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JPMorgan plans to cut hundreds of jobs in consumer unit - Bloomberg 29.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co is planning to cut hundreds of jobs across its consumer division, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2GsDvzw on Tuesday, citing people briefed on the matter.
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NZ's Ardern starts election year with big infrastructure spending pledge 29.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern kicked off her reelection campaign on Wednesday with a NZ$12 billion (6 billion pounds) infrastructure pledge, an investment aimed at dousing criticism of her handling of a housing crisis.
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EU begins assisting repatriations from China as coronavirus spreads 28.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The European Commission said on Tuesday it would start helping repatriate Europeans from the Chinese region hit hardest by the coronavirus after a request from France.
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Prakash Javadekar denies link between air pollution and early deaths, but studies suggest otherwise 28.1.2020 Scroll.in
Multiple studies show that air pollution increases chances of infertility, malnutrition and stillbirths.
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EU says could assist with repatriations as coronavirus spreads 28.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The European Commission said on Tuesday it could help finance the repatriation of Europeans affected by the coronavirus, which is spreading quickly in China, through a so-called EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
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China's Xi tells WHO he's confident of slaying "devil" virus 28.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Chinese President Xi Jinping told the visiting chief of the World Health Organisation on Tuesday that he was confident of winning the battle against a "devil" coronavirus that has killed 106 people and spread across the world.
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Coronavirus outbreak: India preparing to evacuate its citizens stranded in China, says MEA 28.1.2020 Scroll.in
Foreign ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the Indian Embassy in Beijing was working out the logistics.
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Will congestion pricing help Mumbaikars add an hour and a half to their day? 28.1.2020 Citizen Matters
A year-long survey done in 2019 conducted by ITDP found that Mumbaikars spent an average of 85 minutes daily stuck in traffic. That also means an estimated productivity loss of over Rs 3600 crores per annum. Is congestion pricing the solution?
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China's Coronavirus Has Not Mutated In The US: Health Officials 28.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
US health authorities said Monday they have sequenced the genome of the first two cases of the Chinese coronavirus reported in the country and confirmed the virus has not mutated since leaving China.
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Factbox: Countries evacuating nationals from China virus areas 27.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Countries around the world are planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and private citizens from Chinese areas hit by the new coronavirus, which is spreading quickly.
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Violence escalates in Iraq as government pushes to end protests 27.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Gunmen shot dead two protesters in Iraq's southern city of Nassiriya overnight and a Baghdad district became a battlefield on the third day of a drive by security forces to end months of demonstrations against the largely Iran-backed ruling elite.
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Turkey searches for last people missing from quake that killed at least 38 27.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
A woman and her young child were pulled out alive from under a collapsed building before Turkey began winding down its rescue operation on Sunday following an earthquake that killed at least 38 people.
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Hong Kong bars Hubei residents from entering city as coronavirus fears intensify 26.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Hong Kong authorities on Sunday barred residents of China's Hubei province, the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, from entering the city, in response to mounting pressure to enact preventative measures to contain the spreading epidemic.
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Manipur mulls naming dists after fruits 26.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Manipur mulls naming dists after fruits
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APGCL to set up waste-to-energy plant 26.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
APGCL to set up waste-to-energy plant
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Chennai Buzz: 20 lakh in fines for plastic use | Fees for garbage collection | Schoolkids’ fitness survey…and more 26.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Waste management, environmental activism, infrastructure work -- catch the news from various fronts in the city over the week past.
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Give report of Gammon Project 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Housing project should be made in Nagar Panchayat also Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Urban Development and Housing Minister Shri Jayvardhan Singh has asked to give report of Gammon India project and prepare a residential plan at the Nagar Panchayat level. He has also issued instructions to make roads being constructed under master plan under the T.D.R. (Transferable Development Right) policy. Shri Singh said that the responsibility of fulfilling the dreams of the common people is on the Housing Board. Therefore, pay special attention to the quality of construction, do not make any compromise in it. Shri Singh was reviewing the work of Madhya Pradesh Housing Construction and Infrastructure Development Board and the Capital Project Administration at the Mantralaya today. Minister Shri Jayvardhan Singh said that he should be apprised about the entire status in connection with the delay in the Gammon project. He said that he will see the whole presentation in this regard. He told to make housing schemes in ...
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IAS officers transferred in MP 26.1.2020 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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One step towards cleanliness 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
“Cleanliness is next to godliness” Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Swatch Bharat Abhiyan or Swatch Bharat Mission is a nation wide campaign in India , that aims to clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India’s cities. St. Montfort School Bhopal also contributed to this noble cause along with the team of ‘SakaratmakSoch’a leading NGO on 28th Sep. 2018 in school premises. Member of SakarmakSoch, Mrs. Kiran Sharma highlighted the importance of cleanliness to the children. Motivating the children to initiate in differentiating the normal waste and e- waste, minimizing the garbage, stopping usage of polythene bags and using paper bags, planting trees etc, she cited examples from day today life. In the honourable presence of Mr.M.P.Singh Additional Commissioner, Solid Waste Management, Bhopal Municipal Corporation and Health Officer ,Bhopal, Mr. Rakesh Sharma the event took place.Paper bags were given away by the guest to the childrenfor reciting poems and creating slogans on the spot on cleanliness ...
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Rural Cleanliness Survey 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
After cleanliness survey in urban cities now the Central Government has launched the cleanliness survey in all the districts of all the states. The Central team will take up random survey in the 10 villages in each district in every state. The selected villages will be awarded on Gandhi Jayanti day October 2 by the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi. The villages are generally clean being less in population and households. The main problem in the villages is that sanitation in the form open air latrines. Now there is aggressive campaign against it the situation is improving. Now cleanliness has become national slogan and awareness among the people. The UPA Government launched it as ‘Nirmal Bharat’ to have toilets in the houses, but it could not gain momentum and fizzled out. But now it has become a Government job to achieve the target of abolishing the practice of open air defecations.
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