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Making roads safer for wildlife also saves money 8.2.2019 Scroll.in
Wildlife-vehicle collisions annually cause an average of about 200 human deaths, 30,000 injuries, and economic impacts exceed $8 billion, say researchers.
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Why do so many of our slick Metro stations wear a deserted look? 1.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai Metro looks all set to offer a faster, modern commute alternative across its full length of 45.1 km in Phase I. But it can never achieve its full potential until certain grave policy mistakes are corrected.
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What’s stopping Gurgaon from being another Copenhagen? 31.1.2019 Citizen Matters
A recent survey among close to 3000 employees of an IT company in Gurugram highlighted the city's traffic woes. But it also yielded interesting data points that indicate improved cycling infrastructure could change things here.
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Hit By Deadly Polar Vortex, Midwest In Deep Freeze 31.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Millions across the Midwest experienced a freeze normally reserved for the Arctic Circle on Wednesday as temperatures dropped to nearly 50 degrees below zero
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Dangerous Deep Freeze Hits US Midwest, Low Of Minus 60 Degrees Forecast 30.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Polar vortex: Nearly 90 million people are likely to experience temperatures at or below zero in the Midwest and New England, according to the National Weather Service; 25 million of them will face...
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As Bhopal is recast as a Smart City, its poor have a question: where’s the room for us? 28.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Madhya Pradesh’s capital is among the first 20 cities chosen for redevelopment under the Narendra Modi government’s Smart Cities Mission.
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Venezuela sponsors flights for migrants to leave Ecuador after murder 23.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Venezuela's government is sponsoring flights to transport migrants living in Ecuador back home, a Venezuelan official said on Tuesday, after the murder of an Ecuadorean woman by a Venezuelan man triggered tighter controls and acts of violence.
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In five years, T Nagar will see dramatic transformation: Ashwathy Dilip, ITDP 21.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
How will the ongoing pedestrianisation project in T Nagar under the Chennai Smart City mission impact the area and the lives of residents and visitors? Will it address the current concerns shared by citizens and traders? Can it hold lessons for other neighbourhoods?
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Zimbabwean protesters burn tyres, block roads over fuel price hike 14.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Protesters barricaded roads and burned tyres in a suburb of Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Monday, two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a massive fuel price hike in an effort to stem a deepening economic crisis.
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Caught on camera: 1 dead, 3 injured as bus runs over pedestrians, hits car, auto and two-wheeler in Secunderabad 13.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The incident took place near the Clock Tower in Secunderabad on Saturday after its driver lost control of the bus.
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Chennai Buzz: Chennai Buzz: Hope for a smokeless Bhogi, a plastic-free book fair, new buses for MTC and more! 12.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The new year brings in lots to cheer about for Chennai! Look no further, if you missed some of these news items from the week that went by!
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Monster snowstorm to blanket more than half of United States 12.1.2019 Zee News : World
The FlightAware.com flight tracking website reported 1,431 flight cancellations on Friday and 12,465 delays, with problems at snow-hit airports like Denver causing knock-on effects around the country.
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Singapore’s plan to dig up a historic cemetery for a highway has angered citizens 7.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Bukit Brown is scheduled to be cleared for housing by 2030.
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‘State-sponsored vandalism’: Heritage experts are unhappy with Chandni Chowk redevelopment plan 6.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
They fear it will split the historic Old Delhi locality down the middle and damage its aesthetic appeal.
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Here’s why BDA will display Bengaluru Mater Plan again for comments 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The public said there was no mention of elevated corridors in the master plan. The Bengaluru Development Authority figured out a way to set it right, and how! Seeking public comments isn't the real aim of displaying master plan.
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Lucky To Be Alive, Says Commuter After Fire In Kolkata Metro 27.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Chaos descended on the streets of Kolkata after the disruption of metro services following a fire in a metro coach that engulfed several carriages in suffocating smoke.
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Metro construction cripples Hosur Road 27.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The situation of traffic on Hosur road captures the issues with urban planning in Bengaluru in a microcosm. The city never braced itself for the kind of population explosion it has witnessed.
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BMTC alone cannot solve traffic problems in Bengaluru, here’s why 21.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Two thirds of Bengaluru's population needs reliable transport, and public transport is not enough right now. The city sees thousands of new vehicles added every month. The city needs good public transport, and quickly.
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Plans on to ease traffic congestion in Imphal city 20.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Plans on to ease traffic congestion in Imphal city
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How an anthropologist disguised herself as a man to trek 240 km with a Maoist platoon 17.12.2018 Scroll.in
In ‘Nightmarch’, Alpa Shah chronicles her experiences of a seven-night march with members of the Naxal ‘People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army’ in 2010.
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