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How Bengaluru’s crumbling Dry Waste Collection Centres can be overhauled 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCCs) perform the critical function of collecting, sorting and disposing of dry waste in the city. But the majority of these centres are dilapidated, with few facilities and difficult work conditions. A recent study suggests ways to change this.
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Contrary to 2018, Shimla has enough water today, but will it last? 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In the summer of 2018, Shimla's peak tourist season, not a drop flowed in the taps of the town for over a week and thousands of visitors had to leave. May 2019 has seen a remarkable reversal in the water situation, but can the town afford to be complacent?
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Cyclone Fani: Puri district still in darkness as villagers struggle for food, shelter 20.5.2019 Scroll.in
Its been two weeks since the tropical storm struck coastal Odisha.
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Several Union Ministers Yet To Clear Dues On Official Bungalows: RTI 19.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Several Union ministers, including Vijay Goel, Prakash Javadekar, Nirmala Sitaraman and Sushma Swaraj, have not cleared dues on their official bungalows till February, the Housing and Urban Affairs...
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5th ULFA cadre held in Guwahati blast case 19.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
5th ULFA cadre held in Guwahati blast case
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Man Lives In Toilet With Family After Cyclone Fani Razes Home In Odisha 18.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Dalit man in Odisha's Kendrapara district has been living in a toilet along with his spouse and two grown up daughters after Cyclone Fani razed his kutcha house to ground, an official said.
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I am pretty sure Liverpool will be stronger and more hungry, says Pep Guardiola 18.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Liverpool finished second behind Manchester City by just one point.
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Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry 17.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fears that regions have eased curbs on industry to halt the smog amid concerns about a slowing economy.
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Buying property? Look out for these financial benefits when you invest in real estate 16.5.2019 Sify Finance
Buying a house can have rich financial benefits. Here are some of them.
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Indian athletes get High Performance Director after three years to help prepare for Tokyo Olympics 16.5.2019 Scroll.in
Herrmann will be the second person to take up this job after a short stint by American Derek Boosey
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Voters in my constituency have no specific issues: Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Trinamool candidate, Barasat 16.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar is sitting Trinamool MP, recontesting the Barasat Lok Sabha constituency, which includes the high profile township of Rajarhat New Town, considered one of the IT hubs in Kolkata. A quick chat with her on employment, safety and other issues
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Cancer, lung ailments are on the rise in Kolkata. Yet the city is doing little to curb air pollution 16.5.2019 Scroll.in
It has the highest age-adjusted incidence of lung cancer among major Indian cities and 4 out of every 10 persons suffer from obstructive airways diseases.
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Blood camp 16.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Blood camp
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China's solid home price growth faces bubble, trade war risks 16.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
New home prices in China grew at a solid pace in April as Beijing sought to boost economic activity in the face of an escalating trade war with the United States, though potential bubble risks may prompt some cities to tighten ...
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New York City Mayor de Blasio to join crowded Democratic presidential field 16.5.2019 Reuters: World News
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who emerged as a progressive standard-bearer in 2013 but has struggled amid middling approval ratings to build a national profile, will enter the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, according to a source close to the ...
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JEE (Main) Results of Paper-2 declared by the National Testing Agency 15.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The National Testing Agency has declared JEE (Main) Results of Paper 2. The results were declared last evening. For the first time, the JEE (Main) Examination of Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) was  conducted two times in CBT (online) mode, in this year.
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Alarming spike in cancer incidence, yet Kolkata does little to control pollution 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters
From flawed solid waste management to vehicular emissions, Kolkata's abysmal quality of air has many causes. When will the government wake up?
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China starts first round of intensified anti-pollution checks 15.5.2019 Reuters: World News
China's environment ministry has deployed nearly 1,000 inspectors to 25 cities and provinces across the country for its first round of "intensified anti-pollution inspections".
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Brother of Australian militant attacker pleads guilty to another plot 15.5.2019 Reuters: World News
The brother of an Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders and stabbed a person to death in Melbourne in 2018 pleaded guilty on Wednesday to planning another attack in the city's main square.
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Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad 15.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran.
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