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Despite great snow, Lebanon's ski slopes suffer in economic crisis 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
It is a sunny day on Lebanon's ski slopes after weeks of snowfall but, as the economic crisis bites, there is no sign of the traffic that would typically jam the road.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Double property tax for violations | FASTag ineffective at ECity flyover | App to donate to govt schools…and more 19.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Double the property tax will now be applicable to buildings that have violated BBMP bylaws. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Will we ever have flying vehicles (and other questions about the future of cars)? 17.1.2020 Scroll.in
Self-driven cars will soon dominate the automobile industry. Here’s what this could mean.
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PM Modi to move to a new home by 2024 16.1.2020 Rediff: News
Used since 1984 when late Rajiv Gandhi became the PM, the current residence was built over 12 acres of land, based on designs by New Delhi's chief architect Edwin Lutyens. However, with a new redevelopment blueprint on the table, the PM's residence is now expected to move to the South-West corner, behind South Block on Raisina Hill. Arnab Dutta reports.
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Delhi BJP's Manoj Tiwari's Video Appeal To CAA Protesters At Shaheen Bagh 15.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has tweeted a video appeal for hundreds of women and children who have been protesting in the Shaheen Bagh area of the city for a month now against the Citizenship...
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Delhi Cops Told To Use "Persuasion" To End Shaheen Bagh Blockade: Sources 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Delhi police have been directed to use "persuasion" rather than force to open the Shaheen Bagh-Kalindi Kunj road, which has been blocked since last month because of the protest against the...
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Find Solution To End Road Closure At Kalindi Kunj Over Protest, Cops Told 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to look into traffic restrictions on the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch, which has been closed for nearly a month due to protests against the...
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31st National Road Safety Week kick starts 14.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
31st National Road Safety Week kick starts
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High Court To Hear Plea To Open Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh Road Tomorrow 13.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Delhi High Court Monday agreed to hear a PIL seeking to open the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch that has been closed since December 15 due to the protests against the Citizenship Act.
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Thai king orders new traffic rules to curb congestion from royal motorcades 13.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has ordered police to stop completely blocking roads in Bangkok for royal motorcades, a government spokeswoman said.
CM’s bid to streamline Gangtok traffic 12.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
CM’s bid to streamline Gangtok traffic
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Asaduddin Owaisi Helps Clear Traffic After Rally Against CAA In Hyderabad 11.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi and his party workers were on Friday seen managing the traffic in Hyderabad after a rally carried out by the party led to...
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Ethiopia's capital to ban motorbikes 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Addis Ababa The authorities in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, are banning motorbikes from the city's streets as part of an effort to reduce crime. A BBC News report said the administration believes that a rising number of thefts are being committed by people on motorbikes. Addis Ababa Deputy Mayor Takele Uma said motorbike owners have just over a fortnight to find alternative transport before the ban comes into effect on 7 July. In recent years, motorbikes have become increasingly popular in the city as a means to avoid traffic jams, but there they are not as commonly seen as in many other African cities such as Nairobi, the BBC's Kalkidan Yibeltal says. Embassies and the postal service will not be affected by the ban.
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Cattle Menace on Roads 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In the entire Madhya Pradesh in all the cities and roads passing through villages on long routes are facing severe menace of cattle standing or sitting in roads. In rainy season it is on highly aggravated form as for the cattle the only dry place are roads. Everyday accidents are taking place with dash against cattles. Recently 2 persons in Bhopal city are persons nearby in Berasia have died as their bikes dashed against roaming cattle in the road. In Bhopal a ‘Goshala’ is set on a very busy cross road between the Government Press and the Press Complex. All the times its cattle are there on road causing much inconvenience to vehicles movement. Mere removing it from the roads will not solve the problems. Such loitering cattle should be shifted outside the cities to places like Delawari near Bhopal. The owners of cattle must be fined heavily on repeat of it be sentenced to jail term. Traffic on roads are getting dense and speedy and cattle menace is a matter of serious concern and must be attended ...
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Water Logging 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
On just a few minutes heavy rains right from Mumbai to Bhopal and every town and village there is water logging and flooding all over. So far it is as Municipal affairs to deal with it. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior etc all on the eve of rainy seasons claim that measures have taken to clear drainage and nullah system and people will not feel and adverse affect. But the very first rainfall first of all wash off the claims of Municipal Corporation and roads became open drainage and all over floods and traffic is held up in water jam. Now the Central and all State Government should assume the responsibility such water logging and flooding all over. The problem of such vast dimension is beyond the capacity of Municipal bodies. Now it should be concurrent Central and State subject.
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Downpour in Mumbai 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The proverbial heavy monsoon rains lashed the Metropolis Mumbai on Saturday June 9. It was around 100 centimeter rainfall there. As usual every year this year also it brought back all the problems of flooding, water-logging, trains and other air and road traffic coming to grinding halt for hours. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation also as usual assured the people of Mumbai before the outbreak of rains that this year it had made adequate preparations to meet the challenge of downpour and rain waters will flow out rapidly. But nothing of that sort came to save and rescue the people from the deluge. The Corporation said that it had installed high horsepower pumping sets at the places known for water logging of long duration, but at all failed in action and Mumbai remain submersed for long hours. The Mumbai is a city of commuters and local trains like every year on Saturday also they faced the worst wrath of monsoon and remained stranded. It also appears that Mumbaites are habitual and immune to it. They ...
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Protestors hit streets in Delhi to protest 'dilution' of SC/ST Act 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bharat Bandh New Delhi, Members of dalit community came out in the streets in Delhi in protest against the alleged "dilution" of the SC/ST Act. The protesters blocked main roads in the morning hours leading to traffic congestion in different parts of the city. The protests in Delhi are in response to a number of Dalit organisations calling for 'Bharat Bandh' on Monday to protest against the alleged "dilution" of the SCs/STs Act by the Supreme court. In Delhi, the Dalit organisations' protest began from from Mandi House with the protesters carrying out a march till Jantar Mantar. The large number of protesters were carrying flags and banners on roads which resulted in traffic jams.'Motorists going towards Kalindi Kunj from Gazipur,Dallupura and DND are advice to avoid the stretch due to demonstration. Traffic has been diverted from Vasundhara Enclave. Obstruction in traffic on Khajoori Chowk due to demonstration. Kindly avoid the stretch.Traffic movement on Sansad Marg from Patel Chowk to Jantar ...
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“Comprehensive Mobility Plan ignores environmental impacts, sustainable solutions” 10.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan includes projects like elevated corridors and road widening that'll lead to further environmental degradation. It gives less attention to sustainable options like cycling and walking too
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Delhi HC rejects plea seeking removal of police barricades from Shaheen Bagh protest site 10.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The petitioner argued that the police barricades provided for the protests were causing traffic congestion on the Delhi-Noida Direct flyover.
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Voices from the labour strike: Why workers across India observed a ‘Bharat bandh’ on Wednesday 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
From poor and delayed wages to discrimination against contract workers, labourers have a litany of unaddressed complaints.
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