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Honda to shut UK car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs 19.2.2019 Reuters: Top News
Japanese car maker Honda is set to announce it's closing its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs, a lawmaker told Reuters, in the latest blow to the UK car industry as Brexit approaches.
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Why Metro can help Bengaluru but elevated road can’t 18.2.2019 Citizen Matters
An elevated corridor will only decrease the sustainability of the transport system and overall livability of the city. But a mass rapid public transport scenario like a metro on the same corridor will help the city achieve the right modal share balance.
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In Solidarity With CRPF Jawans' Families, Traders Body Calls Bharat Bandh 18.2.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The traders' body called a countrywide Bharat Bandh today, in solidarity with the families of the soldiers, who were killed in the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on February 14.
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Pulwama: Shutdown in Valley against alleged attack on Kashmiris in other parts of India 17.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
While traders’ bodies have called for the bandh, transporters’ organisations have supported it.
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Metro projects in India- Rapid Strides in Urban transport & Mobility 16.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
With rapid urbanization, the pressure is mounting on the public transport system from the  people living in cities and towns across the country. Mass Rapid Transport System, MRTS has emerged as one of the  most effective means of mobility for the citizens in tier-1 and tier-2 cities and Metro has been a major player.
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Amazon bets on electric truck maker Rivian 16.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In its first big electric vehicle investment, Amazon is leading a round of fundraising by pickup and SUV startup Rivian.

Amazon’s specific contribution to the $700-million round wasn’t revealed in Rivian’s announcement of the deal Friday. It is the second auto-related investment this month for...

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Amazon places big bet on aspiring Tesla rival Rivian 15.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would lead a $700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC, in the e-commerce giant's biggest bet on technologies with potential to reshape the automotive ...
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Model Building Byelaws 2016 & Urban Regional Development Plans Formulation and Implementation Guidelines 2014 Amended for Establishing EV Charging Infrastructure 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has made amendments to the Model Building Byelaws (MBBL) 2016 and Urban Regional Development Plans Formulation and Implementation (URDPFI) Guidelines 2014 making provisions for establishing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, in order to facilitate availability of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure.
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Protest shutdown against terror attack affects life in Jammu 15.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Protest shutdown against terror attack affects life in Jammu
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Shell buys German solar battery maker sonnen 15.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy German residential solar battery maker sonnen, as the oil and gas major expands its electricity business in its bid for a bigger role in the global transition to low-carbon energy.
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Centre Approves Patna Metro Rail Project Comprising Of 2 Corridors 14.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a boost to public transport in the Bihar's capital city, the centre Wednesday approved the Patna Metro Rail project comprising two corridors -- Danapur to Mithapur and Patna Railway Station to New...
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A high-crime neighborhood makes it harder to show up for school 13.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new study suggests living in a high-crime area, or simply passing through one on the way to school, can lead to more absences.
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Boost to Public Transport and Connectivity in Patna 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Patna Metro Rail Project having two Metro Rail Corridors,namely (i) Danapur to Mithapur (ii) Patna Railway Stationof New ISBT at an estimated cost of Rs.13365.
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Jammu and Kashmir: Shutdown in Valley over petitions challenging validity of Article 35A 13.2.2019 Scroll.in
The Joint Resistance Leadership, a union of separatist groups, called for a two-day shutdown on Tuesday.
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Union govt is boosting suburban rail in Bengaluru, State needs to step up 13.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Once the State and Railways get on the same page on suburban rail, it will be a matter of a few months to see real progress. How much time before this happens?
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Government releases comprehensive publication on various initiatives taken towards combating and adapting to climate change 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change released a publication today in New Delhi on climate actions in India titled “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions”. This publication “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions” mentions the key actions India has taken under various sectors towards combating and adapting to climate change.
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Jammu and Kashmir: Shutdown called by separatists hinders normal life in Valley 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Separatists had called for the strike to mark the 35th death anniversary of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.
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Turn to tech for a solution to your parking problems, at home or on the road 11.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Riddle me this, travelers: When is a car not a car? When it’s an albatross. I thought my crummy rental was a car and not a South Seas winged creature as I whizzed south toward San Diego for a weekend. But that was before I tried to find parking.

Rental cars are a $30-billion-a-year business in...

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Government pushes Electrical Mobility on roads 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Road Transport, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today informed that in order to promote the electric vehicle sector, the Government has notified for retro-fitment of hybrid electric system or electric kit to vehicles and has specified the type approval procedure of electric hybrid vehicles.
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ASTC to turn aggregator, acquire 4,000 buses in 4 years 11.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
ASTC to turn aggregator, acquire 4,000 buses in 4 years
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