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‘He’s a God-like character’: Kerala Blasters’ coach James says Sachin’s absence will have an impact 20.9.2018 Scroll.in
Tendulkar had sold his 20 per cent stake in Kerala Blasters to other promoters last week.
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Paryatan Parv celebration reaches the nook and corner of the country 19.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The celebration of Paryatan Parv (16th-27th September 2018) organized by Ministry of Tourism has reached its 4th day, with a series of activities and events in Rajpath Lawns, New Delhi and across the country.
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Tourism Ministry organizes ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ activities across the country 19.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Tourism is organizing the ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ campaign at various important tourist sites across the country from 15th September to 2nd October 2018. On these days, cleanliness and awareness activities are being conducted through Regional offices of the Tourism Ministry with active participation from local communities, Institutes of the Ministry, State Governments and Stakeholders.
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In Bengaluru, once India’s ‘garden city’, parks are now restricted areas that keep the poor out 17.9.2018 Scroll.in
Academics and activists call this the privatisation of public spaces.
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A first for India: Mumbai Marathon is now an IAAF gold-label road race 15.9.2018 Scroll.in
It is the first full marathon from the country to be given the status.
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Bees Saal Baad: Down memory lane with the organisers of India’s first Gay Rights Symposium 14.9.2018 Citizen Matters
In the wake of the historic Supreme Court judgment decriminalising homosexuality, we speak to Arvind Narrain and Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte, who organised a gay rights seminar in the city way back in 1998, while they were still students at National Law School, Bangalore.
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Why Politics is out of reach for the Aam Aadmi 14.9.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Deep pockets have become a prerequisite for contesting elections on a major party symbol in most states.'
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Documentary ‘Koothu’ puts the spotlight on a vibrant theatre tradition from Tamil Nadu 12.9.2018 Scroll.in
Sandhya Kumar’s documentary will be screened at the Open Frame festival in New Delhi.
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"Like Independence Day For Us": Transgender Activist On Section 377 Order 6.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Petitioners, lawyers representing them and artists spoke to NDTV about how "honoured" they feel about being able to fight the case. "The judges were unequivocal and the persistence of the LGBT...
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What can Bengaluru expect from BBMP’s 14.4-crore plan to send pourakarmikas to Singapore? 6.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
More than 500 pourakarmikas have already visited Singapore at a cost of Rs 80000 each, as part of BBMP's plan to send a targeted 1800 waste workers for training and international exposure. But what have they brought back and how much of it is being implemented?
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Founded In 1959, IIT Madras Enters Its Diamond Jubilee Year 5.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
IIT Madras is nationally and internationally known for excellence in Technical Education, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Research besides Industrial and Educational Consultancy.
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British Indian postcards had more in common with Instagram posts than we realise 5.9.2018 Scroll.in
An exhibition in London sheds light on the subtext of postcards, the media craze that swept the globe in the 20th century.
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Meet Dheemanth Nagaraj, first Indian to get Intel Fellow award 3.9.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
What makes Nagaraj's achievement significant is the fact that there have been only about 80 Intel Fellows globally in the 50 years of the company's operation.
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Kerala flood less intense than deluge of 1924: So why was damage as great? 26.8.2018 Zee News : States
Most of the 373 casualties in Kerala were caused by landslides in the northern districts of Malappuram and Wayanad, and the central district of Idukki.
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This book presents an intimate portrait of both the personal and political sides of Gauri Lankesh 26.8.2018 Scroll.in
In ‘Illiberal India’, Gauri Lankesh’s former husband and journalist Chidanand Rajghatta traces their lives against the backdrop of increasing intolerance.
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Watch: Five-year-old has an incredible escape after a motorcycle accident in Bengaluru 23.8.2018 Scroll.in
The motorbike kept moving with the child on it after the parents were thrown off.
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LIVE! Rainfall intensity over Kerala decreasing: IMD 19.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Doors of Karnataka's Raj Bhavan Open For Public For 2 Weeks 17.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Governor said that anyone can visit Karnataka Raj Bhavan till August 31 from 4:30 pm to 7 pm after online booking.
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Town in Japan named after Goddess Lakshmi 13.8.2018 DNA: India
Japan, a Buddhist majority country carries several traces of Hinduism, owing to the shared heritage of both the religions. Four out of Japanese '7 Gods of fortunes' have their origin rooted in Hindu religion. So Kichijo-ten, much revered in Japan is actually Goddess Lakshmi.  And, there is also a town named after the deity near Tokyo, called Kichijoji.  Recently, Consul general of Japan , Takayuki  Kitagawa recollected the deep ties between two countries sharing this anecdote in Bengaluru. Attending an event he was quoted by IANS as saying, "  “You will be surprised to know that the town near Tokyo has its origin from Lakshmi temple. Kichioji means Lakshmi temple in Japanese". He also recollected how many of the Hindu Gods are worshipped in Japan. Kitagawa also said that Indian languages like Tamil and Sanskrit have influenced Japanese languages. To give an example he said, "For instance, Japanese dish sushi is made of rice and vinegar. Sushi is also associated with shari, which is from Sanskrit word ...
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Theatre Review: Photograph 51 13.8.2018 Citizen Matters
To write a play that deals with a highly technical scientific topic, and to bring that play to life on the stage, are two very difficult tasks indeed.  Bangalore Little Theatre (BLT)  took on this
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