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Apr 21, 2018
Democracy In India Part 5: Cities are drivers of democratic change, secure rights and liberties of individualsCities are drivers of economic growth and social progress. In democracies, cities engender exponential awareness of democratic rights.
Apr 18, 2018
Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert win top honours at 2018 Academy of Country Music AwardsThe 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert.
Apr 14, 2018
Uber launches 'Movement' in four Indian cities to help with data-driven urban planningThe tool uses "anonymised data from millions of trips" taken through its platform and can help planners and policymakers to analyse transportation patterns
Mar 08, 2018
Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitationThe Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 defines a beggar as someone with ‘no visible means of subsistence and wandering, about or remaining in any public place in such condition or manner, as makes is likely that the person doing so exist soliciting or receiving alms’.
Feb 27, 2018
Delhi chief secretary row: Advisor to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal goes on week-long medical leaveVK Jain, the advisor to the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was questioned by the police in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, has gone on a week-long medical leave, sources said
Feb 16, 2018
Telephone subsribers see a monthly growth of 0.40 percent in December: TRAIThe monthly growth rates of urban and rural subscription were 0.49 percent and 0.28 percent respectively during December.
Feb 14, 2018
After Cape Town, Bengaluru set to face major water crisis: Atrocious state of Bellandur Lake a result of apathy by authoritiesIn the 1970s, Bengaluru boast of about 285 lakes; today there are just a little over 190, most of which are polluted with raw sewage.
Feb 11, 2018
Smart Cities Mission: Centre releases Rs 9,940 crore for programme, Maharashtra gets Rs 1,378 croreCentre has released nearly Rs 9,940 crore to states so far for Smart Cities Mission, with Maharashtra accounting for the highest amount of Rs 1,378 crore
Feb 06, 2018
Supreme Court slams Centre for filing incomplete affidavit on solid waste management, says it's not a 'garbage collector'The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing incomplete information about solid waste management across the country and said the apex court is not a "garbage collector".
Feb 05, 2018
Karnataka govt contests PM's charge against PMAY scheme, says it will work on housing even without help from CentreThe Congress government in Karnataka denied Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charge that it could not implement the housing scheme for the poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) in the state