter rolls, helped them enrol, and even arranged transportation on election day. As a result, 71 percent of the residents here voted
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In Punjab’s labour hubs, workers are pleading for jobs at a third of the official minimum wages 14.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
India’s informal sector continues to reel from the impact of demonetisation and GST.
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