User: abamezai Topic: Census2011
Category: Census
Last updated: Apr 24 2014 22:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Small cities must get their act together 24.4.2014 HBL: Home
Mid-tier towns are slated to grow more rapidly than metros. But their civic infrastructure leaves much to be desired
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WB summer rice crop likely to be higher by 25% to 7.5 mn tonne 24.4.2014 Latest News
Ahead of elections in West Bengal, a bumper Boro or winter paddy crop is expected to come as a relief for the ruling government
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West Bengal expects bumper boro rice production 24.4.2014 Latest News
Summer rice crop in WB likely to be higher by 25 per cent to 7.5 million tonnes
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Cubs' spotting ups optimism about Dudhwa tiger numbers 24.4.2014 Lucknow News, Lucknow City News | Cities News - Times of India
In a discovery that ushers in new hope for Dudhwa tigers, At least a dozen new tiger cubs, about two years old, have been spotted in the core area of Dudhwa tiger ...
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Re-electing your MP may not help much (Cached) 24.4.2014 TOI: Chennai
Constituencies that elect a candidate – or a party – in successive polls do not seem to do any better in improving social parameters such as literacy, sanitation and provision of drinking ...
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Parties fail to address manual scavenging 24.4.2014 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
There are possibly over a million of them, but they hardly matter to our politicians and manual scavenging, though being banned, was never an election issue. Even after the law has been enacted by the government, to ban the inhuman practice and the Supreme Court too, has awarded compensation for people who have died doing such jobs, the number of manual scavengers working all over India is startling. The 2011 census has put the number of manual scavengers at 750,000, but activists feels the figure is closer to 1.2 million, which includes those cleaning manholes and septic tanks. There could be some truth in the figure, with the Bombay High Court last week stating that it is shocking that manual scavenging is still practised. But for our politicians, they perhaps don't exist. "Sanitation facilities and removal of untouchability has always remained the lowest priority for political parties. The issue on scavengers not only fails to appear in political manifesto, their existence is also not acknowledged", ...
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Parties don't walk the talk on Muslim candidates (Cached) 24.4.2014 TOI: India
With 117 constituencies going to the polls on April 24, the Muslim community is in focus. This is because many areas with a high Muslim population are voting in this ...
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Marginal increase in livestock population despite 26 schemes (Cached) 24.4.2014 TOI: Goa
Though there has been a slight increase of 23,591 in livestock since 2007, it cannot be taken as an achievement as the number of pigs, buffaloes and cattle - three important livestock has ...
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Indian-origin voters could swing 2015 UK elections: Report (Cached) 23.4.2014 Zee News : World
Lack of support among Indian-origin and Asian voters could cost Britain`s Conservative-led government the 2015 general election, a new independent study of the country`s demographics has warned.
Manual scavenging: Hardly an election issue (Election Special) (Cached) 23.4.2014 New Kerala: India News
By Shradha Chettri, New Delhi, April 23 : There are possibly over a million of them, but they hardly matter to our politicians and manual scavenging, though banned, was never an election issue.
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Indian-origin voters to play major role 2015 UK polls: Report 23.4.2014 Latest News
In last election, support for Conservatives among ethnic minorities was 16%, compared with 36% across population
Myanmar's nationwide census covers nearly 11 mn households (Cached) 23.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
Yangon, April 23 : Myanmar's 2014 nationwide census covered 10.719 million households, the ministry of immigration and population said Wednesday.
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Municipality takes measures to combat stray dog menace 23.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Anybody who has wandered around Puducherry at night or early in the morning will be aware of the large number of community dogs in every area. In many areas, they appear to roam around in pa...
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British anti-EU party focuses on immigrant threat (Cached) 23.4.2014 Zee News : World
Britain`s UK Independence Party launched its European election campaign today with a series of billboards carrying a stark message: They are coming to take your job.
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Has Nilekani followed Pakistan’s NADRA in creating, enforcing Aadhaar? –Part XXXIV 22.4.2014 Moneylife
Is it just a coincidence that Tariq Malik of NADRA and Nandan Nilekani received awards at Milan ID World Congress for their similar work? Is Nilekani simply following the footprints of Malik in creating, enforcing biometric-based ID?
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What sways the urban voter? (Cached) 22.4.2014 India Together

Gujarat bucks the urban trend when it comes to identity voting, while cities in the prosperous northern states place high emphasis on choice of MP candidates. Srinivasan Ramani discovers several interesting facts on urban choice, through GIS mapping of data obtained from a voter perception survey.

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Of rapid urbanisation and its impact 22.4.2014 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
While on one hand various surveys conducted in the past say that the city of Visakhapatnam is one among the fastest growing cities in the country, a number studies also reveal that the city is one...
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Puducherry municipality sets up control room to address dog menace (Cached) 22.4.2014 TOI: Cities
The Puducherry municipality has set up a control room to address stray dog menace in the Union ...
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British PM accused of fuelling division with Christian talk 22.4.2014 FirstPost: World
LONDON (Reuters) - A group of scientists, academics and prominent writers accused British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday of stoking sectarian divisions through his repeated description of Britain as a "Christian country".
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Tribals torn apart by religion 22.4.2014 Hindu: Home
Whether due to economic disparities or the stoking of enmities by different religious groups, the chasm between Sarna and Christian tribals has widened
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