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Kolkata Takes A Waste Management Test Before Durga Puja Festivities 19.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
As a part of Banega Swachh India campaign, Garbage Free India along with other stake holders are creating awareness among people in Kolkata on proper waste management. This one month long awareness...
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Mileage, check. Colour, check. Did you check emissions from your new vehicle? 19.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Vehicular emissions are among the chief sources of pollutants in Chennai's air. But how many people know that they can check the environmental performance of their vehicle at the time of buying, by looking at a document that the dealer is mandated by law to provide to every customer?
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Morocco plays cat and mouse with Africans headed to Europe 19.9.2018 Reuters: World News
African emigrants are defying a campaign by Morocco to keep them away from land and sea crossings to Spain, which has become the main entry point to Europe for migrants and refugees following crackdowns elsewhere.
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Air Pollution Linked To Higher Risk Of Dementia, Study Shows 19.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday.
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Govt Committed to Provide Enabling Environment to Street Vendors by Taking up with States to Notify Rules & Schemes for its Implementation: Hardeep Puri 18.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), has stated that his Ministry iscommitted to provide enabling environment to the street vendors by taking up with the states to notify Rules and Schemes under the Act thus paving way for its implementation.
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Gates Foundation's report calls for focus on health, education in poorest countries 18.9.2018 Sify Finance
[United States], Sep 18 (NewsVoir): The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its second annual Goalkeepers Data Report, pointing to demographic trends that could stall unprecedented
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With ‘upcycling labs,’ ‘safai banks’ and more, can environmental education save our planet? 18.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Right from pre-schools to online digital academies for adult practitioners, educators are coming up with many innovative programmes to promote sustainability and spread awareness about the environment. The question is whether these can really create impact in the long run.
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Nigeria's disasters agency says 100 people killed in floods across 10 states 18.9.2018 Reuters: World News
Floods in much of central and southern Nigeria have killed 100 people across 10 states, the country's emergency and disasters agency said on Monday.
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City Buzz: Plans to combat urban floods | Bagree market fire | Parking charge in Delhi…and more 18.9.2018 Citizen Matters
A traders' market in Kolkata is reduced to ashes. Delhi's parking policy could mean costlier vehicles. Hyderabad gets a new city action force, while the urban affairs ministry eyes new plans to tackle flooding in cities. Catch all this and more in our weekly round up of city news.
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Ashiana Housing organises first kid-centric homes conclave 17.9.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Sep 17 (NewsVoir): Realising the fact that kid-centric homes are the next big thing in reality space and spreading awareness about the same, (NSE & BSE listed) Delhi-based, Ashiana Housing
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Chennai Buzz: Monsoon vulnerability | Nod to four smart city projects | Chennai Central turns green…and more 17.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Smart city projects worth Rs 258 crore were sanctioned last week; which are these and which areas will they impact? How are power and water supply set to change in the days to come? Catch all this and more important news from last week in our weekly Chennai buzz.
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Singapore August private home sales fall sharply on cooling measures, festive lull 17.9.2018 Reuters: Money News
Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore fell sharply in August, government data showed on Monday, dampened by property curbs and the seasonal lull during the "Hungry Ghost" month.
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CM launches Swachhta Hi Seva campaign 17.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CM launches Swachhta Hi Seva campaign
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"Either He's Going To Leave Today Or...": Florence Rain Inundates US Town 17.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The homes just off Alamac Road that Ryan Abshear visited Sunday, door to door, in the hard rain, are small, either one-story brick or clapboard, some tidy, others in disrepair. It is as varied as...
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5 People Suffocate In Septic Tank In Chhattisgarh's Jashpur 16.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Five people died of suffocation in a septic tank at a house in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, police said on Sunday.
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15 Per Cent Houses Completed In Urban Areas Under PMAY Scheme In 3 Years 16.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Over 15 per cent of the 54.95 lakh houses sanctioned in last three years under the Centre's flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) have been completed, according to data provided by the Housing...
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MAHUD Minister stresses on necessity of implementing building bye-laws 16.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
MAHUD Minister stresses on necessity of implementing building bye-laws
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MyTravelPie idea of providing experiences for private accommodation 15.9.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Sep 15 (NewsVoir): Travel is food for the soul. It is through our travelling experiences that we learn something new about the world, and our place in it. Everyone wants to take a break
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Delhi, Seoul to cooperate in education, health sectors 14.9.2018 Central Chronicle
Seoul, An agreement on the establishment of friendship and cooperation between the Delhi Government and Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG), Republic of Korea was signed here on Friday. The twin city agreement between was signed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Seoul Government Mayor Park Won-Soon. The MoU was signed on various fronts including environment, tourism, science […]
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Carney warns of "no-deal" Brexit house price crash - newspaper 14.9.2018 Reuters: World News
Britain's property market would crash and mortgage rates spiral up in the event of a chaotic no-deal Brexit, with house prices falling 35 percent over three years, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney told ministers, The Times newspaper reported.
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