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Collaborative Governance set to take centre stage at 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo 21.5.2018 General News
Today, authorities across the world are focused on evaluating and deploying new-age technologies to make cities smarter and better places to live in than ever before. The 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo, taking place at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from 23-25th May, will feature some of the most prominent leaders and experts discussing the harnessing of technology to make the next generation of urban spaces resilient, sustainable, and inclusive.Organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), the NASSCOM Centre of Excellence - IoT and Exhibitions India Group, the 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo co-locates five major verticals that make up our smart city framework - Buildings, Solar, Smart Cities, Transport and Water.Intelligent urban transport networks, smart energy, safe and secure public spaces, upgraded water supply, waste disposal facilities, and environmentally compatible buildings are some of the components of the future-ready smart cities that India and the world ...
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Collaborative Governance set to take centre stage at 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo 21.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 21 (ANI-NewsVoir): Today, authorities across the world are focused on evaluating and deploying new-age technologies to make cities smarter and better places to live in than ever
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Vice President calls for increased investments in agriculture 19.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has suggested to the Central and various State Governments to increase investments in agriculture and allied sectors to make farming viable and attractive.
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75 pc households feel corruption went up, 27 pc say paid bribe: Study 18.5.2018 General News
Seventy five per cent households across 13 states feel that the level of corruption has increased or remained the same during the last one year, while 27 per cent confessed to paying a bribe to avail public services in the last one year, according to a new survey. The 'India Corruption Study' conducted by the Centre For Media Studies covered more than 2,000 households from over 200 rural and urban clusters of 13 states -- Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Karantaka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Bengal. The report covered 11 public services -- public distribution system (PDS), electricity, health, school education, water supply , banking services, police, judicial services, land/housing and transport and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS, only rural). The study by CMS, a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary development research and facilitative think-tank set-up in 1991, estimates that ...
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Delhi projected to become world`s most populous city around 2028: UN report 18.5.2018 Zee News : India National
Currently, 55 per cent of the world's population lives in urban areas.
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India To Be Among 3 Countries To Witness Maximum Urban Growth By 2050: UN 17.5.2018 NDTV News - India-news
India will be one of the three countries to witness maximum urban growth by 2050 along with China and Nigeria, according to United Nations estimates released on Wednesday. The organization also said...
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By 2028, Delhi to become world's most populated city: UN report 16.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
Delhi is projected to become the most populous city in the world around 2028, according to new United Nations estimates released here today, which said India is expected to add the largest number of urban dwellers by 2050. The 2018 Revision of World Urbanisation Prospects produced by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and released here today said that 68 per cent of the world population is projected to live in urban areas by 2050. Currently, 55 per cent of the world's population lives in urban areas. The report notes that future increases in the size of the world's urban population are expected to be highly concentrated in just a few countries. Together, India, China and Nigeria will account for 35 per cent of the projected growth of the world's urban population between 2018 and 2050. By 2050, it is projected that India will have added 416 million urban dwellers, China 255 million and Nigeria 189 million. Tokyo is the world's largest city with an ...
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Delhi projected to become world's most populous city around 2028: UN report 16.5.2018 General News
Delhi is projected to become the most populous city in the world around 2028, according to new United Nations estimates released here today, which said India is expected to add the largest number of urban dwellers by 2050. The 2018 Revision of World Urbanisation Prospects produced by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and released here today said that 68 per cent of the world population is projected to live in urban areas by 2050. Currently, 55 per cent of the world's population lives in urban areas. The report notes that future increases in the size of the world's urban population are expected to be highly concentrated in just a few countries. Together, India, China and Nigeria will account for 35 per cent of the projected growth of the world's urban population between 2018 and 2050. By 2050, it is projected that India will have added 416 million urban dwellers, China 255 million and Nigeria 189 million. Tokyo is the world's largest .
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Renewables major economic opportunity for India: German energy consultant 14.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Tapping renewable energy is a major economic opportunity for developing economies like India. There is a master plan to clean up cities and this would lead to more jobs. But we need to invest, says German environmental and energy consultant Peter Heck, who believes the corporate world is taking money out of the carbon-related business.
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Meet the candidates from Bengaluru with legal cases against them 9.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Legal conflicts are one of the criteria to evaluate a candidate contesting polls, though not all cases might be serious or legit. How many candidates in the fray have cases against them? Who are they? »
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Divide and win 9.5.2018 FrontLine: The Nation
The Siddaramaiah government’s welfare schemes will stand the Congress in good stead in northern Karnataka and to some extent in the coastal districts of the State, but the election scene is dominated by communal and caste politics. By VIKHAR AHMED SAYEED
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Germany's green power transition holds lessons for India (Energy Feature) 7.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
People in Germany's small towns and rural areas are turning to renewable energy in a process that has special lessons for countries like India.
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Sensible solutions to sanitary waste 5.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Two non-profit enterprises offer reusable cloth pads as a sustainable alternative to synthetic branded products
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IIM Sambalpur to tap corporates, entrepreneurs for Smart Villages 4.5.2018 Latest News
The premier management institute is planning to conduct a series of workshops and identify the clusters for development
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4th Regional Conference on ‘Futuristic, Resilient and Digital Infrastructure’ concludes in Bengaluru today; 4.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
    The 4th Regional Conference on ‘Futuristic, Resilient and Digital Infrastructure’ organized by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) concluded in Bengaluru today.
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AC Srinivas: A separate BBMP for Mahadevapura zone, with its own mayor 4.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Volunteers from a citizen activist group, Million Voter Rising interviewed candidates contesting in the Karnataka Assembly elections from Mahadevapura constituency. Below is the transcript of the interview with Indian National Congress candidate A C Srinivas: »
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To achieve December 31 deadline, Centre has set target of electrifying 1 lakh households per day 2.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Union minister R K Singh on Wednesday said the Centre has set a target of electrifying one lakh households per day to cover 3.70 crore unelectrified houses under Saubhagya scheme within December 31 across the country. Under the Saubhagya Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, free electricity connections to all households (both APL and poor families) in rural areas and poor families in urban areas will be provided. Addressing the inaugural event of SAUBHAGYA scheme here today, the Union power minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a pledge to connect every village in the country within 1000 days after the NDA government came to office in 2014. "The target was fulfilled ahead of deadline on April 28 this year," Singh said adding that the government was now eyeing to connect each household by December 31, 2018. The installed capacity of power in the country was 3,34,000 MW four years back but in four years of the NDA government, 110 thousand MW capacities WERE ADDED. He said 36,000 MW ...
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Six killed after being hit by speeding bus 2.5.2018 General News
Six pedestrians were killed after being run over by a speeding bus near Dadra village here, police said today. The incident took place yesterday night. While four members of a family were killed on the spot, four others were rushed to a hospital where two of them died, they said. Two injured persons have been admitted to a hospital. The bus driver is absconding.
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Power drive: on the quest to achieve full electrification 1.5.2018 Hindu: Editorial
Getting affordable electricity to every household needs sustained policy support
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India should secure its development, remain committed to climate-related actions: Ex-AEC chief 30.4.2018 General News
India should secure its development at the earliest and remain committed to the goals of climate change, former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Anil Kakodkar said today. Terming management of climate change a globally shared responsibility, he said it could succeed only if development aspirations of countries remain "guaranteed". "India should secure her development as early as possible while remaining responsible on the climate front and not allow development to slow down while pursuing climate-related actions," Kakodkar said. The former AEC chairman was speaking at the release of policy think-tank CEEW's report on sustainable development and India's climate policy. Detailing India's energy needs, he pointed out that to reach a Human Development Index comparable to that of developed nations, the country would need around four billion tons of oil equivalent of total energy supply annually. "Electricity will constitute around 20 per cent of the total energy supply. It is my ...
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