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Last updated: May 20 2019 18:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How Bengaluru’s crumbling Dry Waste Collection Centres can be overhauled 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCCs) perform the critical function of collecting, sorting and disposing of dry waste in the city. But the majority of these centres are dilapidated, with few facilities and difficult work conditions. A recent study suggests ways to change this.
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Contrary to 2018, Shimla has enough water today, but will it last? 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In the summer of 2018, Shimla's peak tourist season, not a drop flowed in the taps of the town for over a week and thousands of visitors had to leave. May 2019 has seen a remarkable reversal in the water situation, but can the town afford to be complacent?
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Feeling neglected by politicians, widows of Punjab farmers put up their own candidate in Bathinda 19.5.2019 Scroll.in
Veerpal Kaur of the Kisaan Mazdoor Khudkhushi Peedit Parivar Committee is contesting against Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
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Vice President calls for improving pulses productivity; 19.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for increasing the acreage and productivity of pulses for achieving self-sufficiency and urged agricultural universities to step up research on improving their yields.
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How to make a mini forest with Miyawaki method 19.5.2019 Citizen Matters
With the Miyawaki method, you can create your own forest patch in spaces as small as 30 sq ft. The plants grow rapidly into trees, and do not need any maintenance after the first three years. Here is a guide to building a forest with this method
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Meeting of Guwahati Senior Citizens’ Association held 19.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting of Guwahati Senior Citizens’ Association held
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State farmers may now sell power to APDCL 19.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
State farmers may now sell power to APDCL
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Production lowered by 50 pc, says farmers organisation 19.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Production lowered by 50 pc, says farmers organisation
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Water, connectivity and farmer crisis in focus, as fauji meets fauji in Shimla Lok Sabha contest 18.5.2019 Citizen Matters
While both the Congress and BJP have fielded candidates with a military background, presumably in line with the national campaign theme of the BJP -- that of nationalism and security -- but voters in Shimla have more immediate concerns and demands that they want their MP to take up.
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‘India is fighting for her soul’: Arundhati Roy on fascism, Modi and being a writer in today’s world 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
‘In this blitzkrieg of idiocy, fascist marches, fake-news coups, and what looks like a race toward extinction – what is the place of literature?’
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Bengaluru Buzz: KSPCB action against polluters | Hike in water tariff planned | Schools enforce rules on bag weight 18.5.2019 Citizen Matters
KSPCB slaps notices and cases against 331 polluters in the state, BWSSB plans to increase water tariff by 15 percent, schools ask students to carry lighter bags - read more on what has been happening in Bengaluru this week
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Kababs, kulfis, qormas: Forgotten recipes from Shah Jahan’s kitchens get a second life in this book 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
‘The Mughal Feast’ by Salma Yusuf Husain recreates the Persian recipe book ‘Nuskha-e-Shahjahani’, providing a glimpse into a bygone era of pomp and show.
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Rubber growers urged to also take up pisciculture 18.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Rubber growers urged to also take up pisciculture
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I shall combat water woes: Modi 17.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Khargone, MP, Touching upon a vital natural resource issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi confidently averred on Friday that during the next half a decade he would make endeavours towards scotching the water crisis that is the bane of a large portion of the country. Addressing his final election rally in this tribal-dominated constituency in the closing […]
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Official response from MDWS to recent Reuters story about the Swachh Bharat Mission 17.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Reuters news agency has, earlier today, published a story titled “Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky”. In this story, it has raised questions around the progress made under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), specifically the findings of the recent National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey 2018-19.
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‘We were attacked thrice’: A survivor’s story of the Left Front government’s siege of Marichjhapi 17.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The first-person account of Safal Halder, one of the survivors of the 1979 Marichjhapi massacre whose oral histories are recorded in ‘Blood Island’.
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Indian voters cared most about jobs, healthcare, drinking water. Then, Pulwama attack happened 16.5.2019 Scroll.in
And Narendra Modi made national security the central theme of the election campaign.
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Fani aftermath: Civil society groups play key role in cyclone-ravaged Bhubaneswar 16.5.2019 Citizen Matters
While government disaster response teams focus on roads, electricity and other infrastructure, local community groups and volunteers try to mobilise residents to participate in the relief work being done in their localities, and especially the low income settlements.
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Voters in my constituency have no specific issues: Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Trinamool candidate, Barasat 16.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar is sitting Trinamool MP, recontesting the Barasat Lok Sabha constituency, which includes the high profile township of Rajarhat New Town, considered one of the IT hubs in Kolkata. A quick chat with her on employment, safety and other issues
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Blood camp 16.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Blood camp
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