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'Distress-sharing' may be a workable option whenever Cauvery comes up again 16.2.2018 Rediff: News
Considering that the Supreme Court has now included two, rather three, new variable to the tribunal's findings, it could imply that whenever the current order comes in for review, the two states could raise specific issues flowing from them, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
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Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 16.2.2018 DNA: Top News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 in New Delhi. Three-day event has been organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). The summit shall witness participants from over 41 countries, conceptualized to focus on the challenges of sustainable development and climate change. The event will be hosted in Vigyan Bhawan in the capital city.  The event will also be attended by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Industries and Commerce, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri HardeepPuri, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri Jayant Sinha and other key ...
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Jaipur: Lean house irks MLAs who want answers on state budget 16.2.2018 DNA: Opinion
During a debate in the state budget, the sparsely-occupied assembly made many of its members wonder whether the elected representatives were sincere towards house proceedings.  The eigth day of the budget session was marked by instances where members were told to respect house traditions, issues of absentism got pointed out and the assembly proceedings were compared to a football match. Deputy Speaker Rao Rajendra Singh issued warning that the chair would suspend members who act in contempt of the house.  The ‘order’ in the house was maintained by BJP MLA Prahlad Gunjal in the begining of his statement on the budget. He recalled the scene of the assembly a day earlier. “There were a mere 28 members present at the assembly during budget debate yesterday. It is an important occasion. Budget comes once a year and the disinterest of members is disappointing,” said Gunjal. Senior BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari, who was interrupted by home minister Gulab Chand Kataria, compared the discussion to a football match. ...
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Jaipur: High drama as MLA walks out 16.2.2018 DNA: Opinion
During Zero Hour, Heeralal Raigar of the ruling party targeted Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Yunus Khan, raising the issue of roads in his assembly segment. Even as Khan began to answer, Raigar went out of the house without hearing it. With this, angry Deputy Speaker Rao Rajendra Singh expunged Heeralal’s statement from the proceedings. During Zero Hour, Heeralal raised the issue of roads in the Niwai assembly segment through a slip. He alleged that Rs 6 crore was allocated for the roads of the Niwai assembly constituency. But the PWD officials spent the amount in Tonk. He said that during Suraj Sankalp Yatra, CM Vasundhara Raje also said that the condition of the roads in the Niwai region is poor. While talking to Khan, Raigar said, “I have been praying to you for four years. But in four years you did nothing. You just came to announce.After that, nothing happened.  Heeralal said,”Main SC vidhyak hun, isliye aapki much per najrein Inayat Nahi hai.”When Khan started replying, Heeralal went out. ...
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Prime Minister to inaugurate World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 Tomorrow 15.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the 2018 edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS 2018) at VigyanBhawan in the capital tomorrow on Friday, 16thFebruary. WSDS is the flagship forum of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and seeks to bring together on a common platform, global leaders and thinkers in the fields of sustainable development, energy and environment sectors.
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PNB moves CBI against jeweller Nirav Modi for Rs 10,000 cr fraud; shares take a hit 14.2.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The complaints deal with fraudulent transactions reported from the bank's branches and the amount involved is over Rs 10,000 crore, the sources said.
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Cape Town is running out of water... Bengaluru is next 13.2.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
It's not just South Africa's Cape Town which is going dry. Here are 10 other cities that are most likely to run out of drinking water.
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Dun & Bradstreet releases ‘Port Logistics: Issues & Challenges in India’ report 12.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The study looks into various roadblocks and suggests policy recommendations to resolve the challenges across ports in India. It was handed over to Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry today.
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What’s in a name? Error creates hurdles for Nayaka community 10.2.2018 DNA: Opinion
Thousands of members of the “Nayaka” caste have been left high and dry: They are not getting ST certificates as the caste name has been erroneously written as Nayika in Hindi in government records. Moreover, no immediate reprieve seems possible as the matter is currently pending in court. The issue of this goof up, owing to translation in Hindi, was taken up in the assembly by Pooranmal Saini, MLA of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) from Khetri, during Zero Hour on Friday. Saini informed the house that this happened since the name was translated and it has also been uploaded on the department’s website. He said that because of this, people of the Nayaka caste who go to government offices are not given caste certificates. They are told that they will be classified as Scheduled Castes. Parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Singh Rathore had given the reply as social justice and empowerment minister Arun Chaturvedi had not come to the assembly. Rathore said that the matter is pending in high court and said ...
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Efficient Water Management Policy of Railways 9.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Railways’ Water Policy has been formulated with the objective is to improve water use efficiency by effective demand and supply management, installing water efficient systems and setting up Water Recycling Plants on railway land.
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Eerie silence: Ghanshyam Tiwari storms out of Assembly 9.2.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Senior BJP leader and MLA from Sanganer, Ghanshyam Tiwari once again raised the question of arrangement for not allowing him to put his amendment proposal on the Governor’s address. Tiwari, raised the point of arrangement to allow him speak as per the rule 15 and requested the chair but to no avail, and subsequently he boycotted the house. Uproar prevailed in the house for next 15 minutes over the matter even after Tiwari had left.  Tiwari, during the discussion over the Governor’s address, suddenly stood up and addressing the chair said that he had given amendment proposal on the Governor’s address and since then three days have passed, but still he wasn’t allowed to speak in the house. Tiwari said that he is left with two options- either staging a dharna in the house or walk out. Deputy speaker Rao Rajendra Singh, who was chairing the house, requested Tiwari to sit down but he left the house declaring his boycott as a note of protest saying that he was being humiliated deliberately.  After Tiwari’s ...
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Pending Expressway Projects 8.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
TheGovt. of India had approved a plan for constructing 1000 km of Expressways under NHDP Phase-VI at the cost of Rs. 16,680 crore on DBFOT basis. Recently,the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs hasapproved the BharatmalaPariyojana Program under which Expressway projects (Ahmedabad-Dholera, Vadodara-Mumbai, Delhi-Meerut, Kanpur-Lucknow, Chennai-Bangalore, Delhi-Amritsar-Katra& Delhi-Jaipur) of aggregate length 1837 km. are envisaged to be developed.
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Launches States’ ranking on Startup initiatives 7.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Hon’ble Minister for Commerce and Industry, Shri Suresh Prabhu launched the States’ Startup Ranking 2018 at an event organised today at the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, New Delhi. The event was attended by Hon’ble Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri C. R. Chaudhary, delegates from 19 States across the country, many Venture Capitalists, angel investors and Startups.
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Rs. 41,765 Crores Allocated for MOHUA for 2018-19 – An Increase of Nearly 3% Over Last Year’s Budget 6.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S. Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs today informed that Rs. 41,765 crores have been allocated to the Ministry during 2018-19 as against Rs. 40,617 crores during 2017-18
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'BJP is on track to lose 2019 election' 6.2.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'The middle class is already alienated.'
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Silchar hit by shortage of revenue stamp 6.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Silchar hit by shortage of revenue stamp
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High Level UAE Delegation Meets Minister of Commerce & Industry 5.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
                A high level delegation from UAE met Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, today to further promote  the strong bi-lateral relations between UAE and India. The Abu Dhabi delegation was led by Ahmad Sultan Alfalahi,Commercial Attache in the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, New Delhi.
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Resources need to reach all 4.2.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
When we study any natural system, distributional patterns are mostly found to be gradually graded in nature. Bell curves or pyramids are common shape-metaphors that can be used to understand natural distributions. When we look at India, a 1.3 billion-strong nation with less than half a percent taxpayers, it gets difficult to imagine a similar representative shape to depict wealth or resource distribution. So, there is absolutely no doubt that there are factors at play that are defying natural distribution patterns from appearing. As stability that only a natural structure can provide is crucial for long-term survival of our nation, we are in dire need of having to figure out reasons behind the lopsided distribution that has emerged. In nature, lopsidedness is not entirely uncommon. If we look at marine ecology, penetration of sunlight under water being limited, near the surface one can find ecology of plenty, and as we go deep, energy poverty leads to a Spartan ecology of extremes. If this distribution ...
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NEIIPP launch in March, says Prabhu 3.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
NEIIPP launch in March, says Prabhu
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“Taking Khadi: local to Global” 30.1.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Textiles and apparel sector has made a significant contribution by providing both direct and indirect employment to almost 35 and 50million Indians respectively, making it the largest employment sector after agriculture.
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