Uttar Pradesh

Cattle class rail safety in India makes bullet train dreams ludicrous

Cattle class rail safety in India makes bullet train dreams ludicrous

November 21, 2016

While condolences and reactions on the catastrophic train derailment are pouring in, serious concerns about the cattle class rail infrastructure in India becomes blatantly evident.

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Demonetisation: Is the grass greener in MODIfied India?

Demonetisation: Is the grass greener in MODIfied India?

November 19, 2016

In a national telecast on November 8, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of INR 1,000 (USD 15) and INR 500 (USD 7.50) currency bills. Ever since, the nation is reeling under the inconvenience. The country, though, remains divided on such a radical move.

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Indian PM seeks support of perturbed citizens

Indian PM seeks support of perturbed citizens

November 15, 2016

As India is in a state of turmoil after demonetisation of INR 500 and INR 1000 currency bills in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the citizens from Goa asking people for their support and to give him some time to settle the chaos.

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Security Watch India concludes 8th annual conference and exhibition

Security Watch India concludes 8th annual conference and exhibition

October 10, 2016

Security Watch India, a non-partisan, not-for-profit organisation addressed the issues and challenges faced by the security sector in India in a two day conference in New Delhi. The event saw discussions with government officials and presented awards for innovations in the sector...

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Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

October 3, 2016

More than 25,000 travel trade and general visitors attended the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) four-city road show seriesthat was organised in India in September 2016.

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Delhi Government resolute about curbing pollution in NCR

Delhi Government resolute about curbing pollution in NCR

September 7, 2016

The Government of Delhi has been making various efforts to bring down the pollution levels in the capital, which is also one of the most polluted cities in the world. The National Green Tribunal will be hearing the case on ban of diesel vehicles today.

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Crimes against women in India slightly decline

Crimes against women in India slightly decline

September 1, 2016

The percentage of criminal cases against women in India declined in 2015 on a yearly basis, but still, approximately 95 women are raped in the country every day, which is a huge cause of concern for women safety.

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Low-caste Dalits in India protest against oppression

Low-caste Dalits in India protest against oppression

August 3, 2016

A Dalit youth who consumed poison in protest against thrashing of men from his community in Una, Gujarat, died on Sunday, intensifying the anger of thousands of others who vowed not to take away the carcasses of dead animals till the atrocities by the self-proclaimed cow protecto...

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Poor road infrastructure

Poor road infrastructure

August 2, 2016

The problem of poorly constructed roads is long engraved in India, not only in the rural areas but the issue concerns urban population alike. Potholes, roads under construction, poorly concreted speed breakers and down-and-out drainage system on the roads are a cause of increasin...

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Mohammed Shahid, Indian hockey player and ace dribbler, dies at 56

Mohammed Shahid, Indian hockey player and ace dribbler, dies at 56

July 22, 2016

Former Indian hockey team captain and Olympic gold medallist, Mohammad Shahid, passed away on July 20, 2016. Shahid was 56 years old and lost his life to a severe liver condition and kidney failure.

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Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

June 29, 2016

India witnessed an increase of 500 tigers in April 2016 but things seem to be a little topsy-turvy with the death of about 74 tigers in the country.

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Remembering the Heroes awarded with the Victoria Cross

Remembering the Heroes awarded with the Victoria Cross

June 22, 2016

United Kingdom introduced new digital archives which unfold the stories of six Indian soldiers who were dignified with the Victoria Cross award for their bravery during World War I.

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