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IIT-Delhi Students Gift Women 'Stand And Pee' Device, Costing Only Rs. 10 19.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Students at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the city have developed a "stand and pee device" for women to avoid dirty public washrooms. The device, "Sanfe (Sanitation for female)", was...
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Opening Ceremony:  Exercise INDRA 19.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Opening ceremony for the Tenth Indo-Russian Joint Exercise, INDRA 18 scheduled from 18 November to 28 November 2018 was held on 19 November 2018 at Babina Military Station. Contingents of the participating nations came together for the opening ceremony which was held in presence of a number of officers and officials of the participating nations.
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SOP’S For Cleaning of Sewers & Septic Tanks Released to Ensure Safety/ Prevent Critical Accidents for Field Staff 19.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
              The Government has released the Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) for Cleaning of Sewers and Septic Tanks for use by field staff who respond to sanitary sewer overflows or spills, in order to ensure their safety and prevent critical accidents.
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‘Spend on education, health and environment, not on elevated corridors’ 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Public health experts, educationists, environmentalists and many citizens from Bengaluru concerned about government's decision on elevated corridors got together to discuss the issue, under Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike platform.
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Pubs, Restaurants Must Have Smoking Rooms, Says Karnataka Government 19.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Lighting a cigarette will not be allowed at bars, pubs, hotels and restaurants in Karnataka if these places don't have designated smoking areas, the state government has said in its latest order....
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‘Who will protect Waghoba?’ Mumbai metro project threatens to drive away leopards from Aarey 19.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Sanjay Gandhi National Park near Aarey has one of the highest densities of leopards in the world.
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Donald Trump Jr.'s India Trip Cost US Taxpayers $100,000, Show Documents 19.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Donald Trump Jr.'s lavish India trip to sell his family's luxury condominium projects cost U.S. taxpayers nearly $100,000, documents obtained by The Washington Post show.
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The long road to clean air: Behind the court ruling on GIL’s Whitefield plant 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters
The Supreme Court has imposed a penalty of Rs 50 lakh on Graphite India limited (GIL), calling its Whitefield plant a serious offender contributing to air pollution in the area. In the first of an in-depth two-part series, we look at the long struggle that led to the ruling.
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8th National Conference of Women in Police begins tomorrow in Ranchi 18.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The 8th National Conference of Women in Police (NCWP) will begin in Ranchi, Jharkhand tomorrow. The two-day conference which is being  organized by Bureau of Police Research &Development in collaboration with Jharkhand Police, is the only national level platform to address the issues of Women in uniform and create an enabling atmosphere for them to maximize and optimize their professional potential.
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Indian Man, Shot Dead In US, Was Planning Trip Home For Mother's Birthday 18.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 61-year old from Telangana was shot to death outside his apartment in the United States, days before his trip to India, his family said.
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Noida Plants 1.7 Lakh Saplings In A Day, Betters Own Record 18.11.2018 NDTV News - Cities
As the National Capital Region continues to grapple with air pollution, Noida witnessed a major afforestation drive Saturday with over 1.70 lakh saplings being planted in a single day.
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London’s air pollution is restricting children’s lung development, finds research 17.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
London's low emission zone has started to reduce air pollution – but not enough to protect children's lungs.
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City buzz: Mumbai water crisis | Delhi ban on non-CNG vehicles | New port at Varanasi… and more 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters
What's keeping Mumbai parched? What are the latest measures being mulled in Delhi to combat pollution? Which housing projects will be exempt from prior green clearance? A look back at the important headlines from India's cities this week.
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As The Impact Of Rainfall Dwindles, Delhi Overall Air Quality Worsens 17.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi's air quality continued to oscillate between 'poor' and 'very poor' categories today due to increased pollutant holding capacity of air after rainfall and stubble burning in neighbouring states.
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Chennai buzz: Cyclone Gaja spares city | Metro feeder service fares | App for government buses… and more 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick look at the headlines that the city has been following over the week just concluded.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Bike taxis may become legal | Property registration moves online | TenderSURE work to restart in January 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Kaveri Online Services aims to cut redtapism. Work on TenderSURE roads could start by January. And you may be able to commute via bike taxis soon. Here's the news round up from Bengaluru for last week.
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Kashmir problem: It's the environment, stupid! 17.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
If the air pollution is not brought under control, tourism to Kashmir will be affected, warns Colonel Anil A Athale (retd), who has been visiting the valley for 50 years.
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Airbnb had 'substantially more' than $1 billion in quarterly revenue 16.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
Home-renting company Airbnb said on Friday it had "substantially more" than $1 billion in revenue for the third quarter, marking its strongest quarter yet ahead of a widely anticipated initial public offering next year.
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India’s politicians are unlikely to do much to tackle air pollution in election year 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
There is much talk about the impact of dirty air on public health, but there won’t be much action on it till it becomes a political issue.
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India is witnessing an Urban Renaissance: Vice President 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India is witnessing an urban renaissance and has been set in motion. He was interacting with the Mayor of Houston, USA, Mr. Sylvester Turner, who called on the Vice President along with a high level trade and investment delegation including counselors, city planners, urban development officers and members of the Indo-American Business Chamber, in Mumbai today.
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