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Lavasa, A Billionaire's Dream City Near Mumbai, Turns Into Ghost Town 19.6.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The days of zero crime are over. Garbage collection is sporadic, so litter soils the man-made lake. Storefronts are vacant. Signs of neglect are everywhere: maintenance is late or nonexistent.
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Parched or polluted: on India's water crisis 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Urgent reforms are needed to deal with the acute water stress in most of India
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State plans time limits, more funds for DP implementation 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
To ensure checks on officials at every step, expedite land acquisition
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Concrete signs of a nudge to building blocks 17.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
‘Public spending in infrastructure, especially roads, airports, rural power and railways, has quickened: L&T’s head of finance
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CM Vijay Rupani dedicates Rs 411 cr project to Gujarat 17.6.2018 DNA: India
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday launched Janyatra, a mobile application, along with dedicating projects and development works, worth Rs 411 crore. The app will give details about the routes and guide the traveller regarding stations. One can also book tickets using this app. This is a part of the smart city project. In other projects, the CM dedicated a flyover to the public near to Balolnagar railway crossing in Ranip. While inaugurating, he said the bridge will ease the traffic burden. He said the government is committed to constructing underpasses and overbridges for the railway crossing across the state. " "We are shaping the infrastructure project keeping in mind the next 25 years. There will be no paucity of the fund for public welfare schemes. We are doing development work and we'll continue doing the same," said Rapani. "We have vouched to make Ahmedabad the best city equivalent to the best cities across the globe. This city is India's first world heritage city and also a part of the ...
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Educational institutions built before 2011 can get DTCP approval 16.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Move expected to benefit those operating with partial approval
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Peace, both beyond and within the boundaries is crucial for rapid development of our country: Vice President 16.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that peace, both beyond and within the boundaries is crucial for rapid development of our country. He was addressing the gathering after laying foundation stone for Septage Management System and Storm Water Drainage System for the benefit of the people of Itanagar under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme, in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh today.
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Danfoss Industries launched Solution Centre in Bhubaneshwar 16.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Bhubaneshwar, Denmark based Danfoss Industries Pvt. Ltd, a global industry leader in energy efficient technologies partnered with Nuex Engineering Services on Friday launched an exclusive authorized solutions center in the city. This launch is part of the Danfoss India’s nation-wide effort to drive the growth of energy-efficient solutions for various industries, by increasing its on-ground […]
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Parliamentary panel wants urban project norms eased 16.6.2018 Hindu: National
13-member committee visits various cities and towns in State
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Tamil Nadu among top five States for Amazon Prime 15.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Amazon Prime, which launched operations in India two years ago, sees Tamil Nadu among the top five States for its membership. Subbu Palaniappan, Head
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MWC Jaipur announces inauguration of its Multi-product SEZ 14.6.2018 Projects Monitor

Mahindra World City, Jaipur announces inauguration of its Multi-product Special Economic Zone

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Tamil Nadu among the top five States for Amazon Prime 12.6.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore
Amazon Prime, which launched operations in India two years ago, sees Tamil Nadu among the top five States for its membership. Subbu Palaniappan, Lead
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UAE keen to invest in Maharashtra Infrastructure projects 12.6.2018 Projects Monitor

Monday, June 11, 2018: Just three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic visit to UAE, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis was in Dubai to discuss key investment proposals for his state. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s visit had seen a reiteration of Dubai’s commitment to invest around USD 75 billion in […]

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AI garage? — on on kickstarting artificial intelligence 12.6.2018 Hindu: Opinion
To realise India’s potential in the field, a strong buy-in from policymakers is needed
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Four-Year Achievements & Initiatives of the Ministry of Railways 11.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Best ever safety record in 2017-18. Consequential train accidents reduced to 62% from 118 in 2013-14 to 73 in 2017-18.   Average annual capital expenditure in last 4 years more than double of average during 2009-14   59% increase in the average pace of commissioning new lines from 4.1 km (2009-14) to 6.53 Kms per day (2014-18)   Major upgradation of Bengaluru & Mumbai suburban systems in Budget 2018-19   Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-speed Rail will revolutionise Indian transport sector with highest standards of speed, safety and service   Upcoming ‘Make in India’ projects to boost employment and spur economic growth   With the Dedicated Freight Corridors, Railways is moving towards the target of decongesting and drastically improving passenger and freight services   Railways is working towards a complete makeover of stations as station redevelopment is planned by installing modern facilities   Various measures including E- reverse auction policy introduced to boost transparency and ...
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Mamata hopeful of attracting massive investments during China visit 11.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to social media to claim that the rapid development of infrastructure in the state will help in attracting investment to the state. Sources said that the CM is particularly enthusiastic about the development ahead of her nine-day China trip beginning June 22 when she wants to project Bengal as an investment-friendly state.. Through a Facebook post Mamata said that expenditure on physical infrastructure in the state has increased almost four-fold since 2011. ‘Recently, Rs.18,000 crore of new infrastructure projects including flyovers, rural and urban drinking water, roads and bridges, power, affordable housing, irrigation etc have been sanctioned by our government. This is in addition to Rs 25,755 crore of budgetary allocation for capital expenditure for current financial year. These will open up huge investment opportunities and generate employment in the state’, the post read. The last Left Front government tried to boost industries in the state at the fag ...
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Delhi High Court puts an indefinite hurdle to govt’s plan to procure 2,000 buses 11.6.2018 DNA: India
The Delhi government's plan to add 2,000 new buses to its crippled stage carrier fleet in the national Capital is set to be delayed indefinitely, said government sources. The matter which has been held up because of a petition in the Delhi High Court now requires the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to prepare a timeline regarding by when it can make its entire fleet of buses low-floor. "The plan to procure buses has been stuck indefinitely, as the transport department, will have to buy time to prepare the timeline. It is also not possible to do the same any time soon because of a number of factors including bidders and maintenance costs," said sources. The delay will not only add to the pressure on the crumbling public transport infrastructure but will also spoil the plans of reducing private vehicles on road to reduce air pollution levels in the city. "The issue is being discussed with the Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot," said a senior Delhi government official. The plan to procure buses was ...
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About 5,000 villages to get Wi-Fi choupals 10.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
People residing in about 5,000 villages will be able to access internet through Wi-Fi services under the aegis of Common Service Centers project of Wi-Fi choupals. Common Service Centers (CSC) will announce the launch under its W-Fi choupal project on Monday. The target is to have Wi-Fi choupals in all 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by offering last-mile connectivity. This is in addition to laying of optical fibre network under BharatNet, which is connecting 2.5 lakh gram panchayats through broadband. Both the projects are part of an ambitious plan of connecting India digitally. Till now, about 7-8 villages have been connected digitally through set of WiFi hotspots. CSC has also tied up with IRCTC for booking of railway tickets. This will enable people in rural areas/villages to book tickets through CSC rather than going to the booking centres mainly located in cities, according to a senior official. Currently, 7,000 gram panchayats have Wi-Fi infrastructure. CSC is in the process of expanding this ...
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Tiruchi gets its first science park 10.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
It has been established at a cost of ₹2.5 crore
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External borrowing by govts. a huge burden on people: NAPM 9.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
‘Easy loans by international banks damaging national policies’
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