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The exile: What Kashmiri Pandits have not been able to do in the 30 years since January 19, 1990 19.1.2020 Scroll.in
‘Three decades of having gone through the unimaginable’: A personal essay.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Double property tax for violations | FASTag ineffective at ECity flyover | App to donate to govt schools…and more 19.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Double the property tax will now be applicable to buildings that have violated BBMP bylaws. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Three pointers to ensure speedy justice in sexual assault cases 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Perpetrators in rape cases often enjoy impunity, or take years to be brought to justice as in the Nirbhaya case. We need better policing and judicial systems to change this
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Wall Street opens at record high on strong data, earnings 17.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. stock indexes marched to new highs at open on Friday, driven by optimism over corporate earnings, upbeat economic data and indications of resilience in China's economy.
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Wall Street set for new highs on strong data, earnings 17.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. stock indexes were set to scale fresh record highs on Friday, on optimism over corporate earnings, fresh economic data and indications of resilience in a Chinese economy battered by a prolonged trade war with the United ...
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ISRO's GSAT-30 satellite launched aboard Ariane rocket 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
The 3,357-kg satellite, which was deployed from the lower passenger position of Ariane-5 launch vehicle (VA 251) into the geostationary transfer orbit, is configured on ISRO's enhanced I-3K Bus structure to provide communication services from Geostationary orbit in C and Ku bands.
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ISRO's GSAT-30 Communication Satellite Launched Aboard Ariane Rocket 17.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
India's "high power" communication satellite GSAT-30, aimed at providing high-quality television, telecommunications and broadcasting services, was successfully launched onboard Ariane 5 rocket from...
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Factbox: Big Tech and their carbon pledges 16.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would take out of the atmosphere as much carbon as the company had ever produced, joining U.S. tech giants in setting ambitious goals for combating climate change.
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Bengaluru Civic Body Installs Mirror Boards To Tackle Public Urination 16.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
In a bid to promote cleanliness and to improve its ranking in the Swachh Survekshan 2020, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has installed mirror boards at several spots in the city.
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Time has perhaps come for a separate law for crimes against women: S T Ramesh, ex-DGP 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
There has been much talk about gender-sensitisation of the police as well as procedural reforms vis-à-vis justice for rape survivors and other women victims of crime. S T Ramesh, former DGP and IGP of Karnataka Police, was a reformer within the force. Here are his thoughts on the subject.
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Why ‘Fast Track Courts’ have been slow to ensure justice for women and children 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The main intent behind the setting up of Fast Track Courts was to speed up trials and decide cases relating to serious crimes, especially against women and children. In most states, however, these have failed to achieve anything. A look at the reasons behind such failure.
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NHAI draws plan to build 22 greenfield expressways by FY25 16.1.2020 Projects Monitor

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has chalked out a Rs 3.10 lakh crore plan to build 22 greenfield expressways as part of a plan to decongest major cities. Of the 7,500 km new roads, NHAI plans to build six expressways of 2,250 km, entailing an investment of Rs 1.45 lakh crore, while another […]

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The environmental cost of India’s efforts to promote ‘ease of doing business’ 16.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A slew of measures has relaxed protocols to regulate pollution-causing industries.
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How India can get ahead in the space race 16.1.2020 Rediff: News
Chandrayaan-3's success is a must for India's space ambitions; we can't afford to lose out. And for realising our space dreams, the Indian private sector must be encouraged because if we lose this race, the moon, Mars, and mineral-rich asteroids will already be crowded before we reach there.
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The women taking charge at CAA protests 16.1.2020 Rediff: News
In this winter of discontent, in every procession, in every demonstration, in every protest -- from Jawaharlal Nehru University to Jamia to Shaheen Bagh to the streets of Mumbai -- the front rows have been occupied by women. It's been weeks since women have been sitting in protest across the country against the newly-introduced Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens. The protests are a nerve centre of unwavering voices against what has been perceived as a discriminatory law. The women -- some housewives, some students with hijabs covering their hair, and others in full-length burqa robes -- are rallying against the 'Man' in what could also be perceived as a revolution for the 'weaker sex' in India.
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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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Women working night shifts: What does the law say about ensuring their safety? 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
In several industries, women are now legally allowed to work in night shifts, and employers are responsible for their safety. Here's what the law says about this
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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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Depositors Don't Buy Crisis-Hit Bengaluru Bank's '200% Confidence' 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
S Nagaraju, 68, queued up along with other worried customers of Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank in Bengaluru's leafy Basavanagudi. The retired government official lives alone and depends on his...
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Low Visibility Causes Pile-Ups At Chennai-Bengaluru Highway; 10 Injured 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
As many as 10 people were injured in a multiple-vehicle collision that took place near Walajahpet Toll Plaza on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway in Chennai on Tuesday.
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