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Delhi Gets 25 New Buses Equipped With CCTV Cameras, Panic Buttons 21.8.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday flagged off the first batch of 25 new buses of the 1,000 standard floor ones to be procured in a phases by the Delhi government.
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Barricades Removed In Srinagar's Commercial Hub Lal Chowk 20.8.2019 NDTV News - Cities
No students showed up in most primary schools that reopened on Monday but attendance in government offices has improved, officials said.
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Where cars are king and pedestrians their slaves 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Thanks to lack of political will and unfortunate US-style aspiration, we have arrived at a sad state of affairs as far as urban mobility is concerned. In this first of a four-part series, the author explains the latent inequality and hierarchy in our city streets.
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Mumbai’s Koli fisherfolk are relieved the courts have stalled the coastal road project 16.8.2019 Scroll.in
Worried that land reclamation would end their traditional livelihood, the city’s Koli community say one-time compensation is unacceptable and insufficient.
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Suspicious Packages Found at Fulton Street Subway Station in New York City Causes Delays 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The police department advised people to avoid the area while the investigation was conducted and more than six subway trains had service halted to the station.
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Hyderabad Man Uses Zomato To Score Free Ride, Internet Applauds 16.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Aman from Hyderabad found an innovative way home from the mall by ordering food through Zomato and hitching a ride with the food-delivery rider. His creativity has now won him a number of fans online.
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On the fast track: Will the proposed Bus Rapid Transit System help Chennai? 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The proposed BRTS corridors will cover seven key sections of the city including GST Road, OMR, Koyambedu, Thoraipakkam and Chromepet, running along a stretch of 120 km. But how will it really impact commuters in the city?
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UPS buys stake in TuSimple, testing self-driving trucks in Arizona 15.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
UPS said on Thursday it has bought a minority stake in self-driving company TuSimple, and the world's largest package delivery company has been testing the startup's autonomous trucks since May on a busy freight route in Arizona.
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Tennis: Fate of India-Pak Davis Cup tie to be decided after Monday 15.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
The All India Tennis Association will discuss its concerns over next month's Davis Cup tie between India and Pakistan with security advisers from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Monday, AITA General Secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee has said.
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Pakistan PM accuses India of planning military action in Kashmir 14.8.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used an address celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday to accuse India of planning military action in the disputed Kashmir region that has long been a flashpoint between the two nuclear-armed ...
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We just want guarantees on safety in Pak: Bhupathi 14.8.2019 Rediff: Sports
"The recent developments have resulted in an atmosphere which is not conducive for a happy friendly tie between the two teams which have immense respect for each other," AITA General Secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee wrote to the ITF in an email seen by Reuters.
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Tennis: Indian players want safety guarantees for Pakistan trip - Bhupathi 14.8.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
Indian tennis players want safety guarantees before they travel to Islamabad for their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan, captain Mahesh Bhupathi said on Wednesday.
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Pakistan celebrates Independence Day but tensions with India remain high 14.8.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used an address celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday to criticise India for its actions in the disputed Kashmir region that has long been a flashpoint between the two nuclear-armed ...
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China hits back at U.N. rights boss over Hong Kong remarks 13.8.2019 Reuters: World News
China rejected on Tuesday what it called a "wrongful statement" on Hong Kong by U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, saying it amounted to interference in its domestic affairs and sent "the wrong signal to violent criminal offenders".
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Delhi-Lahore Bus Service Cancelled, Says Transport Authority 12.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
DTC on Monday cancelled the Delhi-Lahore bus service as Pakistan decided to discontinue it in the wake of India revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status, said a senior official of the public...
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Pakistan cuts last remaining transport link to India over Kashmir dispute 10.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
Pakistan said on Saturday it had cancelled a bus linking Lahore with New Delhi, the last remaining public transport link between the neighbours divided by a dispute over the Kashmir region.
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Gujarat: Industries seek more time to meet National Green Tribunal norms 9.8.2019 DNA
NGT has declared five industrial clusters as critically polluted and therefore run a risk of closure.
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The promise — and perceived peril — of bringing green amenities to low-income communities 9.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minneapolis Foundation has awarded its first round of grants to involve low-income, diverse communities in climate change initiatives. One would bring electric cars and charging stations to low-income communities. But what will it take to get buy-in from residents?
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Sanction for 5595 electric Buses under Fame Phase-II 8.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Heavy Industry has approved the sanction of 5595 electric buses to 64 Cities, State Government Entities,State Transport Undertakings (STUs)for intra-city and intercity operationunder FAME India scheme phase II in order to give a further push to clean mobility in public transportation.
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Why Bengaluru’s draft transit policy is unlikely to make the city more liveable 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru's upcoming TOD (Transit Oriented Development) Policy is expected to ease commute and reduce urban sprawl in the city. But the policy will be successful only if several gaps are fixed
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